psychiatric morbidity

psychiatric morbidity

A term of art for mental illness.
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While this current research has not uncovered the mechanisms through which race, SES, and psychiatric morbidity influence overall health and ultimately healthcare costs over the life course, it does provide an important starting point for future investigations.
Psychological factors and vulnerability to psychiatric morbidity after myocardial infarction.
Psychiatric morbidity in prisons is high; in one report from Norway, 25% of prisoners required psychiatric interventions, 20% needed psychotherapy, and 3% had psychotic disorders.
For some men and women struggling with infertility, these normal emotional reactions are sustained and can eventually lead to disabling psychiatric morbidity.
We carried out this study in Indian setting to evaluate the extent of psychiatric morbidity as measured by PRIME-MD PHQ.
The finding suggests that spouses of people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) "may be ideal targets for preventive interventions, to prevent the later development of psychiatric morbidity in the event that they do progress to become a dementia caregiver," said Dr.
Other studies that have looked at psychiatric morbidity related to occupational stress have found a similar prevalence of occupational stress among primary care physicians.
However, studies of race differences in psychiatric morbidity report discrepant findings (Howard, Cornille, Lyons, Vessey, et al.
24) The cut-off point of 5 was also adapted by another study (22) for assessing the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity among attendees at 5 primary health care centres in 5 towns of a rural local government area in south-western Nigeria.
Anxiety and overall psychiatric morbidity improved significantly only in the DBS group.
NIMH-Epidemiological Catchment Area study (62) of US reported psychiatric morbidity as follows: one month prevalence of 151/1000 population; life time prevalence of 322/1000 population; one year incidence of 60/1000 population.
The natural extension is that patients who are noncompliant due to psychiatric morbidity of the virus are more likely to have a higher morbidity and mortality.

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