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2013-08-27 23:25:09

A recent study shows that seniors diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are twice as likely as their peers to suffer from depression. And with the high number of seniors now with diabetes, and more being diagnosed each year, it is important to understand what can be done about it. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Let’s face it; diabetes today has become common among all of us, with the numbers telling the story. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), more than 18- million...

2013-08-27 23:18:09

Alcohol Treatment Lakeland places emphasis on individual addiction recovery plans while diagnosing and treating those who suffer from an undiagnosed mental illness. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Lakeland is an addiction treatment center offering a brand new, state of the art treatment methods for addiction treatment known as dual diagnosis, which will treat addiction as well as mental illness. Dual diagnosis and treatment, provided by certified addiction...

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...

2013-08-20 10:33:28

1. Too-low Diastolic Blood Pressure Can be Deadly for CKD Patients Having too-low diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be deadly for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Blood pressure (BP) recommendations are stricter for patients with CKD than for the general population and focus on lowering actual BP (the measurement of both systolic BP [SBP] and DBP) without consideration for achieving a DBP that is too low. Researchers reviewed health records for 651,749 U.S. veterans with CKD to...

2013-08-14 23:25:12

Neurological Wellness Center physicians respond to a recent survey finding 37% of stroke survivors develop depression and report the alleviation of depression is a predictable outcome of perispinally administered Enbrel treatment for stroke. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 An estimated 700,000 people have a stroke in the United States each year, and approximately 37% of stroke survivors develop depression within 2 years according to survey published in NewsFix*. Several studies have shown that...

2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

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...

2013-08-11 23:03:10

The relationship between grief and depression following bereavement has generated much debate in the psychological community and public media. A new article by Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., “Grief, Depression and the DSM-5,” sheds new light on the subject, and can help both clinicians and the general public achieve a greater understanding of the clinical challenges and options for treating these conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The relationship between grief and depression...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.