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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The project aims to provide financial support, including incentives to staff and operating costs, as well as mental health and psychosocial support services for beneficiaries through trained mental health workers in this field.
The PRC has also provided hygiene and sleeping kits to 1,900 families, hot meals to some 3,800 individuals and psychosocial support to around 12,000 people.
Prior information notice without call for competition: Sociocultural animation, psychosocial support and support for dependence with the elderly in the district of Barajas
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Red Cross staff and volunteers were on the ground before the storm hit, providing hot meals to 5,739 individuals and psychosocial support to 1,047 people.
These findings suggest that the quality of life needs of people with rare diseases are not being met and that more work is needed to provide psychosocial support for this group," said Bogart, Oregon State University, whose work focuses on the psychosocial implications of disability.
The FDA advises patients that the product is part of a complete treatment program and has to be taken along with counselling and psychosocial support.
This trend has also generated government-based initiatives to promote cancer-specific psychosocial support programs to improve patients' HRQoLs (9-11).
Islamabad -- The Department of Health, Government of Khyber Pakhunkhwa (KP) in partnership with UNICEF Pakistan and War Trauma Foundation, Netherlands has chalked out a comprehensive 5 year Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Strategic Plan 2018-2022 for the Province.
GENEVA, April 7 (KUNA) -- More than 200,000 children - or 1 in 4 - in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence.
Numerous cancer survivors and their caregivers report that cancer care providers did not understand their psychosocial needs, failed to recognise and adequately address depression and other symptoms of stress, were unaware of or did not refer them to available resources, and generally did not consider psychosocial support to be an integral part of quality cancer care.
Psychosocial Support to Victims of Forced Displacement.

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