Addressing the human toll from motor vehicle traffic crashes -

Motor vehicle traffic crashes remain the leading cause of death in the world, despite tremendous advances in injury prevention and control. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 1.35 million people die each year as a result of motor ...
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This study aims to assess the efficacy, risk of harm, and acceptability of EMDR within forensic and rehabilitation mental health services, as compared to treatment as usual (routine care).MethodsThis is a single-blind, randomized controlled trial comparing EMDR therapy to the waiting list (routine care). Adult forensic mental health service users (n = 46) with SMI and meeting the criteria for PTSD will be included in the study. Participants will be randomized after baseline assessment to either treatment as usual plus waiting list for EMDR or to treatment as usual plus EMDR. The EMDR condition comprises nine ...
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study described a number of factors associated with the incidence of injury among police. Over the study period, there was a decrease in first claim rates and an increase in subsequent claim rates across all claim types. Key findings to inform prevention strategies included that younger males (in the 35–44 year age groups) made the most claims, and the greatest proportion of injuries for medical and time loss claims were caused by body stressing (e.g., lifting, carrying). Future research linking corporate statistics to operational/incident information would be beneficial to understand the specific incident fac...
Source: Safety Science - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
This research examines the housing market before and after abandoned railways are converted into greenways. Two different hedonic pricing models are employed to analyze changes in the impact and trend of the change--spatial regressions for before and after...
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Moral injury (MI) is a syndrome thought to be separate from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), yet having some overlap. To determine the overlap, we examined the relationship between MI and the four DSM-5 PTSD symptom clusters (B, C, D, E) in US veteran...
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Every day we are bombarded by stimuli that must be assessed for their potential for harm or benefit. Once a stimulus is learned to predict harm, it can elicit fear responses. Such learning can last a lifetime but is not always beneficial for an organism. F...
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Rapid urbanization in China has diminished urban residents' opportunities to connect with nature and thereby posed a great threat to their mental wellbeing. While a plethora of studies have disentangled the positive relationship between neighbourhood green...
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This paper estimates the impact of new road infrastructure on employment and labour productivity using firm level longitudinal data for Britain. Exposure to transport improvements is measured through changes in accessibility, calculated at a detailed geogr...
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This study aims to identify the prevalence and pattern of hand and wrist injuries presenting to the emergency department of a tertiary care center...
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BACKGROUND: Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord resulting from trauma, diseases or degenerations. The aim of this study is to identify the quality of life among the patients with spinal cord injury in relation to the physical, psychological, so...
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BACKGROUND: Young Nepalese men have been forced to migrate to other countries in search of better opportunities. Wives of these migrant workers are in a vulnerable state and face various problems. The aim of this study wasto assess the prevalence of reprod...
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