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2014-01-03 15:30:10

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a study of over 500,000 mothers in Finland. Women with a history of depression are at the highest risk of postpartum depression. The fact that fear of childbirth puts women without a history of depression at an approximately three times higher risk of postpartum depression is a new observation which may help health care professionals in recognizing postpartum...

2013-12-19 12:06:35

Patients undergoing cardiac surgery should be assessed for depression and physical activity, say researchers in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology New research indicates that inactive patients following cardiac surgery have a substantially higher risk of depression and that the number of patients suffering from depression after cardiac surgery is as high as 40%. Investigators recommend that cardiac patients should be assessed for depression and level of physical activity and remain as...

2013-12-17 23:20:37

According to Hayley Hirschmann, PhD., a clinical psychologist and bereavement specialist at Morris Psychological Group, there’s no right or wrong way to grieve. It’s important that the bereaved understand that while they couldn’t control their loved one’s passing, they do have some control in grieving in a healthy manner. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 With more than 2.4 million deaths recorded in the United States every year, that translates into many millions of loved...

2013-12-11 23:23:25

A myriad of treatment modalities ensures effective treatment for teenage depression and other mental health issues. Malibu, California (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 According to Statistic Brain, 4.3 percent of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 suffer from depression and the rate of increase of depression among children measures 23 percent. "Parents who suspect their teen is suffering from depression don't have to deal with this issue alone as Paradigm Malibu offers treatment for...

2013-12-10 10:40:19

Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that among the contractors studied, 25 percent met criteria for PTSD, 18 percent screened positive for depression and half reported alcohol misuse. Despite the troubles, relatively few get...

2013-12-09 23:01:09

Simplified Solutions of WNY offers help for dealing with depression during the holiday season for loved ones in a nursing facility. Williamsville, NY (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to understand that this can be a rough time for nursing home residents, especially those who recently made the transition from living on their own. Laci Cornelison, a research assistant with Kansas State University’s Center on Aging, pointed out that in some...

2013-12-05 23:22:48

Depression is common in people with heart disease. It puts them at higher risk of death-yet it's often unrecognized. People with heart disease should be aware of depression warning signs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Heart disease triples a person's risk of depression. At the same time, people who have from depression are at greatly increased risk of heart disease. Untreated depression makes it more likely that a person will die of heart disease, yet it's often...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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