BeyGOOD, an initiative founded by Beyonc é, and UCLA offer COVID-19 online toolkit for mental wellness
UCLA, in partnership with Beyonc é’s BeyGOOD initiative, has created an online COVID-19 Care Package to help people struggling with stress and anxiety brought on or worsened by the novel coronavirus pandemic. This is the first offering of UCLA ’s newSTAND Together During COVID-19 website, which will help people cope during this stressful time by providing  self-care strategies and exercises based on research-backed cognitive behavioral therapy principles.BeyGOOD recognizes how important it is to alleviate the immense mental health burden placed on essential employees who continue to work outsid...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

So you've been having weird dreams during lockdown, too?
Since the coronavirus lockdown started, many have been having vivid dreams – but is there any point in analysing them?Coronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSince the worldwide coronavirus lockdown started, many of us have been having vivid dreams.Google searches for “weird dreams” have doubled since this time last year, and there is aspate ofarticles on thetopic, that seem to be asking: “You too, huh?”I asked the psychotherapist Philippa Perry to explain this phenomenon. “Normally our dreams are processing ancient memories, or things that h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Poppy Noor Tags: Life and style Coronavirus outbreak Psychology Society Science Source Type: news

Children who hold 'benevolent' sexist views are also likely to possess 'hostile' ones
(New York University) Children who hold seemingly positive, 'benevolent' views about women are also likely to hold negative ones, a team of psychology researchers has found. Their results also show differences between boys and girls in how these views change over time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Psychology Behind Why We Lose Track Of Time In Quarantine
Being stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic has distorted our sense of time. Here's how to make life feel a little more normal. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’t Feel Bad if Your Kids Are Gaming More Than Ever. In Fact, Why Not Join Them?
I’ve been thinking an awful lot about the 1989 Detroit Pistons over the past few days. Rick Mahorn, the starting power forward, can’t make a goddamn layup. Neither can Dennis Rodman. Isaiah Thomas is missing too many shots. Do I have anyone on my team who can stop Michael Jordan, who over the past four games is averaging 83.5 points per game against a squad once known as “The Bad Boys” because of its nasty defensive disposition? I’m not seeing much Bad in these Boys. Yeah, it would probably be sorry enough if I was consumed by the actual Detroit team that last played an actual NBA game at the...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Video Games Source Type: news

The clinical and cost-effectiveness of a Victim Improvement Package (VIP) for the reduction of chronic symptoms of depression or anxiety in older victims of common crime (the VIP trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial - Serfaty M, Aspden T, Satchell J, Kessel A, Laycock G, Brewin CR, Buszewicz M, O'Keeffe A, Hunter R, Leavey G, Cuming-Higgs J, Drennan V, Riveros M, Andrew D, Blanchard M.
BACKGROUND: Older people are vulnerable to sustained high levels of psychosocial distress following a crime. A cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-informed psychological therapy, the Victim Improvement Package (VIP) may aid recovery. The VIP trial aims to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of a psychological management program on subjective happiness, anger control ability, and gratitude among late adolescent males in Korea - Hong JE, Kim M.
This study aimed to develop an emotion management program for late adolescent males, and investigate the effect of the program. This study is an experimental study using a pretest-posttest control group design. It was conducted from 14 May to 21 December, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

