Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale Validation

Validation of Spence Children's Anxiety Scale ANXIETY IN CHILDREN In Europe, anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and impairing conditions among children and adolescents. Up to 18 - 20% of youth in the general population presenting to primary care clinics report some internalizing problem. Previous studies showed that anxiety disorders start at an early

Koolen-de Vries Case Study

Koolen-de Vries syndrome in a 63-year-old woman: a review of the adult phenotype Koolen-de Vries syndrome (KdVS): An Introduction Also known as the 17q21.31 microdeletion syndrome, Koolen-de Vries syndrome (KdVS) was first described in 2006 in individuals with intellectual disabilities and organ abnormalities. KdVS was initially described in association with recurrent microdeletion

Suicidal Ideation and Somatic Treatments

Suicidal Ideation and Somatic Treatments According to the recent World Health Organization data, more than 700,000 people die to suicide every year. It is a serious public health epidemic that should be given a solution. Because in spite of increased awareness, it’s still a major problem not just in the US

Study on Pavlovian Fear Conditioning and Fear Reversal in OCD Patients

Study on Pavlovian Fear Conditioning and Fear Reversal in OCD Patients Background Pavlovian fear conditioning mechanisms are often used to explain different situations in psychopathology. They are specifically used to explain the etiology and maintenance of fear symptoms which makes them important factors in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Patients are taught that

What Electrolyte Supplements Really Do for Athletes

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. What Electrolyte Supplements Really Do for Athletes Are sports drinks and other electrolyte supplements more hype than hope for athletes? A leading electrolyte supplement drink’s lightning bolt logo has become

Anxiety Scales in Lewy Body Disease

Anxiety Scales in Lewy Body Disease Background Anxiety disorders and symptoms are frequent in Lewy Body Disease (LBD) and many scales are available to assess its severity.  Yet, there is little consensus on which scale best evaluates anxiety across LBD patients. Objective Comparing the convergent validity of commonly used anxiety scales across synuclein-based diseases. Lewy

Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Survival rates of Endostar, CCRT

Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Survival rates of Endostar, CCRT Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): An Introduction Accounting for approximately 80% of lung cancers, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common subtype. Most NSCLC patients are diagnosed at an advanced stage with a mere 15-20%

Best Practices for Virtual Care

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Article by Nina Elliott 10 Best Practices For Virtual Care Virtual care is a broad term describing different ways and approaches to remote interactions between healthcare providers and their patients. It

6 Reasons Why Healthcare Advocacy is Important

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. 6 Reasons Why Healthcare Advocacy is Important The healthcare system is becoming increasingly complex and fragmented, with more areas of healthcare becoming a bigger mystery to patients every day. What

Technology in Nursing

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Article by Beata Hardzei Technology in Nursing: How Electronics Are Changing the Field Technology has significantly evolved over the last few decades, and today, it’s changing the way we live our

Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale Validation