Dismay at suspension of GP who falsified prescriptions to treat his depression

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CONCLUSIONS: Contrary to our hypothesis, there was a tendency for older adults to have better outcomes than younger, independent of the diagnostic criteria applied. PMID: 30230916 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Given the current opioid crisis in Canada, there is interest in the role of opioid toxicity in suicide deaths, particularly in whether any observed patterns are similar to those of unintentional deaths. The present analysis examined characteristics of opio...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
INTRODUCTION:Arsenic is a traditional poison that has a history extending back to ancient times.Case presentation:A 43-year-old male presented to our Emergency Department 50 min after ingestion of 300 mL self-prepared arsenic trioxide solution (??). He pro...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news
This study is a pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) that compares the effectiveness of a Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT) group treatment to a support group in reducing depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation and increasing self-compassio...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news
Authors: Aydın A, Atiç R Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to evaluate and compare clinical and demographic characteristics, functional status and quality of life among patients who underwent amputation for the most common reason in our region. METHODS: Demographic data, level of and reasons for undergoing amputation and clinical data on the use of prostheses in 126 patients were recorded. The amputees were divided into three groups: vascular, trauma and landmine. Variables related to clinical and demographic characteristics, daily life activities and quality of life were investigated. Durati...
Source: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Source Type: research
Researchers find that one treatment for atrial fibrillation effectively improves the symptoms of anxiety and depression linked with this condition.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news
In recognition of National Depression Screening Day, NIMH is hosting a Twitter chat on depression, a common but serious mood disorder. The event will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:00AM ― 12:00 PM ET. This chat will cover the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for depression.
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Authors: Zhao BB, Long QH, Wang CY, Chen LL, Xie GJ, Bo WJ, Xu B, Li ZF, Li HM, Wang P Abstract Introduction. To examine the protective effects of Liu Wei Di Huang Wan formula (LWDH) on liver and orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) injuries in monosodium glutamate (MSG) and partial hepatectomy (PH) rat model. Methods. Neonatal Wistar rats were given MSG or saline on postnatal days 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. The rats were caged into five groups and treated accordingly at six weeks old as follows: Saline group, Saline+PH group, MSG group, MSG+PH group, and LWDH group (MSG+PH+LWDH). The PH was performed during week 8 by excision of t...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 2067: Family Patterns and Suicidal and Violent Behavior among Adolescent Girls—Genogram Analysis International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph15102067 Authors: Sitnik-Warchulska Izydorczyk An increase in extreme self-destructive and aggressive behaviors in adolescents has been observed in recent years. Therapeutic effectiveness seems to depend on an adequate recognition of factors that might increase the risk of extreme destructive behaviors. The aim of this study was to identify the family patterns that should draw therapeutic attention due t...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
This study aimed to find the nature, prevalence, and factors such as depression and physical problems associated with elder abuse in an urban North Indian community. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted with 222 elders with 97 males, aged 60 years or older residing in an urban community of Delhi. Elders were assessed for abuse by modified Vulnerability to Abuse Screening Scale questionnaire, Geriatric Depression Scale, and self-reported questions on health problems. Results: Mean age of the study population was 66.3 ± 4.2 years. The overall prevalence of any type of elder abuse was 24.3%. P...
Source: Indian Journal of Community Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
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