Study Finds Microfinance Program—Pigs for Peace—Also Improves Mental Health Symptoms for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Women and families in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been beaten down physically and mentally by years of war, poverty, and violence, but a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researcher and her team suggest that a baby pig has the power to turn despair into hope, even reducing symptoms of PTSD and depression....Click here to read more.
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From sexual violence among displaced women and girls to natural health products and children’s healthcare, to self-care protocols, VAP, and asthma: the Johns Hopkins Nursing Research News (part one of two):...Click here to read more.
Keywords: aging, antibiotics, asthma, behavior, cardiovascular, children, dementia, depression, global nursing, homeopathic, icu, nursing, sexual abuse, violence
While the stress of combating diabetes is undeniable, there are ways to understand how to manage it. Yet when diabetes occurs within cultures that maintain traditional values, managing that stress becomes an even greater challenge.
In a study that hits close to home, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) researchers—postdoctoral fellow Hyunjeong Park, PhD, RN, ANP, aided by JHUSON faculty Jennifer Wenzel, PhD, RN, CCM—reported on how diabetes can affect social role strain among women in Korea.
Keywords: depression, diabetes, faculty, healthcare, korean american, nursing, research, stress, type 2 diabetes
Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are on the cutting edge of community-based research addressing healthcare and health disparities among African Americans and other medically underserved groups....Click here to read more.
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