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Prevalence of visual impairment in older people living with dementia and its impact: a ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9890816
BMC Geriatrics; Zhang W, Roberts TV et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2023 - Visual impairment (VI) and dementia both increase with age, and it is likely that many older people are living with both conditions. This scoping review aims to investigate the prevalence and types of VI among older people living with dementia, and the impact of VI on older people living with dementia and their caregivers. This scoping review used Arksey and O'Malley's methodological framework....

Sex differences in changes of depressive symptoms among older adults before and during ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9891753
BMC Geriatrics; Zheng F, Li C et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2023 - Major concerns about the adverse mental health impact of the rapidly spread COVID-19 pandemic have been raised. Previous studies on changes of depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic have yielded inconsistent results regarding the sex differences. Since women have higher depressive symptoms even without the pandemic, it is essential to consider the pre-existing change of depressive sym...

Final-year medical student mental wellness during preparation for the examination for s...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9891750
BMC Medical Education; Karabacak M, Hakkoymaz M et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2023 - In Turkey, most final-year medical students prepare for the Examination for Specialty in Medicine in a high-stress environment. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study on final-year medical student general psychological distress during preparation for the Examination for Specialty in Turkey. We aim to evaluate psychological distress and understand the variables associated with dep...

Observational prospective study of social media, smartphone use and self-harm in a clin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9896249
BMJ Open; Bye A, Carter B et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2023 - Young people are the most frequent users of social media and smartphones and there has been an increasing speculation about the potential negative impacts of their use on mental health. This has coincided with a sharp increase in the levels of self-harm in young people. To date, studies researching this potential association are predominantly cross-sectional and reliant on self-report data, whi...

Prevalence and factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder among internally ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9887899
BMC Psychiatry; Makango B, Alemu ZA et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental disorder after traumatic exposure that can have long-lasting physical and mental health consequences. In 2021, Ethiopia saw the highest number of internally displaced people (IDP) due to conflict and war with the scope of the internal displacement being very high in the study area and less attention has been given to mental health. To det...

Influencing factors on the health of nurses-a regression analysis considering individua...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9887838
BMC Health Services Research; Lützerath J, Bleier H et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - The care sector is characterized by high absenteeism of nursing care employees due to illness. Organizational determinants that can affect the mental health of nurses are known. Although nurses are confronted with different framework conditions in different care settings, there is a lack of comparative data in Germany. The purpose of this study was to examined the relationship between work dema...

Spiritual Care in the Intensive Care Unit: Experiences of Dutch Intensive Care Unit Pat...
https://doi.org/10.1097/DCC.0000000000000570
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing : DCCN; Willemse S, Smeets W et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - To gain insight into both patients' and relatives' experiences with spiritual care (SC) in the intensive care unit (ICU). Method used was qualitative interviewing. This was a thematic, topic-centered, biographical, and narrative approach, using semistructured interviews with thematic analysis. A purposive sampling method was used to select a sample of ICU patients and ICU patients' relatives. A...

Does physical activity mediate the associations between blue space and mental health? A...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9885582
BMC Public Health; Murrin E, Taylor N et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - Research has begun to examine whether blue space is beneficial to mental health. While results are promising, it is difficult to know which aspects of mental health or mental ill-health may benefit most. Physical activity has been proposed as one potential mechanism via which blue space may be associated with better mental health. However, very few studies have examined mechanisms. We examined ...

The forms and adverse effects of insecurities among internally displaced children in Et...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9885394
BMC Public Health; Kemei J, Salami BO et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - Ethiopia has seen an increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) due to conflict and violence related to border-based disputes and climate change. This study examines the insecurities experienced by IDPs in the Burayu camp and how they navigate and challenge them. Violence and insecurity have daunted Ethiopian regions for decades, violated children's rights, and impeded the ac...

Metacognitive therapy home-based self-help for anxiety and depression in cardiovascular...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9888717
PLoS Medicine; Wells A, Reeves D et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - Anxiety and depression in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) are associated with greater morbidity, mortality, and increased healthcare costs. Current psychological interventions within CR have small effects based on low-quality studies of clinic-based interventions with limited access to home-based psychological support. We tested the effectiveness of adding self-help metacognitive therapy (Home-MCT)...

Intensive Care Unit Diaries: A Nurse-Led Program.
https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn2023573
Critical Care Nurse; Hackenberger A

Feb 1st, 2023 - Following intensive care unit stays, patients with post-intensive care syndrome can experience mental health symptoms that impact quality of life. Intensive care unit diaries have been shown to improve outcomes for patients and their families. Identification of limited support for high volumes of intensive care unit patients and families led to implementation of an intensive care unit diary pro...

