Mental health professionals supporting patients living with HIV need to make space for their patients to process the emotional effect of their diagnosis, but not to make assumptions about what it means to them.
The use of technology is also transforming the mental health landscape, with significant implications for clinicians who work with adolescents, in particular.
Facing racial discrimination has been shown to increase depression among African Americans in particular.
The number of deaths by suicide in spring 2019 highlighted the ripple effects of violence and sparked reports that a phenomenon called “suicide contagion” may have been a contributing factor in these incidents.
Mental health patients with urgent symptoms may be assisted by emPATH units.
Elderly LGBTQ individuals are more likely to be depressed and have poor general health than non-LGBTQ seniors.
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
The potential consequences of providing cosmetic treatment to a patient with BDD can extend beyond ethical concerns.
OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has overdosed? What are the typical findings for this condition? Stimulants Stimulants are a class of compounds that accelerate neuronal and/or physical activity. These include a number of both prescription and recreational drugs such as cocaine, amphetamines, anticholinergics, and sympathomimetics. In general, they…
Critical Care Medicine
Poisonous Plants and Animals Synonyms Plant toxicity, Jamaican vomiting sickness, anticholinergic plant poisoning, green tobacco sickness, snake envenomation, hymenoptera envenomation, Africanized honeybee envenomation, scorpion sting, black widow spider envenomation, brown recluse spider envenomation Related Conditions Cardiac glycoside poisoning, cyanide poisoning, anaphylactic shock 1. Description of the problem Poisonous Plants Poisoning almost always occurs as a…