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Health Seeking Behaviour in Pakistan’s Women and the Role of Community Nursing

July 4, 2016 – 11:40 PM |

In Pakistan women’s health has been a withdrawn spectacle but nowadays the emerging trends are mounting health seeking behaviour as a crucial component of public healthcare in developing countries. Shaikh, Haran and Hatcher, (2008) evaluated …

The Nurse as a Pedagogue: Shaking off the Manacles in Patient Education

August 31, 2015 – 1:24 AM |
The Nurse as a Pedagogue: Shaking off the Manacles in Patient Education

Communication plays a pivotal role in the deliverance of thoughts and perceptions to others, verbally or non verbally in an easy and clear way. Effective communication is critical countless times during the interaction of a …

Managing Impulsive Behavior in Patients with Psychiatric Illnesses

June 26, 2015 – 8:39 PM |

A 33 year old female was admitted to the Baitul Sukoon Cancer Hospital with complaints of pain, and lump in her left breast. She was diagnosed as having a malignancy in her left breast. She …

Dealing with Societal Pressure and its Impact on Mental Health

September 20, 2014 – 8:23 PM |

In my clinical rotation I came across a 50 year old woman diagnosed with schizophrenia. She had a history of learning disability, jaundice and head trauma. For this purpose her mother took her to Pakistan …

Treating Brain Malfunction: The Thin Line between Psychological and Biological

September 29, 2013 – 8:40 PM |

Because the bottom line is, the mind is biological too.
But the question is, how much of a mental illness can the biology of brain explain?

Physically Restraining Psychiatric Patients: More Harm that Good?

September 10, 2013 – 11:26 PM |

Breathing in the room with the air of dignity is far better than to live in an environment where you are powerless. Physical restraint refers to “any manual method, or mechanical device attached or adjacent …

Invisible Wounds: Impacts of War and Terrorism on Children

September 5, 2013 – 6:44 PM |

“Sometimes I dream that the soldiers are chasing and killing us. Sometimes I’m so afraid I stay awake all night until dawn”.
– Sebastian
Since the 9/11 attack, acts of war and terrorism have become prevalent in …

Human Mind: The Greatest Mystery

August 23, 2013 – 10:00 PM |

Some time ago I was reading about personality disorders when I stumbled upon the case of William Stanley Milligan. It goes as this: During one long fall semester, the Ohio State campus lived in terror. …