The magnitude of suicidal ideation, attempts and associated factors of HIV positive youth attending ART follow ups at St. Paul's hospital Millennium Medical College and St. Peter's specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018 - Wonde M, Mulat H, Birhanu A, Biru A, Kassew T, Shumet S.

This study aimed to assess the magnitude and asso...
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Suicide is an important problem in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The importance of mental disorders and social vulnerability on suicidal behaviors is described in the literature; however, the impact of childhood traumatic events in this scenario is ...
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Source: AIDS Care - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Frajerman A Abstract Physician's psychological distress has been known for more than a century. A meta-analysis found an increase in the suicide rate among physicians, compared to the general population, with a relative risk of 1.41 for men and 2.27 for women. Among interns, the prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms is estimated at 28.8% (IC 95%=25.3%-32.5%). The suffering of medical students prior to internship has been recognized more recently. But now there are many studies, and a few meta-analyses, which have evaluated the prevalence of anxiety, depression, burnout and, more generally, the la...
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More millennials in the U.S. are suffering from chronic health problems, potentially restraining the lifetime economic potential of a generation of young adults. A spike in conditions like depression, hypertension and high cholesterol among younger people could increase health-care costs and lower incomes in coming years, according to a report Wednesday from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, a federation of 36 independent companies that together provide coverage for 1 in 3 Americans. Between 2014 and 2017, rates of depression among millennials surged by 31%, while hyperactivity rose 29% and hypertension increased 16%...
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THURSDAY, Oct. 3, 2019 -- People with severe insomnia may find that a sedative helps them sleep and banishes thoughts of suicide, a new study suggests. " If you have a patient who complains that their sleep has taken a turn for the worse, then there...
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Authors: Peltekis A, Koulentianou M Abstract Despite the large progress during the last decades in the medical treatment of HIV/AIDS infection, people living with HIV nevertheless face multiple adversities at various levels of their lives. Mental disorders, in particular, are the most common comorbidities in HIV infection with negative consequences in adherence to antiretroviral medication, disease progress and overall quality of life. HIVrelated stigma, still quite intense in Greece, is one of the most debilitating factors concerning people's living with HIV mental health. The present study looked at the clinical ...
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CONCLUSIONS: Suicide rates have decreased substantially among people living with HIV in the last three decades but have remained about three times higher than in the general population since the introduction of cART. Continued emphasis on suicide prevention among men and women living with HIV is important. PMID: 31423727 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
During Wednesday night ’s Democratic presidential debate, Tulsi Gabbard tore into Kamala Harris for her track record as a prosecutor in San Francisco and later as California’s Attorney General. The attack was sharp and effective, earning Gabbard an outsize share of the post-debate commentary. Its thrust was entirely f air, too, as any number of articles have demonstrated, including Lara Bazelon’s recent takedown inThe New York Times titledKamala Haris Was Not a Progressive Prosecutor.The real significance of Gabbard ’s critique, however, lies not in the proposition that Harris was a particularly unp...
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In conclusion, this study indicates that Zambian college students' risky sexual behaviors are associated with multiple behavioral health risks. Future research should consider using a multiple-behavior change intervention. PMID: 31309429 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Archives of Sexual Behavior - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Arch Sex Behav Source Type: research
(Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine) Librarians at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) have received a grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to provide free suicide prevention and HIV/AIDs training to promotores, or community health workers, in southern New Mexico.
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