Tag: <span>mental health</span>

“Timing Can Be Everything”

  The Timing of Intervention There is a slowing of the recovery process near the time of settlement. Patients express confusion about this sudden slowing of the process but quite often, they are unwittingly part of its creation. Many patients have a very distant relationship with their attorneys. And most have a severely eroded or …

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Sexual Abuse

Impact of Trauma At the combined annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies and the American Academy of Pediatrics Adolescents, it was reported that patients who say they were sexually abused are more likely to drink, smoke, use illegal drugs, exhibit eating disorders or report that they have contemplated suicide. As a risk factor for …

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Transitional or Light Duty Work

An injured worker has a perfectly normal MRI but has been telling others that he has _a ruptured disc,_ and he makes interim …
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U.S. Demographics

In 1997, there were 2.3 million marriages. Sixty percent of Americans were married at that time, 23% had never married, 9% …
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Anti-Depressants

Many back injured patients become depressed. Some would say that most become depressed. However, very few seek treatment …
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