The BEAR Therapeutic Program for Women

Conditions:   Trauma, Psychological;   Depression, Anxiety;   PTSD Intervention:   Behavioral: BEAR Sponsor:   Stanford University Not yet recruiting
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INTRODUCTION: Girls married at an early age are more likely to be victims of violence from their husbands or their in-laws. This may lead them to experience mental problems such as post-traumatic stress, depression, and/or anxiety. There are a lack of data...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is known to affect a subset of cancer survivors. Astudy inPsycho-Oncology found that 6.3% of young survivors of non-metastatic breast cancer reported PTSD symptoms related to cancer more than two years after their diagnosis. Women who reported anxiety symptoms six months after being diagnosed with breast cancer were 12 times more likely than others to report PTSD symptoms two years later.“We found similar rates of cancer-related PTSS [posttraumatic stress symptoms] in breast cancer survivors diagnosed at a young age compared with the general breast cancer population despite their ...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: age at diagnosis anxiety breast cancer Danny Vazquez depression education posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD Checklist social support Young Women's Breast Cancer Study Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewWe aim to provide quantitative evidence on the psychological impact of epidemic/pandemic outbreaks (i.e., SARS, MERS, COVID-19, ebola, and influenza A) on healthcare workers (HCWs).Recent FindingsForty-four studies are included in this review. Between 11 and 73.4% of HCWs, mainly including physicians, nurses, and auxiliary staff, reported post-traumatic stress symptoms during outbreaks, with symptoms lasting after 1 –3 years in 10–40%. Depressive symptoms are reported in 27.5–50.7%, insomnia symptoms in 34–36.1%, and severe anxiety symptoms in 45%. General psychiatric s...
Source: Current Psychiatry Reports - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Cancer patients are a population at high risk of contracting COVID-19 and, also of developing severe complications due to the infection, which is especially true when they are undergoing immunosuppressive treatment. Despite this, they had still to go to hospital to receive chemotherapy during lockdown. In this context, we have evaluated the psychological status of onco-hematological outpatients receiving infusion and not deferrable anti-neoplastic treatment for lymphoproliferative neoplasms, with the aim of both measuring the levels of post-traumatic symptoms, depression, and anxiety during the pandemic and also of investi...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
About a year ago, I started feeling stuck on where I wanted to go next in my career. It was a unique window for me to start something new, but the anxiety of staring into the unknowing was overwhelming.  I found myself playing solitaire, a game I loved growing up, as a way to escape the stress of thinking about what comes next. After playing I felt less anxious, and even recharged. It made me realize that games are a powerful tool to address mental health. In fact, games allow people to exercise their minds, develop social skills, and in some cases, build up hand-eye coordination and physical fitness. There a...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured internet culture psychology self-improvement focus games mental health motivation Source Type: blogs
There is a large body of research indicating increased prevalence rates of mental disorders among refugees. However, the vast majority of the evidence available on risk factors for mental disorders among refug...
Source: Conflict and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
ConclusionA high proportion of females living in Palestinian refugee camps married in their teenage years experienced moderate to severe mental health symptoms, particularly anxiety and depression. These results inform the need for psychological support to girls who are affected by teenage marriage.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: The Ecuadorian earthquake in April 16th was the second strongest and deadliest in 2016 worldwide, with approximately one million people affected. In this paper, we analyzed the psychological impact and the relationship between mental health eve...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionApproximately one-in-eight Irish adults met diagnostic requirements for PTSD or CPTSD, and comorbidity with other disorders was high. History of interpersonal trauma and exposure to multiple types of trauma in different developmental periods were associated with CPTSD. Many individuals did not access mental health care revealing a substantial mental health treatment gap.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions should therefore be drawn cautiously. The findings suggest positive effects of resilience training for healthcare professionals, but the evidence is very uncertain. There is a clear need for high-quality replications and improved study designs. PMID: 32627860 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
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