The Teenager Who Needed a Double Lung Transplant Because He Vaped Has Something to Say
Daniel Ament went to sleep one day and woke up months later with a new set of lungs. Ament, 17 and a high school junior in Grosse Pointe, Mich., (anonymously) made headlines this past fall after becoming the first person to receive a double lung transplant due to what doctors attribute to vaping-related damage. But Ament—who spent more than a month critically ill and hospitalized before his surgery—doesn’t remember any of it. “I was trying to think of the last thing I could remember, and it was summer,” says Ament, talking on the record for the first time. [When I woke up,] it was almost snowi...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized E-Cigarettes public health Source Type: news

As Bushfires Rage, Australia Faces Another Challenge: Protecting National Mental Health
As wildfires continue blazing a deadly path through Australia, leaving destroyed homes and landscapes in their wake, people and countries around the world are coming together to offer financial and firefighting assistance. But with months of burning likely still to go, and 18 million acres of destruction already recorded, along with 24 lives lost, it’s clear that reconstruction will be a long process—both in terms of physical rebuilding, and psychological recovery. “Their national psyche will change,” says California-based psychotherapist Diane Ross-Glazer, who has counseled disaster survivors and l...
Source: TIME: Health - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

What Does Every Engineer Want for the Holidays?
Engineers and scientists are really like most ordinary consumers except in their interest in experiences that deal with great technical achievements, failures and the future – technologies that are yet to be. So, rather than a set of catchy products, this list will focus on unique experiences with particular appeal to engineers and scientists.  I. Books  Reading is an experience unlike no other in that it can be done by any literate person at almost any time and in any place. Here is a very short list of science and engineering related books released in 2019: > Infinite Powers: ...
Source: MDDI - December 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Home Remedies for Nightmares
-- Nightmares are scary, disturbing dreams that are especially common in children. Episodes are usually short, but they can cause you to wake up in the middle of the night and make sleeping difficult, says Mayo Clinic. If nightmares are a problem... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The gift of healthcare for children
Abdul was just 13 when he arrived in the UK in the back of a lorry. He escaped war in Afghanistan: his father and brother were killed by the Taliban, and Abdul was next.  When Abdul came to us, he still didn’t know the outcome of his asylum application. He’d been living in the streets for four years and was struggling to find his feet in the UK: nightmares, flashbacks, and unimaginable stress.  It is incredibly scary and traumatic to be so far away from home at such a young age. Abdul was so scared of his surroundings that it took him a long time to open up. When he fell from a bench in the park whils...
Source: Doctors of the World News - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Man on a mission
During his last three years as an undergraduate, Cody Aros spent a lot of time asking strangers deeply personal questions.As a volunteer intake coordinator at a free clinic in Menlo Park, California, Aros ’ duties included asking the people seeking care about their interest in HIV testing. For a lot of people, asking strangers about their sexual histories would be a nightmare. But not Aros. With every interaction, he tried to create a safe space, in which people could share their histories and conc erns without fearing judgment.“There is an element of vulnerability in medicine that I found myself really drawn t...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nightmares and flashbacks: the impact of commercial sexual exploitation of children among female adolescents placed in residential care - Lanct ôt N, Reid JA, Laurier C.
BACKGROUND: Important unresolved questions remain concerning the specific vulnerabilities and intervention needs of female adolescents who experience commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), when compared to other highly vulnerable female adolesc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Here ’s What Your Nightmares Really Mean
Experts share why bad dreams happen and how to stop them so you can get some damn sleep. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's What Your Nightmares Really Mean
Experts share why bad dreams happen and how to stop them so you can get some damn sleep. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma After Abuse
Codependency robs us of a self and self-love. We’ve learned to conceal who we really are because we grew up pleasing, rebelling against, or withdrawing from dysfunctional parents. That sets us up for trauma. As adults, even if we’re successful in some areas, our emotional life isn’t easy. Looking for security and love, most of us struggle to get into or out of relationships. We may remain in unhappy or abusive relationships or try to make painful ones work. Many of us would be content just to find a reprieve from ongoing anxiety or depression. After the Breakup However, ending a relationship isn’t t...
Source: Psych Central - July 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Tags: Abuse Codependence Domestic Violence PTSD Trauma Violence & Aggression Abusive Relationship Estrangement Guilt no contact Traumatic Experience Source Type: news

