News tagged with psychological distress

Palliative care's promise, concerns

What if a new medication for severely ill patients had no role in curing them but made them feel much better despite being sick? Let's say this elixir were found to decrease the pain and nausea of cancer patients, improve ...

Oct 28, 2011
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World's first trial of new anorexia treatment

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Western Sydney are trialling a new method of treatment for anorexia nervosa, which addresses the role of extreme exercise in perpetuating the dangerous and debilitating ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Serious distress linked to higher health care spending

Sufferers of serious psychological distress spend an average of $1,735 more on health care each year compared to those without the condition. However, recognizing psychological distress and treating it is often complicated ...

May 13, 2011
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