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2013-08-15 23:22:28

Katharine Stone is the founder and editor of Postpartum Progress, the leading blog on postpartum depression. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Postpartum Progress (postpartumprogress.org), a national nonprofit organization that raises awareness of postpartum depression (PPD), is launching the first Postpartum Depression Bill of Rights for pregnant and new mothers. Given the lack of consistency in screening, limited healthcare provider education and persistent stigma, it is important...

2013-08-15 12:16:47

Researchers from King's College London and the University of Nottingham have identified neuroimaging markers in the brain which could help predict whether people with psychosis respond to antipsychotic medications or not. In approximately half of young people experiencing their first episode of a psychosis (FEP), the symptoms do not improve considerably with the initial medication prescribed, increasing the risk of subsequent episodes and worse outcome. Identifying individuals at greatest...

2013-08-12 14:06:14

Nature Genetics study co-authored by VCU expert An international consortium has shown for the first time evidence of substantial overlap of genetic risk factors shared between bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia and less overlap between those conditions and autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published this week in Nature Genetics' Advance Online publication. The root cause of psychiatric illnesses such as bipolar...

2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Bond Cancels Out Depression Systems
2013-08-12 11:13:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study presented today at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting in New York City indicated that grandparents and grandchildren can have a significant beneficial psychological effect on each other. "We found that an emotionally close grandparent-adult grandchild relationship was associated with fewer symptoms of depression for both generations," said study co-author Sara M. Moorman, an assistant professor in the...

2013-08-11 23:03:10

The relationship between grief and depression following bereavement has generated much debate in the psychological community and public media. A new article by Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., “Grief, Depression and the DSM-5,” sheds new light on the subject, and can help both clinicians and the general public achieve a greater understanding of the clinical challenges and options for treating these conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The relationship between grief and depression...

2013-08-08 09:15:05

Women living in large urban areas are at a significantly higher risk of postpartum depression after five to 14 months of giving birth compared to those living in rural areas, according to a new Canadian study led by Women's College Hospital's Dr. Simone Vigod. The study, published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, strongly links geographic location and postpartum depression. The researchers suggest differences in risk factors, including place of birth, social support and...

2013-08-07 23:27:41

End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new book that teaches people how to deal with depression. A full "End Your Depression" overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new book that teaches people how to deal with depression. In addition, when ordering this book, people will get some special gifts such as the “Anxiety and Depression” book, the...

Search For New Drug Treatments With Help From Depressed Fish
2013-08-05 12:19:23

Max Planck Institute Antidepressant normalizes the behavior of zebrafish with a defective stress hormone receptor Chronic stress can lead to depression and anxiety in humans. Scientists working with Herwig Baier, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried, recently discovered a very similar link in fish. Normally, the stress hormone cortisol helps fish, as in humans, to regulate stress. Fish that lack the receptor for cortisol as a result of a genetic mutation...

2013-08-01 23:29:57

The relationship between grief and depression following bereavement has generated much debate in the psychological community and public media. A new article by Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., "Grief, Depression and the SDM-5," sheds new light on the subject, and can help both clinicians and the general public achieve a greater understanding of the clinical challenges and options for treating these conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The relationship between grief and...


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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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