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2013-11-04 10:36:26

Bipolar drugs lose effect during pregnancy, so women need higher doses to stay well New Northwestern Medicine® research offers one of the first in-depth studies of how physiological changes during pregnancy reduce the effects of a commonly used drug to treat bipolar disorder, making women more vulnerable to recurring episodes. The new findings will help psychiatrists and physicians prevent bipolar manic and depressive symptoms during pregnancy, which are risky for the health of the mother...

2013-10-31 23:38:17

Depression is a common symptom for adults who suffered childhood abuse. In recognition of National Depression Awareness Month, Praeclarus Press announces Act It Out, a self-help book that provides exercises that can help abuse survivors improve their physical and mental well-being, and decrease their risk of depression and other symptoms of past abuse. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into...

2013-10-30 15:32:22

Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. A new study out today in SAGE Open finds that among those with mental illnesses, left-handers are more likely to suffer from psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia than mood disorders. "Our results show a strikingly higher prevalence of left-handedness among patients presenting with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, compared to patients...

Exercise Prevents Depression
2013-10-30 07:44:20

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People who regularly exercise are well aware of the endorphin rush that follows a good workout. Scientists are increasingly recognizing that physical activity is an effective way to treat depression. George Mammen, PhD candidate at Toronto University, has recently published a review further exploring the relationship between depression and exercise. Not only is exercise effective at treating depression, Mammen has found that regular...

2013-10-29 23:30:04

Australia’s AppHappening https://www.apphappening.com/ Innovation Contest, which scoured the world for the next 100 app tycoons, has been won by a woman who used her personal experience with depression to devise a revolutionary new app as a treatment for the debilitating disease. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Global App Innovation Contest Finds Depression Brainwave Australia’s AppHappening https://www.apphappening.com/ Innovation Contest which scoured the world for the...

Nurturing Parents Offset Poverty
2013-10-29 16:33:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine, children who live in poverty without nurturing parents may end up dealing with long-lasting negative consequences. According to the research, children living in poverty are less able to deal with stress and are more likely to develop life-long depression and learning disabilities. Conversely, those children who are nurtured are more likely to avoid these...

2013-10-29 12:28:41

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soterix Medical Inc. announces today a Phase 3 trial for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) that will compare Soterix Medical's Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) - Limited Total Energy (LTE) technology against a fully dosed, effective antidepressant Escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro®). The seminal ELECT-TDCS study initiated by Dr. Andre Brunoni of the University of Sao Paulo (cinausp.org) builds on prior work published in 2013 in JAMA...

2013-10-29 08:33:35

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Parkinson's disease this year, and nearly one million people in the U.S. are currently living with the chronic and progressive movement disorder. Understandably, a Parkinson's diagnosis causes many new patients to feel less optimistic about their future lives; according to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, up to 60 percent of patients express depressive symptoms. There is a "chicken and...

Emotional Control Cognitive Reappraisal Not Healthy
2013-10-29 07:41:09

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The ability to regulate and control emotions is a vital part of leading a functional life. However, there is new research suggesting that using the common method known as cognitive reappraisal may be a harmful strategy in situations that are under our control. Lead researcher of the study Allison Troy of Franklin & Marshall College said, “Context is important, our research is among the first to suggest that cognitive...

Brain Injury Increases Depression Risk Kids
2013-10-25 12:52:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several previous studies have looked into the connection between brain injury and depression in adults, but few have focused on the connection in children. A new study presented on Friday at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando looks to remedy that gap by analyzing data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health. According to the study analysis, children who suffer a brain...


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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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