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New Study Draws Links Between Bad Neighborhoods, Bad Life Events And Bad Health
2014-04-09 16:27:32

By Eric Ferreri, Duke University Residents of poorer Chicago neighborhoods are more likely to suffer terrible life events -- and their health suffers as a result, according to a new Duke University study. The misfortunes they face can come in many forms -- from mugging to job loss to the death of a loved one -- and the stress involved often leads to anxiety, depression and other illnesses, according to the study, released April 8 in PLoS ONE, an open access, peer-reviewed journal....

Brain Boost For Grandmothers Who Occasionally Care Of Grandchildren
2014-04-09 07:12:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Grandmothers can help prevent cognitive decay and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by taking care of their grandchildren one day per week, according to new research published online Tuesday in the journal Menopause. However, taking care of their grandchildren five days per week or more actually had some negative impact on the cognitive function of 186 Australian women between the ages of 57 and 68 involved in...

2014-04-08 23:21:56

The Meehl Foundation is offering free SPECT images through June 30, 2014. This offer is for clients coming to the 90 day residential DBT program. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Meehl Foundation is an “Intensively Trained DBT Team” and an “Amen Brain Healthy Treatment Program” creating an individual plan for a holistic balanced approach to mental wellness with; Psychological testing and assessment, Hypnosis, acupuncture, hair follicle testing for vitamins and mineral,...

2014-04-08 23:02:24

Mount Sinai Team Cautiously Optimistic That Door Could Swing Open to A New Antidepressant Drug Class New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published the first controlled evidence showing that an intranasal ketamine spray conferred an unusually rapid antidepressant effect –within 24 hours—and was well tolerated in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder. This is the first study to show benefits with an...

2014-04-08 13:06:17

Adult patients with diabetes who trust their medical provider and feel included in treatment decisions are significantly more likely to take and maintain a newly prescribed antidepressant medication, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study, conducted by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of Washington, School of Medicine, included 1,500 patients with long-standing diabetes, who were prescribed...

2014-04-08 12:26:12

Increasing Internet Use Among Older Americans Could Reduce U.S. Healthcare Costs WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Depression is a serious health issue among older adults in the United States, affecting between 5 and 10 million Americans aged 50 and older. Nearly 8% of the aged population reports current depression. The Internet offers older Americans a chance to overcome the social and spatial boundaries that are believed to fuel depression. In a new paper...

2014-04-07 23:27:02

Child and adolescent specialist Dr. Jayne Schachter Walco brings more than 25 years of experience to Morris Psychological Group. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Morris Psychological Group is pleased to announce that clinical psychologist Dr. Jayne Schachter Walco has joined the practice. Dr. Walco brings more than 25 years of experience treating a variety of mental health issues with a particular specialty in working with children and adolescents. “We are thrilled to have Dr....

2014-04-07 16:34:11

A third of intensive care patients develop depression that typically manifests as physical, or somatic, symptoms such as weakness, appetite change, and fatigue, rather than psychological symptoms, according to one of the largest studies to investigate the mental health and functional outcomes of survivors of critical care, published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The study suggests that intensive care unit (ICU) survivors could be three times more likely to experience depression than...

2014-04-07 13:42:59

Chronic sleep deprivation previously linked to inflammation and higher stress levels Poor sleep doubles hospitalizations in heart failure, according to new research in nearly 500 patients presented today at EuroHeartCare 2014. EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This year's meeting is organized jointly with the Norwegian Society of Cardiovascular Nurses. It takes...

2014-04-04 12:25:58

Married and single moms suffer higher rates of depression living with parents Does living with grandparents ease or worsen a mothers' baby blues? The answer may depend on the mother's marital status, a new study from Duke University suggests. Married and single mothers suffer higher rates of depression when they live in multi-generational households in their baby's first year of life, the study found. But for moms who live with their romantic partners but aren't married, having one or...


Latest Major depressive disorder Reference Libraries

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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.