Association between suicidal behaviour and cannabis and tranquilizer use, depression, aggression and other borderline personality traits among students in Sincelejo, Colombia - Romero-Acosta K, Verhelst S, Lowe GA, Lipps GE, Restrepo J, Fonseca L.
OBJECTIVE: This objective of this study is to examine the association between suicidal behaviour and substance use, depression, aggressiveness and borderline personality traits among adolescents from Sincelejo, a rural city in the north of Colombia. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Endoscopic management of a nail-magnet aggregation impacted in the terminal ileum: a case report - Benesch MGK, Howard CL, Smith CG.
Management of inedible foreign objects within the gastrointestinal tract requires diligent observation and timely intervention in situations of impaction, obstruction or perforation. Here, we describe an adult patient with borderline personality disorder p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychosocial functioning in adolescents with non-suicidal self-injury: the roles of childhood maltreatment, borderline personality disorder and depression - Ghinea D, Fuchs A, Parzer P, Koenig J, Resch F, Kaess M.
BACKGROUND: There is a lack of studies examining psychosocial functioning in patients with non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), especially in adolescents, and rates of impaired functioning in existing literature vary considerably. These variations may be attri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Familial factors and the risk of borderline personality pathology: genetic and environmental transmission - Fatimah H, Wiernik BM, Gorey C, McGue M, Iacono WG, Bornovalova MA.
BACKGROUND: Parental characteristics and practices predict borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms in children. However, it is difficult to disentangle whether these effects are genetically or environmentally mediated. The present study examines the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What do we know about borderline personality disorder? Current aspects of etiology, diagnostics and treatment - Stoffers-Winterling J, Krause-Utz A, Lieb K, Bohus M.
BACKGROUND: Borderline personality disorder (BPS) is considered as a  severe mental disorder with a high burden for patients, family members and the healthcare system. Recent years have brought significant advances in understanding and treating BP, leading... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Resting state prefrontal cortex oxygenation in adolescent non-suicidal self-injury - a near-infrared spectroscopy study - Koenig J, H öper S, van der Venne P, Mürner-Lavanchy I, Resch F, Kaess M.
INTRODUCTION: Neural alterations in limbic and prefrontal circuits in association with self-injurious behavior have been studied primarily in adult borderline personality disorder (BPD). In adolescent patients, research is still sparse. Here, we used resti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Self-report screening instruments differentiate bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder - Palmer BA, Pahwa M, Geske JR, Kung S, Nassan M, Schak KM, Alarc ón RD, Frye MA, Singh B.
This study investigated the diagnostic accuracy of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) and McLean Screening Instr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The roles of borderline personality disorder symptoms and dispositional capability for suicide in suicidal ideation and suicide attempts: examination of the COMT Val158Met polymorphism - Tull MT, Baer MM, Spitzen TL, Lee AA, Vallender EJ, Garrett MR, Anestis MD, Gratz KL.
There is a need to identify the subset of individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms at greatest risk for transitioning from suicidal ideation to a suicide attempt. Contemporary models of suicide risk propose that the capability for su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Video » Experts Discuss Borderline Personality Disorder
On May 21, 2021, NIMH ’ s Dr. Stephen O ’ Connor moderated a discussion on borderline personality disorder with NIMH grantees Drs. Stephanie D. Stepp and Shireen L. Rizvi. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Experts Discuss Borderline Personality Disorder
On May 21, 2021, NIMH ’ s Dr. Stephen O ’ Connor moderated a discussion on borderline personality disorder with NIMH grantees Drs. Stephanie D. Stepp and Shireen L. Rizvi. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Two Key Suicide Risk Factors Identified in Borderline Personality Two Key Suicide Risk Factors Identified in Borderline Personality
Feelings of chronic emptiness and self-injury have been identified as two key risk factors for suicide attempts in patients with borderline personality disorder, a new cross-sectional, nationally representative study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Association of borderline personality disorder criteria with suicide attempts among US adults - Grilo CM, Udo T.
IMPORTANCE: Rates of suicide are increasing. Although borderline personality disorder (BPD) and other psychiatric disorders are associated with suicide, there is a dearth of epidemiological research on associations between BPD and suicide attempts (SAs). D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The efficacy of psychodrama on emotional-cognitive regulation and self-harm in soldiers with traits or borderline personality disorders - Razeghian M, Rahnejat AM, Kianipour E, Bahrinian A, Moeini F, Donyavi V.
