A controlled study of plasma fatty acids in Indian patients with depressive episode - Patra BN, Khandelwal SK, Chadda RK, Lakshmy R, Abraham RA.
AIM: To study the plasma omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acid levels in patients with depressive episode and in matched healthy controls. METHOD: Thirty patients with first episode depression and thirty healthy matched control subjects were recruited fro...
Conclusions: We identified risk factors present on hospital admission that can predict trauma patients who will develop chronic pain. These factors should be prospectively validated. PMID: 29666666 [PubMed - in process]
Amy Haller Follis, of Pennsylvania, saw her mother, father, grandparents, uncle, and her cousin who committed suicide in the mid-1990s at 16. All this despite taking out her tampon in time.
Conclusions Multiple factors were associated with impaired HRQoL. Providing strategies to address potential risk factors such as low income, physically inactive, smoker, and obese or underweight should be considered to improve HRQoL among adults with asthma. PMID: 29667453 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Researchers from the University of Sydney found dementia patients are 17 per cent more likely to be prescribed unnecessary medications for conditions such as insomnia, pain and depression.
CONCLUSIONS: Maternal anxiety, depression and sleep disorders are associated with a relative increase in the number of ADHD-H, ADHD-I and total ADHD symptoms in preschoolers. PMID: 29665879 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
We present a case of rapid onset severe psychosis followed by suicide attempt in a United States Navy sailor. Investigation revealed a left temporal lobe brain mass suspicious for low-grade glioma. After hospitalization and medical management with olanzapine and lurasidone the patient's psychosis improved. The purpose of this paper is to add to the existing case reports that suggest a relationship between temporal lobe lesions and psychiatric illness, specifically psychosis. In addition, this case adds insight into the effectiveness of medical therapy for brain tumor patients that are not immediate candidates for neurosurg...
Authors: Kabir SMS Abstract The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the deleterious effects of climate change on psychological health of the Hill-Tracts and government to deal with these adverse psychological health impacts. Although knowledge is still limited about the connections between climate change and psychological health, the evidence is indicating that impacts can be felt at both the individual and community levels, with psychological health outcomes ranging from psychological distress, depression, and anxiety, to increased addictions and suicide rates. Drawing from 125 in-depth interviews condu...
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Suicide attempt risk increased for deployment within first 12 months, dwell time of six months or less