Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptom Status in a Mixed Gender Population of Opioid-Maintained Prison Inmates

Conclusion: There is a need for assessment of ADHD and other psychiatric comorbidities in OMT prisoners. Evidence-based treatment should be routinely provided.Eur Addict Res 2019;25:80 –92
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Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Biochemical Engineering JournalAuthor(s): Jinlan Xu, Yuanyuan Zheng, Peiqi Fan, Lu Xu
Source: Biochemical Engineering Journal - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe presence of FA among T2DM patients implied a worse glycaemic control. Microvascular complications and depressive symptoms were higher among these patients.
Source: Acta Diabetologica - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
__ [Editor’s note: Continued from Exploring the human brain and how it responds to stress (1/3) and On World Health Day 2020, let’s discuss the stress response and the General Adaptation Syndrome (2/3)] More on the Cortex, the Limbic System, and Stress: The cortex is made up of four major sections, arranged from the front to the back. These are called the frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal lobes. Each of the four lobes is found in both hemispheres, and each is responsible for different, specialized cognitive functions. For example, the occipital lobe contains the primary visual cortex, and the temporal ...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Education & Lifelong Learning Health & Wellness amygdala brain Cerebral Cortex cognition Cognitive-functions emotion frontal-lobes Limbic-System prefrontal-cortex Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Most PWID were unaware of the Good Samaritan law; this lack of awareness is a barrier to preventing overdose deaths. Educating PWID about Good Samaritan laws is essential, and such education should include police to ensure that law enforcement is congruent with Good Samaritan laws and does not perpetuate mistrust between police and PWID. PMID: 32264789 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Public Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Rep Source Type: research
British Columbia's former provincial health officer says he has "grave concerns" about reduced services for people struggling with drug addiction, while the manager of a supervised consumption site in Toronto says people are feeling abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news
Authors: Nyström A, Petersson K, Janlöv AC Abstract This qualitative study explored the day-to-day life of people aged 50+ diagnosed with ADHD. A phenomenological-hermeneutical method was chosen for the analysis. Two themes including sub-themes were revealed. The first theme, Being different and trying to handle my inner self, concerned emotional self-regulation, emotional resilience, social skills, and personal resource management. The second theme, Trying to adapt to fit in with people around me, concerned relationships, work, and personal finances. The comprehensive understanding was interpreted as Bei...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research
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Credit: United NationsBy Izumi NakamitsuUNITED NATIONS, Apr 9 2020 (IPS) Humanity has faced no challenge greater than COVID-19 since the Second World War. As this rapidly developing global health emergency places unprecedented strain on our medical, economic and social systems, we must work hard to prevent new risks for instability, unrest and conflict. The pandemic arrived as our frameworks to prevent catastrophic confrontation are crumbling. Countries are building faster and more accurate nuclear arms, developing new weapon technologies with unpredictable implications and pouring more resources into militaries than at a...
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What is a Crystal Meth Addiction? Crystal meth is the name for the street drug crystal methamphetamine. Crystal meth can also be known as ice or glass, and it can be either snorted, smoked or dissolved and injected. It is a very strong and highly addictive drug. It affects the central nervous system, and crystal meth addiction has dangerous life-threatening effects. Understanding Crystal Meth Crystal meth is a man-made stimulant drug that has no legal use. It is made with methamphetamine, pseudoephedrine and a combination of other chemicals. Methamphetamine has been around for a long time, originally created to keep soldie...
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Conclusion Clinicians should be aware of state laws regarding consent for alcohol and substance use treatment for minors. While family participation is the ideal strategy for treatment, minors can invoke the right of confidentiality to bar clinicians from sharing information regarding substance use with their families. Clinicians should obtain appropriate consent for communications and maintain confidentiality when possible, but above all ensure the safety of the adolescent while providing optimal care. Advice from peers, hospital ethical committees, and/or attorneys is recommended in these situations. Acknowledgment The a...
Source: Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Child Adol Mental Disorders Commentary Current Issue Ethics in Psychiatry Substance Use Disorders adolescents confidentiality diversion opioids safety Source Type: research
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