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Combined online self-management for pain, associated anxiety and depression works

Added: 16.08.2019 17:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

Online symptom self-management works to decrease pain, anxiety and depression and for some, online self-management plus nurse telecare helps even more according to a new study. Pain is the most common physical symptom for which adults seek medical attention in US, while anxiety and depression are the most common mental health symptoms. All three symptoms frequently co-occur in this difficult to treat patient population.

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Antidepressants can reduce empathy for those in pain

Added: 16.08.2019 17:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Depression is a disorder that often comes along with strong impairments of social functioning. Until recently, researchers assumed that acute episodes of depression also impair empathy, an essential skill for successful social interactions and understanding others. Novel insights show that antidepressant treatment can lead to impaired empathy regarding perception of pain, and not just the state of depression itself.

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Samantha Ford: Depressed mother who drowned twins 'to punish husband' jailed for 10 years

Added: 16.08.2019 15:06 | 30 views | 0 comments

A mother suffering from acute depression, who drowned her 23-month-old twins in the bath following the breakdown of her marriage, has been jailed for 10 years.

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Child's elevated mental ill-health risk if mother treated for infection during pregnancy

Added: 14.08.2019 18:44 | 2 views | 0 comments

Risks for autism and depression are higher if one's mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children.

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Renee Hector 'sank into depression' after online abuse following racism case

Added: 14.08.2019 18:03 | 17 views | 0 comments

Former Tottenham defender Renee Hector has no regrets about reporting a first case of racism in women's football despite "sinking into depression".


Up to half of patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

Added: 14.08.2019 16:03 | 17 views | 0 comments

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you. A new study reveals up to 48% of patients who feel they face one or more of these four threats do not disclose this critical information to care providers out of embarrassment, fear of judgement or the possible long-term implications of sharing such information.

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Scientists can now manipulate brain cells using smartphone

Added: 13.08.2019 17:41 | 6 views | 0 comments

A team of scientists have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone. The device could speed up efforts to uncover brain diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, addiction, depression, and pain.

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Indoor tanning may be an addiction abetted by both genetic and psychiatric factors

Added: 13.08.2019 15:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

A combination of elevated symptoms of depression along with modifications in a gene responsible for dopamine activity, important to the brain's pleasure and reward system, appear to influence an addiction to indoor tanning in young, white non-Hispanic women.

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Negative memory storage affects depression symptoms

Added: 13.08.2019 15:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Physical manifestations of negative memories in the hippocampus could underlie cognitive symptoms of depression, according to new research.

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Researchers identify glial cells as critical players in brain's response to social stress

Added: 13.08.2019 13:02 | 30 views | 0 comments

Exposure to violence, social conflict, and other stressors increase risk for psychiatric conditions such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. A new paper suggests that the behavior of oligodendrocytes -- the glial cells that produce the myelin sheath that protects nerve fibers -- plays a critical role in determining whether we succumb to or tolerate stress.

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