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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...

Fear Of Death Could Be Alleviated Through Touch: Study
2013-11-07 06:36:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Touch could help men and women with low self-confidence cope with their own mortality, according to researchers from VU University Amsterdam, who published a report in the latest edition of the journal Psychological Science. As lead researcher and psychological scientist Sander Koole explains, all humans struggle with the concept that their time on this Earth will one day come to an end. Those who tend to be self-confident deal...

2013-11-05 23:21:43

The evaluation's findings, published in The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, demonstrate significant and equivalent reductions in depressive symptoms among older and younger veterans New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Researchers have found significant and equivalent reductions in depressive symptoms for both older and younger veterans undergoing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for depression (CBT-D), according to an article to be...

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...


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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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