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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...

Depression Declining Among Older Americans
2013-07-11 15:50:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of older Americans suffering from depression may be on the decline for the first time in decades, says a new study from University of Michigan Health System. Examining data spanning the decade between 1998 and 2008, researchers found that the overall number of over-50 adults being treated for severe depression dropped significantly. "Over that decade, we saw a significant decrease in depression among older adults, and...

2013-07-10 15:29:19

Major depression is a serious public health problem among older adults in the United States, but tends to affect ethnic groups differently, finds new research led by a Michigan State University scholar. According to a survey of nearly 2,000 people aged 50 and older, whites and blacks of Caribbean descent experience much higher rates of major depression than African-Americans. Amanda Toler Woodward, lead investigator on the study and MSU associate professor of social work, said the...

Depressive People Have Abstract Goals
2013-07-08 13:35:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from a team of researchers at the University of Liverpool found that people suffering from depression are more likely to have a list of abstract goals they would like to achieve at any point in time. Researchers asked participants to list goals they would like to achieve any time in the short, medium or long-term. They analyzed the lists of personal goals made by people who suffered from depression and those who did not. The...

2013-06-27 23:37:59

Long Term Care Insurance is becoming a priority for younger Baby Boomers who are looking to avoid the high cost of long term care. LTC Tree explains how as depression becomes more common and the link between depression and Alzheimer's becomes better documented, more people are buying policies at an earlier age to protect their health and assets. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Buyers of Long Term Care Insurance are younger and healthier than ever. According to LTC Tree, an industry...

Teenage Exercise Curbs Suicide In Adulthood
2013-06-26 14:17:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are in good physical shape are less likely to display suicidal behavior even years later in adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Medicine. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg found that 18 year olds who are in good physical shape have a reduced risk of attempted suicide later in life. Their study also shows that teenagers and young adults in Sweden have worse...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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