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2014-05-20 12:33:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center epidemiologist found that a just and socially responsible layoff process is important for the emotional health of workers - a study that occurred during the most severe recession since the Great Depression. The findings could inform how downsizing companies approach layoffs, emphasizing processes that are transparent, understandable, fair and well planned, said M....

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2014-05-16 06:36:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mother's job, and joy, is taking care of her children, but motherhood has its challenges, however rewarding it is. And for a mother suffering from depression, there can be even more daunting challenges. A new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals that mothers suffering from depressive symptoms tend to focus on minimizing their own distress, which leads them to miss the impact their responses have on their children....

2014-05-12 08:33:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) today reported its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and provided a business and clinical update. "During the first quarter of 2014, we continued to advance the NSI-566 cell therapy platform through human clinical trials. We have completed treatment of the fourth cohort in our ALS Phase II escalating dose trials, in collaboration with our sites at University of Michigan, Emory and...

Smartphone App Detects Mood Swings Of Bipolar Disorder Through Voice Analysis
2014-05-09 03:07:34

University of Michigan Health System A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person's voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports. While the app still needs much testing before widespread use, early results from a small group of patients show its potential to monitor moods while protecting privacy. The researchers hope the app will eventually give...

2014-05-07 10:52:24

Having divorced parents who also abused alcohol did not increase suicide risk, according to study People who grew up with a parent who abused alcohol may be 85 percent more likely to attempt suicide than people whose parents did not abuse alcohol, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. Furthermore, having divorced parents increased by 14 percent the risk that a person would try to take his or her own life when compared to people whose parents did not...

2014-05-07 09:58:07

UCLA study finds children are less likely to graduate from high school and college, more likely to experience depression When single mothers lose their jobs, their children suffer significant negative effects as young adults, according to a new study by researchers at the California Center for Population Research at UCLA. The study focused on two sets of outcomes for the children — educational achievement and social-psychological well-being. Specifically, researchers evaluated whether...

2014-05-06 16:32:18

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently released data shows that older adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral health conditions are much more likely to have significant problems with school performance, employment, and housing stability, according to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). According to the findings, nearly 8 percent of older adolescents (ages 16 to 17) with co-occurring...

2014-05-06 16:32:06

Companion health economics analysis shows Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is cost-effective among patients who fail to benefit from prior antidepressant medication NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc. announced today a new analysis of data at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association that shows Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) administered with the NeuroStar TMS Therapy System resulted in greater symptom improvement than next-choice...

2014-05-06 16:26:53

CARDIFF, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research has released the May issue of NeuroPerspective, which features a comprehensive review of pharmacotherapies for depression, with a particular focus upon the companies developing RAADs, rapid-acting antidepressants, an approach that springs from the reports of accelerated depression relief via the use of ketamine, and has been further invigorated by the success of Naurex's GlyX-13 in clinical testing. As NeuroPerspective publisher Harry...

2014-05-06 14:42:47

Pilot study reveals a majority of medication-free patients treated with NeuroStar TMS experienced remission after 6 weeks with durable effects through 3 months Neuronetics, Inc. announced today results from a new, dual-arm randomized pilot study that showed a trend toward symptomatic improvements with once-monthly TMS maintenance therapy in medication-free patients treated with NeuroStar TMS Therapy® for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Six weeks of acute NeuroStar TMS Therapy induced...


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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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