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2012-08-02 15:02:55

Empathetic children more likely to effectively manage stress, behave prosocially Infants innately relieve stress by crying, turning their heads or maintaining eye contact. Adults manage emotional tension using problem-solving or by seeking support. A new study by a University of Missouri human development expert describes how adolescents' developing personalities and coping habits affect their behaviors toward others. "We're each born with some personality tendencies; for example, we...

2012-03-08 11:55:58

Mental health risk factors for suicides in the US Army, 2007-8 Suicides among US army personnel rose 80 per cent between 2004 and 2008, finds research by US Army Public Health Command and published online in Injury Prevention. Around 40% of these suicides might be associated with military events following US involvement in Iraq, say the authors. The US committed a substantial number of troops to Iraq, starting in 2003, and it continues to be involved in military operations in...

Depression In Women Linked To Less Exercise And More TV Time
2011-11-14 13:29:42

According to a U.S. study, older women who spend more time exercising and less time watching television were less likely to be diagnosed with depression. Researchers found that women who reported exercising the most in recent years were about 20 percent less likely to get depression than those who rarely exercised. The team found that the more hours they spent watching TV each week, the more their risk of depression crept up. "Higher levels of physical activity were associated with...

2011-08-15 07:57:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: AEN), a developer of innovative medicines for serious central nervous system diseases, today reported its second quarter 2011 financial results for the period ended June 30, 2011, as well as updates since the beginning of the second quarter. Updates since the beginning of the second quarter include: Drug Development Programs Multiple Sclerosis (MS) As of August 1, 2011, 140 of 150 patients have been...

2011-07-05 12:55:41

Children with a parent who was deployed in the U.S. military efforts Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) for longer periods were more likely than children whose parents did not deploy to receive a diagnosis of a mental health problem, according to a report published Online First today by Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to background information in the article, previous research has attributed...

2010-12-28 10:30:00

www.HelpYourselfHelpOthers.org offers free, anonymous mental health screenings to stay healthy in 2011 WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As most Americans resolve to head back to the gym, change their diet, or pay off debt, their commitment to better habits may be tough to keep if they don't take care of their mental health. From deployed troops and new parents to college students and retirees, every day stressors can leave people from all walks of life...

2010-12-08 16:57:27

A study of long-term, active duty military personnel who used Department of Veterans Affairs' health services showed that childhood maltreatment and other high magnitude stressors, such as being in a serious accident or a natural disaster, were more strongly associated with participants' current psychiatric symptoms than were their military sexual experiences, such as sexual harassment. The research, described in issue 44 -16 of the Journal of Psychiatric Research, was completed by Dr....

2010-10-19 13:38:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of nearly 7.4 million children in the United States diagnosed with emotional, behavioral, or developmental conditions, a disproportionate number do not get the mental health services they need because they are underinsured, according to a new report released by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The study also finds that boys, adolescents, and children from low-income families are affected by conditions such as...

2010-08-12 14:23:25

Pre-existing conditions are contributing factors Severe mental illness is more common among college students than it was a decade ago, with more young people arriving on campus with pre-existing conditions and a willingness to seek help for emotional distress, according to a study presented at the 118th annual convention of the American Psychological Association. The data support what college mental health professionals have noted for some time. "In the last 10 years, a shift in the needs of...


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Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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