Women who have experienced emotional abuse, physical violence or sexual violence are more likely to participate in sexual and drug use behaviors that increase their risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted infection, research shows.
If signs of depression in patients hospitalized for a heart attack are not recognized and treated, those patients are twice as likely to suffer a reoccurring coronary event. And with depression rates in those patients as much as three times greater than the general population, much can be done to improve those patients’ quality of life.
Opening the UAMS Northwest regional campus in 2009 also opened doors of opportunity for medical students and resident physicians in the field of psychiatry. The campus expanded access to medical and mental health care with newly graduated physicians completing their residencies in the area. By starting their careers in Arkansas — a state with one of the lowest number of … Read More