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Limited: Doctors less and less are moving to rural areas due to the incredible debt they get from medical scvhool. Rural health care is more, and more from physician extenders like nurse practitioners and physician assistants. There is also less funding for rural hospitals and rural public health. So the status is getting less favorable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not so good: A report last year from the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention indicated that at least 25% of the us population reported having a mental illness in the previous year. The same report showed that 8.4 million americans had suicidal thoughts in the past year, 2.2 million made plans to kill themselves, and 1 million attempted suicide. Note: stigma may lead to under-reporting. ...Read more
Evaluate & Monitor: The underpinning of public health is the application of interventions to reduce the burden of disease. Health statistics provide a baseline measure from which the efficacy of an intervention can be ascertained. For example, enumerating the prevalence of malaria before and after the use of mosquito nets demonstrates their efficacy. The same is true for vaccines, treatments and rehabilitation. ...Read more
UN health care group: Who is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the united nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. ...Read more
Health orientation: health orientation = degree of awareness of one's health. ...Read more
Health and wellness: what are the best resources/data/studies around salutogenic model of health (by antonovsky)?
Salutogenic wellness: There is a ton of research on this topic. Suggest you try the following Google Scholar search for "salutogenic wellness promotion scale". http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=salutogenic+wellness+promotion+scale&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart&sa=X&ei=V6TKU-fqNIWHyASttIKAAg&ved=0CCoQgQMwAA ...Read more
To many to answer: I am not sure you are asking about inpatient or outpatient facilities. Inpatient facilities would need to be broken down into into specialties, such as ocd, anorexia, drug rehab, etc. On an outpatient basis, try to find out if your therapist is board certified and trained in provision of empirically supported treatment. ...Read more
Stigma Still Present: Mental health has carried a negative stigma for centuries. I believe this stigma, which continues today, is due to ignorance and lack of treatment. With mental illness there are no broken bones, no blood, nothing visible. If you can't see it it doesn't exist. Treatment with medications and widespread use of psychotherapy just started in the 1950's. We must educate to combat this stigma. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
You have more power: In a patient-centered model of care, you are more likely to be involved in selecting medicines and interventions that support your personal vision for quality of life. The physician seems more like your medically knowledgeable partner, guiding you among options based on your personal goals for your health and sense of wellness. It's the kind of medicine that i choose for myself and try to practice. ...Read more
Absence of disorder: Mental health is largely defined using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), which identifies the known ways that mental health can be compromised. If your problems do not cause significant distress or impairment, you are seen as relatively mentally healthy. Of course, these terms are quite subjective, so specific symptoms and thresholds are listed in the DSM. ...Read more
Yoga: The most important thing is an experienced teacher who is sensitive to the needs of people with mental health issues. You probably want classes that teach mindfulness of body and breath, such as hatha yoga. Others, such as ashtanga and even bikram can be more like physical endurance contests depending on the teacher. Amy weintraub's book "yoga for depression" is an excellent resource. ...Read more
What are the chances of getting a medical waiver during the government shutdown for the united states marine corps?
Waiver: If you are in fact 51 years old (as stated on your profile) then it is very doubtful that you would receive an age waiver since you are over age 42 years old. ...Read more
How are the world health organization and center for disease control distinguished from each other?
WHO, CDC: Who: organization under 'the united nations'. Almost all countries of the world are members. Cdc: 'center fof disease control and prevention', us based; deals with prevention of epidemic, infectious diseases, provides a system of health surveillance to monitor, prevent disease outbreaks (including bioterrorism), maintain national health statestics. Personals stationed in 25+ countries. ...Read more
Social health: social health = amount & quality of interaction an individual has with their community. ...Read more
Keep 'em functioning: Mental health clinics, public or private, offer counseling and medication when appropriate. Some mental health problems are 'curable'; others are 'manageable'. In either case, the goal of the clinic is to keep patients functioning and achieving their realistic goals. Oh yes, and a good mental health professional has a goal of getting a patient healthy enough to not have to come back. ...Read more
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