As a pediatric resident I spend a lot of time with preschool-aged children in the hospital or at clinic. I have the privilege of watching Read More
In the US American media, relatively little attention has been devoted to a recent emergency in the Dominican Republic. Thanks to controversial legislation passed there Read More
This study complements the growing amount of research on the psychosocial impact of war on children in Sierra Leone by examining local perceptions of child mental health, formal and informal care systems, help…
Photo by William Castro Rodríguez / Socios En SaludDiego* (center), an endTB participant, receives advice from PIH community health worker Verónica Quispe and PIH nursing technician Yecela Rodríguez at the Punchauca Health Center in Carabayllo, Peru. *Name has been changed. Carmen Contreras has seen tuberculosis patients at their worst. They have endured daily injections and swallowed fistfuls of pills for years. As reward for their diligence, some have lost their hearing and their minds as side effects of the toxic medication.
Nature: Nutrition: Fall in fish catch threatens human health Christopher D. Golden, research scientist in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and associate director of the Planetary Health Alliance at the Harvard University Center for the Environment; and colleagues “…Combining data on dietary nutrition, and fish catch,…More
The prevalence and associations for depression in patients with Parkinson’s disease vary widely between studies.
Increasing evidence suggests that postnatal paternal depression is associated with adverse emotional, behavioural and cognitive outcomes in children.
Publication date: July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 160 Author(s): Ben Barr, Peter Kinderman, Margaret Whitehead
I read the interesting article by Wege et al.1 reporting factors affecting mental health status in medical students.
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Kate Winskell, Gaëlle Sabben There is growing recognition of the health disparities faced by sexual minority populations and the critical role played by sexual stigma in increasing their vulnerability.
The rapid growth of antipsychotic medication use among publicly insured children in the early and mid-2000s spurred new state efforts to monitor and improve prescription behavior.
This study updates previous estimates of US spending on mental health and substance use disorders through 2014.
There has been concern about the capacity of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system to provide care for veterans returning from war zones in the Middle East and Afghanistan.