Tag: "interpersonal" at medical news
UGA study finds that violence costs nation $70 billion annually
...an be saved by investing in programs that decrease interpersonal
violence and self-inflicted violence such as suici...ffer 2.2 million medically treated injuries due to interpersonal
violence annually, at a cost of $37 billion ($33 billion in productivity losses, $4 billion in medic...
Adding medication improves recovery for elderly with depression, says Pitt School of Medicine study
...l treatment with the antidepressant paroxetine and interpersonal
psychotherapy, or to those who responded to the in...espond to standardized treatment of paroxetine and interpersonal
psychotherapy or who did respond but experienced an early recurrence of depressive symptoms. Partici...
A frown or a smile? Children with autism can't discern
...evant details, Davies said. That, in turn, affects interpersonal
Monthly interpersonal psychotherapy prevents relapse of depression in many women
...quent depressive episodes with monthly maintenance interpersonal
psychotherapy (IPT), say researchers from the Univ...form of therapy which focuses on relationships and interpersonal
events that tend to trigger depression, was effective in preventing recurrence of depression in wome...
ACP hosts 'Internal Medicine 2007' in San Diego
...-acquired MRSA infections; to important social and interpersonal
aspects of caring for adults such as counseling patients who ask about cosmetic procedures, eating disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, ADHD in adults, and health literacy; to contemporary topics such as disaster preparedness. Three special le...
Empathy skills must be given a high priority in medical education, says Jefferson author
... in role-playing or shadowing a patient. Improving interpersonal
skills and the interpretation of non-verbal cues are among other ways to help develop empathy skills. Says Dr. Hojat: "We need to convince medical students and residents that empathic engagement in the context of patient care leads to positive clinic...
New details in schizophrenia treatment trial emerge
...tions help people with schizophrenia learn social, interpersonal
and community living skills. The new studies are p...ications experience modest improvements in social, interpersonal
and community living (psychosocial) skills, regardless of what antipsychotic medication they are tak...
Medicalize me: Experts look at how our perceptions of illness are shaped
...ors, and its raising very interesting questions of interpersonal
dynamics. Metzl and other writers of essays in the special section look to history to shed light on the current situation. Metzl is the author of a 2003 book Prozac on the Couch: Prescribing Gender in the Era of Wonder Drugs, which examined how de...
Activation of brain region predicts altruism
...al behavior, that are characterized by deficits in interpersonal
interactions. The researchers are now exploring ways to study the development of this brain region early in life, Tankersley said, adding that such information may help determine how the tendencies toward altruism are established....
Race impacts professional lives of physicians of African descent
...lth care workplace and these experiences can shape interpersonal
interactions and define the institutional climate. She said that responses to perceived racism at work vary from minimization to confrontation and that the health care workplace is often silent on issues of race, resulting in personal and professiona...
Childhood abuse can impact victims' adult relationships
...heir relationship with the abusive parent in later interpersonal
relationships, even when such patterns may be inappropriate or ineffective for the current interpersonal
situation. "The study demonstrated the differences between abused and non-abused participants in the...
The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
...Intervention with older women who are survivors of interpersonal
trauma" Jeungkun Kim, MA, MSW University of Wisconsin-Madison Dissertation chair: Karen Holden, PhD Dissertation topic: Gender differences in labor force participation of older persons: An international perspective study." Jewell Brazelton, MSW The...
Hurricane Katrina Community Aadvisory Group Survey Findings
...e Editor of the journal Psychiatry, the journal of interpersonal
and biological processes founded by Harry Stack Sullivan. His Individual and Community Responses to Trauma and Disaster (Cambridge University Press) and his two-volume Terrorism and Disaster and Bioterrorism (Cambridge University Press) are among the...
The greater the number of bars in a neighborhood, the higher the rates of assault
...d types of alcohol outlets is directly related to interpersonal
violence. A longitudinal study spanning six years...ssaults,' or injuries that arise from some form of interpersonal
violence. About one out of 10 assaults recorded by police are severe enough to require hospitalizat...
Half a million lives lost annually in Europe to preventable injuries
...drowning, falls, burns) or intentional (self-harm, interpersonal
violence, war), are a neglected problem that has devastating effects on individuals and health budgets. In their article, Dinesh Sethi (WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome, Italy) and colleagues highlight the vast socioeconomic inequ...
Racism effects health of Maori in New Zealand
... Europeans. Professor Nazroo states: "Racism, both interpersonal
and institutional, contributes to Maori health losses and to inequalities in health between Maori and Europeans in New Zealand. Interventions and policies to improve Maori health and address these inequalities should take into account the health effe...
Unwanted sex appears common in some teen relationships
...of unwanted sex; rather, they point to the complex interpersonal
and behavioral contexts that may link unwanted sex to other health risks," the authors write. "Unwanted sex occurs often within the sexual relationships of teens," they conclude. "These unwanted sexual experiences result in risk for sexually transmi...
Mapping 'self' and 'other' in the brain
...re able study brain activity between two people as interpersonal
relationships develop and break down."...
Gossip creates friendships, it does not break them
... attitudes toward others can create and/or amplify interpersonal
intimacy." In the first two parts of the study, two groups of participants were instructed to list the positive and negative attitudes they shared at the early and later stages of close relationships. Both groups recalled more negative than positive...
How Internet addiction is affecting lives
...ls promote addictive behaviors and pseudo-intimate interpersonal
relationships." Nurse practitioners will soon find themselves faced with the issues of "internet addicts" and their inability to get offline. While not yet defined as a true addiction, many are suffering the consequences of obsession with the online...
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