Tag: "bereavement" at medical news
Immune Response To Flu Shots Influenced By Bereavement And Marital Status
...dowed. Hence it was concluded that marriage and bereavement
“are the most key factors for older adults, rather than general life-events stress and social support, which have been related to immune response in previous studies of young adults,” said lead researcher Anna C. Phillips, Ph.D., of the University o...
Caregivers – learn to cope with life and after it too.
...ow that caregiving is closely intertwined with the bereavement
experience that follows. Family members caring for relatives with advanced disease would not only benefit from traditional caregiving interventions designed to ease the burden of care but also from pre-bereavement treatments that would better prepare...
Complicated Grief Needs Specific Treatment
...an still lead to PTSD symptoms, so can even normal bereavement
produce complicated grief. “Whether complicated grief occurs depends on how the person copes, not just with trauma, but with loss,” says Dr. Michael Miller, editor in chief of the Harvard Mental Health Letter. “If a person could not respond to earl...
Positively Charged Nurses, Best in Nursing Dying Children
...e Team, which provides palliative, end-of-life and bereavement
services. The study team analyzed responses from 410 pediatric nurses at Children's Hospital in spring 2005 with a web-based, written survey. The survey asked the nurses whether they were comfortable working with dying children and their families an...
A Broken Heart can Break Lifeline
London: Acute stress on the heart due to bereavement
could make the aggrieved die from a broken heart, ...tful study portraying the effects of stress due to bereavement
on the heart. The stress could spark off irregular heart rhythms, leading to sudden cardiac death. ...
Elevate End- Of- Life Experience by Enhancing Quality of Hospice Care
...counselors, home health aides, social workers, and bereavement
counselors work together in hospice care units to provide support and comfort to the terminally ill and their families. Many of the terminally ill patients suffering cancer, heart disease, and stroke avail the services of hospice care units. But, ...
Improved Communication may Help to Accept the Death of Loved Ones With Poise
...th the patients physician and received an in-depth bereavement
booklet had a lower prevalence of post-traumatic s...0-minute family conference and did not receive the bereavement
booklet). The group that received more counseling was also less likely to have symptoms of anxiety (...