The Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Perceived Workforce Performance: Results from the International Mood Disorders Collaborative Project

Cognitive dysfunction and depression severity are key mediators of workplace adjustment in adults. Herein, we sought to determine the extent to which measures of depression severity and cognitive dysfunction were associated with perceived workplace disability and performance and quality of life.
Source: Comprehensive Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research

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BACKGROUND: Adults with disabilities demonstrate a higher suicide risk than the general population; however, the association between mental illness and death by suicide among disabled adults remains relatively unknown. We aimed to explore the relationship ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
This study initiated the first steps by assessing the associations between aspects of resiliency and intimacy-related illness intrusiveness in males with multiple sclerosis, and whether they could mediate the latter ’s relationship with depression. Primarily recruited through the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis Registry, 156 males with multiple sclerosis were included. A subscale from the Illness Intrusiveness Rating Scale (IIRS) measured intimacy-related illness intrusiveness. Resilie ncy was measured with the Multiple Sclerosis Resiliency Scale (MSRS). Correlations were run between the IIRS ...
Source: Sexuality and Disability - Category: Disability Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Most people with migraine in the MAST observational study reported all 3 cardinal symptoms of nausea, photophobia, and phonophobia. As in clinical trials, the most common MBS was photophobia. Patient profiles differed among the groups defined by their MBS. PMID: 31837007 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Headache - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Headache Source Type: research
ConclusionsBy sexes we observed significant frequencies of frailty and pre-frailty in males with DM ” and in women with HTN. In the Katz scale, women with DM2 have high percentages of disability in basic activities of daily living. Associating DM2 and HTN with frailty, dysfunction and depression reveals a lack of prevention.
Source: International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
This study (1) reports on the level of happiness among older adults in Singapore and (2) examines the potential m...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
For many participants, Medicaid — the program that provides health care to millions of low-income Americans — isn’t free. It’s a loan. And the government expects to be repaid. Are you surprised to hear that? So was today’s guest. Rachel Corbett recently wrote an article explaining in what circumstances you could be at risk. Join us to find out if this could happen to you, how you can protect yourself and what is next for the healthcare program. SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW Guest information for ‘Rachel Corbett Medicaid’ Podcast Episode Rachel Corbett is the author of You Must Change Y...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Aging General Health-related Interview Mental Health and Wellness Podcast Policy and Advocacy The Psych Central Show Treatment Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: Our results demonstrated that a significant percentage of patients affected by both mood disorders and schizophrenia shows relevant social dysfunction. Social dysfunction is related, but not completely explained by psychopathological severity. In several patients, it tends to persist also during remission state. Socio-demographic and lifestyle factors were also found to play a role and should therefore be taken into consideration in further studies investigating social dysfunction.
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Madhukar H. Trivedi, Cherise Chin Fatt, Manish K. Jha, Crystal M. Cooper, Joseph M. Trombello, Brittany L. Mason, Jennifer Hughes, Bharathi S. Gadad, Andrew H. Czysz, Russell T. Toll, Anne K. Fuller, Sangita Sethuram, Taryn L. Mayes, Abu Minhajuddin, Thomas Carmody, Tracy L. GreerAbstract:Depression has a chronic and recurrent course often with early onset and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In contrast to diagnoses for other conditions which rely on precise medical tests, the diagnosis of depression still foc...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our data hint at a consistent efficacy of intrathecal opioid therapy in elderly patients even after long-term treatment. Side effects of the treatment are relatively frequent but mild and no side effects were particularly frequent in elderly people. PMID: 31828669 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Aging Clin Exp Res Source Type: research
ConclusionPatients with Susac syndrome show largely preserved global cognitive functions but important processing speed alterations. Although brain and corpus callosum area atrophy is prominent and evolving, we did not find any relationship with cognitive alterations, questioning the mechanisms underlying cognitive alterations in these patients.Trial registrationClinical Trial Registration-URL: Unique Identifier: NCT01481662
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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