Tag: "caregiver" at biology news
National Parkinson Foundation designates UNC as 'Center of Excellence'
... related aspects of Parkinson's disease, including caregiver
coping and quality of life issues. Kaufer was recruited to head the memory and cognitive disorders division, and provides expertise in managing cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms that commonly occur in Parkinson disease. Together this reflects ...
A genetic basis for behavior in infancy
...ent, contradictory behavior in the presence of the caregiver
as if their behavioral strategy collapsed under the stress of the Strange Situation. This behavior, termed 'disorganized attachment' is assumed to reflect the infant's experience of being unable to resolve anxiety. It has also been shown that disorg...
Studies offer data on potential impact of Reminyl on caregiver 'burden' in Alzheimer's disease
... separate analysis of a different study focused on caregiver
distress and was conducted by Pierre Tariot, MD, professor of psychiatry, medicine and neurology at New York's University of Rochester Medical Center. He examined the data from a five-month study in which 286 U.S. patients with mild to moderate Alzhe...
Canada's social safety net missing the hungry
...ted in the overall health of the parent or primary caregiver
being poorer. Parents reported coping with a lack of money for food by fasting, reducing food quantity and variety, or seeking help from relatives, food banks or friends. Few applied to social programs. In a related commentary, Dr. Laird Birmingham q...
Study Documents Attitudes About Assisted Suicide Among Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease
...e yearsafter diagnosis. The research also explored caregiver
attitudes about assistedsuicide. The majority (56 percent) of the patients interviewed said they would considerassisted suicide. Forty-four of the 56 agreed with the statement, "Ifphysician-assisted suicide were legal, I would request a lethal presc...