Title: Resilience and Quality of Life: Exploring The Role of Bio-Psychosocial Support In Breast Cancer Survivors with Cancer Related Fatigue
In the last 20 years, the body of knowledge regarding the benefits of psychosocial interventions for cancer survivors has grown substantially. Psychosocial interventions include activities such as support interventions (either individually or in groups), education, stress management, coping strategy training, and behavioral interventions designed to assist survivors with managing their CRF. Psychosocial interventions may be particularly useful for cancer survivors whose exercise is contraindicated, or as an adjunct to exercise programs. As with exercise interventions, a growing body of empirical data supports the use of psychosocial interventions for the management of CRF. Randomized, controlled clinical trials have examined a variety of psychosocial interventions in cancer survivors during and after treatment.
Taken together, the results of these studies suggest that psychosocial support therapy portends lower levels of CRF among patients undergoing treatment and cancer survivors with different cancer diagnoses. Additionally, this research suggests that psychosocial interventions are effective in helping to manage CRF, whether delivered individually or in a group setting, orally or written, or by a licensed professional or a trained. Although pain has become a direct manifestation contributing to fatigue among patients suffering from cancer. In various studies, these individuals were less active, ate less, slept less, and had problems with depression. Medications also affected fatigue levels, as did co-morbid conditions.
Philisha Mack is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of experience in therapeutic areas of Cardiology, Immunology, Hospice, Medical Surgical, Critical Care, Pediatric and Family Practice. She is a PhD Candidate with a research focus of Resilience and Quality of Life: Exploring The Role of Bio- Psychosocial Support In Breast Cancer Survivors with Cancer Related Fatigue. She has worked in top Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Biopharmaceutical Companies in Drug Safety, Pharmacovigilance, Safety Surveillance and Aggregate Analysis. She is currently serving in role as a Global Clinical Safety Manager. She is passionate about Diversity and Inclusion within Clinical Trials and has authored a book on this topic as well as is a sought after coach, speaker and trainer. She is also owner of The Mack Institute Health Care Consulting Firm.
Title: Impact of Urban Greenery on Stress and Mood Among Young Adults in Pakistan
The present study aimed to investigate the impact of Urban Greenery on stress and mood among young adults. Studies also shows that green spaces play important part in reducing stress and negative mood. For this purpose, sample of (N=200), both males (N=100) and females (N=100) aged 20 to 39 were taken by convenient sampling technique from Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Urdu translated version of two self- reported inventories was used Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale developed by Lovibond and Lovibond in 1995 and for measuring Mood, positive affect and negative affect schedule was used developed by Watson, Clark and Tellengen in 1988. It was proposed that greenery leads to positive mood and stress leads to negative mood. In addition it was also proposed that gender differences will exists, males scores high on positive mood instead of females. For the manipulation of data thus gathered; Pearson Product Moment Correlational Analysis was employed, that revealed a strong association and significant positive correlation among the study variables. Linear regression analysis. Independent Sample T-Test was conducted for additional analyses on demographic variables including gender, frequency to visit, time spend in urban greenery, which yielded significant relation to the study variables. ANOVA of time spend in urban greenery shows insignificant relation to the study while ANOVA analysis of frequency to visit urban greenery shows significant differences relation to the study. Statistically significant difference exists between the ratings of both cities people responses. Hypotheses were accepted and it was proved that the greenery impact the mood of people and gender differences exists (Males were scores high on positive mood than females).
Saba Zer Naz Hafsa is currently working as a Lecturer at Department of Applied Psychology, Riphah International University, Almizan Canpus, Pakistan. She holds MPhil Psychology degree and currently pursuing Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology at National Univbersity of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan. She has four years and ten months experience in teaching and research in education sector. She has four research articles published on different topics. She has also participated in national and international conferences. She along with her students have been presented oral papers and posters in conferences held at Foundation University Rawalpindi Campus and Riphah International University, Lahore Campus, National and International Conferences held at National Institute of Psychology, Islamabad, Pakistan on topics of psychology like depression, Burnout, Spiritual Intelligence. She also had experience regarding session moderation in conference held at Lahore. Saba is a passionate Researcher.
Title: Schizophrenia Neurology and Neurological Disorders
Clinica Dharana,MD&Ph.d Argentina
Haemorrhagic thalamic stroke is a condition rarely found among all stroke patients. Thalamic stroke can manifest as psychotic symptoms, particularly visual hallucination and rarely as auditory hallucination, which can be misunderstood as functional psychosis. Post-stroke movement disorder is also uncommon after the incidence of stroke. When it does occur, it can also be mistaken as adverse reaction of antipsychotic in patients who are given antipsychotic medication.