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of psychodrama on emotional cognitive regulation and self-harm in soldiers with traits or borderline personality disorder. The research was a semi-experimental method with a pre-test and post-test ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis function in female adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury and its association with comorbid borderline personality disorder and depression - Flach E, Koenig J, van der Venne P, Parzer P, Resch F, Kaess M.
OBJECTIVES: Behavioral disturbances in adolescence are potentially linked to aberrant functioning of the thyroid gland. Accordingly, alterations of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis might impact psychopathological development. Yet corresponding... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Executive functioning in psychiatric patients with deliberate self-harm, as compared with a psychiatric and a healthy comparison group - Nilsson M, Lundh L, Westrin, Westling S.
INTRODUCTION: Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a common symptom in psychiatric disorders. It is a cross-diagnostic symptom, although it has mainly been associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Research has suggested an association between DSH an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Sub-clinical borderline personality disorder symptoms as predictor of suicidality and non-suicidal self-injury in young Pakistani females - Zareen G, Ashraf F.
The aim of this study was to determine if suicidal and non-suicidal self-injury can be predicted by the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and if non-suicidal self-injury predicts suicidality in young adult females. In this cross-sectional s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Livestream Event on Borderline Personality Disorder
In recognition of National Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month, NIMH is hosting a livestream event featuring experts on May 21, 2021. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

How to Handle a Relationship With Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder
It isn’t always easy to be in a relationship with someone who has borderline personality disorder. Learn how to set boundaries, work toward a healthy relationship, and know when to walk away. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diffusion tensor imaging of corpus callosum in adolescent females with borderline personality disorder - Sadek MN, Ismail ES, Kamel AI, Saleh AA, Youssef AA, Madbouly NM.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess the structural alteration of corpus callosum (CC) in adolescent females with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and detect the relationship between these changes and BPD symptoms. METHODS: A compar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Livestream Event on Borderline Personality Disorder
In recognition of National Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month, NIMH is hosting a livestream event featuring experts on May 21, 2021. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Cognitive Deficits in Childhood Tied to Later Mental Health Disorders
WEDNESDAY, April 21, 2021 -- Specific cognitive deficits in childhood are distinctively associated with different mental health disorders, like borderline personality disorder, depression, and psychosis, in teens and young adults, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Borderline personality features in patients with persistent depressive disorder and their effect on CBASP outcome - Konvalin F, Grosse-Wentrup F, Nenov-Matt T, Fischer K, Barton BB, Goerigk S, Brakemeier EL, Musil R, Jobst A, Padberg F, Reinhard MA.
INTRODUCTION: The Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) was developed for the treatment of persistent depressive disorder (PDD), where comorbid personality disorders (PD) are common. In contrast to other PD, comorbid borderline pers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, borderline personality disorder, and lifetime history of suicide attempts among male and female veterans with mental health disorders - Cunningham KC, Aunon FM, Patel TA, Mann AJ, Debeer BB, Meyer EC, Morissette SB, Silvia PJ, Gratz KL, Calhoun PS, Beckham JC, Kimbrel NA.
BACKGROUND: Expanding on research that has identified nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) as a strong predictor of suicide risk, the present study examined NSSI disorder (NSSID) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) as unique contributors to lifetime suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Linking experiences of child sexual abuse to adult sexual intimate partner violence: the role of borderline personality features, maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation, and dissociation - Krause-Utz A, Dierick T, Josef T, Chatzaki E, Willem A, Hoogenboom J, Elzinga B.
BACKGROUND: Child sexual abuse (CSA) has been linked to a higher risk of sexual re-victimization, including sexual intimate partner violence (IPV). The aim of this study was to investigate whether borderline personality disorder (BPD) features, dissociatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Stimulating research on childhood adversities, borderline personality disorder, and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (editorial) - Krause-Utz A.
Traumatic events of a long-lasting invasive, primarily interpersonal nature (e.g., childhood abuse, intimate partner violence) can have wide-ranging consequences across various life domains. This involves an increased risk of developing mental disorders, s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nonsuicidal self-injury in early adolescence as a predictor of borderline personality disorder in early adulthood - Biskin RS, Paris J, Zelkowitz P, Mills D, Laporte L, Heath N.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) typically has an onset in adolescence. Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) could be associated with its subsequent development. The aim of this study was to examine whether NSSI among adolescents in the community is associa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Borderline personality disorder diagnosis and symptoms in outpatient youth as risk factors for criminal offenses and interpersonal violence - Cavelti M, Thompson K, Betts J, Fowler C, Luebbers S, Cotton SM, Chanen AM.