Sleep warning: Hot nights lead to nightmares according to sleep expert
SLEEP is vital for healthy human functioning and when we have a disturbed sleep due to the hot summer nights, it could make one more susceptible to having nightmares. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Hotels Dangerous? Putting in Context Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jun 24 2019 (IPS) Being a frequent visitor to the Dominican Republic, where I occasionally have enjoyed the high standard, security and excellent service of its resorts, I became puzzled by recent, quiet excessive media reactions to statistically insignificant cases of deaths in these resorts. The number of demises in Dominican resorts have been more or less the same over the years and do not at all differ from those of most other tourist destinations. People die in hotels all over the world. There may even be specific reasons for this and they are far from being unique to the Dominican Repu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Featured Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The ‘ truly appalling ’ treatment of the Windrush generation
“Only recently, I was at the home office reporting centre in Salford representing a man who came to the UK when he was four. He is now 45. He has been detained in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre twice, he has no right to work, no right to the NHS and no right to benefits. He is just one of the thousands who came to this country as part of the Windrush generation and, like many others, he is still suffering.” These were the words of a National Black Members’ Committee member speaking at national council on a motion to continue to support those affected by the Windrush scandal. Conference conde...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 18, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2019 National Delegate Conference immigration Windrush Source Type: news

Nightmares are associated with future suicide attempt and non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents - Liu X, Liu ZZ, Chen RH, Cheng XZ, Bo QG, Wang ZY, Yang Y, Fan F, Jia CX.
OBJECTIVE: To determine which sleep variables, including sleep duration, sleep quality, insomnia symptoms, and nightmares, were significantly and independently associated with subsequent adolescent suicidal behavior and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Do you suffer with the nightmare that is restless sleep? Smart pyjamas could give you sweet dreams 
The garment, developed at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in the U.S., mean people do not have to spend the night in a sleep lab in order to be assessed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London terror victim awarded medal for 'courage and devotion'
London terror victim, Kirsty Boden, has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Medal for her courage and devotion on the night of 3 June 2017  – an award that her family and friends have described as “a high honour for such a devoted nurse”. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 20, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

MHAW: 2 years and a lifetime ago
Jad is a tailor who has a passion for sewing . He is also known in his neighborhood in Aleppo for his beautifully tailored wedding dresses. Jad never imagined that he would have to leave Syria, his dear homeland. But after his house was bombed, he had to escape to save his family. Jad had to leave behind the life he built there and flee to Lebanon. He wished he could tailor his life events, regardless of the atrocity around him. He first settled in the south of Lebanon, as he felt there would be better opportunities there. As the days went by, Jad realized that it wouldn’t be as easy as he had imagined. The dream of ...
Source: Doctors of the World News - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Mozambique: Children Traumatised After Devastating Mozambique Cyclone
[CAJ News] Maputo -MOZAMBICAN children are showing signs of severe psychological stress, including bedwetting, nightmares and anxiety a month after Cyclone Idai hit the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A Mysterious, Paralyzing Illness in Kids Is Worrying U.S. Health Officials: New Report
(NEW YORK) — One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first sign of an unfolding nightmare. Three days later, Joey was in a hospital intensive care unit, unable to move his arms or legs or sit up. Spinal taps and other tests failed to find a cause. Doctors worried he was about to lose the ability to breathe. “It’s devastating,” said his father, Jeremy Wilcox, of Herndon, Virginia. “Your healthy child can catch a cold — and then become paralyzed.” Joey, who survived but still suffers some of the effects, was one of 228...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MIKE STOBBE / AP Tags: Uncategorized illness medical onetime Source Type: news

Blog: The government ’ s Brexit incompetence means no other crisis is receiving scrutiny
Almost three years on from the EU referendum, and another week of Brexit confusion and chaos appears certain. Of course the process of leaving the EU was never going to be a simple one. Our economy, legal system, democracy and society are all intertwined with those of our European neighbours. And yet Theresa May’s catastrophic handling of negotiations with Europe – and her own party – have turned a difficult task into a national embarrassment. The government has shown no capacity to resolve the Brexit riddle and has therefore forfeited its right to do so. MPs must take responsibility this week and seek to...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News BREXIT Source Type: news

A Third of Americans Are Sleep-Deprived. This Technology Could Help Them Rest Easier
Despite the fact that we spend roughly a third of our lives snoozing (or at least trying to), sleep is not well understood by scientists — to say nothing of the estimated 35% of Americans who don’t get enough of it. Part of the problem is how difficult it is to study slumber. Experiments currently require individuals to come into a hospital or laboratory, cover themselves with an army of electrodes and allow a team of doctors to observe their attempts to drift off. “It’s kind of a nightmare,” says Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine. “They...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence healthytime Life Reinvented Source Type: news

