Tag Archives: Approach

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Tough love with dementia patients is a bad approach

Here’s a problem faced by many families with an older relative suffering from dementia and it will get more common. We’re finding that when dementia patients go into hospital they prove challenging for nursing staff to cope with due to their difficult behaviour – refusing to take medicines or eating meals for instance. Why? People… Read More »

It’s time to change our approach to ‘psychosomatic’ illness

Doctors have started making sense of a group of mystery conditions where people experience symptoms, but medical tests suggest nothing is physically wrong Health 3 April 2019 Living Art Enterprises/Science Photo Library SOMETIMES the best tests in medicine can’t explain what is going on in our bodies. And when that happens, it is more often… Read More »