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2013-09-10 14:21:56

By combining the experience of self-reported positive and negative emotions among 1,400 US-residents, researchers created four affective profiles which they then used to discern differences in happiness, depression, life satisfaction and happiness-increasing strategies. The differences between these profiles suggested that promoting positive emotions can positively influence a depressive-to-happy state (defined as increasing levels of happiness and decreasing levels of depression across the...

Back To School: Anxious Parents Make For Anxious Children
2013-09-10 04:54:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents – if your children appear to have back to school jitters on their first week back in the classroom, it may be your fault, according to researchers from the Université de Montréal. Richard Tremblay, a professor emeritus at the university who specializes in childhood psychology and psychiatry, explained that children who seem agitated or withdrawn after returning to school may not be the result of their own concerns over...

Drinking A Glass Of Wine Each Day Could Help Prevent Depression
2013-09-01 08:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Moderate consumption of wine could be associated with a reduced risk of depression, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal BMC Medicine. Researchers from the University of Navarra in Spain discovered people over the age of 55 who consumed between two and seven small glasses of wine each week are 32 percent less likely to become clinically depressed than both those who drink more and those who...

Depression Symptoms Men
2013-08-29 12:04:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study says the traditional tools used to diagnose depression work best with women, but leave many depression cases in men undiscovered. However, when doctors expanded the symptoms of depression to include aggression, substance abuse and risky behavior, they discovered that men were just as likely to be depressed as women. It’s currently believed that women are up to 70 percent more likely than men to be diagnosed with major...

Seasonal Depression Not As Common As Believed
2013-08-28 09:46:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the winter blues or cabin fever may get you down during the first months of the year, a new study from Oregon State University suggests cold weather does not cause serious depression in most people. The study, which was published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, suggests individuals’ experiences with depressive symptoms are not significantly affected by the weather or time of year. David Kerr, lead author of the study...

Divorce Triggers Depression Relapse
2013-08-27 10:31:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say people with a history of depression are more likely to relapse into the condition if they go through a divorce, while those without such a history aren’t likely to slip into a depressed phase following a divorce or separation. These are the results of a new study from the University of Arizona that were published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. There are clearly many factors to consider when...


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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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