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The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
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Background: Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) are at far greater risk of experiencing poor mental health (MH) than wider society. This disparity was exacerbated by additional 'unique to sexual minority status' COVID-19 stressors. Objective: This sequential, mixed-methods study examined remote MH help-seeking among GBMSM in t...
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Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected college students' mental health and caused post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). Event centrality is thought to play a key role in the development of PTSS, but it is not yet clear by what mechanism. Theoretically, event centrality may affect the retrieval of traumatic memor...
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Based on research from previous pandemics, studies of critical care survivors, and emerging COVID-19 data, we estimate that up to 30% of survivors of severe COVID will develop PTSD. PTSD is frequently undetected across primary and secondary care settings and the psychological needs of survivors may be overshadowed by a focus on physical recovery. D...
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This study investigates how mediating (e.g. history of health conditions) and moderating (e.g. self-rated health) factors are associated with nativity status on depression and anxiety in Mexican immigrants. Using data from the 2019 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), results found a significant direct association between nativity status and an...
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Background: Injury patients are at risk for mental health problems, which could result in slower recovery and affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL), health care utilization, and return to work (RTW). Objective: In this study, we determined the prevalence of symptoms indicative of probable depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress di...
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Background: Traumatic events are strongly associated with mental health problems. At present, traumatic events and trauma-specific needs are commonly underdetected in therapeutic settings. Many mental health professionals lack key competencies for trauma inquiry and treatment. Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate the everyday practi...
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Background: Veterinary professionals (VPs) are often exposed to distressing and ethically challenging events in their line of work, yet little is known about whether they may experience moral injury and the impact potentially morally injurious events (PMIEs) may have on their wellbeing. This cross-sectional study aimed to examine the association b...
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Social media platforms have become a common place for information exchange among their users. People leave traces of their emotions via text expressions. A systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of social media data across time and space can give insights into local outbreaks, mental health, and social issues. Such timely insights can...
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Background Previous studies in patients with a mitochondrial disease (MD) highlight the high prevalence of cognitive impairments, fatigue, depression, and a lower quality of life (QoL). The relationship with biological and physiological factors remains complex. The aim of this study is to investigate the status of and interrelationships between bio...
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Background Psychological distress is considered a threat to the mental health of human beings. This research was conducted at the beginning of the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, when most people had limited knowledge about coronavirus, mode of transmission, associated manifestations, with uncertainty about treatment, vaccine, future life, and coping c...
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Objective Despite considerable spending on mental health in the Netherlands, access to mental health remains suboptimal, particularly for migrants and ethnic minorities. Addressing the growing mental health service needs requires an understanding of the experiences of all stakeholders, specifically minority populations. In this exploratory study, w...
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The interactions between emotion and attention are complex due to the multifaceted nature of attention. Adding to this complexity, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the emotional landscape, broadly heightening health and financial concerns. Can the heightened concerns about COVID-19 impair one or more of the components of attention? To explore the...
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Recent literature emphasizes how the specific stressors of the COVID-19 outbreak affect the general population and frontline professionals, including those conducting support or backup activities in health units, which can lead to vicarious traumatization. Vicarious traumatization has been used to describe negative emotional reactions in mental hea...
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Background Despite the growing evidence of the extreme efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in adults and the elderly, the administration of the same prophylactic measures to pediatric subjects is debated by some parents and by a number of researchers. The aim of this manuscript is to explain the reasons for overcoming hesitancy towards COVID-19 vaccinati...
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Objective The present study investigates if symptoms of COVID-19 contagion in different social contexts (cohabitants, family, acquaintances, and others) are associated with university students' own self-reported symptoms of COVID-19 contagion, mental health, and study capacity. This was investigated by a cross-sectional survey administrated in Swed...
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This book examines the recovery principle of co-production within mental health services, defining it as the creation of a space where all stakeholders – including service users, family members, carers and supporters – come together in a partnership to improve all aspects of mental health services. Exploring both the practicalities and complexitie...
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Access to public greenspaces is assumed to influence peoples’ body weight. However, causal evidence on this topic is limited, especially in developing countries. Using natural experiment approach, this study assessed 1) to what extent peoples’ body mass index (BMI) changed following a greenway intervention, and 2) potential gender disparities in bo...
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Growing incidence of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and a lack of intensive examination of NSSI variability among adolescents justify identification of latent classes based on the endorsement of different NSSI behaviors. Latent class analysis was used to detect the heterogeneity of past month NSSI among 322 high school students (73.2% female). Two...
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Most empirical research on the relationship between peer victimization, aggression, and mental health has been conducted with correlational designs. Much of this research has also focused primarily on linking peer victimization with either the potential aggressive behaviors of victims or a deterioration in their mental health. This study analyzes t...
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Adult adoptees can be periodically in need of mental health support adjusted to their specific adoption-related topics. As for many adoptees separation of the biological family happened in the pre-verbal phase, verbally expressing on its lifelong consequences may be difficult. Music therapy could then be considered an adjunct to the current (limite...