From Voldemort to Vader, fictional villains may draw us to darker versions of ourselves
(Association for Psychological Science) According to new research published in the journal Psychological Science, people may find fictional villains surprisingly likeable when they share similarities with the viewer or reader. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psychological First Aid: Addressing Mental Health Distress During Disasters
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Published: 4/22/2020. This Emergency Partners Information Connection (EPIC) webinar provides a brief overview of psychological first aid (PFA) and connects viewers with both online and in-person training resources. It discusses how PFA differs from Mental Health First Aid. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From Voldemort to Vader, science says we prefer fictional villains who remind us of ourselves
(Association for Psychological Science) According to new research published in the journal Psychological Science, people may find fictional villains surprisingly likeable when they share similarities with the viewer or reader. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Governments urged to act now to prevent coronavirus suicide risk
Governments need to give 'urgent consideration' to their public health response to prevent any possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the number of suicides, experts warn. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Psychological pain and risk of suicide in adolescence - Mento C, Silvestri MC, Muscatello MRA, Rizzo A, Celebre L, Bruno A, Zoccali AR.
Psychological pain or psychache is intolerable and unacceptable mental pain. This construct plays a key role in the risk of suicide in adolescence. This is a frequent condition in adolescents with depression; a variety of studies propose a bidirectional re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Validity and reliability of the Brazilian activities-specific balance confidence scale and determinants of balance confidence in community-dwelling older adults - Freitas RM, Ribeiro KF, Barbosa JS, Gomes CDS, Deshpande N, Guerra RO.
Introduction: The Activities-specific Balance Confidence scale is the most used tool to quantify balance confidence, a psychological factor related to balance impairment among older adults. Objective: To investigate the validity and reliabili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Accumulated long-term exposure to workplace bullying impairs psychological hardiness: a five-year longitudinal study among nurses - Hamre KV, Einarsen SV, Hoprekstad ØL, Pallesen S, Bjorvatn B, Waage S, Moen BE, Harris A.
Personality has been hypothesized to act as antecedent as well as an outcome of workplace bullying. Still, investigations on the longitudinal relationship between bullying and personality are scarce. We investigated the relationship between accumulated exp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are we facing a crashing wave of neuropsychiatric sequelae of COVID-19? Neuropsychiatric symptoms and potential immunologic mechanisms - Troyer EA, Kohn JN, Hong S.
The coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic is a significant psychological stressor in addition to its tremendous impact on every facet of individuals' lives and organizations in virtually all social and economic sectors worldwide. Fear of illness and u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work-family conflict impact on psychological safety and psychological well-being: a job performance model - Obrenovic B, Jianguo D, Khudaykulov A, Khan MAS.
In a modern working environment characterized by new technology and work assignments extended to personal time, employees are expected to balance multiple roles while maintaining maximum productivity. Past studies analyzed work-family conflict and its conn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are online haters psychopaths? Psychological predictors of online hating behavior - Sorokowski P, Kowal M, Zdybek P, Oleszkiewicz A.
Despite growing prevalence of derogatory online behaviors, still little is known about psychological factors underlying this negative phenomenon. In the present study, we aimed to compare characteristics of persons who post hating and non-hating comments a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Gender differences in depressive symptoms and work environment factors among dairy farmers in Japan - Sato M, Kato H, Noguchi M, Ono H, Kobayashi K.
Dairy farmers are more likely than nonfarmers to experience high demands and are at risk of mental health problems. However, there is scarce evidence on the current state of psychological health and related factors among dairy farmers, and the knowledge of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Alcohol use during pregnancy linked to offspring depression
Children of mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy may be at an increased risk of developing depression in late adolescence, according to new University of Bristol research. The study, which used data from 14,541 pregnant mothers in the 1990s, is published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science, Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Guidance: The psychological needs of healthcare staff as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, BPS
This is a guide for leaders and managers of healthcare services who will need to consider the wellbeing needs of all healthcare staff (clinical and non-clinical) as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. It offers practical recommendations for how to respond at individual, management and organisational level involving the appropriate utilisation of expertise within their practitioner psychologist and mental health professionals and anticipates the psychological reactions over time, and what people may need to recovery psychologically from this. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping Teens Make Room for Uncomfortable Emotions
Psychological health includes being able to bear unpleasant feelings. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Damour Tags: Emotions Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Psychology and Psychologists Mental Health and Disorders Teenagers and Adolescence Parenting Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: Sustainable ways to overcome the crisis
(Leopoldina) The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has published a third ad-hoc-statement on the COVID-19 pandemic. The attached paper entitled 'Coronavirus Pandemic -- Sustainable Ways to Overcome the Crisis' deals with the psychological, social, legal, educational, and economic aspects of the pandemic and describes strategies that may contribute to a gradual return to normality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Easing the burden of coronavirus with virtual reality
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new article discusses the psychological stresses imposed by the coronavirus pandemic and suggests that virtual reality can help alleviate the psychological impact of the need for social isolation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anxiety is high because of coronavirus. Here’s how you can feel better.
Psychology professor says there are simple methods to safeguard your well-being, but they take some intention and some work. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katy Milkman Source Type: news

