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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,...

2013-06-20 23:33:00

Fewer social withdrawal symptoms than with maternal care are also reported Child care is linked to fewer emotional problems and symptoms of social withdrawal among children exposed to maternal depression, according to a new study of nearly 2000 children conducted by researchers in Montreal, Canada, at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and University of Montreal. "We found...

2013-06-20 23:24:04

Mental training could reduce symptoms of stress and depression and promote well being among school children Mindfulness — a mental training that develops sustained attention that can change the ways people think, act and feel — could reduce symptoms of stress and depression and promote well being among school children, according to a new study published online by the British Journal of Psychiatry. With the summer exam season in full swing, school children are currently...

2013-06-19 23:23:18

A Journey to Raise Awareness That Exercise is a Means to Mental Health Brampton, Ontario (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 For 21 days this summer, Jessica VandenBussche will tackle a 3,000 kilometre trek across Ontario by bicycle. Her goal? To make Ontarians aware that exercise is an excellent option to treat those with mental illness. Starting out in Thunder Bay on June 21, the 24-year old Kinesiology major will ride as far as 135 kilometres per day to spread her message. She hopes to stop along the...

2013-06-19 23:18:43

Recent work in the treatment of post concussion syndrome is linking many different symptoms as potential fallout from a concussion injury. MyoWorx Concussion Therapy has been treating dozens of post concussion patients in recent months who have had symptoms develop that you may not realize are potentially related to the concussion injury. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 A blow to the head; a swift jarring to the body and a headache follows immediately or within minutes to hours. It´s...

2013-06-14 13:52:29

Postmenopausal women who use antidepressant medication or suffer from depression might be more likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI), larger waist circumference and inflammation–all associated with increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a study led by University of Massachusetts Medical School investigator Yunsheng Ma, PhD, MD, MPH, and published in the June 13 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The UMass Medical School study...


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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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