Night terror: When is the best time to start leading the night team? - Moore R, Scollard Z, Tran V.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Mona and Samir, a new chance
In August 2014, ISIS attacked the Iraqi town of Sinjar, targeting the Yezidi community. They executed men and abducted thousands women and children.  Mona and Samir, a mother and son. were amongst them.  Soon, 8 year-old Samir was separated from his mother.   Mona was sold as a slave in Mosul, and subjected to two years of physical, sexual, and emotional violence before her rela­tives found her and paid for her freedom. To protect her, they took her to Chamesku camp in northern Iraq. When we first met her, Mona was distressed and traumatised from her experiences and suffered horrible ...
Source: Doctors of the World News - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Blaming rape on sleep: a psychoanalytic intervention - McRae L.
The governance of sleep sex (or sexsomnia) in the criminal law is a nightmare. Press reports of sleeping, often drunk, men acquitted as automatons of raping adults and children suggest cases are rising. The use of automatism, rather than insanity, in these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Management of Nightmare Disorder in Adults Management of Nightmare Disorder in Adults
Review the options for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment of adult nightmare disorder as presented in a 2018 position paper by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

More Anxiety Experts Reveal What They Really Want Everyone to Know About Anxiety
For something so common, anxiety is still massively misunderstood. There are myths and misconceptions about everything from what anxiety disorders look and feel like to what actually helps to treat these illnesses and navigate anxiety. Which is why we asked several anxiety experts to clear things up. Below, you’ll find their illuminating insights. Living with an anxiety disorder can be exceptionally difficult. Many people minimize and trivialize anxiety disorders. For instance, how often have you said or heard someone say “I’m sooo OCD about my desk!” or “I’m really OCD about using hand ...
Source: Psych Central - November 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Anxiety Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders General Psychotherapy Self-Help Stress Treatment Anxiety Disorder Treatment Anxiety Disorders Cbt exposure and response prevention therapy GAD Ocd Source Type: news

Agony of real life 'sleeping beauty', 19, who naps 18 hours a day
Jayne Butler, of Thousand Oaks, California, will sleep for more than 18 hours a day and suffers terrifying nightmares. It's because of Kleine-Levin Syndrome which affects one in one million people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maryland College Freshman Dies of Same Virus That Killed 11 Kids in N.J. Medical Facility
A University of Maryland freshman has died after contracting the same strain of adenovirus that killed 11 children in a New Jersey health clinic earlier this fall. The student, who was identified as 18-year-old Olivia Paregol by her father, died after contracting adenovirus 7, according to WJLA. The school confirmed in a statement that a student died of the virus, but declined to release her name. The virus is linked to symptoms such as respiratory problems or conjunctivitis, according to the CDC. “She definitely appeared to be getting sicker and sicker,” Ian Paregol, her father, told WJLA. “It is the wor...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Maryland onetime public health Source Type: news

Gunman Opens Fire Inside California Bar, 13 Dead
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen people are dead after a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" Wednesday in Southern California, sending hundreds fleeing in terror including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said. The dead included 11 people inside the bar, the gunman and a sheriff's sergeant who was the first officer inside the door, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said. "It's a horrific scene in there," Dean said at a news conference early Thursday in the parking lot of the Borderline Bar & Grill. &quo...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 8, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

The children turned into strangers by a simple bug
Evie Prior, 10, from Barnsley, seemed to change overnight in May 2013 - froma sweet girl to a nightmare. And it was all down to a rare condition associated with streptococcal infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depersonalization: A Strange Mental Illness Captured in Films, Music & Celebrity Confessions
For many in the world, depersonalization isn’t really a familiar word. Sometimes, it is used to refer to the act of removing human characteristics or individuality from someone or something. Almost no one you meet on the street would be able to tell you what depersonalization means in the psychiatric sense of the word. Depersonalization (DP) is a dissociative disorder whereby a person experiences a distortion in how they experience their self. A person going through DP may feel disconnected from themselves and often report that they feel like watching a movie of oneself. It’s a bewildering experience that can l...
Source: Psych Central - October 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swamy G Tags: Creativity Dissociative disorders Essays Personal Stories Depersonalization Derealization Dissociation film media Mental Illness Music Source Type: news

