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2013-12-10 10:40:19

Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that among the contractors studied, 25 percent met criteria for PTSD, 18 percent screened positive for depression and half reported alcohol misuse. Despite the troubles, relatively few get...

Scientists Discover Gene That May Predict Response To Antidepressants
2013-12-10 07:53:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Treating depression using selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) is often a trial-and-error process, but new research appearing in the journal Translational Psychiatry lays the foundation for a new genetic test that could allow doctors to provide patients with a personalized treatment program. Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) explained that SSRIs do not work for everyone, even though they are the most commonly...

2013-12-05 23:22:48

Depression is common in people with heart disease. It puts them at higher risk of death-yet it's often unrecognized. People with heart disease should be aware of depression warning signs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Heart disease triples a person's risk of depression. At the same time, people who have from depression are at greatly increased risk of heart disease. Untreated depression makes it more likely that a person will die of heart disease, yet it's often...

2013-12-02 23:27:07

Wintertime depression symptoms are known to affect people living in the northern part of the world more substantially. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 As countries in the northern hemisphere prepare for the coming winter months, Passages Malibu prepared a list of tips meant to prevent seasonal affection disorder. Common symptoms of seasonal affective disorder include a minor lack of energy to more serious feelings of depression. Passages Malibu winter tips include: Getting some sun...

2013-11-30 23:19:56

Many new mothers do not get the help and support they need, and are often vulnerable to postpartum depression and other problems. An upcoming webinar, co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center, will show how communities can support and empower mothers, and create community safety nets so that no mother fails to get the support she needs. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center at Bastyr University are co-sponsoring a new webinar,...

2013-11-27 15:51:50

A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) study indicates that children are more likely to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if their mother is already afflicted. In the study published in the Journal of Depression & Anxiety, while fewer than 10 percent (8.4 percent) of the mothers were suffering from PTSD, more than a fifth (21 percent) of their children presented PTSD symptoms. Children who developed PTSD symptoms also had more psychosomatic complaints such as...

2013-11-19 23:00:57

Program includes Indian Fusion & Yoga Mudras, Affirmations & Qibath, Belly Dancing, and Qigong. Island Park, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Endorphins Mind & Body Collection has released a program to help people suffering from depression to regain control of their lives. Yvette Vega is a Director for Neurobehavioral Research whose Principal Investigator is Ronald Brenner, M.D. Neurobehavioral Research conducts clinical trials for Generalized Anxiety, Major Depression, Bipolar...


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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 murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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