psychosocial support

psychosocial support

A general term for any non-therapeutic intervention that helps a person cope with stressors in the home or at work.

One study concluded that increased psychosocial support by nurses or social workers for women at high risk of delivering low-birth-weight infants (e.g., with low income and education, who were short (≤1.5 m), underweight (≤ 50 kg), suffered previous infant or foetal death from delivering low-birth-weight infants) neither improved maternal health nor reduced the incidence of such births.

psychosocial support

A nontherapeutic intervention that helps a person cope with stressors at home or at work. See Companionship, Most significant other.
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Quality Physical Rehabilitation and psycho-social support provided through increased referrals, community based rehabilitation, support for sign language and Braille training, peer to peer psychosocial support and integration of rehabilitations services in the national health system.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A sweeping set of recommendations aimed at improving psychosocial support of parents whose babies are hospitalized in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) appear in a Supplement to the December, 2015 issue Journal of Perinatology, published by Nature Publishing Group.
estimates that at least 370,000 children in Gaza need psychosocial support following the 2014 war, which cost the lives of more than 2,250 Palestinians, 65 percent of whom were civilians.
UNICEF, working with the governments of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger, is increasing its operations to assist thousands of children and their families with access to safe water, education, counseling, and psychosocial support, as well as vaccinations and treatment for severe malnutrition.
Klaus, 42, said: "As a father, ever since I learned that every single child in Gaza has been affected by the war and is in need of some level of psychosocial support, I knew I had to do something to help.
Presbyterian World Service & Development responded through its partnership with ACT Alliance, a coalition of more than 140 churches and faith-based organizations, to provide emergency food, shelter and other items, as well as psychosocial support.
5 million to more than 200,000 Syrian refugee children in Turkey with additional second-shift Arabic teaching, life skills education, educational materials and supplies, as well as psychosocial support.
DOHA, May 3, 2015 (WAFA) During a series of meetings which took place in Doha this week, Education Above Alls Al Fakhoora program, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) have agreed on the implementation of joint education, reconstruction and psychosocial support projects in Gaza.
Education Above All's Al Fakhoora programme, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) have agreed on the implementation of joint education, reconstruction and psychosocial support projects in Gaza, with a focus on damages occurred in Gaza during last summer's hostilities.
NNA - UNRWA is currently mainstreaming mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) as a cross cutting issue, advocating for a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to address MHPSS needs of Palestine refugees.
She said a dedicated child helpline dealt exclusively with children under the age of 18 and provided them with assistance, counseling and psychosocial support.
He assured that the government would provide psychosocial support, reproductive health services and vocational trainings and other supports needed by YRC under Emergency Response Fund through UNOCHA in District Kohat for women IDPs.
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