Psychology & Psychiatry

Guidelines developed for reducing suicide in veterans

In clinical guidelines published online Aug. 27 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations are presented related to screening, treatment, and management strategies for reducing suicide among veterans.

Neuroscience

Self-management strategies offer limited benefit in epilepsy

(HealthDay)—Limited evidence suggests that self-management strategies modestly improve some outcomes among persons with epilepsy, according to a review published online July 2 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breathlessness treatments do reduce patient distress

Breathlessness is a common symptom in advanced disease and can lead to panic and anxiety for patients and their family. It can trouble people even when resting or performing light activities around the home. With our aging ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Journalism study evaluates emotions on the job

A QUT journalism academic says the current freelancer-heavy market for media professionals could be preventing photographers and video journalists who report on traumatic news events from accessing the support they need.

Neuroscience

No treatment or imaging follow-up most effective for tiny UIAs

(HealthDay)—For patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs) that are 3 mm or smaller, no preventive treatment or imaging follow-up is the most effective management strategy, according to a study published online ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Gender, pain and dementia

Men and women feel pain differently, and the same is true for people with Alzheimer's disease.

page 1 from 4