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2014-01-30 11:05:43

Fewer than one in two children and young adults treated for anxiety achieve long-term relief from symptoms, according to the findings of a study by investigators from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and five other institutions. Results of the federally funded research, to be published online Jan. 29 in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, underscore the importance of vigilant follow-up and rigorous monitoring of symptoms among anxious children, teens and young adults — even when they seem to...

2014-01-29 13:12:16

Although inflammation is frequently a cause of disease in the body, research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicates that low levels of a pro-inflammatory cytokine in the brain are important for cognition. Cytokines are proteins produced by the immune system. Jennifer Donegan, graduate student, and David Morilak, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology in the School of Medicine, found that neutralizing the cytokine interleukin-6 in the brain impaired reversal...

2014-01-28 23:31:44

January is a peak time for SAD, but there are treatment methods that can help. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes referred to as ‘winter blues,’ is in full swing in January. Short days and low temperatures mean spending more time outside and a distinct lack of sunlight. These seasonal changes are linked to episodic depression in some people, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center in...

2014-01-28 23:26:37

Encourages Teens to Seek Help Early to Prevent Later Catastrophes Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Hard statistics on the number of teens who cut themselves or self injure are difficult to obtain because so few studies have been conducted on the subject; however, experts estimate one in every 200 teen girls between the ages of 13 and 19 cut themselves on a regular basis. Doctors report the number of reported cases of self abuse among teens is on the rise and that without seeking...

2014-01-23 23:00:21

Bridges to Recovery announced today the launch of their groundbreaking mood disorders Disorder residential treatment program. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Bridges to Recovery is a residential treatment center in Los Angeles, with facilities in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Bel Air, California. Bridges to Recovery offers an effective alternative to a hospital environment for patients suffering from mood disorders. The center has been treating mental health...

2014-01-22 16:25:57

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists at the Alberta Children's Hospital and the University of Calgary are teaming up with the YMCA Calgary to study the effect of intensive aerobic activity on brain plasticity and as a potential new therapy for depression in adolescents. Dr. Frank MacMaster, holder of the Cuthbertson & Fischer Chair in Pediatric Mental Health, will lead the pilot study - a first of its kind in Canada. His research team will work with certified...

2014-01-22 12:19:30

Highest risk seen in children who experience suicide in close family members Experiencing a family death in childhood is associated with a small but significant increase in risk of psychosis, suggests a paper published today on bmj.com. The researchers say that the risks are highest for children who have experienced a suicide in the 'nuclear family' (brothers, sisters, parents). Previous studies have concluded that the risk of adult disease can be influenced by genetics, lifestyle...

2014-01-21 10:57:23

Fewer chances to marry is another consequence A novel examination of the long-lasting consequences that World War II had on continental Europeans finds that living in a war-torn country increased the likelihood of a number of physical and mental problems later in life. Experiencing the war was associated with a greater chance of suffering from diabetes, depression and heart disease as older adults, according to the study. Because so many men died during the conflict, the war also...

2014-01-20 23:24:00

There is much talk about lawyers suffering from depression and anxiety but there is little practical help available. CPD Interactive together with Dr Craig Hassad has developed a new online course for lawyers to assist with stress, anxiety and depression. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 http://cpdinteractive.com.au/ We know many lawyers suffer from anxiety/depression. So what can we do about it? CPD Interactive together with Dr Craig Hassad, a GP, lecturer and holistic health expert has launched...

2014-01-18 23:02:14

Super Bowl XLVIII Event Raises Money for The Bipolar and Mood Disorders Research Fund at Lindner Center of HOPE Mason, Ohio (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The fifth annual Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event will take place on February 2, 2014 at the Great American Ballpark Champions Club. Touchdown for HOPE is a classy, upscale Super Bowl party with big screen televisions, plush seating, and signature Cincinnati food favorites, with the addition of some New York-style fare and cocktails...


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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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