Online clinic treating physician depression and burnout

Meru Health's digital solution aims to interrupt the downward spiral of depression and anxiety that could lead to suicide, says Emily Hine, VP of business development.
Source: Healthcare ITNews Videos - Category: Information Technology Tags: Telehealth Workforce Source Type: video

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Depression is a common mental illness leading to upset or anxiety, with a high incidence rate in the world. Depression can lead to suicidal thoughts and behavior. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of the direct oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban (RVX), in the model of depression induced by chronic unpredicted mild stress (CUMS) in rats. Fifty-six male Wister rats were randomly divided into seven experimental groups (8 rats/group); Group 1: Control group given vehicle per oral (p.o.), Group 2: RVXL-control group (received rivaroxaban 20 mg/kg/day, p.o..), Group 3: RVXH-control group (received rivaroxaban 30&nb...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The study supplied useful clinical information to recognize high suicide risk in forensic psychiatric inpatients and may aid the development of valuable strategies for preventing and reducing suicide events.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Expert Rev Neurother. 2021 Sep 23. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2021.1984883. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIntroductionThe burden of non-motor symptoms is a major determinant of quality of life and outcome in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and has profound negative effect also on caregivers.Areas coveredNon-motor symptoms in ALS include cognitive impairment, neurobehavioral symptoms, depression and anxiety, suicidal ideation, pain, disordered sleep, fatigue, weight loss and reduced appetite, and autonomic dysfunctions. This review summarize the measures used for the assessment of non-motor symptoms and their properties and ...
Source: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
When Dr. Lorna Breen, an emergency-room physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, died by suicide in April 2020, her family and colleagues were cratered. She had been on the front lines of the huge, early COVID-19 surge before contracting the virus herself, and she confided in family that the anxiety, exhaustion and uncertainty were overwhelming—for her patients, but also for herself. After recovering, she returned to work, facing back-to-back shifts in multiple locations, but within a few days, she was gone. In the midst of their grief, the family set up the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes Foundation to provide mental-heal...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the health of people all around the world including mental health as social isolation which has been one of the best infection mitigation efforts is strongly associated with anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide atte...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
Encephale. 2021 Sep 2:S0013-7006(21)00171-8. doi: 10.1016/j.encep.2021.08.002. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe use of psychotropics during the COVID-19 pandemic has raised two questions, in order of importance: first, what changes should be made to pharmacological treatments prescribed to mental health patients? Secondly, are there any positive side effects of these substances against SARS-CoV-2? Our aim was to analyze usage safety of psychotropics during COVID-19; therefore, herein, we have studied: (i) the risk of symptomatic complications of COVID-19 associated with the use of these drugs, notably central nervous syst...
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
Suicide rates have risen among young people ages 18 –25 in the United States over the past ten years (see Figure 1) [1]. Mental health concerns are on the rise as well, with more teens and young adults experiencing challenges such as anxiety and depres...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conclusion: Given the association between trauma exposure and DSH among migrants, exploring the presence of DSH behavior within the immigrant community is crucial for the implementation of measures to develop intervention in a clinical setting.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was first officially declared, doctors, nurses and other clinicians have stepped up and shouldered burdens they never anticipated. They rose to the challenge magnificently, caring for the ill while protecting themselves and their families. But their commitment to helping others has come, in many cases, at no small cost to themselves. Even many of those who didn’t contract the coronavirus have changed forever. For those who continue to treat patients with ever more virulent strains of the virus, the deluge of need seems unrelenting. And that constant pressure to provide car...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Our results are consistent with current literature on the large mental health inequities faced by people of diverse genders and sexualities. SO WHAT?: Policy makers and healthcare providers in Aotearoa/New Zealand should consider the negative mental health consequences of social exclusion and isolation for people of diverse genders and sexualities.PMID:34543490 | DOI:10.1002/hpja.543
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
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