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2013-07-23 23:04:13

Psychiatric hospital UBH Denton responds to an article commemorating National PTSD Awareness Day. Denton, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 University Behavioral Health Denton, or UBH Denton celebrates an article posted on June 25, 2013 in Time outlining the events of National PTSD Awareness Day and the sufferers and mental health leaders that spoke out. The article mentions Jerry Yellin, 89, who had “enlisted at 18 during World War II. He flew P-51 missions over Japan and lost 16 comrades...

Biochemical Map Depression
2013-07-19 08:46:19

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Duke Medicine have discovered biochemical changes in people taking antidepressants, but only when depression improves. Changes occur within the neurotransmitter pathways of the pineal gland, which is the part of the endocrine system responsible for controlling the body's sleep cycle. A new type of science called pharmacometabolomics was used in this study to measure and map chemicals in the blood to determine...

2013-07-18 23:20:14

New Book from Joy A. Paz on the Realities of Mental Illness, Alternative Therapies Fountain, CO (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 In the United States, 2.6 percent of the adult population is living with bipolar disorder. An astounding 82.9 percent of these cases are considered severe. In “The Agony and Ecstasy of the Bipolar Mind,” Joy A. Paz chronicles her journey with her husband to live healthily, meaningfully and faithfully despite both having severe bipolar disorder. Blending personal...

Depression Declining Among Older Americans
2013-07-11 15:50:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of older Americans suffering from depression may be on the decline for the first time in decades, says a new study from University of Michigan Health System. Examining data spanning the decade between 1998 and 2008, researchers found that the overall number of over-50 adults being treated for severe depression dropped significantly. "Over that decade, we saw a significant decrease in depression among older adults, and...

2013-07-10 15:29:19

Major depression is a serious public health problem among older adults in the United States, but tends to affect ethnic groups differently, finds new research led by a Michigan State University scholar. According to a survey of nearly 2,000 people aged 50 and older, whites and blacks of Caribbean descent experience much higher rates of major depression than African-Americans. Amanda Toler Woodward, lead investigator on the study and MSU associate professor of social work, said the...

2013-07-09 16:23:21

PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Beating the Blues US," a computer-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program, has been independently assessed and rated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the agency that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the United States. Beating the Blues US is now included in SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices after meeting its requirements for...

Depressive People Have Abstract Goals
2013-07-08 13:35:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from a team of researchers at the University of Liverpool found that people suffering from depression are more likely to have a list of abstract goals they would like to achieve at any point in time. Researchers asked participants to list goals they would like to achieve any time in the short, medium or long-term. They analyzed the lists of personal goals made by people who suffered from depression and those who did not. The...

2013-07-02 23:26:22

HealthForumOnline (HFO) has recently updated Medical Masquerade: Psychological Disorders and Medical Illnesses, one of over 80 online CE courses available in HFO’s library of nationally-approved online CE courses for mental health professionals. To facilitate informed diagnosis and targeted intervention, this online CE course discusses medical illnesses and their associated medication side effects that can "masquerade" as psychological disorders within several relevant disease...

2013-07-01 20:21:14

LONDON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading London Centre [http://www.psychiatrycentre.co.uk ] presents first 'real world' UK data, supporting effectiveness of repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation [http://www.psychiatrycentre.co.uk/our-services/repetitive-transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-rtms ] for the treatment of major depression Data from the first 'real-world' treatment audit presented today at The...

2013-07-01 11:32:24

Pre-deployment insomnia symptoms confer risk similar to combat exposure A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Naval Health Research Center has shown military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The new study, published in the July 2013 edition of the journal SLEEP, found that pre-existing...


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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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