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2014-08-26 08:31:43

--Study to Utilize Sequential Parallel Comparison Design to Minimize Placebo Response, Same Design Utilized in AVP-923 Phase II Study in Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). AVP-786 is a novel...

depression combo therapy
2014-08-24 05:43:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The chances that a person suffering from severe, nonchronic depression will make a full recovery increases by up to 30 percent if the individual is treated using a combination of cognitive therapy and antidepressant medication, a team of experts led by Vanderbilt University professor Steven Hollon claim in a new study. Hollon and his colleagues conducted a randomized clinical trial involving 452 adult outpatients dealing with...

Premiere Of Universal Pictures "Man Of the Year" - Arrivals
2014-08-19 05:17:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On August 11, 2014, people were rocked by the news that Robin Williams had committed suicide by asphyxiation. He hung himself according to one CNN article. For many, the shock was too confusing. Williams helped the world through his stage performances, shows, and movies. He did charity work, entertained the troops, and spread laughter to many. His sudden suicide hurt many. A Huffington Post report included a written statement from...

2014-08-18 23:09:25

The depression that contributed to the tragic passing of Robin Williams has raised awareness of a novel method for treating depression, Emotional Brain Training (EBT) that helps people rewire the brain circuits encoded by stress that can cause depression. Marin County, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In the Marin County community in which Robin Williams grew up and recently died, a novel method of treating depression has been developed. Lifelong Marin resident, Laurel Mellin, PhD,...

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2014-08-18 15:08:09

Lee-Ann Donegan, Penn Medicine Study Examined Patients Over First Two Years of Treatment New Penn Medicine research shows that neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety and fatigue are more common in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients compared to the general population. The study also found that initiation of dopamine replacement therapy, the most common treatment for PD, was associated with increasing frequency of impulse control disorders and excessive...

2014-08-15 20:21:45

Dr. Michael Feiz discusses the potentially debilitating issue of clinical depression and its link to obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physical side effects of obesity have been extensively documented and are well known, but its impact on mental and emotional health is less frequently discussed. A significantly increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes is reason enough to take obesity seriously and adapt a healthier lifestyle to take action against it....

2014-08-13 12:28:00

Despite Expanding Generic Availability, Opportunity Remains for New Therapies, Particularly for Treatment-Resistant Depression, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that in the unipolar depression* market, the expanding use of two recently approved therapies--Lundbeck/Takeda Pharmaceutical's Brintellix (vortioxetine), Actavis (formerly Forest Laboratories)/Pierre Fabre's Fetzima (levomilnacipran...

2014-08-12 23:11:39

The latest figures show that incidents of self-harm and self-injury are on the rise. With almost 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering timely coping tips for those who suffer with this disorder. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The latest research on incidents of self-harm and self-injury shows that they are on the rise around the world. Experts believe that some people turn to this behavior as a way to deal with depression, stress...

2014-08-12 12:28:02

EDMONDS, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Jantz, Founder of The Center - A Place of HOPE in Edmonds, Washington, addressed Robin Williams' tragic death by urging awareness of the availability of effective treatment programs for depression. "Robin Williams was an iconic figure in our society who brought joy and laughter to so many. While he has earned tremendous accolades, perhaps his biggest impact may come from shedding light on the disease of depression. We have...

2014-08-08 23:05:11

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on a recent study that claims depression can increase the risk of getting dementia. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on a...


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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 fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.