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Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Linda G. Hughes, MA
Treatment failure can be caused by a variety of factors, including misdiagnosis of the primary psychiatric complaint, the presence of one or more comorbid conditions, and nonadherence to medication plans.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Linda G. Hughes, MA
When treating patients who have been diagnosed with cancer, you should consult with their oncologist to brainstorm interventions that can help your patient have the best possible quality of life.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Linda G. Hughes, MA
Prolonged exposure therapy can help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder overcome the fear, anxiety, and depression that can lead to avoidance behaviors and other responses that negatively impact quality of life.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Agnella Izzo Matic, PhD
Provocative research raises the question of whether we should we look at Alzheimer’s disease as “type 3 diabetes.”
Friday, October 24, 2014
By Linda G. Hughes, MA
A pattern of sleep disturbance is a risk factor for depression and suicide and also increases the risk of cancer, infection, hypertension, weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, inflammation, osteoporosis, chronic pain, and arrhythmias. It can also have a significant negative impact on cognition and creativity.
Friday, October 24, 2014
By Linda G. Hughes, MA
How can clinicians help veterans with PTSD deal with depression and anxiety symptoms, and process intense feelings of shame and guilt stemming from actions and situations they experienced while serving?
Friday, October 24, 2014
By Linda G. Hughes, MA
Adolescent depression is a serious mental illness that results in negative health consequences and frequently recurs later in life. Although the prevalence rate of depression is around 20 percent among African American and European-American adolescents, the associated risks and utilization rates vary greatly.
Friday, October 24, 2014
For patients diagnosed with osteoarthritis, daily activities that many people take for granted, including sleep, can be interrupted or difficult, often causing psychological challenges as well.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Targets of workplace bullying can offer chaos, report, or quest narratives about their experiences, and coworker response plays a role in narrative development, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in Management Communication Quarterly.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A learning model and discussion can improve residents' attitudes and communication skills towards patients with substance abuse disorders, according to a study published online Oct. 7 in Academic Medicine.
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