Uncovering the lived experiences of Filipino drug recoverees towards occupational participation and justice through an interpretative phenomenological analysis.

Conclusion and Significance: Understanding the participants' lived experiences raised consciousness of the injustices that exist before and during rehabilitation which uncovered pointers to improve local substance addiction rehabilitation programs: use of occupation-based social participation interventions, limitation of occupational therapy services due to lack of human resources reinforcing interprofessional collaboration, a participatory approach is essential in discussing and addressing injustices, and deliberate use of political activities of daily living. PMID: 31322976 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Scand J Occup Ther Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Meng-Chuan Lai, Caroline Kassee, Richard Besney, Sarah Bonato, Laura Hull, William Mandy, Peter Szatmari, Stephanie H AmeisSummaryBackgroundCo-occurring mental health or psychiatric conditions are common in autism, impairing quality of life. Reported prevalences of co-occurring mental health or psychiatric conditions in people with autism range widely. Improved prevalence estimates and identification of moderators are needed to enhance recognition and care, and to guide future research.MethodsIn this systematic review and meta-analysis...
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: International Review of NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Li Zhang, Ti-Fei YuanAbstractExercise intervention has long been used as one adjunctive treatment for drug abuse. Both animal studies and human trials suggest that exercise training effectively prevents addiction formation, suppresses drug-seeking behaviors, and ceases addictions. Moreover, exercise improves both mental and cognitive deficits that commonly occur during drug withdrawal. Those observations are supported by neurobiological studies in which exercise training modulates several neural networks including the do...
Source: International Review of Neurobiology - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to perform a review of the literature, aiming at a better understanding about the changes in CPK levels and the frequency of rhabdomyolysis in spine surgery, with special attention in posterior lumbar fusion. Nineteen studies were selected for analysis. The studies had different characteristics considering patients age, body mass index, comorbidities and type of surgery. The best available evidence points out to the prognosis depend on the extension and clinical severity of rhabdomyolysis, as well as on the early and prompt medical intervention.
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Authors: Abholz HH PMID: 31431247 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pain pills patients needed after specific procedures. As a result, patients often were sent home with the equivalent of handfuls of powerful and addictive medications. Then the opioid crisis hit, along with  studies showing one possible side effect of […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Meds Pain Management Source Type: blogs
Deciding what type of treatment center to go to, now that you’ve made the decision to get sober, can be pretty difficult. Finding the right treatment center and the right treatment program will make all the difference in your long-term recovery and sobriety, so how do you know when you have found the right one? Sometimes, it can come down to the simplest details, which is why knowing how to determine luxury treatment vs normal treatment is extremely important. The Luxury Treatment Difference If you are used to a certain lifestyle, you don’t have to give it all up just to enter treatment for addiction. In fact,...
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According to USAToday, nearly 21 million Americans struggle with substance addictions. That’s more than the number of people who have all cancers combined, and can mean 1 in 7 people will eventually suffer from an addiction. With such an epidemic in place, it is important to understand how the process of healing from an addiction works. This means learning what types of luxury treatment programs are available and asking questions like, how long is a luxury treatment program? Typically, luxury treatment programs can last anywhere from 30-90 days, depending on many factors. What Determines How Long a Luxury Treatment ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Drug Rehab Information luxury luxury drug rehabilitation luxury heroin rehab rehab center rehabilitation for drug addiction residential residential rehab Source Type: blogs
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Opioid addiction is the number one health care issue in the United States with spinal ailments the leading medical condition associated with opioid addiction. Patients with chronic pain syndrome and opioid addiction going for spine surgery are at high risk for several poor outcomes, including life-long use of opioids. Current evidence-based methods to optimize patients prior to spine surgery have been: (1) transition from opioids to nonopioid medications, (2) cardiovascular exercise program, (3) smoking cessation, (4) alcohol cessation, and (5) psychotherapy to treat mood and maladaptive pain behavior.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
Narcotic substance addiction has been on a rise across all patient populations. Narcotics are often given in the form of patient controlled analgesic (PCA) during postoperative hospital stay as well as take-home medication.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
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