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2013-11-21 23:28:22

The holidays have arrived. When a family or an individual is mourning during the holiday season it is a sad and fervent reminder of the family members, friends and even pets who have recently died; Psychotherapist Edy Nathan is revealing timely new tips for coping. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 For many, it is a time of joy and cheer and family gatherings. There is nothing like the holiday season that acts as an emotional trigger for unresolved issues around a loss. Through her practice,...

Insomnia Cardiovascular Death
2013-11-20 15:47:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In addition to being a potentially debilitating disorder, insomnia is also linked to a higher mortality rate among men, according to a new study in the journal Circulation. "Insomnia is a common health issue, particularly in older adults, but the link between this common sleep disorder and its impact on the risk of death has been unclear," said study author Yanping Li, PhD, a medical research fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital...

Stressed Women At Risk After HEart Attack
2013-11-20 14:06:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Younger women who are hospitalized after a heart attack have a much higher rate of complications and mortality than men of the same age. A new study from Emory University may shed some light on that discrepancy as researchers have found that women under 50 with a recent heart attack are more likely to have restricted blood flow to the heart, also called myocardial ischemia, during times of psychological stress. The study is being...

Brain Changes Could Help Predict Anxiety Disorders In Young Children
2013-11-20 07:32:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Measuring the size and connectivity of a region of the brain responsible for processing emotions can help predict the amount of stress that young children are experiencing in their day-to-day lives, according to new research published today in the journal Biological Psychiatry. In the study, researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine report that kids who have a larger amygdala that is better connected with other parts...

2013-11-19 23:00:57

Program includes Indian Fusion & Yoga Mudras, Affirmations & Qibath, Belly Dancing, and Qigong. Island Park, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Endorphins Mind & Body Collection has released a program to help people suffering from depression to regain control of their lives. Yvette Vega is a Director for Neurobehavioral Research whose Principal Investigator is Ronald Brenner, M.D. Neurobehavioral Research conducts clinical trials for Generalized Anxiety, Major Depression, Bipolar...

2013-11-19 16:52:13

New research shows benefits for people with depression, anxiety, dementia, maternal depression, post traumatic stress disorder and alcohol abuse Non-specialist health workers are beneficial in providing treatment for people with mental, neurological and substance-abuse (MNS) problems in developing countries – where there is often a lack of mental health professionals – according to a new Cochrane review. Researchers, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, say...

2013-11-11 21:28:18

A cognitive-behavioral intervention known as problem-solving education (PSE) may help reduce parental stress and depressive symptoms immediately after their child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study by Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D., of Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues. Mothers of children with ASD consistently report high levels of parental stress, depressive symptoms, and social isolation, according to the study background. This...

2013-11-11 21:24:32

Scientists investigate promising new target areas for treatment Research released today reveals new mechanisms and areas of the brain associated with anxiety and depression, presenting possible targets to understand and treat these debilitating mental illnesses. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. More than 350 million people worldwide suffer...

2013-11-09 23:00:29

A newly updated article, published on the site Vkool.com, offers 22 foods to improve mood. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com includes 2 sections. It provides people with 22 recipes and foods to improve mood effectively. People who want to learn how to live a happy life without bad moods should use the natural ingredients that the writer introduces. In the first part, the writer provides 14 foods that people should eat regularly. The writer indicates...

Self Reflection Depression Increases Mental Activity
2013-11-07 10:08:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal PLOS ONE, a UK neurology team has found that people going through a depressive episode had increased brain activity when they were asked to think about themselves. The study team said their findings are significant because they open the door for more research and bridge the gap between psychological and neural processes. To make their discovery, the team used functional magnetic resonance imaging...


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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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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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