Intimate partner violence and women with disabilities: the role of speech-language pathologists - Ballan MS, Freyer M.

This article is a call to action for speech-language pathologists to address the overlooked problem of intimate partner violence (IPV) among women with communication disorders (CDs). The article aims to heighten awareness of the higher rates of IPV in wome...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common, often debilitating mental health condition that occurs in some people who have experienced trauma. It can have a negative impact on mood, mimicking depression, and is characterized by petrifying episodes in which affected people re-experience trauma. New research suggests psychotherapy may provide a long-lasting reduction of distressing symptoms. Over the course of a lifetime, many people directly experience or witness trauma, such as sexual assault, violence, or natural disasters. Experts estimate that 10% to 20% of these people will experience acute (short-term) PTSD. So...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Depression Mental Health Source Type: blogs
Conclusions: Apart from the lives lost, survivors of semiautomatic rifle- and shotgun-related injuries suffer long-term mental health sequalae. These secondary and debilitating mental health outcomes are important considerations for capturing the overall burden of the disease.
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: PAPERS OF THE 139TH ASA ANNUAL MEETING Source Type: research
ConclusionsFamily resilience could facilitate PTG in nursing students in the face of parental disability. Interventions to promote PTG among college nursing students who have experienced parental disability should consider individual or family resilience-based intervention.
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
If you suffer from depression, anxiety, PTSD or another mental illness, here are some real-world tips to help you stay happy and healthy at work.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Labor and Jobs Workplace Hazards and Violations Discrimination Americans With Disabilities Act Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Source Type: news
Since 2001, more than 3.1 million veterans have returned from the Post-9/11 wars (Holder, 2018). Many of these veterans are in their prime working years and upon their return they seek to continue their education and find employment. However, many Post-9/11 veterans come home with disabling service-related conditions, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can negatively impact their physical and emotional health and cognitive function (Meterko et al., 2012).
Source: Nursing Outlook - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brachial plexus injuries (BPIs) disproportionately affect young, able-bodied individuals. Beyond direct costs associated with medical treatment, there are far-reaching indirect costs related to disability and lost productivity. Our ob...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Bereavement and probable PGD appear highly prevalent in refugees, and PGD seems to be associated with disability in the refugees and psychological problems in their children. The low rate of access to mental health assistance for these refugees highlights that there is a need to address this issue in refugee populations. PMID: 31423962 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci Source Type: research
ConclusionsMDMA-assisted psychotherapy appears to be a potentially safe, effective, and durable treatment for individuals with chronic, treatment-refractory PTSD. However, future studies involving larger samples and longer durations of treatment and follow-up are warranted—and underway.
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
In this study, we examined the relationship between employment outcomes and features of the state and county physical, economic, and pol...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
AbstractObjectiveTo quantify the correlation between patients ’ psychopathological predisposition, disability and health-related quality of life (QOL) after surgery for degenerative lumbar spine disease.MethodsWe prospectively included patients undergoing decompression for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis or disc herniation with additional fusion of up to two segments. Patients completed a structured psychological assessment including the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (ADS-K), Post-Traumatic Stress Scale –10 (PTSS-10), State Trait Anxiety Inventory–State Anxiety...
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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