Tag: "marital" at medical news
Suicide in one partner substantially increases suicide risk in the other
... causes of death, admissions to psychiatric units, marital
status, family size, and socioeconomic factors. Women whose partner had first been admitted to a psychiatric unit within the preceding two years were almost seven times as likely to commit suicide as women with partners whose mental health was good. ...
Simple questions may determine children's exposure to smoke
...haracteristics of the parents including education, marital
status, type of health insurance and race. Homes where no one smoked inside were said to have a smoking ban. Maternal, but not paternal, smoking was associated with higher cotinine levels, the researchers found, regardless of how many cigarettes per ...
Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!
... gender, body mass index, age, race, education and marital
status. Since this was an observational study, Warren said she doesn't know whether full-time workers exercise less because they are watching too much TV or vice versa. "But either way, they need to think about shifting their interests."...
Long-term outcomes studied for stem cell transplant recipients
...in a follow-up survey investigating issues such as marital
status, insurance coverage, education, income, and employment. For comparison, siblings of the participants completed the same questionnaire. The researchers found that the transplant survivors were more likely to report a health problem preventing t...
Boys, too, suffer long-term consequences of childhood sexual abuse
...uch as drug and alcohol abuse, mental illness, and marital
strife -- in both men and women. A history of suicide attempt was more than twice as likely among both male and female victims as among nonvictims. Similarly, sexually abused adults of both genders faced a 40 percent greater risk of marrying an alco...
The better educated a woman is, the better she sleeps at night
...,000 people aged 15 and older. Questions included marital
status, employment/occupation, educational attainment, and household income, as well as the number of family members under the age of 15. Insomnia was assessed using criteria developed by the World Health Organization, and scored on a scale of 1 to 5...
Men with spouses, partners, fare better after prostate cancer treatment
...ate cancer patients should be aware of a patient's marital
or relationship status so they can encourage those who may need help to attend support group meetings, Gore said. "Clinicians caring for prostate cancer patients need to address coping and social support mechanisms in order to encourage the beneficia...
Facial trauma may cause significant social and behavioral problems
...ffer post traumatic stress disorder, unemployment, marital
problems, binge drinking and depression, according... they are reporting significantly higher levels of marital
conflict. Behaviorally, they are reporting significantly greater problems with alcohol consumption, ...
New study has surprise findings on childhood depression
...s of depression in five-year-olds. These included marital
partner changes, mother's health problems in pregn...the first six months of life, maternal anxiety and marital
satisfaction early in the child's development and the mother's attitude towards caregiving. They de...
Mental illness exacts heavy toll, beginning in youth
...dbearing, unstable employment, early marriage, and marital
instability and violence. "The pattern appears to be that the earlier in life the disorder begins, the slower an individual is to seek therapy, and the more persistent the illness," said Dr. Kessler, a professor of health care policy at Harvard Me...
Low birth weight linked to psychological distress in adulthood
... the father's social class, maternal age and adult marital
status. Until now it has been unclear whether the effect of low birth weight on common mental health problems in later life is direct, or is affected by childhood factors, such as IQ or behavioural problems. Dr Nicola Wiles, from Bristol University a...
Children in chronic pain need better support, say researchers
...t higher than normal levels of anxiety, as well as marital
and financial problems. "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 parent as someone who can 'make things better." Whilst many childre...
Supportive spouse may reduce effect of job strain on blood pressure
...ty of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Job strain and low marital
cohesion, or a lack of support from a spouse, was ...ic 2.8 mmHg of blood pressure over one year. High marital
cohesion in the presence of job strain was related to a decrease of 2.5 systolic blood mmHg over one...
Surviving breast cancerDoes a woman's marital status matter?
...n influence cancer survival, but a new study shows marital
status appears to have no impact on the outcome fo...re didn't appear to be a link between survival and marital
status for the women in this group. Likewise, in this new study involving breast cancer patient, ma...
Cervical cancer has profound psychosocial impact on affected women, as well as male partners
... of patients and partners may thus help to enhance marital
satisfaction among couples during the difficult process of adaptation required of those living with cervical cancer and its treatment."...
Should doctors consider male marital status when planning palliative treatment for bone metastasis?
...tcomes based upon socioeconomic factors, including marital
or live-in status. Three studies showed that marr...udy was to evaluate outcome differences based upon marital
status. "The most significant finding was that men without partners did not seek additional radi...
Justice at workplace associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease
...ed for by baseline factors such as age, ethnicity, marital
status, educational attainment, socio-economic position, cholesterol level, obesity, hypertension, smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical activity. The association between the level of justice and CHD was also independent of other psychosocial fa...
Race can affect decision about lung cancer treatment
...o decline surgery. There was no difference in sex, marital
status, tumor histology, or comorbidities between the two groups. In addition, greater than 90 percent of all patients had insurance, and all patients had access to health care through the Henry Ford Health System. However, blacks were of a lower so...
NHLBI research highlights at American Heart Association's scientific sessions
...sive information on such SES factors as ethnicity, marital
status, highest level of education, retirement status, income, and health insurance coverage. During the 5 years of follow-up, there were 92 deaths or heart attacks. In general, women with the following characteristics were more likely to have nega...
Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal
...ful events," Kiecolt-Glaser said. "This was just a marital
discussion that lasted only a half-hour. "The fact that even this can bump the healing back an entire day for minor wounds says that wound-healing is a really sensitive process." Glaser added, "This supports our long-held contention that even small...
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