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2013-09-16 10:29:58

Understanding alternate pathways for how mental meds work could lead to faster-acting drug targets The reasons behind why it often takes people several weeks to feel the effect of newly prescribed antidepressants remains somewhat of a mystery – and likely, a frustration to both patients and physicians. Julie Blendy, PhD, professor of Pharmacology, at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Brigitta Gunderson, PhD, a former postdoctoral fellow in the Blendy lab,...

Depression Symptoms Men
2013-08-29 12:04:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study says the traditional tools used to diagnose depression work best with women, but leave many depression cases in men undiscovered. However, when doctors expanded the symptoms of depression to include aggression, substance abuse and risky behavior, they discovered that men were just as likely to be depressed as women. It’s currently believed that women are up to 70 percent more likely than men to be diagnosed with major...

Divorce Triggers Depression Relapse
2013-08-27 10:31:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say people with a history of depression are more likely to relapse into the condition if they go through a divorce, while those without such a history aren’t likely to slip into a depressed phase following a divorce or separation. These are the results of a new study from the University of Arizona that were published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. There are clearly many factors to consider when...

2013-08-20 23:30:09

Morris Psychological Group, PA announces they will be offering free screenings for depression on October 10, 2013 from 4:30-8:30 at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall (Macy’s Court). After completing a screening, participants will receive referral information to local resources and agencies that can offer further evaluation and treatment if necessary. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Morris Psychological Group, PA announces they will be offering free screenings for depression on October...

Online Chronicling Often Reduces Depression In Breast Cancer Patients
2013-08-14 12:59:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Patients with serious medical conditions have been increasingly sharing their experiences online and a new study from UCLA has delved into this phenomenon to see if it has led to positive psychological outcomes for these particular people. According to the study, which appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, UCLA researchers discovered that female breast cancer patients who create a personal website to share their experience and...

Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Bond Cancels Out Depression Systems
2013-08-12 11:13:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study presented today at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting in New York City indicated that grandparents and grandchildren can have a significant beneficial psychological effect on each other. "We found that an emotionally close grandparent-adult grandchild relationship was associated with fewer symptoms of depression for both generations," said study co-author Sara M. Moorman, an assistant professor in the...

2013-08-07 23:27:41

End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new book that teaches people how to deal with depression. A full "End Your Depression" overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new book that teaches people how to deal with depression. In addition, when ordering this book, people will get some special gifts such as the “Anxiety and Depression” book, the...

2013-07-31 23:00:33

Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million grant for research that may lead to improved strategies for treating and preventing mental health problems associated with exposure to social stress. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million...

binge eating and bipolar disorder
2013-07-26 09:04:43

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study, researchers found bipolar disorder develops differently for people who binge eat. Often, binge eating and obesity accompany bipolar disorder, but researchers have now found the mood disorder functions differently in obese patients who binge eat compared to those who do not. Up to four percent of Americans are estimated to have either bipolar disorder type I or type II, though many go undiagnosed. Slightly fewer than...

2013-07-18 23:20:14

New Book from Joy A. Paz on the Realities of Mental Illness, Alternative Therapies Fountain, CO (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 In the United States, 2.6 percent of the adult population is living with bipolar disorder. An astounding 82.9 percent of these cases are considered severe. In “The Agony and Ecstasy of the Bipolar Mind,” Joy A. Paz chronicles her journey with her husband to live healthily, meaningfully and faithfully despite both having severe bipolar disorder. Blending personal...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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