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VA Should Revise Its Methods for Evaluating PTSD in Ex-military Personnel

...nrelated to combat, including sexual harassment or assaults that occurred during service. VA should make a concerted effort to gather data and provide reference materials to help disability raters better address the management of PTSD claims related to sexual assault during military service, the report says....

Abuse of the Disabled in Government Run Homes

...tions and had started to train staff to respond to assaults by people in care. "We treat every incident seriously," Mr. O'Reilly said. "When an allegation is made, staffs are immediately removed from direct client contact while an independent investigation is taken. We have 5000 staff, and the vast majority o...

Measures Needed to Avert Another Bloodbath

...al information that would have prevented suicides, assaults and other crimes' Much funding is needed to train the faculty to identify the mental illness and accord appropriate treatment facility for them. Russ Federman, director of counseling and psychological services at the University of Virginia, says t...

Mentally Ill Patients - Victims Of Assault By Their Caregivers

...has apologized to the victim of one of the alleged assaults and is keeping the other patient informed about the internal inquiry into the second incident. The Public Service Association says it is in discussions with the unit to see what improvements can be made in staff training. AN/B...

Efforts Underway to Fight Alcoholism Among Tribals

...d by him. Often the reasons for murders or fatal assaults here are as mundane as someone's hen entering the neighbour's territory or someone's refusal to lend a 'bidi' (leaf rolled cigarette) to a friend. In all these crimes, either the killer or the victim or both are high on alcohol, reports Grassroots Fe...

Head Injury Awareness Day

...ccidents, home and occupational hazards, falls and assaults cause head injuries or trauma to the head. Bicycle falls are a leading cause of head injuries in children. Head injuries may include injuries to the brain as well as to the scalp and the skull. They range from the minor such as abrasions or l...

Living in Poor Neighborhoods Raises Risks for Heart Disease and Stroke

...that wealth and education can insulate us from the assaults of our immediate environment,' said Felicia LeClere, PhD, a researcher with the Population Studies Center of the University of Michigan who was not involved with the study. 'The findings of this study suggest that this assumption is misguided.' The...

Mixed HIV Coreceptor Use Associated With Lower CD4 Count

...to the presence of dual-tropic virus: 'a tangle of assaults from both CCR5-using and CXCR4-using viral envelopes'. He goes on to suggest that dual-tropic virus may be more destructive of the CD4 cell population than CXCR4-tropic virus because of its ability to infect a wider range of target cells than eith...

Patients Dissatisfied Following Closed Reduction Of Nasal Fractures

...s injuries, 23 percent by physical altercations or assaults and 10 percent by motor vehicle crashes. The average score for nasal deformity was 3.08 before surgery and 1.62 after surgery, the average score for aesthetic concern was 2.97 before surgery and 1.54 following, and the average score for nasal obstruc...

Poor Sanitation Causes 3.1 Million Child Deaths In Asia

...re is an increased evidence of sexual and physical assaults when toilets are in a remote location." Source-IANS...

Sexual assault cases in mixed-sex psychiatric wards on the high

...arch 2006, women have been subjected to 300 sexual assaults on mental health wards in England alone. Of these,... overcrowding and understaffing," she said."Sexual assaults happen far too easily and when they do they are not being taken seriously and reported." The gover...

Detention, Uncertainty take their Toll on the Mental Health of Refugees

...ant numbers said stress was also caused by alleged assaults by officers, being handcuffed during transport, being woken during the night for head counts, being forced to use unhygienic toilets and being placed in solitary confinement. The proportion of TPV holders experiencing living difficulties since rele...

Sexual Assaults Rampant In NHS Mental Units

...ir mental health problems, being exposed to sexual assaults and rapes. We need a systematic review to find out what the true scale of this is." He added that the charity had learned that men and women were not being housed in different wards as required by the rules. "Is this the tip of the iceberg or is th...

UIC Study Throws Light On Sexual Assaults

...at Chicago, it was found that nearly 62% of sexual assaults happened after the victim was drugged// and in 5% ...ven ‘date-rape’ drugs. An estimated 100,000 sexual assaults are committed in the United States each year, and the FBI says that number could be three times high...

Study on Violence Against Women in Syria

...ports would be dealt with imprisonment, reports of assaults are very rare Syrian Member of Parliament and the president of the General Union of Women, Souad Bukour reported that plans for awareness included programs like short drama series and other activities involving Muslim and Christian religious leaders....

Assaults On Hospital Staff On The Rise

...kers of the NHS have suffered over 22,000 physical assaults and verbal abuses in 2004 in the Lothian Health Bo...otection. //Nurses also face the chances of sexual assaults from drunk patients. Threats with guns and knifes are not uncommon either. The country’s nursing ...

Condom Vending Machines Increasing Sexual Assaults On Women

...ty further and increased the possibility of sexual assaults on them by anti-social elements. The President of the women’s wing K.K Fathima Suhra from Kerala in a statement said that, “Whether such round the clock machines could effectively prevent AIDS is only a secondary question. We’re quite sorry that o...

It is the old drinkers than binge drinkers who are at risk of ill health

...mum, these people may be more at risk from violent assaults than any other health hazards. Media had often ignored the steady drinker in his middle or old age who have serious health problems from alcohol consumption. It is this age group the media attention needs to be focused to spread the word of caution a...

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