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2013-05-08 13:27:58

Not only are women who have experienced violence from their partner (intimate partner violence) at higher risk of becoming depressed, but women who are depressed may also be at increased risk of experiencing intimate partner violence, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Furthermore, there may also be a link between intimate partner violence and subsequent suicide among women, but little evidence to support a similar finding in men....

2013-05-07 23:02:13

New Diagnostic and Statistical Manual released focuses on similarities of depression and grief, Counselling Sydney says. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Counselling Sydney, like many others in the counselling field, expresses concern about the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, to be released in May by the American Psychiatric Association. The manual, also called DSM-5, made statements that many fear may confuse grief and serious depression....

2013-05-07 12:45:03

Certain types of anti-depressants have been linked to an increase in the risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine. Awareness of this link should improve identification and early treatment of CDI. CDI is one of the most common hospital acquired infections and is responsible for more than 7000 deaths annually in the USA alone. Several types of medications are thought to increase risk of CDI, including anti-depressants,...

2013-05-06 23:20:31

Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., PhD, whose condition specific biotherapy formulas include anxiety, depression and sleep, offers some natural ways to keep stress levels in check during Mother's Day. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. and founder of Dr. Garber´s Natural Solutions, has some advice for those who may be experiencing anxiety or depression over the approaching Mother´s Day. “All holidays have an element of stress attached to them....

2013-05-01 15:03:09

Results of large, national study find people are better off not having a spouse than having poor relationship with one The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression, say U-M researchers in a new study. After analyzing data from nearly 5,000 American adults, the researchers found that the quality of a person's relationships with a spouse, family and friends predicted the likelihood of major depression...

Depression In The US Often Over-Diagnosed
2013-05-01 05:32:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Depression is both over-diagnosed and over-treated in American adults, claims a new study published in the April 2013 edition of the journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. Dr. Ramin J. Mojtabai, lead author of the study and an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health´s Department of Mental Health, examined individuals with clinician-identified depression, as well as those who experienced a...

SSRIs May Increase Risk Of Complications After Surgery
2013-04-30 18:12:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can be used to effectively treat symptoms of depression and anxiety, but a new research review in JAMA Internal Medicine has found the drugs also cause an increased risk of bleeding, hospital readmission and death when taken around the time of surgery. Led by University of California, San Francisco professor Dr. Andrew D. Auerbach, the researchers found the connection between...

What Causes The Link Between Depression And Heart Disease?
2013-04-22 05:37:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Inflammation of the brain could hold the key to understanding the underlying mechanisms responsible for the link between depression and heart disease, according to new research conducted at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Susan K. Wood, a research associate at the Pennsylvania-based medical center, investigated brain-related biomarkers for depression-heart disease comorbidity, as each condition increased the risk that...

2013-04-19 14:22:51

A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually “rub off” on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later. The research, from psychological scientists Gerald Haeffel and Jennifer Hames of the University of Notre Dame, is published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Studies show that people who respond negatively to...


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