Depression, apathy and impaired self-awareness following severe traumatic brain injury: a preliminary investigation - Bivona U, Costa A, Contrada M, Silvestro D, Azicnuda E, Aloisi M, Catania G, Ciurli P, Guariglia C, Caltagirone C, Formisano R, Prigatano GP.

Primary Objective: The primary aim of this study was to determine the frequency of severe impaired self-awareness (ISA) in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the correlates of selected clinical, neuropsychiatric and cognitive vari...
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Conditions:   PTSD;   Depression, Anxiety;   Physical Activity Interventions:   Behavioral: Physical activity intervention;   Behavioral: Brief psycho-education Sponsors:   Swedish Red Cross University College;   Swedish Red Cross Enrolling by invitation
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OBJECTIVE: To analyze data for death of veterinary professionals and veterinary students, with manner of death characterized as suicide or undetermined intent from 2003 through 2014. SAMPLE: Death records for 202 veterinary professionals and veterinary stu...
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This study examined the role of cumulative combat experiences with regard to military performance and conduct and mental health among a sample of young soldiers from the Army STARRS dataset (N = 5,283). Higher levels of cumulative combat experiences were directly related to poorer performance and conduct and a greater likelihood of anxiety, depression, and post ‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Military performance and conduct served as a linking mechanism between combat experiences and mental health. Using moderated mediation structural equation modeling, relationship disruptions were found to exacerbate the adverse ef...
Source: Journal of Marital and Family Therapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
The current study aimed to investigate the rate of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as the relationship between PTSD and depressive symptoms, burnout, and life satisfaction in Turkish firefighters. A cohort of 100 male firefighters (mean age 45...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
We present prevalence rates, along with demographic and economic characteristics associated with elevated depressive symptoms (EDS), in a nationally representative sample of hired crop workers in the United States. We analyzed in-person interviews with 3,6...
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Five current issues of importance to human service professionals and the field of suicidology are examined, including Joiner's theory of suicide, suicide in the LGBT population, bullying and suicide, the relationship between firearm availability and suicid...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects one in three women and can have long-lasting psychological effects, with abuse survivors typically exhibiting elevated stress and depressive symptoms. However, women with greater personal empowerment resources (i.e.,...
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Suicide is a growing public health crisis among military veterans. Despite recent attention to this area, there are few empirically supported preventative interventions for suicidality among veterans. In the context of an empirically supported theoretical ...
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This study assesses the contribution of predisposing, enabling, and needs factors and related variables that predicted the number of healthcare professionals consulted for mental health reasons among 746 individuals with mental disorders and high psychological distress. The data were drawn from the third (T3) and fourth data collection periods (T4) of a longitudinal study conducted in a Quebec/Canada epidemiological catchment area. Hierarchical linear regression was performed on the number of types of healthcare professionals consulted in the 12 months prior to T4. Predictors were identified at T3, classified as predisposi...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
AbstractIt has been well established that warfare ‐related stress puts service members at risk for a range of mental health problems after they return from deployment. Less is known about service members’ experience of family stressors during deployment. The aims of this study were to (a) evaluate whether family stressors would contribute uniqu e variance to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depressive symptoms above and beyond combat threat during deployment and (b) examine whether family stressors would amplify the negative effects of combat threat on postmilitary mental health 5 years postdischarge. Study...
Source: Journal of Traumatic Stress - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
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