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Photoplethysmography is an optical technique that produces a wealth of information about cardiovascular health. Therefore, the technology has become an integral part of personal health monitoring devices. Given the importance of blood pressure measurement and control in physical and mental health, in recent years, the estimation of blood pressure f...
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Work overload is highly related to mental health issues. Online social media are often used to escape the feelings of overload. In the current study, 291 employees from various job sectors completed an online survey related to work overload, addictive social media use (SMU), and mental health (i.e., depression symptoms, life satisfaction). Work ove...
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This paper investigated the characteristics of mothers of children with a disability who registered for a mental health and wellbeing workshop. The questionnaire measured mental health, health-related behaviours, empowerment, family cohesion, wellbeing and child-related variables. Regression analysis identified factors associated with depressive sy...
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Adolescence is a developmental period when peer network structure is associated with mental health. However, how networks relate to distress for youth at different intersecting racial/ethnic and gender identities is unclear. Using National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health survey data, cross-sectional models examine peer network cohe...
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Background/Objective Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disorder of special relevance in mental health, however, not all patients respond adequately to traditional intervention systems. The present work aims to study the usefulness of mindfulness-based interventions in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder. Method An exhaustive search of the...
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This study explores the interactions between the advantages of cycling for physical and mental health and possible health consequences of crash involvement. Data were derived from an online survey distributed via social media and cycling interest organisations and resulted in 382 responses from cyclists having crashed in the past two years and 855...
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This paper analyzes the role of mental health in self-employment decisions. We find evidence of a relationship between psychological distress and self-employment for men that depends on type of self-employment and severity of psychological distress. Specifically, there is suggestive evidence of a causal link from moderate psychological distress to...
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Objective: To verify the association of physical activity levels (PA levels) with the risk of mental illness (MIR) in elderly women during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Experimental longitudinal study involving 44 elderly women, aged 67.3 ± 5.3 years. The SRQ-20 and IPAQ were applied from February 2020 to February 2021, prior to the onset and dur...
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On estime qu'un québécois sur cinq souffrira d’un problème de santé mentale adaptatif au cours de sa vie (Baraldi et al., 2015), dont les plus fréquents sont les troubles liés à l’anxiété (11,2 %), à la dépression (12,2 %) et à l’usage de substances (18 %), telles l’alcool ou le cannabis. Ces problèmes de santé mentale affectent les personnes dans...
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Purpose: The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has left the student community in distress. They have had to vacate their hostels and go home, which has restyled their enjoyable campus life into virtual online classes. The technical glitches and uncertainty of the future kept them in the doldrum. Our study explored the subgroups of socio�demograp...
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This study examines whether an association exists between parental unemployment and health-related quality of life
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A partir da nossa experiência como docente de universidade pública, psicóloga e pesquisadora, pretendemos refletir sobre possíveis impasses éticos enfrentados por psicólogos pesquisadores de IESs públicas brasileiras durante a pandemia da COVID-19 e o período obrigatório de atividades remotas; destacar a relação destes impasses com a saúde mental e...
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Para una crítica al régimen epistemopolítico neo-positivista en Salud mental. Bases onto-epistemológicas para el estudio del sufrimiento psico-social Notas a partir de J. Samaja Y J.P. Sartre
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Mental health indicates the degree of psychological prosperity. When someone faces an unbalanced psychological state, it ends up in disturbance. In India, the quantity of cases regarding the psychological disorder is increasing each year, and there's a shortage within the mental healthcare professionals. In such situations, technologies like comput...
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Abstract: Objective: To examine the associations and interactive effects of physical activity and sleep quality on mental health among Indian college students. Method: A cross sectional investigation was led among understudies’ students of Maharashtra. The sociodemographic information and weight list were gotten from a comfort test of 617 undergr...
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This study inspected the job of the capacity to understand people at their core to emotional wellness. In this review, the distinguished psychological wellness parts are uneasiness, misery, self-efficacy, and flexibility. This correlational exploration utilized relapse examinations were directed to analyze the correlational connections among factor...
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Background: Coronavirus pandemic and lockdown has achieved a feeling of dread and uneasiness all throughout the planet. This marvel has prompted present moment just as long haul psychosocial and emotional wellness suggestions for kids and teenagers. The quality and extent of effect on minors is controlled by numerous weakness factors like formative...
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Purpose In the US, Black people diagnosed with schizophrenia experience worse psychosocial and clinical outcomes than their White counterparts. While racism-related factors contribute to these disparities, an additional understudied explanation may be that psychosocial treatments for psychotic disorders are less effective for Black than White indiv...
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This research is about stress level of adolescents.
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El chemsex o sesión en España, se ha convertido en un problema de salud pública debido a sus riesgos asociados. Esta práctica se ha relacionado en los últimos años con el uso intencional de sustancias psicoactivas para facilitar, mantener y/o mejorar la experiencia sexual (1–3). Aunque el uso de drogas y su asociación con contextos sexuales es cono...
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This study focuses on the views of members of the Troy Mental Health Association Social Club (Troy Social Club) regarding the benefits to them related to their membership of the club. TheTroy Social Club members who participated in the study identified a wide range of personal, social and peer group benefits related to their participation in th...
