Evaluation of factors related to mortality caused by firearm injury: a retrospective analysis from Malatya, Turkey - Turgut K, Gur A, Guven T, Oguzturk H.

BACKGROUND: Firearm related injuries continue to increase throughout the world and they become the first or second cause of mortality in worldwide. The present study aimed to determine the factors that affect mortality in firearm injuries. METHODS:...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Susan Landau, Danielle Harvey, Michael W. WeinerAbstractOver the past six months, we have been in discussion with you and the authors of a recent publication in NeuroImage: Clinical (Amyloid pathology fingerprint differentiates posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Mohamed AZ, et al. Neuroimaging Clinical 2018 Jun 5;19:716–726). We raised a variety of methodological concerns with Mohamed and colleagues and discussion about these concerns led to their preparation of a corrigendum to be published in NeuroImage: Cli...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe findings show a novel pattern of influences, demonstrating that the reciprocal effects of subjective physical health and loneliness change over time. The findings imply that subjective health and interpersonal experiences are inherently connected.
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Condition:   Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Interventions:   Drug: Prazosin;   Drug: Placebos Sponsor:   University of Colorado, Denver Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Could the advancement of machine and deep learning algorithms be harnessed meaningfully in the area of mental health? Could depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or any other mental disorder be quantified so that technology could somehow add positively to their diagnostics or treatment? We tried to explore the uses of artificial intelligence in mental health care, and stumbled upon smart algorithms that support clinicians with early detection and diagnostics of mental health issues, with the flagging of suicide risks, and other ones that help patients manage their condition through counselling and constantly being t...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Future of Medicine AI artificial intelligence bipolar disorder chatbots future of psychiatry mental disorder mental health mental health disorders mental health issues moodkit pacifica schizophrenia suicide thriveport woebot Source Type: blogs
Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington ’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during the Battle of Waterloo.The former soldiers, sailors and RAF personnel will work with archaeologists, led by Prof Tony Pollard of Glasgow University, to explore the farm buildings of Mont-St-Jean, where thousands of wounded soldiers received primitive first aid as shot and shell rained down on them.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Archaeology Military Post-traumatic stress disorder Belgium Netherlands Napoleon Bonaparte Science Mental health Society UK news Europe World news Source Type: news
Conduct an in-home diary study of Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers with military service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to assess usability and identify user preferences and opportunities for development of new apps to increase the role of smart speakers as assistive technology (AT).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Develop and test an Android Wear smartwatch app, BreatheWell Wear, to assist military service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to regulate stress through diaphragmatic breathing.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Veterans have a high prevalence of both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders (SUDs), which are related to suicide risk. Exploring gender-related differences in suicidal behavior risk among this subgroup of veterans is important to improve prevention and treatment strategies. To date, few studies have explored these differences.
Source: Womens Health Issues - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
The purpose of this article is to show the relevance of the discipline of traumatic stress studies to the field of public mental health by examining central concepts and findings concerning trauma and its aftermath and examining implications for public mental health. Attention is paid to the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (description, epidemiology as well as conceptual dilemma’s) and the construct of resilience. Next, the psychological impact of traumatic experiences on the individual and the environment are examined. Besides, the long-term consequences are described as well as the relevant concept of Co...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- Among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), all-cause mortality is elevated, especially death from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis, according to a study published online June 24 in the American...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
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