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Racial/Ethnic Differences in Psychiatric Diagnosis and Treatment
Significant racial/ethnic differences appear to exist in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions across 11 private, not-for-profit United States healthcare systems.
Multiple sclerosis symptoms such as fatigue, depression, and paresthesia can be alleviated using yoga and aquatic exercises.
You may have seen reports on the “treatment” on TV or heard that some of Beverley Hills’ richest citizens are raving about it, but whole body cryotherapy (WBC) doesn’t yet have the data to back up the many health benefits claimed by its boosters.
There is still much more to be learned about the effects of depression and cognitive impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis but there are steps being taken to address these issues and help better inform patients of the impact both can play in their lives.
Patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis may develop depression as a result of the diagnosis but there is also research being done to show that depression can be part of the disease rather than as a result of it.
Nearly 1 in 4 patients with COPD also suffers from depression, possibly increasing the risk of early hospital readmission for these patients if left untreated.
Patients battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) could also face a higher risk of depression.
The hallmarks of professional job-related burnout (JRB) are emotional exhaustion, depersonalization (cynicism), and a lack of a sense of personal accomplishment (inefficacy). The development of these feelings is the end of a process, and over time can break down the sturdiest among us.
Research suggests that lipid screening appears to remain particularly underutilized in adults taking antipsychotic medications, despite improvements in recent years in the use of diabetes screening in this patient population.

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