Tinnitus, depression, anxiety, and suicide in recent veterans: a retrospective analysis - Martz E, Jelleberg C, Dougherty DD, Wolters C, Schneiderman A.

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this project was to investigate whether there is an association between tinnitus diagnosis and suicide and whether depression and anxiety strengthen that association. Given that tinnitus is the top service-connected disability am...
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Authors: Xue Y, Yuan H, Chen Y Abstract Ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block for abdominal surgery has been widely studied in clinical settings. However, dexmedetomidine as an adjunctive analgesic combined with TAP block has been rarely reported. The present study evaluated the efficacy of TAP block combined with dexmedetomidine adjunct for gynecological laparoscopy. In brief, 90 patients were randomly divided into three groups: Group I, which received post-operative intravenous analgesia only after general anesthesia; Group II, which received a TAP block with 20 ml 0.375% ropivacaine; and Grou...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
In conclusion, the present meta-analysis indicated that treatment with peg IFN + ribavirin or interferon only is associated with a wide range of neuropsychiatric side effects, including fatigue, mood disorders, anxiety, irritability, emotional ability and agitation. PMID: 30116347 [PubMed]
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Authors: Kamil-Rosenberg S, Greaney ML, Hochman T, Garber CE Abstract Physical activity (PA) and health were compared in younger (YA; 18-44 years), middle-aged (MA; 45-64 years), and older (OA;>65 years) adults with disability (PWD), functional limitation (PFL), or without disability (PWoD). Disability occurred in YA (PWD: 2.3%; PFL: 14.3%), MA (PWD: 8.5%; PFL: 23.8%), and OA (PWD: 14.9%; PFL: 26.6%). Not meeting aerobic/muscle strengthening (MS) PA recommendations was frequent in YA (PWD: 50.7%, PFL: 42.5%; PWoD: 35.8%), MA (PWD: 56.7%; PFL: 44.0%; PWoD: 35.6%), and OA (PWD: 57.8%; PFL: 44.1%; PWoD: 33.1%). Amo...
Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Aging Phys Act Source Type: research
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Publication date: Available online 19 August 2018Source: International Journal of Africa Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Tarkie Abebe Walle, Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh, Debrework Tesgera BashahAbstractBackgroundTraumatic head injury is a common and leading cause of presentations to emergency departments. The burden is prominent in low and middle income countries and the major cause of death and disability.ObjectiveTo assess the prevalence of head injury and associated factors among trauma patients visiting surgical emergency department of Gondar University Referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016.MethodsAn institution-based cros...
Source: International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences - Category: African Health Source Type: research
Faith Salie reports on how LSD and "magic mushrooms" are being studied for their ability to help patients conquer anxiety and depression without the psychedelia long associated with mind-altering drugs. Salie talks with author Ayelet Waldman, who microdosed LSD and overcame a deep depression, and with NYU professor Tony Bossis, who conducted a clinical trial of cancer patients treated for depression with a one-time dose of the psychedelic Psilocybin. (Originally broadcast March 18, 2018.)
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One-quarter of parents reported moderate to severe depression. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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This article will discuss various strategies that may be utilized to reduce radiation dose and mitigate any increase in image noise that may occur. PMID: 30119769 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Radiologic Clinics of North America - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Radiol Clin North Am Source Type: research
Abstract Background: Depression among medical residents is a critical issue. The early detection of depression and provision of appropriate care is necessary for fostering healthy conditions during clinical training. To investigate whether Sense of Coherence (SOC), an indicator of stress coping ability, could be a predictor of depression 2 years after the start of clinical training, we conducted a national longitudinal study. Methods: We distributed self-administered questionnaires to residents in 251 postgraduate educational hospitals just before the start of their clinical training. The questionnaire contai...
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