Monthly Archives: February 2013

» ICU Survivors May Develop PTSD Symptoms – Psych Central News

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health A new study suggests aggressive intervention in an intensive care unit (ICU) may lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. A new Johns Hopkins marsdentherapy‘s insight: I was reading David Aaronovich on … Continue reading

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PTSD symptoms common among ICU survivors

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health One in three people who survived stays in an intensive care unit and required use of a mechanical ventilator showed substantial post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms that lasted for up to two years, … Continue reading

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NHS recognises that mindfulness meditation is good for depression

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Mia Hansson: Scientists have now discovered how mindfulness meditation can give patients control over levels of depression, anxiety and chronic pain See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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Pathologising the Norm: The spread of mental illness | King’s Review – Magazine

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Dealing with aid worker burnout

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health What can aid organisations do to minimise the risk of workers suffering burnout and prevent compassion fatigue? See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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Elderly get more drugs in care homes

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Elderly people in NI are given drugs such as tranquilisers, sedatives and anti-dementia drugs at a much higher rate in care homes, a study finds. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Horses don’t get stage fright – but their riders do

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health It is well known that horses show symptoms of stress when ridden but relatively little attention has been paid to the effects on their riders. See on http://www.sciencedaily.com

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