Recording of mother's voice more effective than smoke alarm, study finds
Sleeping children three times more likely to wake to voice recording than to loud beeping, research findsIt ’s every parent’s worst nightmare: there’s a fire in the house, the alarms are beeping, but the children are sleeping on oblivious. Now scientists say they have found a better way to rouse slumbering youngsters.Researchers in the US have discovered that playing a child a recording of their mother ’s voice is about three times more likely to wake them than a traditional alarm. What’s more, it does so faster and is linked to a quicker escape.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Science Research UK news Source Type: news

Should I see a doctor about my dreams?
When I was younger, I was terrified they would make me lose my mind. Now, I embrace them which I think is a sure sign of maturityI have been told, by a sleep professional no less, that I am a “vivid dreamer”. I remember my dreams often, the twilight theatrics of my unconscious seared into memory by their intensity. Sometimes my dreams upset me, rehashing painful memories and serving them up with an extra side of terror. But mostly they’re just a bit odd, and leave me wondering what I’ve witnessed in the still of the night.Perhaps that ’s why interpreting dreams is one of my favourite activitie...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Coco Khan Tags: Life and style Family Psychology Source Type: news

Domestic Violence, PTSD and Triggers
People catch colds because they were exposed to a virus or infection.   Some people get cancer because cells have begun endlessly dividing in their body. We get itchy because an irritant has affected our skin.   We get hungry because our body needs nourishment on a regular basis, or thirsty because we aren’t sufficiently hydrated. I could go on and on … usually the things that we experience in our daily lives are a cause and effect thing; this happens because that happened, and so on. PTSD is similar, but also so very different. It happens when someone has experienced a traumatic event and...
Source: Psych Central - October 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Deborah Gray Tags: Personal Stories PTSD Trauma Abusive Relationship Domestic Violence Spousal Abuse triggers Source Type: news

Health Tip: Help Your Child Deal With Night Terrors
Title: Health Tip: Help Your Child Deal With Night TerrorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 28, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Firefighter/Paramedic Recalls Springing Into Action on Southwest Flight 1380
Editor's Note: On April 17, 2018, Jennifer Riordan, a 43-year-old vice president of community relations for Wells Fargo bank and mother of two children from Albuquerque, N.M., was pulled halfway out of an airplane window on Southwest Flight 1380 after the windows was hit by shrapnel from a failed engine just 20 minutes into the flight. The seatbelt around her waist kept her from being completely sucked away, and it was through heroic efforts by a handful of brave passengers risking their own lives that Jennifer was pulled back into the plane so resuscitation attempts could begin. What follows is the firsthand account from ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - September 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Andrew Needum, NRP Tags: Exclusive Articles Operations Source Type: news

When a Hurricane Hits, Having Dementia Adds an Extra Challenge — And Even More Risk
This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News (KHN), a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation that is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Bailey / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Diaper Rash
-- It's every parent's nightmare -- diaper rash that causes itchy bumps, scaly skin and lots of discomfort for your baby. The Nemours Foundation says you can help prevent diaper rash by keeping the infant's skin dry and clean. If your child develops... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beauty vlogger reveals how 36-hour birth left her with PTSD
The vlogger, 31, has revealed that giving birth to her first daughter Darcy seven years ago left her having flashbacks, nightmares and feeling exhausted as well as not bonding with her baby. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beauty vlogger reveals how 36-hour traumatic birth left her with crippling PTSD
The vlogger, 31, has revealed that giving birth to her first daughter Darcy seven years ago left her having flashbacks, nightmares and feeling exhausted as well as not bonding with her baby. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nightmares could be 'turned off' after scientists discover the genes that control deep sleep
Researchers from The University of Tokyo have identified two genes that control rapid eye movement (REM) sleep in the hope this will allow them to better understand deep sleep's benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Damning U.N. Report Outlines Crimes Against Rohingya As Children Suffer from Trauma One Year Later
A damning reporting by the United Nations on the Myanmar’s army crimes against the Rohingya may come too late for these Rohingya children, many of whom remain traumatised as witnesses of the genocide. Credit: Farid Ahmed/IPSBy Farid AhmedDHAKA, Aug 27 2018 (IPS)At 12, Mohammed* is an orphan. He watched his parents being killed by Myanmar government soldiers a year ago. And he is one of an estimated half a million Rohingya children who have survived and been witness to what the United Nations has called genocide.According to accounts in a U.N. fact-finding report released today, the children were likely witnesses to t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farid Ahmed Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Development & Aid Editors' Choice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Governance Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Ins Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between Nightmares and Night Terrors?
Discussion Sleep disorders are common in all ages particularly with sleep deprivation in our increasingly busy world. Sleep problems are more common in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, headache and visual impairments. Sleep problems can cause cognitive and behavioral impairments including emotional regulation problems, increased seizures or headaches, and impaired attention and have been known to prolong recovery from various acquired brain injuries. Parasomnias are “undesirable events that accompany sleep and typically occur during sleep-wake transitions.” The term sleep terr...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 27, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

