Tag: <span>risk</span>

Risk Factors

Risk of Injury The probability of psychological disorder pre-existing or even causing injury has increased. Mental disorders are becoming more widespread, beginning as early as the teens, according to the results of an international study. Most individuals with mental health problems are not treated at all, and nearly half do not seek treatment.  Their problems …

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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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Universal Psychological Factors

Psychological factors consistently emerge in five areas: 1. Patient complains of problems with intimacy but is found to be …
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Workplace Violence

Violence in the workplace  costs (on average) $5 million to the employer and untold costs upon society. Here are the warning …
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Employer Interference & Disruption

Unquestionably, one of the greatest problems is employers trying to under-report, misreport, deny, and minimize injuries. …
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