Clinical versus functional reaction time: implications for postconcussion management - Lempke LB, Johnson RS, Schmidt JD, Lynall RC.

PURPOSE: Examine the association between clinical and functional reaction time (RT) assessments with and without simultaneous cognitive tasks among healthy individuals. METHODS: Participants (n=41, 49% female; 22.5 ±2.1yrs; 172.5±11.9cm; 71.0±13....
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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
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.
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I have studied the psychological effects of pandemics – and even a few weeks of isolation can cause lasting anxiety• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageI knew a pandemic was coming, but I didn ’t think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19 began in Wuhan, I was putting the finishing touches to a book about the psychology of pandemics. In my work as a clinical psychologist, I had spent years studying past outbreaksand examining what they could teach us about the psychological effects of the next virus.Based on the hallmarks of previous pandemics, som...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Epidemics Psychology Psychiatry Society Anxiety Mental health Post-traumatic stress disorder Research Sars Flu pandemic US news Canada Source Type: news
By Casey Bishopp, Communications officer, IntraHealth International ; Philippe Kayibana, Community health facilitator, IngobyiApril 07, 2020Philippe Kayibanda is a registered nurse with 13 years of experience working to improve Rwanda’s health system. For him, it’s the power of communication that helps nurses meet their own needs while responding to COVID-19 and caring for patients.“I want nurses around the world to improve communication on their teams,” he says.“In order to be successful, we have to communicate our challenges, our experiences, and our lessons.”When Kayibanda became ...
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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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