Is there a discrete negative symptom syndrome in people who use methamphetamine? - Voce A, Burns R, Castle D, Calabria B, McKetin R.

BACKGROUND: Positive psychotic symptoms have consistently been associated with methamphetamine use but the presence of a negative symptom cluster remains unclear. We used exploratory factor analysis to examine whether a discrete negative syndrome could be ...
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Conclusions: The results point to the need for oriented actions in the field of health education, as well as labor regulation and supervision.
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
It is difficult dealing with a family member who is struggling with an addiction. It takes intentional listening, meaningful communication, avenues for change, and self-care to persevere. Here are a few helpful suggestions: Listen  Pay attention to what your loved one is saying and doing. Listen to both verbal and nonverbal cues. What are the warning signs? Those struggling with addiction will usually voice warning signs, or these can be found in their body language.  One parent I worked with said she could tell her teenage son was struggling because he was no longer himself. Signs he showed were constant restles...
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INTRODUCTION: The Boston Criteria and the Abbreviated Burn Severity Index are two widely accepted models for predicting mortality in burn patients. We aimed to elucidate whether these models are able to predict risk of mortality in patients who sustain bur...
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ISSUE ADDRESSED: Underage drinkers most commonly source alcohol from older peers. However, few studies have examined older peers' supply-related beliefs and motivations. METHODS: A sample of 270 risky drinkers aged 18-19 years were interviewed in Austr...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Supply of alcohol to underage peers was perceived as morally and socially acceptable in a group of 18-19 year old risky drinkers. SO WHAT?: Opportunities include harm reduction initiatives that prioritise caring responsibilities towards friends, as opposed to relying on external enforcement measures alone. PMID: 32589329 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Promot J Austr Source Type: research
In my work as a holistic career coach for nurses, there's one thing I've noticed more than anything else: mindset matters to your nursing and healthcare career. From putting together a resume and writing a cover letter to sitting for an interview or reaching out to potential connections on LinkedIn, your mindset and its attendant attitude make all the difference. Photo by Olivier Rule on Unsplash.comI've worked with hundreds of nurse clients over the last decade, and I've seen everything from utter defeatism to those whose optimism and drive are quite something to behold despite tough odds, personal struggles, and a h...
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We present two patients with severe third-degree cold burns on their thighs after clamping a large cyli...
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Publication date: Available online 28 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Diogo H. Hohl, Pedro S. Coltro, Gabriel M.A. Silva, Vinícius G. Silveira, Jayme A. Farina
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: E-cigarettes have the potential to cause burns from batteries that explode. Although e-cigarette explosion burns have been reported by the media (e.g. local online news, blogs), there is a need for a comprehensive review of published medical ...
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