Tag: <span>women</span>

Women in Pain

Women: An estimated 116 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Fibromyalgia, migraine and other painful conditions are more common in women than in men. Even when both genders have the same back pain, research indicates that the women suffer more. Whether illness or injury, studies indicate that women report more pain than do men. This …

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Injured women more likely to become depressed

A significant number of women in the general population may have undiagnosed and untreated depressive disorders and anxiety, a new study reports. Among an unselected group of gynecologic patients, Swedish researchers, reporting in the January issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, found 30% had a psychological disorder. Major depressive disorder was found …

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Little Motivation

Motivation: The healthy individual moves towards pleasure and away from pain. An individual’s actions are based upon …
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Freedom

Freedom: It is important to look at the patient’s history of medical compliance. One of the forms patients complete …
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(Too?) Early Return to Work

What about those that are not exacerbated but just pre-existing? I am talking about those who carry problems into an injury, …
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