The aim of the current study was to examine the risk for offending among outpatient youth with borderline pathology. Demographic and diagnostic data from 492 outpatients who attended a public mental health service for 15- to 25-year-olds between January 19... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Affective and behavioral characteristics of adolescent and adult borderline personality disorder - Cardona ND, Temes CM, Magni LR, Hein KE, Aguirre BA, Goodman M, Zanarini MC.
Adults with borderline personality disorder (BPD) report greater affective lability, impulsivity, and aggression compared to same-age peers, but no studies have examined whether these findings are replicable among adolescents with BPD and their peers, or w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emotional and behavioral dysregulation in severe mental illness - Sharma A, McClellan J.
Emotional and behavioral dysregulation are common in severe mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder. Emotional instability and behavioral outbursts can be driven by internal processes and/or environm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ten-week Intensive Group Program (IGP) for borderline personality disorder: making the case for more accessible and affordable psychotherapy
To assess the short-term clinical efficacy, acceptability and feasibility of a bespoke manualised programme for the treatment of BPD. This 10-week group-based outpatient programme was delivered 2 days per week in 4 hour sessions; participants received 80 hours of treatment in total. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BPD Diagnosis: To Tell or Not to Tell Your Patient? BPD Diagnosis: To Tell or Not to Tell Your Patient?
A recent Twitter discussion among physicians has reopened the debate on whether or not a patient should be told he or she has a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Cessation of deliberate self-harm behavior in patients with borderline personality traits treated with outpatient dialectical behavior therapy - Westad YAS, Hagen K, Jonsbu E, Solem S.
The first aim of the study was to identify when deliberate self-harm (DSH) behavior ceased in patients with borderline symptoms undergoing dialectical behavioral treatment (DBT). The second aim was to compare patients who ceased their self-harm behavior ea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Association between childhood maltreatment, psychopathology and DNA methylation of genes involved in stress regulation: evidence from a study in Borderline Personality Disorder - Flasbeck V, Br üne M.
Previous research suggests that childhood maltreatment is associated with epigenetic modification of genes involved in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) functioning, which could cause dysregulation of the stress response system. If pervasive, this may b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nature and nurture? A review of the literature on childhood maltreatment and genetic factors in the pathogenesis of borderline personality disorder - Wilson N, Robb E, Gajwani R, Minnis H.
BACKGROUND: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a psychiatric disorder associated with significant morbidity and mortality. However, the neurobiological alterations underlying the condition remain poorly understood. As a result, existing treatments re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Incremental effects of betrayal trauma and borderline personality disorder symptoms on suicide risk - Rickman SRM, Bernard NK, Levendosky AA, Yalch MM.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a problem on college campuses. One of the strongest predictors of suicide risk is symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Additional factors, such as trauma, also increase risk for suicide. One type of trauma that is especi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Deliberate foreign body ingestion in a 35-year-old woman with borderline personality disorder and several psychiatric comorbidities - Bangash F, Megna JL, Leontieva L.
Deliberate foreign body ingestion (DFBI) is a rare psychopathological disorder that involves the swallowing of non-nutritive objects to cause self-harm. It is most commonly associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Very scant literature has be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Facial emotion perception in borderline personality disorder: differential neural activation to ambiguous and threatening expressions and links to impairments in self and interpersonal functioning - Wrege JS, Ruocco AC, Carcone D, Lang UE, Lee ACH, Walter M.
BACKGROUND: Many individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) perceive emotional expressions in faces intended to convey no emotion and display a heightened sensitivity to facial expressions conveying threat, such as fear. In BPD, the amygdala ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

"If you don't have a word for something, you may doubt whether it's even real" - how individuals with borderline personality disorder experience change - Koivisto M, Melartin T, Lindeman S.
This study explored how psychological change was experienced and what treatment-related factors or events were perceived as supporting or hindering their process by individuals with borderline personality disorder. METHODS: Eight BPD suf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Self-harm in the context of borderline personality disorder - Reichl C, Kaess M.
The present article gives a selective overview of recent studies on the role of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal behavior in the context of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Previous research found self-harming behavior, particularly NSSI, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Help for borderline personality disorder
(Flinders University) Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is the most common personality disorder in Australia, affecting up to 5% of the population at some stage, and Flinders University researchers warn more needs to be done to meet this high consumer needs. A new study in theJournal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (Wiley) describes how people with BPD are becoming more knowledgeable about the disorder and available treatments, but may find it difficult to find evidence-based help for their symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment, personality vulnerability profiles, and borderline personality disorder symptoms in adolescents - Marchetti D, Musso P, Verrocchio MC, Manna G, Kopala-Sibley DC, De Berardis D, De Santis S, Falgares G.
