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2013-10-15 20:51:14

Support structures do little to ease depressive symptoms among mothers of low-income families Being married or having the support of neighbors to rely on does little to alleviate the symptoms of depression associated with economic hardship often experienced by poor mothers. With these findings, published in Springer’s American Journal of Community Psychology, Sharon Kingston of Dickinson College in the US challenges the growing perception that marriage and other forms of interpersonal...

2013-10-14 09:52:41

Treatments may help the 20 to 44 percent of patients with kidney failure who struggle with depression Behavioral therapy provided chair-side to kidney failure patients while they're undergoing dialysis may help fight depression and improve patients' quality of life, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Thanks to advances in medical technology, dialysis patients have the potential to live longer and healthier...

2013-10-10 23:26:23

On October 10th World Mental Health Day, Hypothyroid Mom raises awareness about the tragically overlooked connection between thyroid disease and mental disorders. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Since the launch of the thyroid advocacy blog Hypothyroid Mom in October 2012, many readers have contacted founder Dana Trentini about their ordeals with psychiatric disorders including bipolar, depression, anxiety, phobias, and suicide. They are labeled with mental health disorders and prescribed...

Researchers Discover 'Dark Side' Gene
2013-10-10 13:56:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a new study published in Psychological Science, some people are genetically predisposed to have a darker perspective. Researchers found that a previously known gene variant can cause some people to perceive negative emotional events more vividly than others. “This is the first study to find that this genetic variation can significantly affect how people see and experience the world,” Professor Rebecca Todd of the...

2013-10-08 23:31:08

Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group Provides Tips on Differentiating the Memory Lapses of Normal Aging from Symptoms of Dementia Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 There are currently more than 5 million people in the United States suffering from Alzheimer's disease. As the population aged 65 and older continues to increase, the number of people with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, can be expected to increase as well. But...

2013-10-07 15:28:46

This press release is in support of a presentation by Dr. Esther Sobanski on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Up to two-thirds of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) find their disorder persists into adulthood yet only a small proportion of adults ever receive a formal diagnosis and treatment, research suggests. ADHD, a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood, continues into adulthood in the majority of children....


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.