Maternal hypertensive disorders may lead to mental health disorders in children
(American Heart Association) Hypertensive pregnancy disorders, especially preeclampsia -- may increase the risk of psychological development disorders and behavioral and emotional disorders in children. This is the first study to show that preeclampsia predicts increased offspring risk of any childhood mental disorder, regardless of mental disorders in the parents and other conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Living in our isolation bubbles can bring great rewards
How I learned about the pleasures of withdrawing from life and living within myselfThe first thing I do each morning is open the back door and sniff the air. It contains a surprising amount of information. Recently, it has become a little warmer. It still has a bite, but it lacks the viscosity it had in the coldest months. Now, it carries the scent of leaves and flowers, of turned earth. It is suddenly full of birdsong.I ’ve spent my whole life falling in and out of isolation – and this is one of the tricks I’ve learned. Living as an undiagnosed autistic woman until I was nearly 40, I’ve regularly s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Katherine May Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Spraying of disinfectant on people physically, psychologically harmful: Health ministry
The Union Health Ministry has issued an advisory against spraying of disinfectant on people for Covid-19 management, saying it was physically and psychologically harmful. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When It Comes to Addiction, Abstinence Is Key — Or Is It?
“Hi, my name is ____, and I’m an alcoholic.”  When conjuring up images of those suffering from substance abuse disorders, the phrase above is one most people first think of. This greeting of sorts is deeply entwined with the alcohol recovery group, Alcoholics Anonymous, an organization that in the majority of cases promotes abstinence, or in other words a complete removal of alcohol from one’s life.  This approach of complete and permanent rejection of alcohol has garnered much attention and success, and has become over the years the forefront of substance abuse treatment, leaving many una...
Source: Psych Central - April 18, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Carly Heyn Tags: Addictions Substance Abuse Treatment 12 Step Program Abstinence Alcohol Dependence Harm Reduction Holistic Approach Moderation Source Type: news

In Spain, a Call to ‘Free Our Children’ From Coronavirus Confinement
The strictest lockdown measures in Europe have left countless children bored, exhausted and sometimes depressed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elian Peltier and Raphael Minder Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Children and Childhood Mental Health and Disorders Quarantines Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

UKRI priority funding for 'Germ Defence' app to help reduce worldwide COVID-19 spread
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced priority funding for 'Germ Defence' - the only digital behavioural infection control intervention worldwide. Proven to reduce the transmission of infections in the home, clinicians and researchers from the Universities of Southampton, Bristol, Bath and Public Health England will now develop the resource into a freely available worldwide app in 20 languages. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

UK's Prince William and Kate say: look after mental health in coronavirus crisis
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate urged people to look after their mental health during the novel coronavirus outbreak and drew attention to the particular psychological strain felt by frontline health workers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Multidisciplinary research priorities for the COVID-19 pandemic: a call for action for mental health science, The Lancet Psychiatry
This Position Paper explores the psychological, social, and neuroscientific effects of COVID-19 and sets out the immediate priorities and longer-term strategies for mental health science research. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The psychological needs of health care staff as a result of the coronavirus pandemic
This guide is for leaders and managers of health care services who will need to consider the wellbeing needs of all staff working in health care as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

I thought I was coping in isolation but this week something in me snapped | Brigid Delaney
Introverts may be happy at home with their quilting and sourdough but I ’m angry – I want out!Sign up for Guardian Australia ’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsWhena poll came out during the week that said Australians reported the same levels of happiness as before the pandemic (albeit with a few more financial worries), I thought, “How can that be?” After all, everything fun has been replaced by JIGSAW PUZZLES.It would make more sense if the survey averaged out th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Brigid Delaney Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Friendship Psychology Mental health Australia news Philosophy Source Type: news

The impact of suspension on participation in school-based extracurricular activities and out-of-school community service - Umeh Z, Bumpus JP, Harris AL.
In recent decades, school suspensions have increased dramatically in the United States. To date, researchers have assessed the consequences of suspensions on adolescents' academic achievement, self-esteem, and psychological well-being. However, few studies... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Science Behind Your Weird Coronavirus Dreams (And Nightmares)
Earlier this month, my friend Claire Arkin, 30, a non-profit worker in Berkeley, Cali., told me she’d been having oddly vivid and specific dreams. In one, she was getting dressed to attend a fancy gala, but instead of donning an evening gown and diamonds, she wrapped herself in toilet paper, “like some kind of f–ked up status symbol,” she said. A few nights later, she dreamt about men she’d met on a fictional dating app making her anxious by not staying the social distance-required six feet away from her. Many people have been paying attention to their dreams more during the global coronavirus...
Source: TIME: Science - April 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sophie Weiner Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

