Health

Innovative prototype presented for post-ICU patients

(HealthDay)—A collaborative care model, the Critical Care Recovery Center (CCRC), represents an innovative prototype aimed to improve the quality of life of intensive care unit (ICU) survivors, according to a report published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Leisure activities cultivate hope, resilience in disaster survivors

(Medical Xpress)—As survivors of Hurricane Sandy are learning, the emotional toll of natural disasters is as profound as their physical devastation. However, a new study of people who survived Japan's deadly earthquake ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: What mom thinks matters when it comes to mental illness

A new study led by a Northern Illinois University sociologist shows that while family members often provide critical support, they also can sometimes be the source of stigmatizing attitudes that impede the recovery of mentally ...