News tagged with physical illness
The first article in a landmark series to help health care workers and providers, donors, and decision makers understand the importance of including mental health care in global health programs is being published in this ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study reveals how people with a severe unexplained psychological illness have abnormal activity in the brain
Psychogenic diseases, formerly known as 'hysterical' illnesses, can have many severe symptoms such as painful cramps or paralysis but without any physical explanation. However, new research from the University of Cambridge ...
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
People with disabilities are at a greater risk of being the victims of violence and of suffering mental ill health when victimized, according to research published February 20 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Hind K ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research shows that married people have better mental and physical health than their unmarried peers and are less likely to develop chronic conditions than their widowed or divorced counterparts. A University of Missouri ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Around one in 10 young teens with mental health issues also drinks alcohol, smokes cigarettes, and uses cannabis on a weekly basis, indicates Australian research published in the online only fully journal BMJ Open.
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two months ago, Gary Rager's girlfriend asked him to do the unthinkable. The 44-year-old woman, who has suffered disabling pain for the past three years, asked Rager if he would help her end her life.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with psychiatric disorders, community treatment orders correlate with a reduction in mortality, according to research published online Nov. 12 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Functional somatic symptoms (FSS) are physical complaints, such as headaches, pain, fatigue, and dizziness, that cannot be explained medically. These symptoms affect 10-30% of children and adolescents and account for 2-4% ...
Pediatrics Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Do you automatically assume that a headache is a brain tumor? Do you worry that a minor cut could lead to flesh-eating bacteria ravaging a limb and requiring massive surgical intervention?
Health Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study shows that a therapeutic intervention called Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT) appears to improve the mental and physical health of adolescents in foster care. CBCT is a tool that provides strategies ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hospitalization for physical illness more than doubles the risk of suicide, with approximately one-quarter of suicides attributable to physical illness, according to research published online ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with serious mental illness (SMI), such as bipolar and major depressive disorders, have increased mortality and physical illness and use greater health care resources than people without mood disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For years the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a lesser chance of illness and increased well-being. A new study has now linked it to mental and physical health too.
Health May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The World Health Organization announced on Friday it was set to approve a new target to reduce premature deaths from chronic illnesses such as heart disease by a quarter by 2025.
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study based on the National Health and Sexuality Survey, involving nearly 2000 people, describes the sexual practices of senior citizens in Spain. The most common are kisses, caresses and vaginal penetration. ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0