psychological distress

psychological distress

A general term for the end result of factors (psychogenic pain, internal conflicts and external stress) that prevent a person from self-actualisation and connecting with significant others.

psychological distress

The end result of factors–eg, psychogenic pain, internal conflicts, and external stress that prevent a person from self-actualization and connecting with 'significant others'. See Humanistic psychology.
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In the second year of the study, all of the participants completed a questionnaire which assessed psychological distress,
In both sexes, very frequent social media use was associated with greater psychological distress. In girls, the more often they accessed or checked social media, the greater their psychological distress - in 2014, 28% of girls who very frequently used social media reported psychological distress on the general health questionnaire, compared with 20% of those using it weekly or less.
Psychological distress refers to the presence of a nonspecific negative mental health state composed of multidimensional constructs, such as depression and anxiety (Kessler et al., 2002).
TUESDAY, July 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Older people with hearing loss are more likely to experience outdoor activity limitations, psychological distress, and memory loss, according to a study recently published online in Geriatrics & Gerontology International.
Dr Sulaiman's pioneering work, which was completed while she was studying at Regent's University London, focuses on women's experience with breast cancer and the factors that might contribute to their psychological distress. It also explores the benefit of crisis counselling and psycho-education to improve patients' psychological well-being, quality of life and treatment compliance.
Summary: Washington [USA], June 20 (ANI): Having aspirations and desire might help us keep going and lead our lives in a meaningful way, but they can also cause psychological distress when the same hopes are left unfulfilled, recent findings suggest.
Examples of reduced transition quality found in media reports and empirical research include players needing a longer period of time to adjust to a post-soccer life, reduced well-being (e.g., having no purpose) and experiencing various forms of psychological distress such as anxiety, depression, humiliation, reduced self-worth, identity confusion, social dysfunction, and suicide (Blakelock, 2018; Blakelock, Chen & Prescott, 2016; Brown & Potrac, 2009; Conn, 2017).
ISLAMABAD -- New research suggests that vital exhaustion, a marker of psychological distress, may raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Objective: To explore psychological distress in terms of depression, anxiety, social dysfunction, depressive and somatic symptoms among students appearing for medical school entrance examination.
ISLAMABAD -- Older adults who experience psychological distress such as depression and anxiety may have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests.
Additional items regarding information on psychological distress and specific psychological illnesses were added beginning in 2005.

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