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2014-03-29 23:00:40

NoBullying.com releases today the ultimate guide to Depression Chat Rooms. http://nobullying.com/depression-chat-rooms/ London, UK (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Depression hurts everyone involved and not just the depressed person. The negative feelings brought on by depression often makes the patient feel as if there is a dark cloud over their head and they feel they just can’t seem to make themselves feel better. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness depression is a grave...

2014-03-28 13:23:07

The whole 'infertility journey' is an emotional rollercoaster and whilst IVF treatment might be successful for some, not knowing if you will be in the 25 per cent who become pregnant demands some serious coping skills. After reviewing research that explored which psychosocial factors are associated with the emotional adjustment of IVF patients, researchers have highlighted which key psychosocial factors could help identify patients at high risk of stress. The aim of the study, led by PhD...

2014-03-28 09:28:03

Studies are needed to see if treating depression protects diabetics' kidney health Major depression may increase diabetes patients' risk of developing kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). Additional studies are needed to determine whether treatment for depression can improve kidney health in patients with diabetes. Individuals with diabetes have a high prevalence of depressive symptoms,...

2014-03-28 09:19:23

In recent years, behavioral neuroscientists have debated the meaning and significance of a plethora of independently conducted experiments seeking to establish the impact of chronic, early-life stress upon behavior – both at the time that stress is experienced, and upon the same individuals later in life, during adulthood. These experiments, typically conducted in rodents, have on the one hand clearly indicated a link between certain kinds of early stress and dysfunction in the...

2014-03-26 11:29:21

Scientists have shown for the first time that a chemical in the brain called galanin is involved in the risk of developing depression. And the research, undertaken by a European research team, points to a strong reason to develop drugs that modify galanin functioning as a new class of antidepressant drug. Galanin is a neuropeptide (a small protein) that was discovered and investigated over 30 years ago by various groups including the Swedish scientist Tomas Hokfelt. He is one of the...

Nasal Spray Delivers Depression Treatment
2014-03-25 05:31:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals that a nasal spray which delivers a peptide designed to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative to traditional therapies. CAHM's Dr. Fang Liu, in a previous study published in Nature Medicine in 2010, detailed a protein peptide she developed that provided a highly targeted approach to treating depression. Dr. Liu hopes this peptide will have...

2014-03-24 08:27:22

New video helps parents distinguish typical teen moodiness from teen depression. CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Withdrawn. Irritable. Sleepy. This could describe almost any teenager; but these are also symptoms of teen depression. "The difference between normal teen moodiness and clinical depression is very hard for lay people to discern," says Ken Duckworth M.D., medical director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness....

2014-03-21 23:22:28

CarePlus is offering a new therapy group for children and adolescents called Freedom from Anxiety. The weekly sessions use an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy model to help children develop methods for coping with anxiety. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) is offering a new therapy group for children and adolescents called Freedom from Anxiety. The weekly sessions use an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy model to help children...

2014-03-13 23:25:54

The renowned New York City-based therapist specializes in grief of all types, and shares her insights in this latest resource for parents and children. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Foremost grief expert and therapist Edy Nathan, MA, LCSW, today announced the release of her new piece, “From Helpless to Helpful: 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Grieving Children.” The article provides practical guidance for adults as they help children navigate the difficult process of grieving. When...

2014-03-10 08:31:05

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) today provided an update on its clinical trials program and reported its 2013 financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061221/DCTH007LOGO) "2013 was an exciting year for advancement in our NSI-566 cell therapy clinical programs," said Karl Johe, PhD, Neuralstem's Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer. "Our Phase II ALS trial...


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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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