Navigation Links
Young People And Doctors Building A Healthy Relationship

The AMA is encouraging young people to feel more comfortable and confident about going to the doctor .

AMA President, Dr Rosanna Capolingua, said today that young people should be building a relationship with their GP that is based on trust and confidentiality.

There is a lot happening physically and mentally in the busy lives of young people. They need to know that their GP is available to provide advice and to look after their health and can keep it confidential, Dr Capolingua said.

Developing a trusting relationship with a doctor early on will help people to remain aware and informed about their health throughout life.

Teenagers are routinely confronted with health risks associated with drinking, drugs and sexual activity. They are worried about their friends, or they may feel stressed, anxious, sad, and alone.

An understanding GP can help them with their fears, uncertainty, and anxiety and maintain their confidentiality.

Young people can go and see a doctor and talk to them openly, Dr Capolingua said.

Being able to go to a GP, who they see as an experienced confidant, provides young people with the confidence to seek information that will help them to see their problems and work through them, and take more control of their health and reduce their risk of harm.

Dr Capolingua said doctors treat young people with respect, do not sit in judgement of them, and are there to understand what their needs are, and help.

Dr Capolingua today launched AMA Family Doctor Week 2007 a celebration of the hard work performed all around Australia every day by devoted GPs.

The Family Doctor Week theme this year is Your GP: Part of the Family. All this week the AMA will be highlighting the key role that GPs play in the life of every Australian family in all stages of life.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Young womens woes
2. Young womens woes
3. Zinc may enhance growth in Young sickle cell patients
4. Young women prone to heart attack
5. Blood Pressure Checks To Be Done For Children As Young As Age 3
6. The Harmful Effects Of Stress in Young Adults
7. Viagra Used More By Young Men
8. Young Smokers at Increased Risk Of Developing a Heart Attack
9. Calcium-rich Diet Good For Youngsters
10. Reconstituted Blood Better For Young Hearts
11. Young Patients On Antidepressants Found To Be Associated With Suicidal Tendencies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Arkansas that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update on ... Rescue organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that provides ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... LEXINGTON, Ky. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... MD, MPH to become its next President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James ... and CEO Elect beginning July 1, 2018 until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical associate professor Janice ... of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference. The SIU ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have ... many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has ... period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out many ... event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting kids ... of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about having ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... SEOUL, South Korea , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... launched its next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. ... of chest compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency ... patient-mannequins. It also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of ... The crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... , Oct. 4, 2017 ... single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory ... Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância ... first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED ... optimal access, illumination and exposure of a tissue ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... , Oct. 2, 2017  Eli Lilly and ... financial results for the third quarter of 2017 on ... conference call on that day with the investment community ... The conference call will begin at 9 ... can access a live webcast of the conference call ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: