Effects of innovative hip-knee-ankle interlimb coordinated robot training on ambulation, cardiopulmonary function, depression, and fall confidence in acute hemiplegia - Park C, Oh-Park M, Dohle C, Bialek A, Friel K, Edwards D, Krebs HI, You JSH.
BACKGROUND: While Walkbot-assisted locomotor training (WLT) provided ample evidence on balance and gait improvements, the therapeutic effects on cardiopulmonary and psychological elements as well as fall confidence are unknown in stroke survivors. OBJE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

How Horror Games Like The Last Of Us Can Provide Catharsis
Could playing horror games like The Last of Us provide psychological benefits? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matt Ng, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse: an examination of individual and abuse characteristics that may impact delays of disclosure - Wallis CRD, Woodworth MD.
BACKGROUND: Nondisclosure in cases of child sexual abuse (CSA) can lead to numerous aversive outcomes for children who have been sexually abused, the most serious of which include untreated psychological symptoms and possible further abuse. While victim te... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cluster B personality traits and psychological intimate partner violence: considering the mediational role of alcohol - Juarros-Basterretxea J, Herrero J, Escoda-Men éndez P, Rodriguez-Díaz FJ.
The study of intimate partner violence (IPV) has evolved into more complex and integrative models to better understand the explanatory mechanisms of IPV perpetration. Nevertheless, integrative models rarely permit an in-depth analysis of a large number of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Are students scared or prepared? Psychological impacts of a multi-option active assailant protocol compared to other crisis/emergency preparedness practices - Jonson CL, Moon MM, Gialopsos BM.
Debates concerning active assailant protocols across American schools have grown in size and contention. While both sides of this debate have the safety and well-being of our nation's youth at heart, they are often only able to support their position with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: PTCIJ Tackles Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Reporting On Journalists
[Premium Times] The Premium Times for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) in collaboration with the Olive Prime Psychological Services on Tuesday organised a psycho-social webinar to discuss the 'Psychological effect of Reporting in Difficult Times' for reporters. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

' Still Scared': Health Workers Feel the Toll of Virus Fight'Still Scared': Health Workers Feel the Toll of Virus Fight
At hospitals around the country, nurses, doctors and other health care workers are reckoning with the psychological toll of the virus fight.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

People who rely on Facebook and YouTube for Covid news 'believe 5G conspiracy theories'
Research published by the Psychological Medicine journal found that 60 per of people who believe that Covid-19 was directly linked to 5G network used YouTube as their primary source of news. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 80% of Americans report nation's future is significant source of stress
(American Psychological Association) More than 8 in 10 Americans (83%) say the future of our nation is a significant source of stress, according to the American Psychological Association's most recent survey report, Stress in AmericaTM 2020: Stress in The Time of COVID-19, Volume Two. The previous high was 69%, reported in 2018 as part of APA's annual Stress in America survey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psychological traumas in adults (1/2) - Al Joboory S, Soulan X, Lavandier A, Bouchard JP.
When subjected to potentially traumatic events, adults can develop psychological trauma with varying levels of severity. For preventive and therapeutic purposes, these psychological traumas must be assessed and managed by psychologists and/or psychiatrists... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What to do with our days
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Source: ScienceNOW - June 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Westgate, E. Tags: Psychology books Source Type: news

