The institute is a joint endeavor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Reliant Medical Group, and the Fallon Community Health Plan. ... communicating about any psychosocial dynamics, such as mental health difficulties, gaps in caregiver
However, bed bugs can have other insidious effects on patients. “Physicians should not underestimate the emotional distress and the mental health impact of having bed bugs. ... Patients suffering emotional effects may require mental health treatment or,
Mental health symptoms, for example, are more common. Dr. Christoff said that he's become more aggressive in the last year or so about referring patients to psychologists when mental health
the patient's medical care or safety, or the safety of others.” That exception would enable some clinicians, such as mental health professionals or paramedics, to more routinely ask about gun ... Cooke said, pointing to the then-dire health and social
Doctors sometimes struggle with their own poor health choices, as busy days in the office are carried home. ... Schattner said. She pointed out that hospital boards or malpractice companies can ask if a doctor has sought mental health assistance, or
Maine. The lower hospitalization rates accounted for $5.5 million in health care savings annually. ... They sent patient data on food intake, exercise, medication adherence, mental health issues, and smoking back to the physicians.
However, many in the health community are hesitant to compare the 2 conditions. ... Dr. Bhasin underscored that the treatment of any conditions affecting middle-aged men should be done within the context of encouraging a healthy lifestyle, including both
Among wives of soldiers deployed for up to 11 months, researchers found almost 3,500 more diagnoses of depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and other mental health issues than among wives who
But the specialized needs of GLBT patients extend beyond their sexual health, Dr. ... Freund said. They may have greater need of mental health care.
New Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes have been issued for reporting these services. ... the physician of screening results and who can facilitate and coordinate referrals to mental health treatment.