Social capital in relation to depression, musculoskeletal pain, and psychosomatic symptoms: a cross-sectional study of a large population-based cohort of Swedish adolescents
- A Measure of Depression in a Modern Asian Community: Singapore. Chang, Weining C.; Jessie Bee Kim Koh // Depression Research & Treatment;2012, p1
The construct validity of two depression measures, Zung's Self-rating Depression Scale (SDS) and the Asian Adolescents Depression Scale (AADS), was investigated. Three studies were conducted using two samples collected in two stages, and the results were used to construct the Asian Depression...
- Common Etiological Sources of Anxiety, Depression, and Somatic Complaints in Adolescents: A Multiple Rater twin Study. Ask, Helga; Waaktaar, Trine; Seglem, Karoline; Torgersen, Svenn; Seglem, Karoline Brobakke // Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology;Jan2016, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p101
Somatic complaints in children and adolescents may be considered part of a broader spectrum of internalizing disorders that include anxiety and depression. Previous research on the topic has focused mainly on the relationship between anxiety and depression without investigating how common...
- Functional somatic syndromes. Byrne, Peter // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2011, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p604
The author discusses the prevalence of functional somatic syndromes, and highlights that the risk of psychiatric morbidity increases with an increasing number of medically unexplained physical symptoms experienced by a patient. He highlights the possible explanations for the higher rates of...
- Bodily distress syndrome: A new diagnosis for functional disorders in primary care? Budtz-Lilly, Anna; Schröder, Andreas; Rask, Mette Trøllund; Fink, Per; Vestergaard, Mogens; Rosendal, Marianne // BMC Family Practice;12/15/2015, Vol. 16, p1
Background: Conceptualisation and classification of functional disorders appear highly inconsistent in the health-care system, particularly in primary care. Numerous terms and overlapping diagnostic criteria are prevalent of which many are considered stigmatising by general practitioners and...
- Long-awaited study adds fuel to debate on ergonomics rule. Hofman, Mark A. // Business Insurance;01/22/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p1
Reports the debate over a federal ergonomics standard related to musculoskeletal disorders among employees in the workplace in the United States. Causes of musculoskeletal disorders; Concerns of insurers on the benefits of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard (OSHA);...
- Jaws (the painful human kind). Porterfield, K.M. // Current Health 2;Jan1990, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p12
Discusses the symptoms, causes, prevalence, and treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction.
- TM disorders: chest pains from flaws in... Farley, D. // FDA Consumer;Jun88, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p6
As many as 1 in 4 Americans suffer the headaches, facial pain and other symptoms of a group of jaw problems known as temporomandibular (TM) disorders. While most cases clear up on their own, some may need professional treatment. INSET: Radiological tests for TM disorders..
- What's wrong with this patient? Koerner, Ina L.; Jonas, Gabrielle // RN;Nov92, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p47
Features the muscle-related disorder rhabdomyolysis or myoglobinuria, which can develop after any type of severe damage to the skeletal muscles. Case study; Symptoms; Causative factors; Diagnosis; Treatment.
- TMJ: When teeth bite back. Finney, M.I. // Nation's Business;Mar89, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p65
Describes a health condition called temporomandibular joint syndrome, or TMJ, an inflammation of the muscles, tissues and nerve endings where the jaw is hinged to the skull. Causes; Treatments.