Open water swimming as a treatment for major depressive disorder - van Tulleken C, Tipton M, Massey H, Harper CM.

A 24-year-old woman with symptoms of major depressive disorder and anxiety had been treated for the condition since the age of 17. Symptoms were resistant to fluoxetine and then citalopram. Following the birth of her daughter, she wanted to be medication-f...
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Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019Source: Epilepsy &BehaviorAuthor(s): Mahinda Yogarajah, Marco MulaAbstractDeficits in social cognition are an increasingly recognized complication of epilepsy and contribute to the deficits in social functioning and well-being experienced by patients with epilepsy. Although there has been an increase in studies exploring the measurement and biology of social cognition in patients with epilepsy, there are relatively few examining its clinical implications. Those studies that have been published highlight that social cognitive deficits contribute to impaired quality of life ...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions: PHIV+ are likely to face future physical and psychological health consequences related to the functional competence challenges they face if mental health care is not made a priority in the fight against HIV.
Source: JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Clinical Science Source Type: research
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) first-ever report on the health of refugees and migrants in Europe shows increasing vulnerability to both communicable and noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes, depression, and anxiety once individuals enter their host country. Refugees and migrants also present with cancer at more advanced stages. Although European countries are implementing a strategy and action plan for refugee and migrant health, the report called for greater progress in making health systems responsive to displaced populations, including by ensuring culturally and linguistically appropriate care as well...
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Publications - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: High rates of mental illness, stress, and suicidality among teens constitute a major public health concern in the United States. However, treatment rates remain low, partially because of barriers that could be mitigated with tech-based telement...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Purpose: Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is advocated in the pre- and post–lung transplantation (LTx) periods. However, there is limited literature on the benefit of PR post-LTx. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of an outpatient, multidisciplinary, comprehensive PR program in bilateral LTx recipients in the early period after LTx. Method: Twenty-three LTx recipients were referred to the PR center. Change in incremental and endurance shuttle walk tests, hand and quadriceps strength, respiratory muscle strength (maximum inspiratory/expiratory pressure), dyspnea (Medical Research Council score), ...
Source: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Source Type: research
Conclusion. Our study identifies the various factors associated with a lower likelihood of RTW at 3 months after cervical spine surgery in the non-worker's compensation setting. This information provides expectations for the patient and employer when undergoing cervical spine surgery. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CERVICAL SPINE Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: SeizureAuthor(s): L Myers, R Trobliger, K Bortnik, R Zeng, E. Segal, M LancmanAbstractPurposeTo compare youth with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) to youth with epilepsy on demographic and clinical features and the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children (TSCC).MethodA retrospective study of 31 patients; 15 patients with PNES (11 females) and 16 patients with epilepsy (8 females) collected consecutively between 2014 to 2018.Demographic and clinical information (age of seizure onset, life adversities, individual/family psychiatric history, etc.) were gathered. S...
Source: Seizure - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Priyanka Thakur, Ashu Mohammad, Yash Raj Rastogi, Reena V. Saini, Adesh K. SainiAbstractMultiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune, demyelinating, inflammatory disease of central nervous system (CNS) which is characterized by spasticity, fatigue, depression, anxiety, bowel and bladder dysfunction, impaired mobility, cognitive impairment etc. and affects approximately 2.5 million people worldwide. Disease modifying therapies for MS which help in preventing accumulation of lesions in white matter of CNS are costly and ...
Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsProviders and stakeholders need to consider the complex mental health trauma of the differential effects of living and working conditions for female and male survivors during trafficking to support treatment and recovery.
Source: International Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe SHAI is an adequate screening instrument to measure health anxiety in Spanish-speaking community adults.ResumenIntroducción/ObjetivoEl Inventario Breve de Ansiedad por la Salud (SHAI, por sus iniciales en inglés) es un autoinforme ampliamente empleado para evaluar ansiedad por la salud. El objetivo es evaluar la estructura factorial del SHAI, sus propiedades psicométricas, y exactitud diferenciando entre población española no clínica y pacientes con hipocondría.MétodoUn total de 342 participantes extraídos de la población general (66% muje...
Source: International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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