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Manager mental health training may reduce employee sick days

Manager mental health training may reduce employee sick days
October 20, 2017

A 4-hour manager mental health training program was associated with decreased work-related sickness absence among fire and rescue service members.

“One of the key problems of mental illness is the impact it can have on people’s careers, but this doesn't have to be the case,” Samuel Harvey, PhD, of University of New South Wales, Australia, said in a press release. “Having a supportive manager can make a huge difference to a person’s mental well-being, and as this study shows, giving basic mental health training to managers can bring significant changes to both confidence and behavior among staff.”

California wildfires may cause hard-to-notice trauma in children

October 20, 2017
Thirteen large wildfires have scorched more than 210,000 acres across parts of Northern California over the last week, leaving a path of devastation in their wake. At…
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Younger relative age linked to ADHD diagnosis

October 20, 2017
Children with a younger relative age were more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD in a health service system with low prescribing rates for ADHD. “More recently…

‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017
Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health insurance companies…
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Trauma-Informed Care and Practice: Practice Improvement Strategies in an Inpatient Mental Health Ward

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, October 2017, Volume 55 Issue 10
A growing body of evidence highlights that trauma is the single most significant predictor that an individual will need…
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Adult ADHD: A Diagnostics Challenge and Treatment Dilemma: June 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Paying attention to attention has led clinicians and researchers to understand the many ways attention can be…
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