Psychosocial Intervention App Feasible in Serious Mental Illness
A psychosocial self-management intervention can be adapted for smartphone application and used by adults with serious mental illness, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas
Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in Maryland.
Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots
Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations.
Families Shoulder Majority of Costs Related to Dementia Care
Lifetime costs of care are substantially increased for individuals with dementia, according to a study published online Aug. 17 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Coping Support Assists Parents of Hospitalized Children
Coping support interventions can reduce anxiety and stress, but not depression, among parents of hospitalized children, according to a review published online Aug. 17 in Pediatrics.
Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival
There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said.
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