Cognitive therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view themselves, the future, and the world in a negative way.
A little anecdote from one of my social work experiences where I was told off by a client. This is meant to be a bit amusing and if you are not familiar with social work, probably would seem a little confusing. If you do read it, I hope you can get a chuckle or two.
Some vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers can cause inflammation and arthritic pain in sensitive individuals. Find out why these foods may be bad for your health.
Thyroid and gallbladder health are intricately connected. After gallbladder removal surgery, thyroid functioning often declines. Alternatively, thyroid dysfunction can result in decreased bile flow and the formation of gallstones. Proper nutrition, gut health, and supplementation can benefit both.
As insurance companies push to speed care and lower costs, the doctor-patient relationship has suffered. This is an important issue as it has been proven this relationship can have profound effects on care.
A summary of what alcohol use disorder is, including symptoms, factors that influence development, health risks of alcohol consumption, how it is treated, and some resources to help find treatment.
The flu vaccine is ready for the 2019-2020 season. This vaccine saves lives, so learn the facts. People older than six months should be vaccinated according to the CDC. In 2018, 80,000 in the U.S. died from the flu, plus numerous people were hospitalized. A new vaccine must be developed each year.
Concierge medicine is a trend that's gaining steam in the healthcare field. What is it and what are its benefits?
What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.
Do you or someone you know hate to be touched? Touch aversion and tactile sensitivity can be complex. Our guide will help you understand aversion to touch and provide answers to your questions...
Those working towards recovery from victimization by a personality disorder have a clear triage of needs.
One of the first phrases a nursing student learns is that "nurses eat their young." was first used by nursing professor Judith Meissner in 1986. At least 85% of nurses have been bullied, according to research.
If there is an opposite of addiction, it might be mindfulness. While addiction often involves running from feelings and numbing pain, mindfulness involves learning to stay with and accept pain and discomfort. Practicing mindfulness skills during treatment can help maintain sobriety beyond treatment.
Cyberbullying has become an epidemic. In order to fully understand the reasons why and its consequences, awareness programs should be set up in schools and workplaces.
Recently, a disturbing news story has come out regarding allegations of fraud against one of the nation’s largest MRI-reading companies. While the alleged fraud is shameful, the underlying story is that the modern healthcare industry has a perverse incentive structure.
Non-compliance with multiple medication use in the elderly is a large problem. While interventions exist, the research demonstrating efficacy is lacking, and barriers limit implementation implications.