Psychology & Psychiatry

One in six women with learning disabilities has attempted suicide

A new study by the University of Toronto found that the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts was much higher for women who had been diagnosed with learning disabilities (16.6%) compared to women who had not (3.3%). Men ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research unlocks clues to language-based learning in children

According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), one in five individuals are impacted by language-based learning disabilities—one of the most common being dyslexia, which involves difficulty in reading ...

Diabetes

Increased work disability in diabetes due to comorbidity

(HealthDay)—Among individuals with diabetes, the increased risk of work disability is mainly due to comorbid mental, musculoskeletal, and circulatory disorders, according to a study published online Aug. 6 in Diabetes Care.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Arthritis, other chronic disease takes toll on work force

(HealthDay)—Among adults with one or more chronic conditions, those with arthritis appear much more likely than those without arthritis to have work disability, according to research published in the June 5 issue of the ...

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