Psychological Distress and COVID-19: Evidence-Based Interventions for Frontline Health ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/DCC.0000000000000565
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing : DCCN; Delassalle N, Cavaciuti M

Feb 1st, 2023 - The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on the psychological well-being of frontline health care workers. A variety of interventions have been offered to health care workers in their workplace that has them questioning which intervention would be most beneficial. The purpose of this review is to determine what evidence-based interventions would have an impact on alleviating COVID-19-rela...

Interruptions to HIV Care Delivery During Pandemics and Natural Disasters: A Qualitativ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9893388
Journal of the International Association of Providers of ... Tran DN, Ching J et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - During public health crises, people living with HIV (PLWH) may become disengaged from care. The goal of this study was to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent flooding disasters on HIV care delivery in western Kenya. We conducted ten individual in-depth interviews with HIV providers across four health facilities. We used an iterative and integrated inductive and deductive d...

Associations between β-blockers and psychiatric and behavioural outcomes: A population-...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9888684
PLoS Medicine; Molero Y, Kaddoura S et. al.

Feb 1st, 2023 - β-blockers are widely used for treating cardiac conditions and are suggested for the treatment of anxiety and aggression, although research is conflicting and limited by methodological problems. In addition, β-blockers have been associated with precipitating other psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviour, but findings are mixed. We aimed to examine associations between β-blockers and psychi...

Prevalence of and factors associated with alexithymia among patients with chronic obstr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9885611
BMC Pulmonary Medicine; Zhang H, Wang Y et. al.

Jan 31st, 2023 - Alexithymia is a common psychological disorder. However, few studies have investigated its prevalence and predictors in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Therefore, we aimed to determine the prevalence and predictors of alexithymia in Chinese patients. This cross-sectional study included 842 COPD patients to assess the prevalence and predictors of alexithymia using the...

Moms on the move: A qualitative exploration of a postpartum group exercise program on p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9888496
International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health An... Lesser IA, Nienhuis CP et. al.

Jan 31st, 2023 - Physical activity (PA) after the birth of a child is associated with improved physical and mental health benefits. The aim of the study was to explore new mothers' experiences of PA before and after participation in a group-based PA program for new mothers. The study has three research questions: how new mothers felt; 1) about PA after the birth of their child 2) about engaging in a group-based...

Perspectives of Dutch women on premenstrual disorder. A qualitative study exploring wom...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9888467
The European Journal of General Practice; Labots-Vogelesang MS, Kooiman-Andringa R et. al.

Jan 31st, 2023 - Women presenting with Premenstrual Disorder (PMD) to general practitioners (GPs) experience problems with their biopsychosocial functioning. PMD is a disorder consisting of physical and/or mood-based symptoms cyclically occurring with a significant impairment of daily life. Little is known about the symptoms and coping strategies of women with PMD and their experiences with their GPs. This pres...

Predicting Long-Term Cognitive Impairments in Survivors after Cardiac Arrest: A Systema...
https://doi.org/10.2340/jrm.v55.3497
Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine; Glimmerveen A, Verhulst M et. al.

Jan 31st, 2023 - International guidelines recommend early screening for identification of patients who are at risk of long-term cognitive impairments after cardiac arrest. However, information about predictors is not provided. A systematic review of the literature was performed to identify early predictors of long-term cognitive outcome after cardiac arrest. Scopus and PubMed were systematically searched to ide...

COVID-19-associated mental health impact on menstruation physiology: A survey study amo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9892533
Women's Health (London, England); Aolymat I, Al-Tamimi M et. al.

Jan 31st, 2023 - The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has been an extraordinarily stressful situation in recent years. Stress is a physiological reaction to negative stimuli that is regulated by different neuroendocrine pathways. The female reproductive function is maintained by the menstrual cycle, which is negatively affected by hyperstimulation of stress signals. This study evaluates the effect of the coron...

Screening for opioid use disorder and co-occurring depression and post-traumatic stress...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9881516
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice; Murray-Krezan C, Dopp A et. al.

Jan 29th, 2023 - Identifying patients in primary care services with opioid use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders is critical to providing treatment. Objectives of this study were to (1) assess the feasibility of recruiting people to screen in-person for opioid use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders (depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder) in primary care clinic waiting r...