News tagged with psychological medicine
(HealthDay)—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common in patients recovering from acute lung injury (ALI), according to a study published online March 5 in Psychological Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new mother may constantly worry and check to see if her baby is still breathing. Or she may fret about germs, obsessing whether she's properly sterilized the bottles, then wash and rewash them.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One in three people who survived stays in an intensive care unit (ICU) and required use of a mechanical ventilator showed substantial post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms that lasted for up to two years, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Michigan campus survey on attitudes and behaviors around eating found that students diet regularly, dislike their bodies, fear gaining weight and seldom seek help for eating ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
A new study highlights the risk that female teenagers face when they go online – a risk heightened for teen girls who have been victims of abuse or neglect.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A recent study by a researcher at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) at the Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine and professor at the Université de Montréal suggests that bullying by peers changes the structure surrounding ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who worry constantly are at greater risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new Michigan State University research published in the journal Psychological Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new review in The Cochrane Library finds that education and social support for staff and caregivers can reduce the use of antipsychotics in nursing home patients with dementia. Improved staff training and ed ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the most important health problems in the United States is the failure of patients with chronic diseases to take their medications and do all that is necessary to control their illnesses.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Common mental disorders, unemployment and psychosocial job quality: Is a poor job better than no job at all?
Employment is usually associated with health benefits over unemployment. However, an article published in Psychological Medicine by a group of researchers from Australia and the UK has shown that having a job with poor p ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While stress may be a factor in 60 to 80 percent of all visits to primary care physicians, only three percent of patients actually receive stress management counseling, say researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Parents who smack or shout at their children could be placing them at greater risk of developing cancer, heart disease and asthma.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New research suggests that surgical procedures, not stress, may lead to the spike in heart-related deaths known to occur in the weeks after a cancer diagnosis.
Cancer Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |