Ontario man says life insurance application denied due to anxiety disorder

A man in Elmira, Ont., says his application for life insurance was denied by Sun Life Financial on the basis of his generalized anxiety disorder.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

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Abstract PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of individualized piano instruction (IPI) for improving cognition among breast cancer survivors. PARTICIPANTS & SETTING: Six participants were included in an eight-week piano program with three data collection time points at baseline, midpoint, and postintervention. Participants were recruited from the breast cancer clinic of a university cancer center in South Florida. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH: Neurocognitive, psychosocial, and self-report assessments were conducted to determine potential benefits and program feasibility, including the NIH Toolbox® Cognition Ba...
Source: Oncology Nursing Forum - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Oncol Nurs Forum Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate sexual functioning and its association with disease activity, damage, marital satisfaction, fatigue and psychiatric comorbidity in married women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).MethodsOne hundred and twelve premenopausal married women with SLE were included in the study. Disease activity and damage were assessed using Safety of Estrogens in Lupus Erythematosus National Assessment Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index (SELENA ‚ÄźSLEDAI) and Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics/ American College of Rheumatology Damage Index (SDI) respectively. Female sexual fun...
Source: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
In conclusion, most drugs are more effective than placebo, and there are few significant differences between the active drugs and placebo on acceptability. Overall, duloxetine and escitalopram showed better efficacy while vortioxetine showed better acceptability.
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
We are reporting on a 69 year old white female with a history of complex partial seizures, resistant depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and panic disorder. The patient reported a 30 year history of Temporal Lobe Seizures and had three Generalized Seizures in the past too. She also had a history of two head injuries occurring in 2011 and 2017. She was on Felbatol 600 mg 1 ½ pills per day to control her seizures. She was referred to our clinic by her primary psychiatrist due to the refractory nature of her depression.
Source: BRAIN STIMULATION: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Xie ZJ, Han N, Law S, Li ZW, Chen SY, Xiao JP, Zhang Y, Gao BL, Jiang SS, Gao HM, Huang XB Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore whether and how group cognitive-behavioural therapy (GCBT) plus medication differs from medication alone for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). METHODS: 170 patients were randomly assigned to the GCBT plus duloxetine (n=89) or duloxetine group (n=81). The primary outcomes were Hamilton Anxiety Scale (HAMA) response and remission rates. The explorative secondary measures included score reductions from baseline in the HAMA total, psychic and somatic anxiety subscales...
Source: Acta Neuropsychiatrica - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Acta Neuropsychiatr Source Type: research
ConclusionsBrazilian patients with migraine experiment a long journey until getting to a headache specialist and are submitted to a great number of unnecessary exams, especially those with chronic migraine.
Source: The Journal of Headache and Pain - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 August 2019Source: EXPLOREAuthor(s): Jolie N. Haun, Jacquelyn Paykel, Amy C. Alman, Nitin Patel, Christine MelilloABSTRACTIntroductionTransforming Health and Resiliency through Integration of Values-based Experiences (THRIVE) is an evidence-based 14-week curriculum-based group medical appointment clinical program. THRIVE is based on principles of integrative medicine, positive psychology, and acceptance and commitment therapy. The goal of this paper is to review findings from a local THRIVE program implementation piloted in the Women's Health outpatient clinics on mental and physical h...
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 August 2019Source: Obesity Research &Clinical PracticeAuthor(s): Sanjeev Sockalingam, Samantha E. Leung, Raed Hawa, Susan Wnuk, Sagar V. Parikh, Timothy Jackson, Stephanie E. CassinAbstractObjectiveAlthough bariatric surgery is a durable treatment for patients with severe obesity, it does not directly address behavioural and psychological factors that potentially contribute to weight regain post-surgery. Psychological interventions, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), can be challenging to access due to physical limitations and practical barriers. Telephone-based CBT (Tele...
Source: Obesity Research and Clinical Practice - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Source Type: research
Condition:   Depression, Anxiety Intervention:   Biological: MET-2 Sponsor:   NuBiyota Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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