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2014-03-18 23:04:03

Understanding eating disorders is first step in prevention, treatment and Casa Palmera Treatment Center supports recent request for national study and additional statistics. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Congressional leaders are calling on the federal government to study how eating disorders affect both Americans as individuals and the American economy as a whole. Congressional members of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus wrote a letter last month calling on the...

Feeling Blue? Some Say Today Is The Most Depressing Day Of The Year
2014-01-06 07:36:10

[ Watch the Video: Blue Monday - The Most Depressing Day Of The Year ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a UK psychologist, the third Monday of the month of January is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. And while the theory is based on a complex mathematical formula, some researchers feel that the actual bluest day of the year falls three weeks earlier, on the first Monday of the New Year. Blue Monday, as the date is known,...

2013-10-07 13:48:49

This press release is in support of a presentation by Professor Inger Sundstroem Poromaa on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Improved understanding of the role of female sex hormones on the drivers and symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) may shed light on the complex interactions between sex hormones and mood, potentially helping to explain the increased prevalence of mood disorders in women. Most women are unaffected by the hormonal changes of...

Mental Illness Searches On Google Rise During Long-Lasting Winter Patterns
2013-04-09 10:58:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Even as spring has arrived on the calendar for much of the country this winter might seem almost unending. That is bad news for those suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs around the same time each year. It can sap the energy and make those with the disorder feel moody. It could also have more people heading to the computer to determine if they might be suffering from a mental illness as...

2012-05-03 16:16:59

People´s judgements about whether they are depressed depend on how they believe their own suffering “ranks” in relation to the suffering of friends and family and the wider world, according to a new study. Research from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick finds that people make inaccurate judgements about their depression and anxiety symptoms — potentially leading to missed diagnoses as well as false positive diagnoses of mental health problems....

2012-01-16 21:23:38

    A new study compares rates of alcohol use disorders (AUDs), nicotine dependence (ND), and mood and anxiety disorders in the United States and South Korea.     Results indicate that while AUDs are substantially more common among Americans than South Koreans, alcohol-dependent Americans are significantly more likely to seek treatment. Hazardous alcohol use and depression are among the 10 leading causes of disability and premature death worldwide, according...

2011-12-13 23:04:22

New study provides support for a bi-directional pathway between non-medical prescription opioid use and opioid-use disorder due to non-medical use and several mood anxiety disorders Individuals suffering from mood and anxiety disorders such as bipolar, panic disorder and major depressive disorder may be more likely to abuse opioids, according to a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. They found that mood and anxiety disorders are highly...

2011-10-25 20:04:22

Low levels of a brain protein that regulates gene expression may play a role in the origin of bipolar disorder, a complex and sometimes disabling psychiatric disease. As reported in the latest issue of Bipolar Disorders, the journal of The International Society for Bipolar Disorders, levels of SP4 (specificity protein 4) were lower in two specific regions of the brain in postmortem samples from patients with bipolar disorder. The study suggests that normalization of SP4 levels could be a...

2011-09-02 11:00:00

Nationally known researcher Dr. Lisa Dixon of the University of Maryland will discuss her newly published research on the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program at the annual meeting of NAMI Colorado, the Colorado branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 One in four families in the United States is touched by major mental illness, and the experience can often be stressful and isolating for families struggling to cope. According to new...

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