Specialities

Psychiatry

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Beliefs and Misconceptions about Vaccination]

INHOFF Edina, GYERGYÁK Kinga, ILLYÉS-KOVÁCS Anita, LUKÁCS Erzsébet , TURCSÁN Judit

[Vaccination is one of the most effective public health interventions against infectious diseases, especially against vaccine-preventable paediatric diseases. However, there are parents either delaying or refusing recommended childhood vaccination due to the fear of a ‘link’ between vaccinations and autism or other diseases. Religious objection is often used as an excuse to avoid the vaccination. Opposition to vaccination dates back to the Victorian age. Since the 18th century, fear and... tovább »

VIDEO

MAY 27, 2020

Crisis in psychiatry

Prof. Heinz Katschnig identified six major challenges of psychiatry: the scientific validity of psychiatry's diagnostic definitions and classification systems as well as the therapeutic interventions, an unclear role profile, carer criticism, intrusion of other professions, low status within medicine and in society in general...