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Paramedics need help to revive marriages: U of T study

...." She says partners of paramedics cope with their distressed spouses in various ways. Some encouraged their spouses to debrief them about the death or injury, no matter how gruesome. Others tried to maintain an atmosphere of calm in the home and to avoid emotional interactions. "This study is a first step in i...

Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia

...y prove too complex for someone who is chronically distressed by symptoms or lacking in the motivation required to make and attend an appointment. Guidelines for clinicians and integrated working across mental health, primary care and social care services could help improve access to health care for people with...

Men with spouses, partners, fare better after prostate cancer treatment

...ey were less upset about urinary problems and less distressed by the nausea, fatigue and pain that can follow cancer treatment. They also reported a higher spirituality than their single counterparts, Gore said. Being able to assess and influence quality of life also is important because studies have shown that...

Teenage depression can be enduring, but is more often short-lived

...many cases, they were showing anxious, fearful and distressed symptoms as early as age five." Twenty percent of the children of depressed mothers developed depression by age 15, a rate of depression twice as high as that of the children of non-depressed mothers. Girls were more than twice as likely as boys to s...

Children in chronic pain need better support, say researchers

...kind of chronic pain frequently become emotionally distressed and have a heightened sense of vulnerability, whic.... "Many parents that we have spoken to were highly distressed by their inability to alleviate their child's pain and felt that this contradicted their view of a p...

Size of brain structure could signal vulnerability to anxiety disorders

...ienced a traumatic battlefield situation to become distressed when hearing noises that bring back those memories, such as the sound of a helicopter. Most commonly, repeated exposure to such sounds without additional trauma reduces or extinguishes the fearful response a phenomenon called "extinction memory." ...

Heart disease patients face greater risk of PTSD

... ersonality traits or types such as neuroticism or distressed personality Aspects of the cardiac event itself, such as the patient's perception and reaction to it Certain specific psychiatric symptoms -- dissociation and acute stress disorder -- at the time of coronary artery disease Lack of social support Demo...

Psychologically distressed children more likely to be involved in bullying

...ntary school-aged children who are psychologically distressed are more likely to be involved in some form of bullying, and children who struggle academically are more likely to be victims and bully-victims."...

Rochester study rolls out RU-486 to treat uterine fibroids

...sked questions such as: During the past month, how distressed were you by: heavy bleeding during your menstrual period, feeling tightness or pressure in your pelvic area, or feeling fatigued" Researchers assessed bleeding with a daily log and hemoglobin tests, and administered ultrasound and other tests to a...

Procedural changes may reduce cardiac arrests outside pediatric ICUs

...re those who had not suffered an arrest but whose distressed condition benefited from the expertise of the PALS Team increased from 3.0 patients per month in the first period to 3.4 per month in the second timeframe. That difference was not statistically significant. The PICU mortality rate dropped from ...

AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression

...ut the body, to determine the level of respiratory distressed caused by the drugs. When drugged rats were treated with the AMPAKINE , the respiratory distress quickly resolved. The drug worked in both newborn and adult rats. Interestingly, the drug on its own did not affect blood flow in animals not treated wit...

Parents' depression can weigh on children

...ad author of the study. Tending to the needs of distressed parents could be one of the best ways to help children, Janicke said. Having supportive parents is vital for children to be able to make the lifestyle changes needed to lose weight. Often, children only have access to food at home, so what a parent p...

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