Quality of life of venezuelan migrants in two cities in northern Peru.

CONCLUSIONS.: Venezuelan migrants who participated in the study reported problems in their QoL; more than two-thirds reported anxiety/depression, and one in six experienced pain/discomfort. The frequency of anxiety/depression was higher in those with university-level education. PMID: 31800929 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Peruana de Medicina de Experimental y Salud Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica Source Type: research

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Depression and anxiety are prevalent in pediatric palliative care and a source of significant distress for patients and parents. Despite increasing recognition of the need to address these symptoms, many palliative care providers have limited psychiatric training and limited access to psychology services. This session includes pediatric palliative care providers trained in adult and child psychiatry and psychology to increase attendees' skills to address these symptoms in children, teenagers, and young adults cared for by pediatric palliative care teams.
Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
Congenital anomalies are the leading cause of infant death in the United States. Nearly 25% or parents who experience perinatal loss develop long-term adverse psychosocial outcomes resulting from intense grief, such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder, and suicidal ideation. The majority of perinatal loss research has focused on miscarriage and stillbirth, necessitating investigation into the impact of lethal congenital anomalies.
Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
While restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) is the preferred surgical approach in patients with medically refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) or UC-related dysplasia, a significant proportion of patients develop pouchitis and/or report decreased health related quality of life (HRQOL) at some point after IPAA. We designed this study to 1) evaluate the association between recently reported pouchitis and specific Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) domains (anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain interference, sleep disturbance, and social role satisfaction) and HRQOL as a...
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Quality of Life/Psychosocial Care Source Type: research
Going through alcohol withdrawal can be an uncomfortable experience. Fortunately there are medical interventions that can ease the symptoms of detox as well as help individuals along their journey through recovery. Medically assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, which is effective in the treatment of substance abuse and can help some people to sustain recovery. Medically assisted treatment for alcohol can help people recovering from alcohol use disorder by blocking cravings, avoiding relapse, and helping to rewire the brain’s chemistry. Medication...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates alcohol detox drug detox medical detox medicated-assisted detox Source Type: blogs
BACKGROUND: Populations with reduced sensory and motor function, such as spinal cord injury (SCI) are at increased risk of depression, anxiety, pain, and poorer quality of life (QoL). Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) have been developed with the aim ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
This poster presentation will detail the implementation and data collection and analysis for massage therapy services provided to BMT patients during their hospital stay at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. The BMT Social Workers sought funding through the hospital foundation to hire an experienced massage therapist to provide massage therapy services for 9 months. A pre- and post-survey was provided to each patient at each massage session. The outcome data shows that patients experienced a decrease in pain, anxiety and depression symptoms.
Source: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 297 Source Type: research
Conclusions: Therapeutic exercises and playing AVGs similarly improved the pain of patients with knee OA; however, playing AVGs improved dynamic balance, physical functional performance, and physical health more than therapeutic exercises did.
Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
Conclusions: Parental distress is high and correlates with the HRQoL of children with IBD. Interventions aimed at evaluating and managing parental distress should be considered during the management of children with IBD.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Article: Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Source Type: research
The tendency to select threatening over benign interpretations of ambiguous bodily sensations and cues characterises young people with chronic pain. However, previous studies disagree over whether these biases extend to nonbodily harm situations such as social evaluation. Understanding the content of these biases is crucial to the development of pain management strategies seeking to modify such biases. Two hundred forty-three young people aged 16 to 19 years completed an expanded version of the Adolescent Interpretation of Bodily Threat task. Using a factor-analytic approach, we removed items that did not consistently asso...
Source: Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
Conclusion: Trauma is frequently associated with depression, anxiety disorders, somatoform pain disorder and PTSD in a clinical population. The clinical presentation and comorbidity of these disorders seem to vary significantly between traumatized patients with Norwegian, refugee and non-refugee immigrant backgrounds. After a major trauma, refugees may be at greater risk for both PTSD and depression than other immigrants and the native population. PMID: 31961250 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
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