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2013-10-09 10:53:43

Animal study suggests stress-induced depression in new mothers extends to daughters A recently published study suggests that exposure to social stress not only impairs a mother's ability to care for her children but can also negatively impact her daughter's ability to provide maternal care to future offspring. Researchers at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University conducted a transgenerational study with female rats, examining the behavioral and physiological...

2013-10-08 23:31:08

Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group Provides Tips on Differentiating the Memory Lapses of Normal Aging from Symptoms of Dementia Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 There are currently more than 5 million people in the United States suffering from Alzheimer's disease. As the population aged 65 and older continues to increase, the number of people with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, can be expected to increase as well. But...

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...

2013-10-07 13:47:34

This press release is in support of a presentation by Professor Michael Berk on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Improved understanding of the roles of inflammation and oxidative stress in psychiatric disorders has generated new leads in the search for novel therapies. One such investigative compound currently in clinical trials is an amino acid, N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC), which appears to reduce the core symptoms of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression,...

2013-10-06 23:00:06

"The Dragon" increases readers’ awareness of the bearings of the one psychological illness hounding a growing number of war veterans today. Cañon City, Colorado (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The dire consequences of war is all across-the-board. That is, it does not only limit itself to the blood-spattered battlefields but affects innocent families whose kith and kin suffer the appalling trauma commonly known today as posttraumatic stress disorder. In his debut book titled...

How Depression Affects Memory
2013-10-03 15:55:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Brigham Young University researchers found that Sesame Street's game "One of these things is not like the others" could be used to help determine why depression affects an individual's memory. The researchers reported in the journal Behavioral Brain Research that the skill used in the Sesame Street game fades in adults in proportion to the severity of their symptoms of depression. In the Sesame Street game, young viewers learn to...

Depression Linked To Elevated Parkinson's Risk
2013-10-03 11:38:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Affecting about 1 in 500 individuals, Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition marked by physical shaking or stiffness, and new research published in the journal Neurology has found a connection between depression and increased risk for the disease. In the study, a team of Taiwanese researchers followed over 22,000 adults for a decade and discovered that people diagnosed with depression were over three times more likely...


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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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