Disability pension by occupational class - the impact of work-related factors: The Hordaland Health Study Cohort
- Adult assistance program highlights. // Social Security Bulletin;1994 Supplement Statistics, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p352
Presents an overview of amendments in the coverage of the adult-assistance program. Number of recipients and total disbursement in old-age assistance, aid to the blind and aid to the permanently and totally disabled.
- Program Operations. // Social Security Bulletin;Jan91, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p22
The article reports on the monthly cash benefits awarded to persons under the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program in the U.S. in September 1990. Report says that 44% of all awards were made to retired workers and 14 percent were made to disabled workers. Also in...
- A stealth liability. Jason, Gary // Liberty (08941408);Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p18
The author comments on the impending financial problems of retirement beneficiary programs in the U.S. He says that the Social Security, Medicare or the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation are facing funding problems due to the increase in the number of workers being disabled and retiring. He...
- welfare writes. Stenger, Judy // Mental Health Today;May2006, p21
This article describes the author's experience of attending a workshop about disability living allowance in Great Britain. She bought the issue of mental health claims during the discussion. The response of the guest speaker is discussed. The information she learned from the workshop are detailed.
- Mental Health Following Acquisition of Disability in Adulthoodâ€”The Impact of Wealth. Kavanagh, Anne Marie; Aitken, Zoe; Krnjacki, Lauren; LaMontagne, Anthony Daniel; Bentley, Rebecca; Milner, Allison // PLoS ONE;10/7/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p1
Background: Acquisition of a disability in adulthood has been associated with a reduction in mental health. We tested the hypothesis that low wealth prior to disability acquisition is associated with a greater deterioration in mental health than for people with high wealth. Methods: We assess...
- British psychiatric morbidity survey. Jenkins, R.; Bebbington, P.; Brugha, T. S.; Farrell, M.; Lewis, G.; Meltzer, H. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jul98, Vol. 173, p4
The author reflects on the result of the psychiatric morbidity survey by the Department of Health and Social Security in Great Britain. Its overall objectives were to reduce the incidence and prevalence, mortality, extent and severity of mental disorders. The agenda is to improve information and...
- The evaluation of quality of life in fibromyalgia syndrome: a comparison with rheumatoid arthritis by using SF-36 Health Survey. Birtane, Murat; Uzunca, Kaan; Taştekin, Nurettin; Tuna, Hakan // Clinical Rheumatology;May2007, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p679
Musculoskeletal disorders are the most common causes of deterioration in quality of life (QOL). We in this study aimed to assess (1) the impact of fibromyalgia syndrome (FS) on QOL comparing with that of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and control subjects and (2) the impact of these two...
- Personality and Psychological Health in Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Clément, Francis; Belleville, Sylvie; Bélanger, Sara; Chassé, Véronique // Canadian Journal on Aging;Jun2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p147
An increasing number of studies have documented the cognitive profile of individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), but few studies have investigated the individuals' psychological health and personality traits or how these factors interact with cognition. In the present study, 27 healthy...
- Adult assistance. // Social Security Bulletin;1994 Supplement Statistics, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p353
Presents a list of average monthly number of recipients and payments received along with total cash payments received for the years 1936 to 1992.