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2013-07-01 11:32:24

Pre-deployment insomnia symptoms confer risk similar to combat exposure A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Naval Health Research Center has shown military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The new study, published in the July 2013 edition of the journal SLEEP, found that pre-existing...

2013-06-30 23:02:22

What may cause stress to one person, may actually motivate someone else. Find out what the causes of stress in your life are and learn coping mechanisms based on your specific style in the new webinar from PeopleKeys. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 PeopleKeys, the industry leader in personality assessment and behavioral solutions, today announced that it will be hosting a live webinar that explores how DISC personality assessment can be used to minimize the negative impacts of stress....

2013-06-27 23:37:59

Long Term Care Insurance is becoming a priority for younger Baby Boomers who are looking to avoid the high cost of long term care. LTC Tree explains how as depression becomes more common and the link between depression and Alzheimer's becomes better documented, more people are buying policies at an earlier age to protect their health and assets. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Buyers of Long Term Care Insurance are younger and healthier than ever. According to LTC Tree, an industry...

2013-06-27 23:30:37

A neuropsychotherapy approach that explains how psychological symptoms develop and can be addressed. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Clinical psychologist Dr. Robert A. Moss is the author of the article that bridges the basic brain model (Dimensional Systems Model) of cortical processing and the applied treatment approach (Clinical Biopsychology). The paper discusses why the part of the brain that allows us to talk to ourselves in a logical reasoning fashion is often unable to...

Teenage Exercise Curbs Suicide In Adulthood
2013-06-26 14:17:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are in good physical shape are less likely to display suicidal behavior even years later in adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Medicine. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg found that 18 year olds who are in good physical shape have a reduced risk of attempted suicide later in life. Their study also shows that teenagers and young adults in Sweden have worse...

Oxytocin Helps Reach Out Times Of Stress
2013-06-26 08:35:41

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online When faced with the pain of social rejection, many people try to hide from the situation to soothe their wounded pride. However, scientists have recently shown this may not be the most helpful strategy. According to researchers at Concordia University, reaching out to others after a stressful event instead of secluding oneself boosts levels of the hormone oxytocin which helps against feelings of rejection. Oxytocin has been...

2013-06-25 19:12:37

Improving care for depression in low-income communities -- places where such help is frequently unavailable or hard to find -- provides greater benefits to those in need when community groups such as churches and even barber shops help lead the planning process, according to a new study. When compared to efforts that provided only technical support to improve depression care, a planning effort co-led by community members from diverse services programs further improved clients' mental...

2013-06-25 08:29:40

--The National Parkinson Foundation Reports Findings at the Movement Disorders Society Congress-- MIAMI, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Parkinson's Outcomes Project show that antidepressants alone do not improve depression in Parkinson's disease. Depression was most effectively treated at centers that refer their depressed patients to a mental health professional or social worker. These findings were presented last...

2013-06-24 23:03:24

Developments in depression through Online USA Doctors have taken a major positive turn with the launching of the integrated treatment of both western and alternative health. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Depression can be a crippling condition affecting relationships, work, school, health, sleep, sexual relations and of course, mood. Doctors typically treat with a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors or serotonin-specific reuptake (SSRI) inhibitors, which are a class of...

2013-06-24 14:48:57

Patients with paroxysmal AF, even in the absence of significant concomitant cardiac disease, showed signs of depression, sleeping disorders and low levels of physical activity Electrophysiologists (EPs) rate the quality of life of patients with Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) significantly better than the patients themselves do, with the greatest level of disagreement about mental health. The abstract study,¹ presented at the EHRA EUROPACE meeting, 23 to 26 June, in Athens, Greece,...


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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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