Resident and Family Perspectives on Communal Dining in the Nursing Home
Nursing home (NH) residents are at increased risk for malnutrition compared to community-dwelling older adults. Poor nutrition is associated with depression, functional decline, and higher 1-year mortality. Communal dining environments create a social dining atmosphere that increases the amount of food being consumed.
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Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Chengchao Zuo, Huan Cao, Fengfei Ding, Jianling Zhao, Yaqi Huang, Guo Li, Shanshan Huang, Hong Jiang, Yongsheng Jiang, Furong Wang
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Authors: Pu M, Wang X, Zhang J Abstract An increasing body of research has focused on the functions of the glutamate receptor ionotropic kainate 4 (GRIK4) gene in treatment for depression, memory, as well as neurodegenerative diseases. It is widely recognized that major depressive disorder (MDD) patients often display cognitive dysfunctions, which do not strictly correlate with the severity of depressive symptoms, and in some individuals persist after clinical remission. However, little is known regarding the particular role of GRIK4 in cognitive functions of patients suffering from a MDD. The current study therefo...
I was offered an out of match fellowship position and accepted it 2 days ago. Now, due to family issues It would not be ideal for me to relocate to that area. Is there a way I can withdraw my acceptance (I haven’t sign the intent letter or anything whatsoever, just email agreement) or would it be profesional suicide?
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Aggression and Violent BehaviorAuthor(s): Scott Harcourt
Authors: Annette S, Stephan G, Mueser KT, Martin H, Elisabeth R, Ulrich G, Marketa C, Rolf E, Hans-Jürgen M, Peter F Abstract Neuropsychological functioning turns out to be a rate-limiting factor in psychiatry. However, little is known when comparing neuropsychological and psychosocial functioning in inpatients with schizophrenia or severe depression in their treatment pathways including add-on psychoeducation or the latter combined with cognitive behavioral therapy up to 2-year follow-up. To evaluate this question, we investigated these variables in two randomised controlled trials including 196 patients with...
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For millions of Americans, these are challenging times. For some insight into resilience from a generation that survived a depression and world war, Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz turns to funnymen Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner. Via cyberchat, the two comedy writers, who first met in the 1950s ("Call it laugh at first sight"), talk about enduring World War II and coming out on top. Mankiewicz also talks with "Star Trek" actor and activist George Takei (who as a child was detained in a Japanese-American internment camp in the 1940s) about what Americans look for when facing an uncertain future.
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