Adverse childhood experiences are significant risk factors in the development of adolescent borderline personality disorder symptoms (BPDs). Theorists have posited that two personality vulnerabilities factors, self-criticism and dependency, may inform our ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Young people with borderline personality disorder have an increased lifetime risk of being the victim of interpersonal violence - Cavelti M, Thompson K, Betts J, Fowler C, Luebbers S, Cottton SM, Chanen A.
This study aimed to examine the lifetime risk of being the victim of criminal or violent offenses among young people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) features (1-9 DSM-IV criteria). Demographic and diagnostic data from 492 outpatients who attende... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Predicting non-suicidal self-injury in young adults with and without borderline personality disorder: a multilevel approach combining ecological momentary assessment and self-report measures - Briones-Buixassa L, Al í, Schmidt C, Nicolaou S, Pascual JC, Soler J, Vega D.
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is an increasingly prevalent phenomenon associated with many detrimental outcomes, ranging from poor academic performance to suicide attempts. Research on self-harming behaviors has identified emotion dysregulation, negative... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Borderline personality disorder: Don't ignore it
(University of Houston) Borderline Personality Disorder is treatable. New University of Houston research is the first to show that adolescent borderline pathology follows a similar downward course after discharge from inpatient treatment previously demonstrated for adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An eye-tracking study of interpersonal threat sensitivity and adverse childhood experiences in borderline personality disorder - Seitz KI, Leitenstorfer J, Krauch M, Hillmann K, Boll S, Ueltzhoeffer K, Neukel C, Kleindienst N, Herpertz SC, Bertsch K.
BACKGROUND: Previous eye-tracking studies provide preliminary evidence for a hypersensitivity to negative, potentially threatening interpersonal cues in borderline personality disorder (BPD). From an etiological point of view, such interpersonal threat h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Presentation of borderline personality disorder symptoms in adulthood: development of depression mediates the effect of childhood and adolescent exposure to violence - Wojciechowski T.
Past research has linked the development of borderline personality disorder to earlier exposure to violence. However, the causal link by which this relationship exists has not yet been fully identified. The present study sought to examine how exposure to v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Identifying Toxic Leadership in EMS Organizations
This study also highlighted the lasting effects of a decline in health while reporting to a toxic leader.12 Providers in stressful environments tend to seek out coping mechanisms. Some of the physical and psychological problems experienced included mental stress, hypertension, personal medical complications, weight gain, and excessive drinking and smoking.16 These coping mechanisms lead to increased time off, decreased productivity, staffing difficulties and high costs of providing medical benefits. More from the Author Treating Injured Police OfficersTrauma Caused by Law Enforcement Use of ForceDevelopment and Re...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Commentary Exclusives EMS Source Type: news

Identifying Toxic Leadership in EMS Organizations
This study also highlighted the lasting effects of a decline in health while reporting to a toxic leader.12 Providers in stressful environments tend to seek out coping mechanisms. Some of the physical and psychological problems experienced included mental stress, hypertension, personal medical complications, weight gain, and excessive drinking and smoking.16 These coping mechanisms lead to increased time off, decreased productivity, staffing difficulties and high costs of providing medical benefits. More from the Author Treating Injured Police OfficersTrauma Caused by Law Enforcement Use of ForceDevelopment and Re...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Commentary Exclusives EMS Source Type: news

Identifying Toxic Leadership in EMS Organizations
This study also highlighted the lasting effects of a decline in health while reporting to a toxic leader.12 Providers in stressful environments tend to seek out coping mechanisms. Some of the physical and psychological problems experienced included mental stress, hypertension, personal medical complications, weight gain, and excessive drinking and smoking.16 These coping mechanisms lead to increased time off, decreased productivity, staffing difficulties and high costs of providing medical benefits. More from the Author Treating Injured Police OfficersTrauma Caused by Law Enforcement Use of ForceDevelopment and Re...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Commentary Exclusives EMS Source Type: news

Identifying Toxic Leadership in EMS Organizations
This study also highlighted the lasting effects of a decline in health while reporting to a toxic leader.12 Providers in stressful environments tend to seek out coping mechanisms. Some of the physical and psychological problems experienced included mental stress, hypertension, personal medical complications, weight gain, and excessive drinking and smoking.16 These coping mechanisms lead to increased time off, decreased productivity, staffing difficulties and high costs of providing medical benefits. More from the Author Treating Injured Police OfficersTrauma Caused by Law Enforcement Use of ForceDevelopment and Re...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Commentary Exclusives EMS Source Type: news