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Seasonal Depression Not As Common As Believed
2013-08-28 09:46:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the winter blues or cabin fever may get you down during the first months of the year, a new study from Oregon State University suggests cold weather does not cause serious depression in most people. The study, which was published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, suggests individuals’ experiences with depressive symptoms are not significantly affected by the weather or time of year. David Kerr, lead author of the study...

Divorce Triggers Depression Relapse
2013-08-27 10:31:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say people with a history of depression are more likely to relapse into the condition if they go through a divorce, while those without such a history aren’t likely to slip into a depressed phase following a divorce or separation. These are the results of a new study from the University of Arizona that were published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. There are clearly many factors to consider when...

2013-08-25 23:02:42

Among latest cases are allegations involving Paxil and birth defects claim. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys to continue offering free consultations to families with children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of antidepressants during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update to consumers who are affected by SSRI lawsuits...

2013-08-22 10:25:44

New research suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with repeat brain trauma including concussions in athletes, may affect people in two major ways: initially affecting behavior or mood or initially affecting memory and thinking abilities. The study appears in the August 21, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. CTE has been found in amateur and professional athletes, members of the military and...

2013-08-20 23:30:09

Morris Psychological Group, PA announces they will be offering free screenings for depression on October 10, 2013 from 4:30-8:30 at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall (Macy’s Court). After completing a screening, participants will receive referral information to local resources and agencies that can offer further evaluation and treatment if necessary. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Morris Psychological Group, PA announces they will be offering free screenings for depression on October...

Genetic Biomarkers Predict Suicide
2013-08-20 13:59:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Predicting future behavior is never easy, but new research from scientists at Indiana University has found that certain genetic biomarkers can help predict when someone will attempt suicide. According to a report of their study in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, Indiana researchers found elevated levels of certain RNA biomarkers in the blood of both bipolar disorder patients having suicidal thought as well individuals who had...

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...


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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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.