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Music Therapy Effective For Depression In Children And

Music Therapy Effective For Depression In Children And Adolescents

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Music “soothes the savage beast” as they say, and a new study has found that it can also alleviate depression in children and adolescents. The new study, presented last week at Queen's...

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2014-10-30 08:37:03

GeneSight® Psychotropic Test Doubles the Likelihood of Remission and Response for Patients with Depression; Lowers Healthcare Costs MASON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The promise of genetic testing to guide more effective treatment for millions of older and disabled Americans suffering from depression has shifted from a futuristic vision to a practical reality. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/CL75944LOGO Assurex Health today announced that Medicare has...

2014-10-29 23:12:46

It is estimated that 21% of women and 12% of men in the U.S will experience an episode of depression at some point in their lifetime. In light of this, Dr. Sanjay Jain offers some information on how to become better aware of the signs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The World Health Organization categorizes depression as one of the most disabling disorders in the world, affecting roughly one in five women and one in ten men at some point in their lifetime. Depression does not...

2014-10-29 12:30:09

LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 170 international policymakers, senior business leaders, academics, and patient advocates, are convening in London on November 25th to discuss the urgent need for a global response to the increasing impact of depression. The Conference entitled 'The Global Crisis of Depression - The Low of the 21st Century' will discuss the global burden of depression, which now affects more than 350 million people and address the need...

seasons and mood
2014-10-20 03:00:09

Provided by European College of Neuropsychopharmacology New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders (affective disorders). This work is being presented at the European College of CNP Congress in Berlin. Seasons of birth have traditionally been associated with...

2014-10-20 12:30:12

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 23, Doctor of Divinity and MSW Pastoral Counselor Debra Meehl, co-founder of the Meehl Foundation, will present "Breaking the Cycle of Suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder" at Atlanta's Amen Clinic. The workshop will feature an interactive presentation on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), along with the latest insights on the treatment of bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and substance...

2014-10-20 08:31:08

Contrave is now available by prescription, and Contrave patients also have access to the Scale Down program and Direct Save to help support their complete approach to weight management DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda"), its wholly-owned subsidiary Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Orexigen(®) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) jointly announced today that Contrave(®) (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI)...

exercise for depression
2014-10-17 07:09:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise has long been known to improve or support emotional well-being and a new study from Canadian and British researchers has found that being active three times a week can significantly lower the odds of being depressed. The study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, found a direct connection between exercise and mood – with more sedentary study volunteers exhibiting more depressive symptoms. "Assuming the...

2014-10-15 08:30:56

- Orexigen expects to end 2014 with approximately $190 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:OREX) today announced it has earned a $70 million milestone payment from partner Takeda Pharmaceuticals related to the shipment of Contrave® (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI extended release) to pharmacy wholesalers in preparation for commercial launch. The milestone is payable within 30 days of...

2014-10-14 08:33:40

MIAMI and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the publication of data on the effects of low-dose mesylate salt of paroxetine (LDMP), marketed as Brisdelle(® )(paroxetine) capsules, 7.5 mg, in the October 2014 issue of Menopause, the peer-reviewed, scientific journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The article, "Effects of low-dose paroxetine 7.5 mg on weight and sexual function during treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated...

2014-10-10 23:03:37

With an estimated one in four adults or 26.2% of the population suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, it’s time to erase the societal stigmas that have been placed on mental illness. As part of Mental Illness Week, Dr. Prakash Masand, a psychiatrist who is a former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University and the founder and CEO of Global Medical Education, says the only way to erase these societal stigmas is to understand...


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Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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