Curbing Implicit Bias: What Works and What Doesn't Curbing Implicit Bias: What Works and What Doesn't
Psychologists have yet to find a way to diminish hidden prejudice, but they do have strategies for thwarting discrimination.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - June 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The cost of being apart: the contribution of perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness to suicide ideation among Israeli older adults - Kinory D, Aisenberg D, Levi-Belz Y.
Older adults have the highest suicide rates of all age groups in most industrialized countries. However, research concerning psychological risk factors for suicide among older adults is sparse. Thus, our study aimed to examine the contribution of perceived... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Enablers of psychosocial recovery in pediatric burns: perspectives from the children, parents and burn recovery support staff - van Niekerk A, Jacobs R, Hornsby N, Singh-Adriaanse R, Sengoelge M, Laflamme L.
BACKGROUND: Pediatric burn injuries are a major cause of death and injury, occurring mainly in resource poor environments. Recovery from burns is widely reported to be constrained by physical, psychological, relationship and reintegration challenges. These... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Psychosocial, behavioral and clinical correlates of children with overweight and obesity - Thaker VV, Osganian SK, deFerranti SD, Sonneville KR, Cheng JK, Feldman HA, Richmond TK.
This study aimed to identify such features in youth with severe obesity (BMI  ≥ 120% of 95thpercentile... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma: wrongful conviction risks, mis-information effects, and psychological consultation - Johnson MB, Baker C, Prempeh B, Lewis SR.
Psychologists as experts may be engaged in criminal or family court cases involving Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma (SBS/AHT). There are unsettled questions within medical specialties regarding the diagnosis of SBS/AHT, as well as the mechanisms a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Suicidality and psychological distress in adults aged 18 to 29 years in a population-based study in Finland - Palmu R, Koskinen S, Partonen T.
BACKGROUND: Suicidality is a major concern for young adults. We analyzed which specific items of psychological distress best predicted suicidality in a nationwide population-based sample of young adults. METHODS: A random sample (n=1995) of adults aged... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Assessing psychological fitness to drive for intoxicated drivers: relationships of cognitive abilities, fluid intelligence, and personality traits - Nechtelberger M, Vlasak T, Senft B, Nechtelberger A, Barth A.
Our study explores the relationships between traffic-psychological driving-related personality traits, fluid intelligence, and cognitive abilities for drivers whose driver license has been revoked due to intoxicated driving (alcohol and/or drugs). We were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The psychological status of people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak in China - Zhu Z, Liu Q, Jiang X, Manandhar U, Luo Z, Zheng X, Li Y, Xie J, Zhang B.
OBJECTIVE: An outbreak of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) occurred in Wuhan (Hubei, China) in December, 2019. Facing this largescale infectious public health event, everyone is under great psychological pressure. The aim was to investigate the psycholo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association between trauma centrality and posttraumatic stress among Syrian refugees: the impact of cognitive distortions and trauma-coping self-efficacy - Chung MC, Shakra M.
While research suggests that the war in Syria has led to a drastic re-evaluation of oneself and elevated psychiatric symptoms among Syrian refugees, little is known whether these psychological reactions might be influenced by maladaptive beliefs about ones... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reducing stigma and increasing workplace productivity due to mental health difficulties in a large government organization in the UK: a protocol for a randomised control treatment trial (RCT) of a low intensity psychological intervention and stigma reduction programme for common mental disorder (Prevail) - Gray NS, Davies H, Snowden RJ.
BACKGROUND: Common mental disorders are the leading cause of workplace absences. While the reasons for this are multifarious, there is little doubt that stigma related to common mental disorder plays a large role in sickness absence and in poor help-seekin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gender differences in the effect of past year victimization on self-reported physical and mental health: findings from the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey - Hayes BE, Kopp PM.
The current study examined past year intimate partner violence (IPV; physical violence, coercive control, reproductive control, and psychological aggression) and sexual victimization on self-reported physical and mental health. Doing so provides a proxy lo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of seeking compensation on the psychological health and recovery of injured patients: the role of stress vulnerability and injury-related disability - Pozzato I, Kifley A, Craig A, Gopinath B, Tran Y, Jagnoor J, Cameron ID.
BACKGROUND: Seeking compensation has been shown to have an adverse effect on the psychological health and recovery of injured patients, however, this effect requires clarification. METHODS: A total of 2019 adults sustaining a traffic injury were recrui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A comprehensive and sustainable approach to help women who are the victims of violence - Martz F.
Located on the premises of a hospital in the Paris region, the Women Safe Institute provides free, confidential and caring care, respecting physical and psychological integrity and guaranteeing equal access and treatment for all women and children who are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Developing resilient safety culture for construction projects - Feng Y, Trinh Minh T.
This study aims to identify the drivers of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Gender, victimization, and adolescent psychological health in the context of migration: evidence from China - Cheung NWT.
Although gender has become a key dimension in migration research, previous scholarship has largely focused on adult rather than child migrants. Even less attention has been paid to the role of gender in migration-related child health. By comparing rural mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

