Search results for "PTSD"
Postdischarge COVID-19 studies find benefits of home oxygen, risks of PTSD, medical complications
Recent studies focused on patients' status after hospitalization for COVID-19, one finding that outcomes with home oxygen were good, but others noting that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), readmissions, and new diagnoses of medical conditions were common.
6 Apr 2021
Screening for PTSD after life-threatening medical events
Internists are in position to screen for and spot signs of post-traumatic stress disorder following life-threatening medical events such as heart attack and stroke. Yet this is not always part of usual care.
1 Nov 2015
Complementary, integrative health services increasing in VA system
Use of complementary and integrative therapies, such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy, and yoga, increased 70% over a three-year period in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system after their availability was expanded.
6 Dec 2022
Post-war, vets face new battle with PTSD
While the military screens soldiers returning from combat, post-traumatic stress disorder can show up months or years after, when the person may have left the military health system and returned to private care.
1 Sep 2008
Study underscores prevalence of PTSD, comorbid depression among Vietnam vets
Researchers concluded that about 271,000 Vietnam war-zone veterans have current full PTSD plus subthreshold war-zone PTSD, and one-third of them have current major depressive disorder.
28 Jul 2015
Heart attacks may lead to PTSD, analysis finds
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is relatively common among survivors of acute coronary syndrome and is associated with worse outcomes, according to a new meta-analysis.
26 Jun 2012
ADHD more than a ‘condition of childhood’
Untreated adult patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a higher rate of consequences that may result in underachievement. Proper detection can give internists a way to improve their patients' quality of life.
1 Jun 2020
Collaborative and referral models of remote mental health care appear viable, study finds
The trial of adults with post-traumatic stress disorder and/or bipolar disorder compared having remote specialists provide direct telehealth treatment to having specialists consult with primary care teams via an onsite care manager, who also provided brief psychotherapy.
8 Feb 2022
Breaking the cycle of patient trauma
A trauma-informed approach to health care involves recognition of the widespread impact of trauma and its signs and symptoms in patients and clinicians.
1 Feb 2019
New research adds to data on symptoms after COVID-19, vaccines' effects
Several COVID-19 studies looked at persistent symptoms, while new vaccine research found limited antibody responses in some patients and advised on tests for clotting complications. Other studies quantified the target population for tocilizumab treatment and gender differences in infections.
25 May 2021