Tag: "grief" at medical news
Mayo Clinic research shows young people who died suddenly and inexplicably had genetic heart defects
... -- so families have been left with the additional grief
of wondering what caused the premature death. Ma...eart function. Molecular autopsies can help lessen grief
burden of families because data show that they exposed the lethal mutations as the cause of death in...
Strong emotions in Shakespeare's plays lead to fits and fatalities
...arrative poems by Shakespeare show ten deaths from grief
(three on stage), with another 29 emotionally-induced deaths also mentioned by Shakespeare's characters. Transient loss of consciousness is staged or reported in 18 cases and near-fainting in a further 13. The author argues that whilst Shakespeare...
Strategies that teach a caregiver to manage a loved one's illness also helps in coping with death
...ve with dementia also helps to prevent complicated grief
and depression following the death of the loved on... who among caregivers were at risk for complicated grief
and depression after their care-recipients died. Surprisingly, the interventions aimed at helping th...
UCLA leads national effort to address New Orleans' mental health needs
...of mental disorders in children, and a multiethnic grief
workshop, open to everyone in New Orleans and the ...ergy and that more than 200 people will attend the grief
ritual and child workshop. Child care will be provided during parent-teacher workshops. "We antici...
Study elicits 'child's eye' view of methamphetamine abuse and its effects
...h their families and feel a great deal of pain and grief
over being separated from their parents." Another complication is that some of these children had taken on the role of caring for their parents, as well as younger siblings, when their parents were under the influence. One child asked who would watch...
CIHR launches casebooks about Canadians turning research into action
...the Toronto Tamil Community to help them deal with grief
and loss during the Tsunami of December 2004. "This collection of stories highlights the tremendous potential of population and public health research in shaping more effective policy and practices in communities across Canada," says Elizabeth Gyorfi...
Grieving parents at increased suicide risk
...e lost a child suffer deeper and more long-lasting grief
than others suffering bereavements. And one recent study showed that the death of a young child in particular put parents at heightened suicide risk - especially in the month following the death. Recent advances in caring for the terminally ill - pal...
PLoS Medicine refocuses world's attention on the tsunami, six months on
...tsunami: We should not need to be voyeurs into the grief
of vulnerable victims to launch an effective and humane response to any disaster. What problems have been created by the mass burial of unidentified victims? Many mass burial sites were not planned and not well documented, which made identificatio...
New complicated grief treatment holds promise for millions, Pitt researchers report
New treatment for complicated grief
holds promise for millions of Americans, Universit...ronic, debilitating condition known as complicated grief
that is more intense than normal grief, yet differs from clinical depression. Despite complicated gr...
Newly developed treatment for severe grief shown more effective than standard therapy
... well-recognized consequence of loss. Complicated grief
also occurs in the aftermath of loss but is differ...trusive thoughts related to the death. Complicated grief
is a source of significant distress and impairment and is associated with a range of negative health...
Actor-patients' requests for medications boost prescribing for depression
...sor, such as starting school, getting divorced, or grief
(for example, car accidents, natural disasters, medical conditions). In addition to mental health symptoms, actor-patients in the study complained of either wrist or back pain. Actor-patients exhibiting major depression who made brand-specific reques...