mental health

Brief Coaching Can Help Youth Receiving Wraparound Services Become More Engaged in Their Treatment Planning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in five children or youth may at some point have a serious emotional, mental, or behavioral disorder such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or conduct disorder. They may receive services from clinicians, social workers, and other mental health professionals.  “Wraparound” is a comprehensive, team-based program providing individualized services to children and youth with serious mental health conditions and available in most states.

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A Guided Career Planning Program May Help Young Adults with Mental Health Challenges Achieve Their Goals

People with mental health challenges have conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Adults with mental health challenges face a variety of barriers, and are less likely to find and keep jobs, or complete college degrees, when compared to adults without disabilities. Young adults in their 20s who have mental health challenges may have difficulty meeting important milestones on the path to adulthood such as identifying their career goals or enrolling in college classes.

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¿Quién Es Más Propenso De Desarrollar Un Trastorno De Estrés Postraumático Después De Una Lesión De La Médula Espinal?

Una lesión de la médula espinal (LME) es un daño duradero en cualquier parte de la médula espinal como resultado de un accidente o enfermedad. Una LME traumática es el resultado de un traumatismo repentino, como un accidente automovilístico, una caída, o una lesión relacionada con los deportes. Después de experimentar un evento traumático, algunas personas desarrollan una condición llamada trastorno de estrés postraumático (TEPT). Las personas con TEPT pueden tener recuerdos del trauma, evitar situaciones similares al evento traumático, o experimentar frecuente ansiedad.

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Who Is Most Likely to Develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder After Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is lasting damage anywhere along the spinal cord as a result of accident or disease. A traumatic SCI results from a sudden trauma, such as a car accident, a fall, or a sports-related injury. After experiencing a traumatic event, some people develop a condition called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People with PTSD may have flashbacks of the trauma, avoid situations similar to the traumatic event, or experience frequent anxiety. People with a traumatic SCI may have symptoms of PTSD, and these symptoms may last for a long time after their injury.

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Which Symptoms are Most Challenging for People with Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition affecting the central nervous system. MS is related to a variety of symptoms that are often variable and unpredictable. Symptoms of MS can either come and go (relapsing-remitting MS) or get worse over time (progressive MS). Common MS symptoms include trouble walking, fatigue, weakness, pain, and problems with thinking and memory. These symptoms can increase the risk of mental health problems. They can also make it difficult to participate in life activities, such as working, socializing, and managing household tasks.

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RehabWire Volumen 2 Número 9, Octubre 2000

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El RehabWire de octubre está en la mente. La investigación financiada por NIDRR incluye a las personas con discapacidades psiquiátricas y las barreras que enfrentan como miembros de la comunidad en general.

RehabWire: Volumen 4, Número 8, noviembre 2002.

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RehabWire para noviembre examina la investigación actual sobre los niños con trastornos emocionales graves o conductuales que pueden fluctuar desde los trastornos conductuales y el TDAH a los patrones de conducta psicótica.

Los Proyectos de NIDRR: La Investigación en el Nuevo Milenio.

RehabWire - Volumen 8, Número 4, mayo 2006.

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La Salud Mental

Para el mes de mayo, RehabWire mira a la investigación actual sobre el empleo y las personas con discapacidades psiquiátricas.

RehabWire - Volume 11, Number 3, March 2009.

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Children's Mental Health

NIDRR research in disabilities affecting children includes special education, technology, physical and occupational therapy, and more. This issue focuses on research in mental health services.

NIDRR Grantees on the Cutting Edge.

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