New mental health diagnoses, especially stress disorders and drug/alcohol issues, are much more common in those hurt by a firearm compared with those hurt in a vehicle crash.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Large randomized study of two approaches to support rural primary care providers in caring for people with PTSD or bipolar disorder shows both work.
Research finds COVID-19 associated with mental health problems after discharge, with majority not recognizing significant symptoms as a concern.
Study findings represented the experiences of 1,004 patients from rural clinics in Arkansas, Michigan and Washington.
Free online toolkit aims to support providers in identifying problems their patients may be experiencing, and intervening early.
As more patients are discharged from stressed ICUs, they face multiple problems brought on by the pandemic.