High psychological distress among school-going adolescents in Afghanistan: prevalence and correlates from a national survey - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
The aim of this investigation was to assess the prevalence and correlates of psychological distress among adolescents Afghanistan. Cross-sectional 2014 'Global School-based Health Survey (GSHS)' data included 2579 students that were representative of all s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How does perfectionism influence the development of psychological strengths and difficulties in children? - Melero S, Morales A, Espada JP, Fern ández-Martínez I, Orgiles M.
This study aimed to examine differences in gender, age, and psychopathology, according to the perfectionism level, and to analyze how perfectionism dimensions contribute to the development of psychological strengths and difficulties in children. Participan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Religion and spirituality: benefits for Latino adolescents exposed to community violence - Jocson RM, Alers-Rojas F, Ceballo R, Arkin M.
Using data from 223 Latino adolescents residing in poor, urban neighborhoods, we investigate whether spirituality, religious importance at home, and religious involvement moderate the relation between community violence exposure and psychological well-bein... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The bright and the dark side of peer relationships: differential effects of relatedness satisfaction and frustration at school on affective well-being in children's daily lives - Schmidt A, Neubauer AB, Dirk J, Schmiedek F.
Satisfaction and frustration of the basic psychological need for relatedness have been postulated to play a vital role for affective well-being. Yet, this prediction has not been thoroughly tested in schoolchildren's everyday lives. In this work, we examin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Unintentional injuries and socio-psychological correlates among school-going adolescents in Mozambique - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
BACKGROUND: The study aimed to report on the prevalence and socio-psychological correlates of non-fatal injury among school-going adolescents in Mozambique.METHODS: Cross-sectional data from the 2015 'Global School-based Health Survey (GSHS)' inclu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Unraveling the roles of distrust, suspicion of infidelity, and jealousy in cyber dating abuse perpetration: an attachment theory perspective - Toplu-Demirta ş E, Akcabozan-Kayabol NB, Araci-Iyiaydin A, Fincham FD.
This study investigated the prevalence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The psychological benefits of prayer: What science says about the mind-soul connection
Carol Kochon prayed during her husband's 42-day hospitalization for Covid-19. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychological Benefits of Companion Animals Following a Loss Psychological Benefits of Companion Animals Following a Loss
This study assessed the effect of pet ownership on older adults'psychological health following the loss of a spouse through divorce or death. Can a pet mitigate symptoms of depression and loneliness?The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Young people with early psychosis may not require antipsychotic medications to recover
(Orygen) Researchers at Orygen have found that some young people with early stage first episode psychosis (FEP) can experience reduced symptoms and improve functioning without antipsychotic medication when they are provided with psychological interventions and comprehensive case management. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research finds deployment affects mental health of veterans differently
(Michigan State University) As the largest study of its kind, more than 212,000 men and women Army active duty personnel completed a questionnaire that measured different psychological characteristics before deployment and after returning from combat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why do so many of us feel guilty about taking a lunch break?
(Staffordshire University) New research from health psychologists at Staffordshire University explores why some employees feel guilty about taking their legally entitled breaks.The paper's lead author Dr Mike Oliver explained: " The legally required minimum time for a lunch break at work is 20 minutes, however there is a growing trend nationally for large numbers of people not to take breaks at work, with surveys reporting that between 66% and 82% of workers don't always take their breaks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Americans Are the Unhappiest They Have Been in 50 Years: Poll
(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — It’s been a rough year for the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they’ve been in nearly 50 years. This bold — yet unsurprising — conclusion comes from the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. It finds that just 14% of American adults say they’re very happy, down from 31% who said the same in 2018. That year, 23% said they’d often or sometimes felt isolated in recent weeks. Now, 50% say that. The survey, conducted in late May, draws on nearly a half-century of research from the General So...
Source: TIME: Health - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tamar Lee / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Mental Health News Desk wire Source Type: news

