Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

  TheSimpleDollar.com  recently researched and published a guide and tool to help people understand social security disability benefits. http://www.thesimpledollar.com/disability-benefits-guide/ What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI? Table of Contents 1 Caring for Yourself and Your Family While Disabled 2 What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI? 3 Social Security Read more about Social Security Disability Benefits Guide[…]

Post-traumatic stress symptoms 5 years after military deployment to Afghanistan

Summary Background: Deployment can put soldiers at risk of developing post-traumatic stress symptoms. Despite several longitudinal studies, little is known about the timing of an increase in post-traumatic stress symptoms relative to predeployment. Longitudinal studies starting pre-deployment, in which participants are repeatedly measured over time, are warranted to assess the timing of an increase in Read more about Post-traumatic stress symptoms 5 years after military deployment to Afghanistan[…]

Addiction: Pain self-medication “the norm” in substance-using primary care patients

Abstract BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is common among patients with drug use disorders. The prevalence of chronic pain and its consequences in primary care patients who use drugs is unknown. OBJECTIVES: To examine: 1) the prevalence of chronic pain and pain-related dysfunction among primary care patients who screen positive for drug use, and 2) the prevalence Read more about Addiction: Pain self-medication “the norm” in substance-using primary care patients[…]