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Women with Mental Health Disability: Higher Risk of Abusive Relationship

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Photo: Woman and man after a quarrel [03/02/2014] Women with a severe mental health-related disability are nearly four times more likely to have been a victim of intimate partner violence than those without a disability, according to a new study by Women's College Hospital researcher Janice Du Mont and co-author Tonia Forte.Women with Mental Health Disability: Higher Risk of Abusive Relationship - Read more

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Fighting at Many Fronts

If on a battlefield the opponents attack from all sides, the fight seems hopeless. Like this battle a mother has been fighting for her multi-handicapped daughter for many years. However, she will certainly not give up! Fighting at Many Fronts - Read more

Living with Dementia and Making Decisions

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[05/10/2011] People with dementia can still make decisions in their everyday lives and with support from partners can continue to do so as their condition advances. This is one of the preliminary findings of a two-year research project into how married couples living with dementia make decisions on a daily basis.Living with Dementia and Making Decisions - Read more

Diabetes Impairs but Does not Halt Sex among Elderly

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[10/09/2010] Many older adults with diabetes are sexually active, according to a study. Almost 70 percent of partnered men with diabetes and 62 percent of partnered women with diabetes engaged in sexual activity two or three times a month, comparable to those without diabetes, the study showed.Diabetes Impairs but Does not Halt Sex among Elderly - Read more

Autism: Heavy Toll Beyond Childhood on Marriages

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[06/09/2010] Parents of grown children with autism are more likely to divorce than couples with typically developing children, according to a large longitudinal study of families of adolescents and adults with autism.Autism: Heavy Toll Beyond Childhood on Marriages - Read more

Partners Grieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis as much as Patients

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[23/08/2010] Partners of patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are equally emotionally affected by the diagnosis and go through the same grieving process as the patients themselves, according to a study.Partners Grieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis as much as Patients - Read more

Dementia: Family Caregiving Increases Risk for Spouses

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[28/06/2010] Husbands or wives who care for spouses with dementia are six times more likely to develop the memory-impairing condition than those whose spouses don't have it, according to results of a 12-year study.Dementia: Family Caregiving Increases Risk for Spouses - Read more

Elderly: Let´s Talk about Sex

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[11/06/2010] A new study suggests that it may not help older men and women with sexual problems to talk to a doctor, but men who talk to their partner report greater happiness – and those who talked with friends felt less depressed.Elderly: Let´s Talk about Sex - Read more

Chronic Pain: Black Men at Higher Risk for Disability

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[04/06/2010] Black men with chronic pain related to an accident, injury, illness, surgery or other causes were more likely to experience depression, affective distress and disability than white men with chronic pain, according to a new study by the University of Michigan Health System.Chronic Pain: Black Men at Higher Risk for Disability - Read more

Spouses who Care for Partners with Dementia at Risk of Same Fate

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[31/05/2010] Husbands or wives who care for spouses with dementia are six times more likely to develop the memory-impairing condition than those whose spouses don't have it, according to a study.Spouses who Care for Partners with Dementia at Risk of Same Fate - Read more

Lonely Old Men

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[31/07/2009] Professor Bo Malmberg and Professor Gerdt Sundström at the School of Health Sciences in Jönköping, Sweden have studied loneliness among older people.Lonely Old Men - Read more

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Less Danger of Alzheimer's with a Partner

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[01/08/2008] Living with a spouse or a partner decreases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, according to a new study.Less Danger of Alzheimer's with a Partner - Read more

Relationship Difficulties in Families of Disabled Children

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[27/02/2008] Research shows that parents of disabled children are more likely to experience relationship difficulties and this can have a significant impact on a child’s wellbeing and behaviour.Relationship Difficulties in Families of Disabled Children - Read more

From Breakfast to the Altar - Possible at REHACARE

[12/10/2005] At the fair REHACARE, each year new ideas and innovations are presented - that's clear. But some of the novelties are of special interest to the general public such as the wedding dress for wheelchair users or the feeding spoon.From Breakfast to the Altar - Possible at REHACARE - Read more

Don't Let Your Spouse Become Your Caregiver

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[18/04/2005] According to a recent study, older adults providing home care to their spouses may be more inclined to act in ways that could harm the impaired partner.Don't Let Your Spouse Become Your Caregiver - Read more

Deaf Speed Dating Event in London

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[14/07/2004] A speed dating event specifically designed for British Sign Language users is to take place in London on Wednesday 21 July, with proceeds from the event going to RNID.Deaf Speed Dating Event in London - Read more

 
 

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