Influence of Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes on Mental Health in Adults: A Single-Center Study

ConclusionWe show a significant association between CFRD and selected diagnoses of depression in a cohort of adult patients.
Source: Lung - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: Respiratory Medicine Case ReportsAuthor(s): Vipul Patel, Tilottama Majumdar, Isha Samreen, Harpreet Grewal, Thomas Kaleekal
Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The proposed PHARMAC criteria will give access to these important drugs to those people with T2DM who will likely benefit the most. PMID: 33032305 [PubMed - in process]
Source: New Zealand Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: N Z Med J Source Type: research
There is growing evidence that individuals with serious, chronic conditions are at higher risk for symptoms of depression and anxiety. In two recent systematic reviews of psychological distress in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Type I diabetes, elevated rates of depressive and anxious symptoms were reported by a large percentage of the population. For those with IBD, approximately 22% had elevated symptoms of depression and 35% reported elevated symptoms of anxiety [1]. These rates are similar to those reported by individuals with Type I diabetes, with 30% screening elevated on depression and 32% scr...
Source: Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Trial Paper Source Type: research
DiscussioniCBT might implicate novel ways to increase the access to evidence-based interventions in this specific population. The distinct focus on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of youthCOACHCD in patients with chronic somatic conditions, as well as intervention safety, will most likely provide important new insights in the field of paediatric e-mental health. A particular strength of the present study is its implementation directly into routine collaborative health care. As such, this study will provide important insights for health care policy and stakeholders and indicate how iCBT can be integrated into existing ...
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Discussion “Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write. The modern term’s meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other basic means to understand, communicate, gain useful knowledge, solve mathematical problems and use the dominant symbol systems of a culture.” The earliest written communication was in 3500-3000 BCE, with the earliest alphabet being from 1200-750 BCE. Although the percentage of the world’s adult literacy rate is increasing each decade by ~5%, “…from 55.7 per cent in 1950 to 86.2 per cent in...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
NEW MEMBERS: Spring ’18 Brief bios/plugs for new members (extracted from the Introduce Yourself Connect Community) Katherine Infantes-Cordova, a bilingual patient liaison passionate about improving the patient experience, is eager to take part in eliminating health inequities and empowering patients to be proactive in their health. Leah Jones has a background in consumer public relations and social media. Her company, Natiiv Facilitation, offers independent focus group moderation, event facilitation, and patient engagement projects. She advocates about fibroids and the challenges people struggling with their weight f...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Newsletter Source Type: news
ConclusionsThe effects of childhood chronic physical illness on the risk of emotional problems persist beyond childhood and adolescence. Mental health prevention and intervention strategies targeting children with chronic physical illnesses can have long‐term benefits.
Source: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research Review Source Type: research
Discussion Fatigue is a subjective feeling of decreased energy, tiredness or feeling of exhaustion. Lethargy is often used synonymously, but lethargy is a state of being drowsiness or sleepy, and implies mental status changes. Both can cause the person to be apathetic or less active. Fatigue is a common state that almost everyone experiences multiple times in his or her lifetime. For most people it is a relatively acute or short-term chronic problem, often with a relatively easily identifiable problem cause, such as inadequate sleep, acute illness, or overexertion. For some, it can be less readily identifiable such as dep...
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Authors: Bresnahan JJ, Winthrop ZA, Salman R, Majeed S Abstract Alagille syndrome is a rare multisystem disorder affecting the liver, heart, vertebrae, eyes, and face. Alagille syndrome shares multiple phenotypic variants of other congenital or chronic childhood illnesses such as DiGeorge syndrome, Down syndrome, spina bifida, type 1 diabetes mellitus, and cystic fibrosis. All of these chronic illnesses have well-established links to psychiatric conditions. There are few community resources for Alagille patients, as it is an extremely rare condition. Despite the overlap with other chronic childhood illnesses, the p...
Source: Case Reports in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Case Rep Psychiatry Source Type: research
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