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2013-06-25 19:12:37

Improving care for depression in low-income communities -- places where such help is frequently unavailable or hard to find -- provides greater benefits to those in need when community groups such as churches and even barber shops help lead the planning process, according to a new study. When compared to efforts that provided only technical support to improve depression care, a planning effort co-led by community members from diverse services programs further improved clients' mental...

2013-06-20 23:33:00

Fewer social withdrawal symptoms than with maternal care are also reported Child care is linked to fewer emotional problems and symptoms of social withdrawal among children exposed to maternal depression, according to a new study of nearly 2000 children conducted by researchers in Montreal, Canada, at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and University of Montreal. "We found...

2013-06-14 13:52:29

Postmenopausal women who use antidepressant medication or suffer from depression might be more likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI), larger waist circumference and inflammation–all associated with increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a study led by University of Massachusetts Medical School investigator Yunsheng Ma, PhD, MD, MPH, and published in the June 13 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The UMass Medical School study...

2013-05-31 23:22:09

Webs9, the innovative online marketing agency, is proud to be the official national sponsor of the Canadian “Defeat Depression” annual mental health campaign. The support offered by Webs9 involved the conception and implementation of a comprehensive online marketing strategy, targeting communities across Canada. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Webs9 offers online marketing services of high standards for international organizations of varying industries; such as accounting,...

2013-05-24 23:25:50

NIH-Funded Study Reveals How Modern Technology Can Be Used to Enforce Clinical Best Practices That Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Costs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 CareAnyware, a Brightree company and leading provider of home health and hospice software solutions, and Cornell University announced today results of a recent study that showed significant reductions in rehospitalization rates for clinically depressed home health patients treated with Cornell´s Depression Carepath...

Stress Relief For Dementia Caregivers Who Use Adult Day Services
2013-05-24 05:01:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When adult day services (ADS) are provided to older dementia patients, the relatives that typically care for those individuals are less stressed and generally in better moods, according to a new report published Thursday in the journal The Gerontologist. As part of the study, Penn State University (PSU) researchers conducted eight daily telephone interviews on consecutive days with 173 family caregivers of dementia patients who...

2013-05-23 10:26:06

What effect does a father's depression have on his young son or daughter? When fathers report a high level of emotional intimacy in their marriage, their children benefit, said a University of Illinois study. "When a parent is interacting with their child, they need to be able to attend to the child's emotional state, be cued in to his developmental stage and abilities, and notice whether he is getting frustrated or needs help. Depressed parents have more difficulty doing that," said Nancy...

Study Explores Links Between Depression, Stroke And Age In Women
2013-05-17 14:41:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In yet another recent study highlighting the connection between mental and physical health, two researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia found that depressed women in their 40s and 50s are more than twice as likely to have a stroke as women who are not depressed. The team included 12 years worth of data in their study, which was recently published in“¯Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association....

2013-05-16 15:05:57

Depressed patients have as many goals as healthy people, but describe them in vague terms People suffering from clinical depression express personal goals and reasons for their attainment or failure in less specific terms than people without the disorder. This lack of specificity in representing personal goals may be partially responsible for the motivational deficits seen in these patients, according to research published May 15 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Joanne Dickson from...

Flu Exposure During Pregnancy May Lead to Bipolar Disorder
2013-05-14 11:00:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Research has found long-term disorders in adulthood may begin at pregnancy. A National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study has found pregnant women who come in contact with influenza increase the risk their child will later develop bipolar disorder by fourfold. Other studies have also found that a pregnant woman´s exposure to the flu may lead to the child´s development of schizophrenia. The doctors who conducted...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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