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Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

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Authors: Taylor BE, Chekaluk E, Bennett J Abstract OBJECTIVE: Post-traumatic stress disorder is common among North Korean refugees who have fled their country for economic, financial and humanitarian reasons. Co-morbid depression and anxiety are also common among North Korean refugees, due to the difficulties they have faced within their country and during their escape journey. Depression and anxiety complicate treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, and lead to poorer outcomes. Thus, the aim of the present study was to provide a meta-analysis of studies investigating post-traumatic stress disorder, depressio...
Source: Psychiatry Investigation - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Investig Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The study enrolled patients who were admitted for pain treatment, and the sampling group was small. However, this is the first study to investigate the effects of the awareness of cancer diagnosis on pain and its management. PMID: 29039150 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Agri Dergisi - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Agri Source Type: research
ConclusionUrethral catheter complications are frequent and impact seriously on quality of life with informal carers also affected. Community nurses experienced frequent unscheduled visits. Patients often feel isolated as well as lacking in knowledge, skills and information on catheter management. Having better urethral catheter information resources could increase patient and relative carer confidence, encourage self‐care and problem solving, as well as facilitate meaningful consistent dialogue between patients and those who provide them with help and support. Relevance to Clinical PracticeBetter patient information reso...
Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Conditions:   Chronic Pain;   Depressive Symptoms;   Anxiety;   Stress, Psychological Intervention:   Behavioral: Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Sponsors:   Uppsala University;   Uppsala University Hospital Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Substance Use Disorders;   Depression;   Anxiety;   Emotional Disorder;   Suicidal Ideation;   Suicidal and Self-injurious Behavior Interventions:   Behavioral: Unified Protocol (UP);   Other: Treatment as Usual (TAU) Sponsor:   Massachusetts General Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
In this study, 22 participants ate a gluten-free diet low in FODMAPs (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols) for a three-day baseline period, and then received one of three dietary challenges (supplemented with gluten, whey, or placebo) for three days, followed by a three-day minimum washout period before starting the next diet. Researchers assessed the participants at the end of the study using a psychological tool called the Spielberger State-Trait Personality Inventory (STPI). People in the study who consumed gluten had higher overall STPI depression scores compare...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Alternative and Nutritional Supplements Anxiety and Panic Depression Health-related Mental Health and Wellness Research brain-gut connection celiac disease Gluten Gluten sensitivity Schizophrenia Source Type: blogs
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Relationships Source Type: blogs
Authors: Orso R, Wearick-Silva LE, Creutzberg KC, Centeno-Silva A, Glusman Roithmann L, Pazzin R, Tractenberg SG, Benetti F, Grassi-Oliveira R Abstract Maternal care is essential for an adequate pup development, as well as for the health of the dam. Exposure to stress in early stages of life can disrupt this dam-pup relationship promoting altered neurobiological and behavioral phenotypes. However, there is a lack of consensus regarding the effects of daily maternal separation (MS) on the pattern of maternal behavior. The aim of this study is to compare the patterns of maternal behavior between mice exposed to MS an...
Source: Stress - Category: Research Tags: Stress Source Type: research
What are some helpful ways of coping with PTSD symptoms? In this article we take a closer look at emerging strategies and effective techniques.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that an individual's subjective experience of their cognitive difficulties following ABI are not associated with their actual objective cognitive impairment. Clinicians may benefit from considering other possible psychological factors that may play a more crucial role in a patient's appraisals of their cognitive impairments. PMID: 29036842 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: NeuroRehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: NeuroRehabilitation Source Type: research
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