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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-14T18:27:11-0400
Depressive and anxiety disorders (termed as 'Common Mental Disorders') affect as many as one in four persons attending primary care; most patients do not receive effective treatments. Alth...
Patients should be able to have a say in their care and treatment, but how this should work for children and young people with mental health difficulties is unknown. For example, how and w...
To explore to what extent shared mental models (SMM) occur within the Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) teams in a cardiothoracic surgery setting. Additionally, to establish whet...
Due to the shortage of child psychiatrists and the high prevalence of child mental health disorder, pediatricians and other pediatric primary care providers often assume responsibility for...
This study will determine the effectiveness of medical case management in improving the medical care of people with mental disorders or substance abuse problems.
Patients suffering from mental health disorders have complex care needs, associating poorer physical health status and depreved social condition. Given their central role in primary health care, GPs s...
Mental disorders are common during the perinatal period and expose mother and child to major risks. Almost all women in Sweden attend maternal and child health care centers regularly before and afte...
Somatoform disorders are highly prevalent mental disorders causing impairment and large economic burden. In order to improve the diagnosis and management of affected patients, a health care network fo...
Despite numerous changes in the mental health care system in Japan in 2000's, little is known about changes in the prevalence or treatment rates of mental disorders.
Within the multiple sclerosis (MS) population, depression and anxiety are highly prevalent comorbidities that are associated with adverse outcomes such as diminished quality of life and disability pro...
Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)
A self-administered version of the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD), a diagnostic tool containing modules on multiple mental health disorders including anxiety, alcohol, eating, and somatoform modules. The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) is designed specifically for mood/depression scoring each of the 9 DSM-IV criteria based on the mood module from the original PRIME-MD. The Generalized Anxiety Disorder scale (GAD-7) scores 7 common anxiety symptoms.
Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.
State in which an individual perceives or experiences a sensation of unreality concerning the self or the environment; it is seen in disorders such as schizophrenia, affection disorders, organic mental disorders, and personality disorders. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Recovery from mental disorders and/or substance abuse. The process of change in which individuals improve their MENTAL HEALTH and wellness, live a self-directed life, and work to achieve their full potential.