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The Meehl Foundation is offering free SPECT images through June 30, 2014.
A third of intensive care patients develop depression that typically manifests as physical, or somatic, symptoms such as weakness, appetite change, and fatigue, rather than psychological symptoms, according to one of the largest studies to investigate the mental health and functional outcomes of survivors of critical care.
The New Book, "Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder" by Wendy K.
Does living with grandparents ease or worsen a mothers' baby blues?
Moderate to severe depression increases the risk of heart failure by 40%, a study of nearly 63 000 Norwegians has shown.
Is a male friend or relative you know spending too much time on the internet or watching TV? If so, he may have been depressed during his first few years out of high school. A new study in the journal Preventive Medicine concluded that sedentary habits...
Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their academic achievement.
Major depression may increase diabetes patients' risk of developing kidney failure.
In recent years, behavioral neuroscientists have debated the meaning and significance of a plethora of independently conducted experiments seeking to establish the impact of chronic, early-life stress upon behavior – both at the time that stress is experienced, and upon the same individuals later in life, during adulthood.
Scientists have shown for the first time that a chemical in the brain called galanin is involved in the risk of developing depression.
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...
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.