Don't blame public for Covid-19 spread, says UK scientist
Exclusive: Prof John Drury says cooperation more prevalent than selfish behaviourCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom empty supermarket shelves to crowded parks, public behaviour has come in for criticism during the Covid-19 outbreak.But blaming the spread of Covid-19 on selfishness or thoughtless behaviour is misguided and distracts from the real causes of fatalities, according to one of Britain ’s leading behavioural psychologists.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Psychology UK news Infectious diseases Science Health policy Source Type: news

Psychological first aid training for staff and volunteers
NHS staff and volunteers at the forefront of the national response to COVID-19 across England, can now access a new psychological first aid training course. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How PTSD, cPTSD and BPD Can Impact Relationships
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is defined as a fear-based disorder with several features necessary for a formal diagnosis which include: avoidance behaviors, re-experiencing, increased arousal and negative affect and/or cognition.1 Avoidance behaviors may include avoiding people, places or situations that could be emotionally ‘triggering’ of a traumatic event. For example, some veterans may avoid amusement parks or festivities that have fireworks or excessive noise as it may cause flashbacks or anxiety. Re-experiencing behaviors often include emotional flashbacks, intrusive thoughts or nightmares. Someon...
Source: Psych Central - June 16, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Dr. Annie Tanasugarn Tags: Borderline Personality PTSD Relationships & Love Trauma Avoidance Borderline Personality Disorder C-PTSD complex trauma Emotional Dysregulation Source Type: news

Supporting care-experienced children and young people, The British Psychological Society
This advice is intended for foster and kinship carers, adoptive parents, and professionals who work with care-experienced children in schools, residential care homes and other settings across the United Kingdom. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Still scared': Health workers feel the toll of virus fight
At hospitals around the country, health care workers are reckoning with the psychological toll of the fight against the coronavirus, and fears that the disease could flare anew later this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Back to school: using psychological perspectives to support re-engagement and recovery, The British Psychological Society
This guidance complements the UK and national government advice on the return to school for pupils by offering a psychological perspective on the process of re-engaging children and young people with school. It considers the challenges at government, community, school, family and child levels and offers recommendations for action to prepare and support the return to school. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds evidence that loneliness makes it harder to quit smoking
In a study published in the journal Addiction, University of Bristol researchers have found evidence for a causal link between prolonged experience of loneliness and smoking. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Current students, International, Postgraduate, Public engagement, Publications, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Experimental Psychology; Press Release Source Type: news

Teens who say their parents are overcontrolling struggle with relationships, educational goals as adults
(Society for Research in Child Development) A new longitudinal study sought to determine the long-term impact on youth of parenting that is psychologically controlling. Although the study did not establish causation, it found that overbearing and overcontrolling tactics by parents when children were 13 years old were associated with difficulties in social relationships and educational attainment by the time the teens reached age 32. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From clickbait to transparency: Reimagining the online world
Public opinion is largely shaped by online content people read and spread via social media. Major web platforms such as Google and Facebook serve as hubs, distributors, and curators; their algorithms help us navigate the online world but underlying the vast digital landscape is a sea of misinformation. In a new study, published in Nature Human Behaviour, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, the University of Bristol, and Harvard Law School propose interventions to help users distinguish misinformation from fact and promote a more democratic internet with autonomy and transparency. (Source: Unive...
Source: University of Bristol news - June 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

Bystanders' behaviours and associated factors in cyberbullying - Panumaporn J, Hongsanguansri S, Atsariyasing W, Kiatrungrit K.
This study aims to investigate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Considerations of dissociation, betrayal trauma, and complex trauma in the treatment of incest - Lawson DM, Akay-Sullivan S.
Child sexual abuse committed by a parent (incest) is related to particularly severe physical and psychological symptoms across the life span. Incest is associated with low self-esteem, self-loathing, feelings of contamination, worthlessness, and helplessne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Research delves into causes of nightmares that shadow female survivors of sexual trauma
(University of Kansas) A new study from psychologists at the University of Kansas attempts to shed light on triggers of post-trauma nightmare occurrences -- a topic that has received scant study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news