Latest Linda Carpenter Stories

Efficacy Of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation For Depression Confirmed
2012-07-27 08:43:51

Naturalistic study shows transcranial magnetic stimulation works for depression in real-life clinical practice settings In one of the first studies to look at transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in real-world clinical practice settings, researchers at Butler Hospital, along with colleagues across the U.S., confirmed that TMS is an effective treatment for patients with depression who are unable to find symptom relief through antidepressant medications. The study findings are published...

2010-10-12 08:28:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It's no surprise to hear that adults experiencing psychological problems can trace their troubles all the way back to their childhood.  Psychologists have been helping people for decades pull back the covers of their hidden childhood secrets.  It is surprising to hear that healthy adults -- reported as being mistreated in their childhood -- appear to have an elevated inflammatory response to stress compared to adults who had happier childhoods. "Animal models...

2010-10-08 02:09:20

A study has detected a correlation between childhood adversity and exaggerated inflammatory response to stress among seemingly healthy people. It may shed light on risk for depression, other illnesses later in life. Seemingly healthy adults, if they were abused or neglected during childhood, may suffer physiological consequences decades later. In research published online last week by the journal Neuropsychopharmacology,  a team led by psychiatrists at Brown University and Butler...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'