Category Archives: Psychiatric issues

Sexual Assaults at VA Hospitals

Changes in patient demographics present unique challenges for VA in providing safe environments for all veterans treated in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities. GAO (Government Accountability Office)was asked to examine whether or not sexual assault incidents are fully reported … Continue reading

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Are you at risk for a stroke if you feel hopeless?

“Life’s not worth living. It’ll never get better. What’s the use?” Do you ever feel this way? Research shows that feelings of hopelessness increase the risk of stroke in women. A study found that otherwise healthy women who are chronically … Continue reading

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