Search results for "Mental Health"

Results 81 - 90 of about 195 for "Mental Health".

Unmasking the patient's hidden agenda

Dr. Gilson has a special interest in mental health, and three days before he saw this patient, he had led a focus group on suicide prevention in primary care medicine. ... Debra Roter, PhD, a professor of health policy and management at Johns Hopkins
September 2009

Managing depression is worth the effort

Depression's impact on health is often profound and far-reaching, potentially equaling that of coronary artery disease. ... Even when there is a therapist available, a patient's health insurance plan may restrict the number of visits, and plans can have
May 2016

Simple tools, teamwork manage depression in primary care

Embedding mental health professionals directly into a primary care setting threatens to add complexity to primary care's already hefty ‘to do” list. ... Embedding behavioral health clinicians is crucial to succeeding with an integrated depression
March 2011

Web-based therapy may help interns with suicidal ideation

Despite the known increase in suicidal ideation and other mental health issues during the internship year, prior research has shown that very few affected trainees seek treatment. ... Some also feared that reporting mental health treatment would affect
March 2016

Priming to diagnose an atypical case, avoid representativeness

A patient's deteriorating mental health status points to an underlying cause.
July 2011

QD: News Every Day--Women who drink moderately, regularly may age better

higher chance of successful ageing, defined as being free of 11 major chronic diseases and having no major cognitive, physical or mental health limitations at age 70. ... If nondrinkers survived, they had lower health-related quality-of-life scores on
January 2020

Telemedicine, e-doctors and getting paid for the work

Or what health care people call reimbursement. Our current system rewards in-person visits in a fee-for-service model. ... In mental health, where resources are often in short supply, telemedicine has taken on an increasing role in doctor-patient virtual
January 2020

A lesson on mental illness care: connecting two tragedies

I was, however, increasingly concerned about his psychological health and referred him to another psychiatrist. ... In the meantime, I remain highly skeptical that improved mental health care alone, without restricting access to firearms will be enough
January 2020

Risks overstated for antidepressants and suicides

This post originally appeared at Everything Health. Toni Brayer, MD, FACP, is an ACP Internist editorial board member who blogs at EverythingHealth, designed to address the rapid changes in science, medicine, ... health and healing in the 21st Century.
January 2020

Top 10 reasons to visit the doctor

With the shortage of primary care doctors, however, we can expect health care expenditures to continue rising if these common problems are taken to specialists. ... This post originally appeared at Everything Health. Toni Brayer, MD, FACP, is an ACP
January 2020

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