The Science Behind Your Weird Coronavirus Dreams (And Nightmares)
Earlier this month, my friend Claire Arkin, 30, a non-profit worker in Berkeley, Cali., told me she’d been having oddly vivid and specific dreams. In one, she was getting dressed to attend a fancy gala, but instead of donning an evening gown and diamonds, she wrapped herself in toilet paper, “like some kind of f–ked up status symbol,” she said. A few nights later, she dreamt about men she’d met on a fictional dating app making her anxious by not staying the social distance-required six feet away from her. Many people have been paying attention to their dreams more during the global coronavirus...
Source: TIME: Health - April 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophie Weiner Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Trust in humans and robots: Economically similar but emotionally different
(Chapman University) In research published in the Journal of Economic Psychology, scientists explore whether people trust robots as they do fellow humans. These interactions are important to understand because trust-based interactions with robots are increasingly common in the marketplace, workplace, on the road and in the home. Results show people extend trust similarly to humans and robots but people's emotional reactions in trust-based interactions vary depending on partner type. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

School ijime (bullying) experience is a possible risk factor for current psychological distress among Science City workers: a cross-sectional study in Tsukuba, Japan - Ikeda T, Hori D, Ikeda Y, Takahashi T, Shiraki N, Andrea CS, Ohtaki Y, Doki S, Oi Y, Sasahara S, Saito T, Matsuzaki I.
Early-life adversities are considered to have long-term impact on health. There have been many studies regarding the experience of being bullied and its harmful psychological influence, but such influence on workers remains to be investigated in Japan. We ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Physical abuse of children by stepfathers in Colombia - Nobes G, Panagiotaki G, Malvaso C, Klevens J.
The objective of this study was to examine thes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between childhood maltreatment and benign/malicious envy among Chinese college students: the mediating role of emotional intelligence - Zhao J, Xiang Y, Zhao J, Li Q, Dong X, Zhang W.
In the field of psychology, there are many studies on various aspects of envy. Previous studies have explored the effects of childhood maltreatment on general envy. However, few studies explored interventions aimed at mitigating the effects of childhood ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Supporting older people and people living with dementia during self-isolation
British Psychological Society - This guidance for older people includes advice on remaining connected and staying active during the pandemic, and a section on the needs of people living with dementia and memory problems — particularly on how to help them understand and follow Covid-19 advice.GuidanceMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - April 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Mental Health Source Type: news

When Older Relatives Shrug at Coronavirus Restrictions
Although the virus poses a heightened threat to older people, some of their middle-aged children feel they aren ’t taking it seriously enough. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie Fingersh Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Elderly Psychology and Psychologists Fear (Emotion) Anxiety and Stress Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Depression, anxiety may be side effects as nation grapples with COVID-19
Millions of Americans are being impacted by the psychological fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath, and large numbers may experience emotional distress and be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety, according to a new article published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Covid-19: how can social isolation affect us? - podcast
As the lockdown in the UK looksset to continue,Ian Sample speaks to Prof Carmine Pariante about the physiological and psychological effects of social isolationContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by India Rakusen Tags: Science Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Psychology Loneliness Society Source Type: news

Shelley Taylor and Susan Fiske win the Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Social Sciences
(BBVA Foundation) The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Social Sciences has gone to psychologists Susan Fiske and Shelley Taylor for their 'outstanding contributions' in social cognition, a field which examines the 'social mind,' i.e. the cognitive processes individuals use to understand other people and themselves. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Depression, anxiety may be side effects as nation grapples with COVID-19
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) Millions of Americans are being impacted by the psychological fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Efficacy of psychological intervention for children with concurrent posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury - Shorer M, Segev S, Rassovsky Y, Fennig S, Apter A, Peleg TP.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are common conditions following motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). Mild TBI and PTSD not only share similar features but may also coexist and interact. Nonetheless, research on psycho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Management of dental anxiety – a cross-sectional survey in private dental practices in the Swiss Romandy
Swiss Dent J. 2020 Apr 6;(4):308-320.AbstractThe main aim of the present study was to gain a better understanding of the management of dental anxiety reported by dental practitioners in western Switzerland. In 2013, an 18-item electronic questionnaire was sent to dental practitioners in the Swiss Romandy. A total of 140 (18.6%) questionnaires were included in the analysis. About four out of five practitioners (79.4%) involved with dental emergency service had at least one occurrence with dental phobic patients. The majority of the respondents stated that both dental anxiety and dental phobia increases stress in the dental ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 14, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news