Investigating a Participation-Based Friendship Intervention for Youth with Disabilities: Effects on Goal Attainment, Social Self-Efficacy, and Engagement.

Conclusions: There are few evidence-informed friendship interventions for youth with disabilities. This study provides initial evidence for the effectiveness of a participation-based friendship intervention incorporating coaching and focusing on real-world goals and contexts. PMID: 31409191 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: Phys Occup Ther Pediatr Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: The effect of exercise and BCE strategies on general fatigue among older people who are frail is not known. This study will be a pioneering interventional study on how general fatigue among older people who are frail can be managed and how fatigue-related frailty can be prevented or minimized. PMID: 31508798 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: Phys Ther Source Type: research
Managing your depression doesn’t mean it goes away. Sometimes life will come at you just fast enough to throw you off your game. Here are five tips that helped me get my depression back in control.As I write this, I am depressed. I shouldn ’t be. There’s so much going right in my life right now, but the feeling of thatbleak fist of hopelessness around my heart is fairly tight. I am finishing up what is arguably the most productive summer I ’ve had in years, yet I feel like an abysmal failure. This summer I have mountains of paperwork and completed applications to prove my productivity. Logic stammer...
Source: The Splintered Mind by Douglas Cootey - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Depression Goodreads Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsSPRInt plus BoNT can be more effective than BoNT alone in improving cervical dystonia patients ’ difficulties in the activities of daily living.Trial registrationwww.ClinicalTrials.gov, identifier NCT03247868 (https://register.clinicaltrials.gov).
Source: Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC) was funded by the Office of Special Education Programs at the U.S. Department of Education to provide technical assistance to State Systems of Early Childhood Intervention and Institutions of Higher Education on issues related to personnel development. One initiative of the ECPC has been to collaborate with professional organizations to identify core cross-disciplinary competencies for all personnel serving infants and young children aged birth through 5 years with disabilities and their families. Seven national organizations representing disciplines providing services in early c...
Source: Infants and Young Children - Category: Child Development Tags: Original Research/Study Source Type: research
Pain and disability can persist after spinal surgery for which physical therapy (PT) is commonly prescribed. Currently, there is limited evidence to support the effectiveness of postoperative PT following cervical spine surgery.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The TBCS and the Pilates CPR were unable to identify subgroups of patients with chronic LBP who are likely to benefit more from Pilates compared to an educational booklet. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, Epub 23 Aug 2019. doi:10.2519/jospt.2019.8839. PMID: 31443627 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Source Type: research
DISCUSSION: These findings suggest sensorimotor control disturbances in individuals with chronic idiopathic neck pain may not be present, spawning debate on the clinical usefulness of these tests. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, Epub 23 Aug 2019. doi:10.2519/jospt.2019.8846. PMID: 31443626 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: SBST presents high responsiveness at six weeks to medium and high-risk and poor responsiveness to low-risk subgroup. SBST presents high responsiveness to all SBST subgroups at six months. Clinicians can confidently use the SBST to measure changes over time in terms of risk classification. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 1b - Clinical measurement, longitudinal. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, Epub 23 Aug 2019. doi:10.2519/jospt.2019.8776. PMID: 31443624 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Source Type: research
 Schizophrenia does not just affect the person with schizophrenia, but their families, also. This episode of Inside Schizophrenia explores the family relationships impacted by schizophrenia, both immediate and extended.  Two guests join us. The first is Chrisa Hickey, who is the mother of an adult son with schizophrenia and started an online site for parents of children who have a severe mental illness. The other guest, interviewed by co-host Gabe Howard, is Janel Star Withers, mother of host Rachel Star Withers. Janel shares her experiences with raising a schizophrenic daughter.  Host Rachel Star Withers, a d...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Children and Teens Family Inside Schizophrenia Parenting Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia Family Mental Health family mental illness Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis life with schizophrenia Mental Disorder Mental illness and Source Type: blogs
  Schizophrenia does not just affect the person with schizophrenia, but their families, also. This episode of Inside Schizophrenia explores the family relationships impacted by schizophrenia, both immediate and extended.  Two guests join us. The first is Chrisa Hickey, who is the mother of an adult son with schizophrenia and started an online site for parents of children who have a severe mental illness. The other guest, interviewed by co-host Gabe Howard, is Janel Star Withers, mother of host Rachel Star Withers. Janel shares her experiences with raising a schizophrenic daughter.  Host Rachel Star Withers, ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Children and Teens Family General Inside Schizophrenia Mental Health and Wellness Parenting Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia Family Mental Health family mental illness Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis life with schizophrenia Source Type: blogs
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