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Purpose of review: To summarize recent advances in the psycho-oncology literature, with a focus on findings relevant to the head and neck cancer patient. Recent findings: Patients with cancer are at an increased risk of suicide and self-harm. Head and neck cancer patients are among the highest risk compared with other cancer patients. Unique cha...
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Background: Many studies have previously compared the prevalence or sample means of distress and mental health problems from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic, while results on changes at the individual-level, and regarding multiple outcome measures are demanded. Methods: This online study investigated individual changes in stress and menta...
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Recollection of family unpredictability in one’s childhood has been associated with depression and/or anxiety (Hood et al., 2019; Ross et al., 2016); however, it is unclear whether low levels of unpredictability are beneficial for our well-being. Following the positive psychology trend, the present study assessed whether less unpredictability (i.e....
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To evaluate the vision-related quality of life (VR-QOL) treated by intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) in patients with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) and to assess subscale items of the VR-QOL. This was prospective, multicenter, open-label, observational study including 38 patients with unilateral BRVO who underwent IVR treatment and 28 age-match...
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Usually exceptional children and adults have abilities and characteristics which are different from normal population. Individuals with Visual Impairment (VI) and Hearing Impairment (HI) however experience significant cognitive, emotional, occupational and social problems. Hence, these people have problems in mental health and affect the quality th...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly negatively affected individuals’ quality of life through multiple means such as social isolation, exacerbated mental health conditions, and financial instability. Multiple studies have demonstrated that one of the negative correlates of quality of life is the perceived danger of COVID-19 (i.e., fear of and anxi...
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Aims This study aimed to examine the association between mental health problems and health-related quality of life (HrQoL) among in-school adolescents 13–19 years in the Harari region, eastern Ethiopia. Materials and methods A cross-sectional study was conducted on 3227 in-school adolescents aged 13 to 19 using multistage sampling. The KIDSCREEN-1...
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Background School-based mental health promotion aims to strengthen mental health and reduce stress. Results on the effectiveness of such programs are heterogeneous. This study realized a school-based mental health promotion program ( StresSOS ) for all students and aimed to identify moderators (mental health status, gender, grade level) of pre- to...
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to describe and evaluate the sociodemographic profile and assess the levels of anxiety and fear, work engagement, and psychological distress on a sample of migrants living in settlements in the province of Huelva (Spain) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on...
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Resilience is closely related to mental health and well-being. Identifying risk groups with lower resilience and the variables associated with resilience informs preventive approaches. Previous research on resilience patterns in the general population is heterogeneous, and comprehensive largescale studies are needed. The aim of our study is to exam...
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In recent years, different forms of poverty and their interaction with mental illness have been in the focus of research, although the implementation of action in mental health care and policy making so far is scarce. This perspective article offers different perspectives of poverty and its reciprocal association with mental illness and outlines po...
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تعرف الفترات التي تشهدها المجتمعات من أزمات الاجتماعية الاقتصادية والسياسية وخاصة الصحية حالة من الهلع والخوف الذي يؤدي بالفرد إلى البحث عن المعلومات من مختلف المصادر دون تحري صدقها ومصداقيتها أو صحة مصدرها وموثوقية والأمر الذي يخلق بدوره حالة من التوتر والخوف لدى الفرد الذي يدخله في حالة نفسية قد تفاقم من تأثيرات أو آثار الأزمة وعدم القدرة على احت...
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The web series It's Okay to Not Be Okay illustrates how people with mental health illnesses are still an issue that gets less attention in society. Ko Moon-young's character represents how a sociopath behaves and behaves in his environment with all his shortcomings in self-control. The purpose of this study is to show the representation of a sociop...
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Purpose of Review To summarize the prevalence, correlates, and health consequences of poor mental health in the increasingly sizable population of survivors of Sudden cardiac arrest (CA) and to describe current intervention research in this area. Recent Findings After CA many patients report high psychological distress, including depression, gener...
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The COVID-19 pandemic clearly has various detrimental psychological effects on people’s mental health, emphasizing the importance of mindfulness in overcoming such repercussions. This is in line with the growing number of studies that have been conducted to assess the effects of mindfulness in diverse settings. However, the role of mindfulness in r...
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This presentation was delivered to social care students in Dundalk Institute of Technology. Themes - social care legilsation / mental health and Domestic Violence
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This article examines the relationship between internalizing dimensions of emotional and behavioral disorders such as depression, and anxiety, with unresolved trauma and abuse among incarcerated girls in Mexico and the United States. The goal is to arrive at a better understanding of (a) how mental health conditions may contribute to deviant behavi...
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic introduced a global need to explore the potential and challenges of online education. Objective To evaluate the presence of depression and anxiety in university students and their level of satisfaction with online learning during the period of social isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Method A cross-sectio...
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Though recent advances in research on social class have contributed to our wider understanding of college students’ academic and social outcomes, classism in academe remains underexplored across cultures, primarily due to a lack of instruments. The present study discussed the validation of the existing classism measure to assess Korean college stud...