News tagged with social workers
(Medical Xpress)—Office workers who wonder why there are so many new framed pictures of piglets, calves, and puppies in the employee lunch room may learn their boss has read about research coming from Japan. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 02, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 9 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Accuracy of routine urine drug testing of newborns to identify exposure in the womb to marijuana may be interfered with by chemicals in commonly used baby soap and wash products, including ...
Other Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Rob Evans, a 61-year-old social worker from Apache Junction, Ariz., got the good news on Father's Day: After 3.5 years, doctors had found him a heart and were preparing to bring it to the University of California-Los Angeles, ...
Cardiology Sep 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Teacher, pilot, nurse or engineer? Sex hormones strongly influence people's interests, which affect the kinds of occupations they choose, according to psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People often share stories, news, and information with the people around them. We forward online articles to our friends, share stories with our co-workers at the water cooler, and pass along rumors to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2011 | 2.6 / 5 (5) | 3 |
The best teacher for a young mother is her baby, contend experts who train social workers to interact with first-time moms.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
In the days when American physicians dispensed oracular commands and their judgments were rarely questioned, a doctor could take it upon himself with few ethical qualms to keep from a patient the bad news of a terminal diagnosis.
Health Apr 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Examining social factors is vital to better explaining and understanding the dramatic rise in the number of Americans diagnosed with mental disorders in recent years, according to an analysis by a team ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Even parents who have had no contact with child welfare agencies believe negative stereotypes about social workers and the likely outcomes of abuse or neglect investigations, misconceptions that complicate agencies' efforts ...
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
Children's parties or activity days, where prospective adopters meet children awaiting adoption, could be part of the solution to the current adoption crisis, according to research that will be showcased during the Economic ...
Health Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- "Team-based care" should be used to improve patients' blood pressure control, the U.S. Task Force on Community Preventive Services recommended on Tuesday.
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive stimulation therapies have beneficial effects on memory and thinking in people with dementia, according to a systematic review by Cochrane researchers. Despite concerns that cognitive improvements may not be matched ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The recurrence of an employee's medical leave of absence from work tends to happen much sooner with a mental health leave than a physical one, a Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) study shows.
Health Jun 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
While breastfeeding babies has numerous health advantages to both mother and child, mothers who breastfeed may find that other people look down on them and do not want to work with them. A recent study released by Personality an ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
(Medical Xpress)—Women in some disadvantaged communities are missing out on support that could potentially reduce high rates of infant mortality, according to an exploratory study at the University of Leeds.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0