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Chronic Stress and Diabetes – Eric Howusu-Kumi, Mphil Psyc

Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, smoking, drinking and performing other activities that raise their risk for type 2 diabetes. As a reminder, we need to note that stress may be thought of as a) a physiological response to an external stimulus, a psychological response to external stimuli or stressful [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|News & Health Update|2 Comments

The Role Of The Clinical Psychologist In The Management Of Diabetes – Eric Howusu-Kumi, Mphil Psyc

Better understanding of factors that lead to Concerns and anxiety Behavioral choices Responses to therapy The common risk factors of type 2diabetes are obesity, inactivity, family history and poor diet. Of these risk factors, three - obesity, inactivity and poor diet are considered as lifestyle or behaviour related. These make the Clinical psychologist an important [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|News & Health Update|0 Comments

The Psychologist in Gynaecological Healthcare Delivery

Psychologists have been viewed in the past as “doctors who deal with mad people” but this is one of the many misconceptions which are still held even in modern times today. In Ghana, psychology is one of the recent and ever-growing fields which have gained much acceptance in health care delivery systems. Health as defined [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|News & Health Update|2 Comments

Mother And Child Hospital Is Ready For Use

The Trust Hospital Company Limited (TTHCL) has as from September, 2014 opened an ultra-modern Mother and Child Hospital in Osu in Accra. The official commissioning ceremony was held at the forecourt of the hospital with The Director general of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Mr. Ernest Thompson performing the commissioning. Other dignitories [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|News & Health Update|1 Comment