Trends in Emergency Department Visits Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2006-2013
Reports on emergency department visits involving three categories of behavioral health disorders: substance use disorders; depression, anxiety or stress reactions; and psychoses or bipolar disorders. Figure 4 and Table 4 provide data on each type of visit based on the location of patient residence for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore (rural) areas.
Author(s): Audrey J. Weiss, Marguerite L. Barrett, Kevin C. Heslin, Carol Stocks Date: 12/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality view details
Breaking the Silence: Sexual Harassment of Mexican Women Farmworkers
Study of Mexican women farmworker experiences of workplace sexual harassment in rural Yakima Valley, Washington. Data taken from 2 focus group sessions of 10 participants each, reflecting frequency of sexual harassment and hostile work environment experiences. Discusses negative health effects of workplace and harassment-related stress, barriers to reporting, and prevention strategies.
Author(s): Nicole Jung-Eun Kim, Victoria Breckwich Vásquez, Elizabeth Torres, R. M. Bud Nicola, Catherine Karr Citation: Journal of Agromedicine, 21(2), 154-162 Date: 03/2016 Type: Document view details
Counteracting the Darkness of Physician Burnout
Provides an overview of the problem of physician burnout in rural areas. Features the experience of Dr. Jill Kruse from her work as a young primary care physician in rural South Dakota. Identifies the signs of burnout and discusses methods to build resiliency and provide support.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 03/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Intergenerational Trauma: Understanding Natives' Inherited Pain
Discusses the concept of intergenerational (historical) trauma and its influence on the behavior and health conditions of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Identifies the connection between excessive amounts of stress and the development of health issues such as addiction, depression, intimate partner violence, suicide, and diabetes. Includes personal stories to demonstrate the intensity of stress experienced by AI/AN children and families through generations.
Author(s): Mary Annette Pember Date: 2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Indian Country Today Media Network view details
An Exploratory Study of Mental Health and HIV Risk Behavior among Drug-Using Rural Women in Jail
Examines HIV risk behaviors and mental health
conditions through face-to-face interviews with 136
women incarcerated in three rural Kentucky county jails
within Appalachia. Includes data and statistics on substance use and HIV risk behaviors for women with anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Author(s): Michele Staton-Tindall, Kathi L.H. Harp, Alexandra Minieri, et al. Citation: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 38(1), 45-54 Date: 03/2015 Type: Document view details