Search Tag: mental health

IT Management

App Helps Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Stressed Interns

2015 27 Nov

New doctors working round the clock during their internship experience a predictable sharp rise in stress and pressure, which often leads to depression and suicidal thoughts. Now a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry shows that an online tool to support their mental health may cut the rate of suicidal thoughts in half.MoodGYM — a free web-based cognitive... Read more

ICU Management

Emergency Nurses Susceptible to Death Anxiety

2015 15 Jul

The nature of their work and daily exposure to death and other mortality cues make emergency nurses highly susceptible to death anxiety, according to a paper published online in the journal Emergency Nurse. Death anxiety, or "thanatophobia", is a state in which people experience negative emotional reactions in recognition of their own mortality.Nurses... Read more

Executive Health Management

6th Annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference

2015 15 Jun

This year's conference will be held on the California coast at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina in San Diego. This bayside resort offers incredible ocean views, waterfront dining, a contemporary poolside lounge, eco-friendly spa, and redesigned hotel rooms, suites, and meeting rooms. You'll delight in a water playground with three... Read more

Executive Health Management

GMC Report: Vulnerable Doctors Should Get More Support

2014 21 Dec

The UK's General Medical Council (GMC) is set to review the way it treats vulnerable doctors under fitness to practise investigations following the publication of an independent study it commissioned. The study, titled "Doctors who commit suicide while under GMC fitness to practise investigation", aimed to establish whether the GMC’s fitness to practise... Read more

Lab Management

Blood Test Could Help Diagnose Schizophrenia

2014 14 Oct

According to a new study, a blood test could determine who is at high risk for developing schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis. The research, conducted by Dr. Diana O. Perkins of the University of North Carolina and her research team, has been published in Schizophrenia Bulletin.Schizophrenia affects around 24 million people worldwide and is characterized... Read more


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