Trajectories of Self-Reported Opioid Use Among Patients With HIV Engaged in Care: Results From a National Cohort Study

Conclusion: Among PWH engaged in VA care, 1 in 15 reported escalating opioid use. Future research is needed to understand the impact of psychoactive medications and marijuana use on opioid use and whether enhanced uptake of evidence-based treatment of pain and psychiatric symptoms can prevent escalating use among PWH.
Source: JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Chronic Pain;   Depression, Anxiety;   Opioid Use Interventions:   Other: cCBT;   Other: m-Education Sponsor:   University of Pittsburgh Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Chronic Pain;   Depression, Anxiety;   Sleep;   Quality of Life Intervention:   Other: Neurofeedback training Sponsors:   Exsurgo Rehab Limited;   East Midlands Spine Ltd;   PhysioFunction Ltd Recruiting
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Conditions:   Isolation;   Anxiety;   Health Care Utilization;   Sickle Cell Disease;   Pain Intervention:   Sponsor:   National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Not yet recruiting
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Narcissism is many faceted and comes in several types. Narcissists will use a variety of tactics and defenses to keep you insecure and ensure their status and that their needs are met. It’s easy to be confused, but it’s important to understand and spot which type of narcissist you’re dealing with. Recently, two research teams have identified a common trait. The Grandiose Narcissist Although there are different kinds and degrees of narcissism, for years research mainly focused on the familiar — exhibitionistic narcissists who seek the limelight. These are the boastful grandiose narcissists who are pu...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Narcissism Personality Codependency Covert Narcissist entitlement grandiose narcissism Malignant narcissism Narcissistic Personality Disorder Source Type: news
Our weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web It turns out we perceive much less colour information in our peripheral vision than we might think, reports Neuroskeptic at Discover Magazine. Researchers showed participants a series of images, ending with a scene in which the periphery was desaturated or converted to strange hues. On some trials as many as three-quarters of participants didn’t notice that anything was odd. What’s it like living with chronic pain, with those around you unaware that you are suffering? Jude Cook recounts his experience “performing wellness for ...
Source: BPS RESEARCH DIGEST - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Weekly links Source Type: blogs
We describe the occurrence of silent ACS of the hand in a 2-year old patient with atypical symptoms. Patient concerns: Our patient experienced massive swelling but minimal pain of the hand after a heavy bistro table with a stone tabletop had fallen on the right hand. Diagnosis: After monitoring the development of ACS for 1 night, we noted increased firmness of the swelling and impaired perfusion of the skin covering the palm and dorsum of the hand. Notably, the patient held the hand in an intrinsic minus position but did not complain of pain after administration of only a single (weight-matched) dose of ibuprofen. Ou...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study will provide new evidence to evaluate the effectiveness and side effects of silver acupuncture for myofascitis. Due to the data are not personalized, no formal ethical approval is required. Ethics and dissemination: There is no requirement of ethical approval and it will be in print or disseminated by electronic copies. PROSPERO registration number: CRD42020151476
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
DiscussionThe E2C2 intervention offers a pragmatic, scalable approach to delivering guideline-based symptom and function management for cancer patients. Since discrete EHR-imbedded algorithms drive defining aspects of the intervention, the approach can be efficiently disseminated and updated by specifying and modifying these centralized EHR algorithms.Trial,NCT03892967. Registered on 25 March 2019.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
AbstractBackground and ObjectiveNeurofeedback provides real ‐time feedback about neurophysiological signals to patients, thereby encouraging modulation of pain‐associated brain activity. This review aims to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of neurofeedback in alleviating pain and pain‐associated symptoms in chronic pain patients.MethodsMEDLINE, PUBMED, Web of Science and PsycINFO databases were searched using the strategy: ( “Neurofeedback” OR “EEG Biofeedback” OR “fMRI Biofeedback”) AND (“Pain” or “Chronic Pain”). Clinical trials reporting changes in p...
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Psychological symptoms are frequently reported in patients with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS); however, the nature of these symptoms is not well understood. The current study described baseline psychological symptoms in patients with POTS, and examined associations between psychological and self-report autonomic symptoms. Participants reported mild anxiety symptoms, moderate depressive symptoms, severe somatization, and elevated anxiety sensitivity. Depressive symptoms and pain catastrophizing were significantly associated with autonomic symptoms.
Source: Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Short Communication Source Type: research
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