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Policy, clinical approaches can improve identification of intimate partner violence

January 27, 2015

Improvements to integrated health care and advocacy services to better identify and assist women exposed to intimate partner violence are some strategies recommended by researchers in two articles recently published in the Journal of Women’s Health.

In 2013, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) released recommendations for health screenings for intimate partner violence for women of child-bearing age and intervention services for those exposed to violence, according to the literature.

Shelly L. Gray In the Journals

High antihistamine use among elderly increased risk for dementia, Alzheimer's disease

January 27, 2015
High use of anticholinergic medications such as antihistamines and antidepressants may increase the risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly…
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Neglect linked to changes in neurocognitive, behavioral functioning

January 27, 2015
Severe neglect in infancy may be associated with changes to brain development and associated behavioral functioning, especially among children institutionalized or…
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Depression, anxiety common in patients with axial spondyloarthritis

January 27, 2015
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis showed a high risk for depressive symptoms and anxiety, a trend that varied by disease…
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This issue: Sleep Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, January 2015, Volume 45 Issue 1
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services December 2014 CNE Activity

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Dec 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include gaming to enhance knowledge of psychopharmacology, evaluation of fall risk assessment tools, and…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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