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2013-12-05 23:22:48

Depression is common in people with heart disease. It puts them at higher risk of death-yet it's often unrecognized. People with heart disease should be aware of depression warning signs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Heart disease triples a person's risk of depression. At the same time, people who have from depression are at greatly increased risk of heart disease. Untreated depression makes it more likely that a person will die of heart disease, yet it's often...

2013-12-04 15:52:43

Exercise may benefit older people with dementia by improving their cognitive functioning and ability to carry out everyday activities, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the authors of the review did not see any clear effect of exercise on depression in older people with dementia and say that more evidence is needed to understand how exercise could reduce the burden on family caregivers and health systems. Due to people living longer, rates of...

2013-12-02 23:27:07

Wintertime depression symptoms are known to affect people living in the northern part of the world more substantially. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 As countries in the northern hemisphere prepare for the coming winter months, Passages Malibu prepared a list of tips meant to prevent seasonal affection disorder. Common symptoms of seasonal affective disorder include a minor lack of energy to more serious feelings of depression. Passages Malibu winter tips include: Getting some sun...

2013-11-30 23:19:56

Many new mothers do not get the help and support they need, and are often vulnerable to postpartum depression and other problems. An upcoming webinar, co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center, will show how communities can support and empower mothers, and create community safety nets so that no mother fails to get the support she needs. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center at Bastyr University are co-sponsoring a new webinar,...

2013-11-30 23:19:29

For adult survivors of physical or sexual abuse, the Holiday Season can lead to depression and loneliness, as family closeness and togetherness are emphasized. Stefanie Stolinsky describes the long-term effects of childhood abuse in her book, Act It Out, published by Praeclarus Press. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood. For adult survivors of childhood abuse, these effects can...

Decision Making Brain Region
2013-11-25 08:02:23

[ Watch the Video: Tiny Brain Region Linked To Decision Making ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The lateral habenula may be one of the smallest parts of the brain, but according to new research in the journal Nature Neuroscience, it plays a big role when it comes to helping people make up their minds. The lateral habenula, which is believed to be one of the oldest parts of the brain in evolutionary terms and has previously been linked to depression and...

2013-11-23 23:01:41

A Metro Detroit therapist, Carrie Krawiec from the Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan, was recently featured on local news show the Bloomfield Township Bottom Line to teach Bloomfield residents about depression, its symptoms, and practical knowledge about better understanding clinical depression. Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 A Metro Detroit therapist, Carrie Krawiec from the Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan, was recently featured on local news show the Bloomfield Township...


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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 terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'