Over-activity in a single brain region called the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex (sgACC) underlies several key symptoms of mood and anxiety disorders, but an antidepressant only successfully treats some of the symptoms. A new study suggests...
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Depression, Anxiety, Irritability... Pandemic Stress Disorder sounds a lot like PTSD.
Data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Census Bureau revealed that over 40 percent of the U.S....
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A psychiatrist and telehealth cofounder says mental health’s many stigmas make it hard for employees to broach the topic in the workplace. But they should and can without oversharing.
From COVID-19 and social and racial justice movements to...
(MedPage Today) -- Preventive cancer screenings plummeted during the peak of the pandemic, with colon and breast cancer screenings down 75% and 85%, respectively, and remained depressed through the summer. (Community Oncology Alliance, JCO...
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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 -- Women with hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) have long-lasting psychological morbidity, with significantly more probable depression antenatally and postnatally, according to a study published online Oct. 13 in BMJ...
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“Suzy was a bright and hardworking student. However, even though she was conscientious and generally cheery, her grades began to fall during her senior year, and she started to feel depressed. She also constantly had an upset stomach, which...
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TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 -- Marijuana is fast becoming a favorite medication among older Americans, a new study finds.
Cannabis is being used to ease problems such as pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression,...
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(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Vasiliki-Kalliopi Bournia, Maria G. Tektonidou, et al.
Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists
The goal of this study was to determine the association between...
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A STUDY into the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the mental health of people in Soweto has found a significant link between symptoms of depression and how likely people felt they were to be infected.
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An Uncertainty Pandemic?
Mon, 10/19/2020 - 09:30
Authored by Bill Blain via MorningPorridge.com,
“Let the autumn leaves fall where they may.”
It feels we are caught in some kind of revolving autumnal...
Ryan Caldbeck recently stepped down as the CEO of CircleUp after leading the fintech company for almost nine years.
Caldbeck was raising funding and running a startup while hiding his personal battle with fertility and...
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Five years ago, psychedelics helped break Ian Roullier free from depression. His mental health had been spiraling for years, despite various antidepressants, counseling, and personal efforts to meditate, walk, and journal his way back to health. In...
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In the pandemic, rather than feeling depressed that the arrival of cold weather will mean you’ll be isolated indoors, try adopting a positive winter mind-set.
The researchers found that a persons' place of residence substantially influences their risk of uncontrolled chronic disease including high blood pressure and depression
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If you experience anxiety, you’re not alone — according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, it’s the country’s most common mental illness. Forty million adults deal with anxiety disorders, which counts for...
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