Psychosocial

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Profile Psychosocial Case Manager<p>Special advertisement open for candidates interested in temporary opportunity for 6 months in Geneva.<p>Location: UNHCR …

Sexual Harassment

Understanding the Modified Fatigue Impact Scale

The Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS) is a tool that doctors use to evaluate how fatigue affects someone’s life.<p>Fatigue is a common and often …

Multiple Sclerosis

Living With Cancer: Why Psychosocial Care is So Important

We all fear it, many have already been affected by it and many of us have to face it, when you or someone you love is diagnosed with the one of the …

Health (India)

Nigeria Military Hands 180 Child Soldiers to UN, Government

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military command says it has handed to the government and the United Nations more than 180 former child soldiers …

Africa

UNICEF Nigeria welcomes release of over 180 children suspected of Boko Haram ties from administrative custody

<b>ABUJA, (July 9, 2018)</b> – UNICEF welcomes today the release of 183 children from Nigerian Armed Forces, in Maiduguri, Borno State, northeast Nigeria. …

Africa

IsraAID-trained emergency team sent to flooded Japan area

Japan IsraAID Support Program to distribute relief items, assess medical and post-trauma psychosocial needs and provide psychological first aid.

Israel

Mental health needs of children and young people in conflict need to be prioritized, conference says

<b>BERLIN, 5 July 2018</b> – More action is needed to address the devastating impact of prolonged conflicts on the mental health of children and young …

Mental Health

Japan allocates 700,000 USD to UNICEF for the response to the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

In response to the Ebola crisis that has impacted the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Government of Japan is allocating 700,000 USD to …

Disease

Disabled children, Enabled futures | UNICEF Middle East and North Africa

The seven-year long war in Syria continues to have a devastating impact on each and every child in Syria and in refugee host countries, with the …

Middle East

AAP: Parents should meet pediatrician *before* baby is born

During pregnancy, life can seem like a never-ending stream of medical appointments. This is all for good reason, of course—but the last thing many …

Motherhood

Resistance training reduces the cardiovascular response to psychosocial stress, study finds

New research provides evidence that weight training improves how the heart responds to psychological stress. The findings appear in the journal …

Exercise

New technology enables man to hold his granddaughter again: Amputees use new, naturalistic sensory device at home for daily tasks, gain greater sense of personal well-being and connection to those they love

Amputees use new, naturalistic sensory device at home for daily tasks, gain greater sense of personal well-being and connection to those they love<p>In …

Emerging Technology

Psychotherapy and Psychiatry: A Strained Relationship

I recently opened up a psychoanalytic text from the early 1990s to refresh my knowledge in a few areas. It is a book that I've read before, but this …

Psychotherapy

“Horror knows no limit in Syria”

<b>DAMASCUS/AMMAN/NEW YORK, 27 June 2018 –</b> “Horror knows no limit in Syria, where children are yet again caught in the crossfire of the latest wave of …

Middle East

First steps in helping returning migrants reintegrate in Sudan

Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Libya, Sudan<b><br>Supporting migrants to psychologically deal with what they experienced in Libya</b> …

Africa

Dartmouth to Study Opioid Treatment for Pregnant Women

A research team at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine is getting $5.3 million to study medication-assisted treatment for pregnant women with …

Opioids

What does the mental health law cover?

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA - The Philippine Mental Health Act would not only focus on treating those diagnosed with mental health issues …

Mental Health

Psychosocial Stages

The theory of psychosocial development created by Erik Erikson is perhaps one of the best known personality theories. The theory differs from many …

Psychology

Funding a step towards understanding NDIS gaps, says council

File picture.<p>The state’s peak mental health body has described new federal and state funding for mental health support services as “timely”.<p>Tasmania …

Mental Health

$160m mental health boost fills system gap

A national funding boost will address gaps for Australians with mental illness who aren't covered by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Mental Health

Hunt announces $160m for mental health

A national funding boost will help address service gaps for Australians with mental illness and psychosocial disability to who aren't covered by the …

Mental Health

Doctor: 11-Year-Old Turpin Daughter Suffered From ‘Psychosocial Dwarfism’ Due To Malnourishment

11:43 PM 06/21/2018<p>The 11-year-old daughter in the Turpin family case of child abuse suffered “psychosocial dwarfism” due to extreme malnourishment …

Conservative View

Do material, psychosocial and behavioural factors mediate the relationship between disability acquisition and mental health? A sequential causal mediation analysis | International Journal of Epidemiology

Background<p>There is evidence of a causal relationship between disability acquisition and poor mental health; however, the mechanism by which …

Mental Health

Study shows that wearing a "fatsuit" makes women snack harder.

Overeating is a growing problem. But what makes us overeat? Obviously, delicious food can be hard to resist, but that's clearly not the only factor. …

Nutrition

Promoting peace in Africa

African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) is a Uganda-based non-profit that provides conflict survivors with medical and psychosocial rehabilitation; …

Africa

Video: Poor Medical Care Linked to Deaths in US Immigration Detention

(Washington, DC, June 20, 2018) – US government records summarizing investigations of the deaths of 15 people in immigration detention support a …

Immigration

Psychosocial School Rise Raises Need for Choice

As educational technology (ed-tech) becomes a pervasive force in U.S. education, does it make you smile or make you want to scream?It is easy to …

Education

WATCH: A Message from Our Syrian Sisters

As #WorldRefugeeDay approaches, Syrian women and girls living as refugees in Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon are bravely sharing how they continue to …

Feminism

Healing from trauma in conflict-affected Gaza

<i>There are 1.9 million people living in Gaza and 72 per cent of them are refugees. Samia Asaf and her family have lived as refugees across three</i> …

Israel

Message from Our Syrian Sisters

Syrian women and girls living as refugees in Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon bravely share how they continue to challenge inequalities and stereotypes in …

Middle East