All the lonely people
This report explores what it ' s like to be lonely: its causes, consequences and the groups of people who are more likely to experience severe and enduring loneliness. We look at the strong links between loneliness and mental health and share the stories of nine people who often or always feel lonely. We consider the circumstances, situations and life events that can increase our risk of loneliness. We also set out new findings around the public ' s understanding of loneliness and who it affects. We share some of the ways people cope with loneliness day-to-day and we explain why we need to address practical, structural an...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Some things can’t be repaired’: how do you recover when a friend betrays you?
With the ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial poring over the destruction of a celebrity friendship, four people share their experiences of treachery and traumaAsthe libel suit between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney rumbles on in the high court, the public has heard weeks of claims and counterclaims about Instagram stings, paparazzi ambushes andphones lost in the sea. But one thing has been clear from the outset: one of the two women has been betrayed. Either, as Rooney claims, Vardy sold stories about her fellow Wag to the Sun, or, asVardy maintains, Rooney ’s baseless accusation has dragged her good name through the mud.It is...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Sirin Kale Tags: Friendship Life and style Society Psychology Coleen Rooney Rebekah Vardy UK news Source Type: news

The Mental Effects of Growing Up With a Hoarder The Mental Effects of Growing Up With a Hoarder
Medscape interviews psychologist Dr Andrew Gulick about the long-term mental health risks of growing up in a house with a hoarder.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Expert Interview Source Type: news

2022 Women in Business: Dr. Andrea Hutchinson grows Care Counseling, launches nonprofit
As co-founder, CEO and licensed psychologist at Care Counseling, Dr. Andrea Hutchinson has helped grow the company to four locations, with two more opening this summer. Care employs 90 team members and reported a 205% revenue increase from 2018 to 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brooke Strickland Source Type: news

Components of interventions to reduce restrictive practices with children and young people in institutional settings: the Contrast systematic mapping review
This study generated the first review of evidence on the content and effectiveness of the interventions, which tended to be complex with inconsistent reporting and limited robust evaluation data. Background Incidents in which children or young people experience severe distress or harm or cause distress or harm to others occur frequently in children and young people ' s institutional settings. These incidents are often managed using restrictive practices, such as restraint, seclusion, sedation or constant observation; however, these also present significant risks of physical and psychological harm to children and young peop...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental Health Issues Common, Often Overlooked in Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- NEW ORLEANS -- More than a third of men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer had at least one mental health issue, which had a strong association with prior psychological wellbeing, a prospective cohort study showed. Almost... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 17, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Why Rewatching Your Favorite TV Show Is Good for You
Writer and editor Jill Duffy first started rewatching TV shows after she moved from the U.S. to India with her partner in 2015. She was struggling to adjust to life in a new country, and Seinfeld and Modern Family reminded her of living in San Francisco and New York, where life was more familiar. She appreciated how the characters “[felt] like friends at a time when we were distanced from our friends,” she says. Rewatching favorite episodes of British comedy shows like The IT Crowd and Peep Show gave her a laugh before bed. Half a decade later, faced with similar feelings of alienation and loneliness during the...
Source: TIME: Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Goldfarb Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen freelance healthscienceclimate Mental Health Source Type: news

How to trick your brain into better eating habits
Ditching the cutlery, scoffing a big first bite and discussing the carrots can help rewire our brains and make us more mindful of our mealsBefore diving in at a dinner party, my friend Lizzie always makes a point of asking the host to describe each dish they ’ve made. It’s a way of acknowledging their efforts – but, according to food psychology, she could also be helping herself and her fellow diners eat better by making them more mindful of their meal.Charles Spence is a professor of experimental psychology at Oxford University, who researches the factors that influence what we choose to eat and what we think about ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Clare Finney Tags: Psychology Food Health & wellbeing Food science Social trends Life and style Society Source Type: news

When Words Are Not Enough When Words Are Not Enough
A psychologist shares her experience exploring a common thread tying patient and provider together.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

How does social support modify the association between psychological distress and risk of suicide death? - Otsuka T, Sugawara Y, Matsuyama S, Tsuji I.
BACKGROUND: Social support (SS) has been reported as a factor preventing suicide death, but whether this association is independent of mental status is unclear. The present study examined the effect modification of SS on the association between psychologic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Directly or indirectly? The role of social support in the psychological pathways underlying suicidal ideation in people with bipolar disorder - Owen R, Jones SH, Dempsey RC, Gooding PA.
Contemporary theories of suicide, such as the Schematic Appraisals Model (SAMS), hypothesize that negative perceptions of social support are implicated in the pathways to suicidal experiences. The SAMS predicts that perceived social support influences suic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Preventing male suicide through a psychosocial intervention that provides psychological support and tackles financial difficulties: a mixed method evaluation - Jackson J, Farr M, Birnie K, Davies P, Mamluk L, O'Brien M, Spencer J, Morgan R, Costello C, Smith J, Banks J, Redaniel MT.
BACKGROUND: To help resolve high suicide rates in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, the charity Second Step was commissioned to roll-out the Hope service offering a psychosocial intervention for men, supporting them through acute distress ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

'There were moments we wished she could just die': the highly gendered burden of nodding syndrome in northern Uganda - Irani J, Rujumba J, Mwaka AD, Arach J, Lanyuru D, Idro R, Colebunders R, Gerrets R, Peeters Grietens K, O'Neill S.
Nodding Syndrome (NS) occurs within a wide spectrum of epilepsies seen in onchocerciasis endemic areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It has debilitating consequences on affected individuals and increases the socio-economic, physical and psychological burden on ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Using the theory of planned behavior to understand traffic violation behaviors in e-bike couriers in China - Cheng Q, Deng W, Hu Q, Park D.
This paper identifies salient beliefs that influence e-bike couriers ’ traffic violation behavior based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB). Two surveys were conducted in Nanjing, China, in 2018. The first survey extracted the key psychological belief... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The role of psychological factors on the choice of different driving controls: on manual, partial, and highly automated controls - Karami H, Karami A, Mehdizadeh M.
The present study investigates the role of psychological factors on the choice of three controls (modes) in driving a vehicle, namely highly automated, partially automated, and manual control. Traditional driving habits, resistance to change, and behaviour... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news