Traumatic life events and severity of posttraumatic stress disorder among Syrian refugees residing in a camp in Turkey - Sagaltici E, Alpak G, Altindag A.

The aim of this study was to identify types and number of traumatic experiences and to determine the predictors of severity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Syrian refugees who were residing in a camp in Turkey. Face-to-face psychiatric interview...
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Purpose of review To provide an update of recent or relevant studies on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in urban women, with a special focus on biopsychosocial risk factors. Recent findings Urbanization itself can increase the risk for PTSD due to the concentration of poverty, substance use and crime. Women are usually at a greater social and economic disadvantage and are victims of collective and domestic violence more often than men. Accordingly, urban women are more exposed to traumatic events that increase the prevalence of PTSD than rural women and both rural and urban men, especially those with lack of soci...
Source: Current Opinion in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: THE IMPACT OF URBANISATION ON MENTAL HEALTH: Edited by Jair Mari Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: There Is little information showing orthopedic injuries at the same time as a hip fracture. Our objective is to determine if there is association between the type of orthopedic injuries associated in patients with hip fractures and their demo...
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This study defined the epidemiolog...
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Occupational health service (OHS) is the main provider of primary care services for the working population in Finland. We investigated whether socioeconomic differences in the utilization of OHS predict sickness absence (SA) due to mental disorders. We use...
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BACKGROUND: Mental health and poverty are strongly interlinked. There is a gap in the literature on the effects of poverty alleviation programmes on mental health. We aim to fill this gap by studying the effect of an exogenous income shock generated by the...
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This article analyses gender differences in occupational accidents from three research areas in which differences have been found: occupational stress, personality and driving patterns. Specifically, it uses the Job Demand-Control Model (JDC) and adds neur...
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Conditions:   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;   Posttraumatic Stress Disorder;   Reminder Focused Positive Psychiatry;   Neuroinflammation Interventions:   Behavioral: RFPP;   Behavioral: TFCBT Sponsors:   University of California, Los Angeles;   Kern Medical;   American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. Completed
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Conditions:   PTSD;   Psychiatric Illness;   Prescription Drug Dependence;   Addiction Interventions:   Other: Age & Development;   Other: Socioeconomy;   Other: Traumatic Events;   Other: Psychosocial conditions;   Other: Lifestyle;   Other: Chronic conditions;   Other: Somatic symptoms;   Other: Psychological symptoms;   Other: Non-prescription analgesics;   Other: Prescription drugs Sponsors:   Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic ...
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CONCLUSION: In veterans with chronic pain, PTSD symptomology has a large effect for many negative health-related outcomes. This review supports the need for clinicians to screen and understand the effects of PTSD symptoms on patients with pain. Clinicians should recognize that veterans with PTSD and pain likely have elevated pain catastrophizing beliefs and decreased self-efficacy that should be targeted for intervention. PMID: 32248229 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Patients with PTSD who experience a rapid response to therapy are more likely than those who respond more slowly to have sustained improvement, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
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