PTSD Is Like a Ghost: On Surviving Domestic Violence
And he knows you intimately. He knows everything about you. He knows what you love, he knows who you love, he knows your favorite places to go, favorite things to do. He knows your favorite colors, music, TV shows, hobbies, friends.   Some people (usually the people who enabled this ghost to enter your life) would say he’s imaginary. He’s made up. He doesn’t exist. You’re crazy or sick. You’re looking for attention. You’re dwelling on things and you should just get over it.   If only … I wish he was imaginary and that I just made him up. I wish I was crazy some...
Source: Psych Central - August 3, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Deborah Gray Tags: Abuse Bullying Domestic Violence PTSD Relationships & Love Trauma Women's Issues Abusive Relationships complex ptsd Domestic abuse Spousal Abuse Source Type: news

Meet our NHS
Kalliopi Kolagki, front centre, with colleagues at Watford General          © Jess Hurd Kalliopi Kolagki is a nurse in the Accident and Emergency ward of Watford General Hospital. Originally from Greece, she’s been in Watford for 18 months and is one of hundreds of EU workers on the hospital staff. She’s enthusiastic and professional, and speaks of her experience as “very positive”. But she also has a very particular anecdote that speaks volumes about today’s NHS, for good and ill. “On the shop floor – that’s how we talk of A&E – I&rsqu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Magazine BREXIT eu migrant NHS recruitment Source Type: news

The Highs and Lows of Healthcare
Every once in a while, I meet someone who I think should be the ‘patient-centric poster child’.This person is doing great work advancing their organization ’s efforts to create better outcomes for patients (and so better outcomes for their company and people). In the spirit of illuminating our path to patient-centricity, growing together faster than any of us can alone, this column is dedicated to sharing their stories, successes and challenges.Doug Noland, Head Patient Experience, Executive Director, Astellas US, shares why he is on a mission to create a culture of patient-centricity and loving it.Before...
Source: EyeForPharma - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jill Donahue Source Type: news

Sleep-Related Eating Disorder: Causes, Treatment, and More
Sleep-related eating disorder (SRED) is a parasomnia that links eating disorders to partial arousal during the transition between wakefulness and non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. It is characterized by dysfunctional eating and drinking upon partial arousal from a stage of NREM sleep (also known as slow-wave sleep). As a form of sleepwalking, it entails partial or complete amnesia of the event. According to one study, the estimated prevalence of SRED was nearly 5% in the general population. The disorder is more common than generally recognized, and we can agree it requires more public awareness. This type of connection...
Source: Psych Central - July 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Caitlin Evans Tags: Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Neuroscience Sleep Stigma Stress Binge Eating Disorder Bingeing Disordered Eating nightmare disorder parasomnia restless leg syndrome Sleep apnea sleep disorder sleep hygiene sleep-related ea Source Type: news

My OCD story: evidence-based medicine to the rescue!
Karen Morley blogs about her experience of seeking help for her Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and how finding and using Cochrane evidence was a turning point. This blog post was originally published onEvidently Cochrane.Without knowing what it was, I had experienced episodes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) since I was an adolescent, usually when I was particularly stressed. But it was when I was caring full time for my mother, who had multiple conditions including dementia, that I had an unusually distressing episode of contamination-related OCD. When I took to the internet I was amazed to discover that the ob...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

My OCD story: evidence-based medicine to the rescue!
Karen Morley blogs about her experience of seeking help for her Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and how finding and using Cochrane evidence was a turning point. This blog post was originally published onEvidently Cochrane.Without knowing what it was, I had experienced episodes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) since I was an adolescent, usually when I was particularly stressed. But it was when I was caring full time for my mother, who had multiple conditions including dementia, that I had an unusually distressing episode of contamination-related OCD. When I took to the internet I was amazed to discover that the ob...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

'It's been an absolute nightmare' - family violence in kinship care in Victoria - Breman R, MacRae A, Vicary D.
Kinship care has become the fastest growing form of out-of-home care in Victoria and is the preferred placement option for children who are unable to live with their parents. Little is known about family violence in kinship care that is perpetrated by a cl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news