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‘A living death’: a qualitative assessment of quality of life among women with trichiasis in rural Niger

Stephanie L. Palmer, Kate Winskell, Amy E. Patterson, Kadri Boubacar, Fatahou Ibrahim, Ibrahim Namata, Tahirou Oungoila, Mohamed Salissou Kané, Adamou Sabo Hassan, Aryc W. Mosher, Donald R. Hopkins and Paul M. Emerson.

in International Health

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 5234 words.

Background

Prior to blindness, trachoma is thought to profoundly affect women's abilities to lead normal lives, but supporting evidence is lacking. To better...

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Access: Office hours, shifts, or 24/7 availability?

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 3032 words.

Crisis intervention is an important component of community outreach, so the arrangements for flexible and timely access have always been important. The original ACT model stressed 24/7...

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Addressing challenges to human health in the Anthropocene epoch—an overview of the findings of the Rockefeller/Lancet Commission on Planetary Health

Andy Haines.

in International Health

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 2022 words.

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Addressing gender inequity in HIV care in rural Lesotho: the ‘Male Initiative’

Nicholas Lesia, Ann C. Miller, Jonas Rigodon, J. Keith Joseph and Jennifer Furin.

in International Health

March 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 4220 words.

Background

Lesotho is a nation in Southern Africa with an HIV prevalence of 25%. Males are less likely to access HIV services and there is a need for...

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Addressing Suffering in Palliative Care: Two Psychotherapeutic Models

Lissa Parsonnet and Carrie Lethborg.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 7011 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Addressing the global health burden of sickle cell disease

Peter J. Carey.

in International Health

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 1351 words.

A review of the clinical manifestations of sickle cell disease (SCD), available therapeutic interventions and a necessarily limited assessment of progress with their implementation in...

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Adherence to cancer prevention guidelines in South Africa is associated with health care access

Michelle Okwali, Heather Greenlee, Themba Ginindza, Pauline Jolly and Tomi F. Akinyemiju.

in International Health

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 6028 words.

Background

Cancer prevention guidelines have been developed to improve knowledge and adherence to modifiable cancer risk factors. The implementation of these...

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Adjustment disorder: An occupational perspective (with particular focus on the military)

Geoffrey Reid.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 5919 words.

Adjustment disorder is the most common psychiatric diagnosis in the armed forces, with a prevalence of 25–38% in those seen in the military psychiatric services, although PTSD has received...

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Adjustment disorder in disorders of intellectual development

Elspeth Bradley, Sheila Hollins, Marika Korossy and Andrew Levitas.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 10055 words.

People with disorders of intellectual development (DID) have a diversity of abilities and consequent support needs. Adjustment difficulties give rise to mental distress and behavioural...

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Adjustment Disorders

Edited by Patricia Casey.

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 224 pages.

Adjustment disorder has been included in the psychiatric classifications for half a century, but despite its age, this is the first book devoted exclusively to the condition. The starting...

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