Imagine having your worst fears pop in your head all day. People with pedophilia OCD care deeply about not harming children, which is why their OCD latches onto this fear.
Private support groups for caregivers on Facebook are at your fingertips Caring for an older adult can be a difficult and isolating experience. An effective way to reduce stress and not feel so alone is to join a caregiver support group. On Facebook, there are many private groups dedicated to families who are caring for … Read more13 Caregiver Support Groups on Facebook
New AI may improve the mental health care of stroke survivors by detecting a patient’s post-stroke depression (PSD) type, distinguishing between depression, apathy, and anxiety.
Seniors have more trouble sleeping through the night Sleep patterns change with age, causing many seniors to have a harder time falling asleep and staying asleep. And when your older adult gets up in the night, you might need to get up to make sure they don’t fall while going to the bathroom, try to … Read more2 Ways to Solve Senior Sleep Problems for Better Rest
People with substance use disorder respond well to trauma-informed care. Here’s why.
Hospital status determines out-of-pocket medical costs When they’re in the hospital, it’s essential to know your older adult’s hospital status. That’s because hospital status affects their out-of-pocket medical costs and eligibility for Medicare coverage of post-hospital nursing home stays. By law, hospitals are required to notify patients that they might have to pay huge out-of-pocket … Read moreMedicare Hospital Coverage: Inpatient vs Observation Status
Dehydration is dangerous for senior health Drinking enough water is important for everyone, but especially for older adults who are at greater risk for dehydration. A UCLA study found that 40% of seniors may be chronically under-hydrated. That can easily lead to dehydration and cause a variety of serious health problems, including urinary tract infections … Read moreDehydration in Seniors: An Often-Overlooked Health Risk
Will psychedelic therapies siphon off clinicians from an already overstretched mental health system and further reduce access to care?
Making music, even just listening to it, can alter our mood and build social connections among people. It’s also a powerful tool to support our resilience.
Your child’s Internet habits can impact your career, new research suggests—and often for the worse. These strategies can help parents and kids rein in problematic Internet use.