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2005-10-19 09:33:47

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Caring for a family member with advanced cancer can take a heavy mental health toll, but many caregivers may fail to get any psychiatric help, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among 200 caregivers of patients with advanced cancer, 13 percent met the criteria for a significant psychiatric disorder --including panic disorder, major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and generalized anxiety. But less than half of them had...

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2005-06-09 13:04:38

NEW YORK -- Parents with major depression or panic disorder are more likely to have children with asthma and other allergy-based conditions, according to study findings published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine. The fact that the association held only for biological children supports the idea of a "shared genetic liability." Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, from Columbia University, in New York, assessed the link between childhood allergy disorders and parental major depression, generalized anxiety...


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Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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