We've written before about the best way for internists to ensure that their primary care patients are also getting good mental health care.
And when things like drug addiction and untreated mental health issues and time stand as looming barriers, many times it's a downright miracle when those pieces get put together. ... Now playing on my mental iPod, for you and all of your peoples, Mrs.
to appeal prescription denials when they switch to a new qualified health plan. ... The paper proposes specific ways to better integrate mental health with the care provided by primary care internists.
health behaviors," like diet).
The government got serious this summer about pushing doctors toward using electronic health records (EHRs). ... Recognizing red flags and asking questions during a primary care visit can be the key to uncovering PTSD in patients who are often reluctant
She said it's important to explain what she's referring them for and offers to call to explain to the mental health specialist why she is making the referral, especially ... It's best to use psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health
The topics that always come up as possible special cases are substance abuse, mental health issues, cancer and obesity,” said Ms. ... an ongoing basis,” said Maureen Malloy, senior health care analyst for Manhattan Research.
Among wives of soldiers deployed for up to 11 months, researchers found almost 3,500 more diagnoses of depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and other mental health issues than among wives who
And while we're on the subject of mental health, a tip about suicidal patients.
Here's one of them. In honor of National Mental Health Month, one PR flack pitched Philip Stein watches. ... Really. That's what the flack said. Right off the bat, he's gone from mental health issues to sleepless nights from stress.