In the framework of a European Union funded project for support to protection of vulnerable groups, internally displaced people in Libya will receive psychosocial
support from Red Crescent volunteers to tackle the distress, loss and grief they have suffered from the on-going violence and conflict that has left more than 1.
Mental health and psychosocial
problems are faced by all communities which are struck by disasters.
Pediatric primary care providers (PPCPs) are in a unique position to address psychosocial
and mental health concerns during office visits, and effective communication skills play a crucial role in providing an opportunity for parents and patients to disclose and discuss such concerns.
risks have emerged and commonly accepted as a major concern over the workers' health and safety with several aspects that includes but not limited to work demands either quantitative or qualitative, lack of control, rewards and social support, job insecurity and interpersonal relationships at the workplace (Leka et al.
Transitions in Dying and Bereavement: A Psychosocial
Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care, 2nd Edition
MINNEAPOLIS -- A new screening tool may help dermatologists address the psychosocial
issues relating to appearance and body image in children and adolescents.
Four United Nations human rights experts have urged Pakistani authorities to halt the execution of Imdad Ali, a man with a psychosocial
disability, and to re-try him in compliance with international standards.
BALTIMORE -- Childhood obesity can result from more than just poor diet, not enough exercise, and too much screen time; it also often occurs in families with parents who have a significantly increased prevalence of psychosocial
problems, judging from findings from a pilot, single-center study involving 97 parents who brought their children to a tertiary-care pediatric obesity center.
The journal Psychosocial
Intervention was founded in 1992 by the Colegio Oficial de Psicologos de Madrid (Spain) in association with the Consejo General de Colegios Oficiales de Psicologos and the Coordinadora Estatal de Intervencion Social.
MANILA -- Wanted: Psychiatrists who specialize in psychosocial
Responses in War-Torn Societies' programme was designed to increase knowledge and awareness of psychosocial
approaches in addressing psychological and social impacts of collective violence.
This is especially important because of the prevalence of psychosocial
distress in this population, affecting 30 percent to 43 percent of oncology patients in the ambulatory setting (Zabora, BrintzenhofeSzoc, Curbow, Hooker, & Piantadosi, 2001).