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October 27, 2016

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October 27, 2016

Combination of Complementary Medicine, Standard Care Helps Reduce Pre-Op Anxiety

Sep. 29, 2016 — A combination of complementary medicine and standard care shows potential to reduce preoperative anxiety levels and improve the outcome of the operation, state authors of a new ... read more

Teen Girls With a Family History of Breast Cancer Do Not Experience Increased Depression or Anxiety

Sep. 26, 2016 — More and more girls are expected to have to confront breast cancer fears as modern genomics technology makes it easier to detect strong risk factors such as inherited BRCA1/2 mutations. But a new ... read more

Fear of Stigma or Sanction Keeps Many Doctors from Revealing Mental Health Issues, Study Finds

Sep. 22, 2016 — Even as doctors across America encourage their patients to share concerns about depression, anxiety and other concerns, a new study suggests the doctors may be less likely to seek help for those same ... read more

Sep. 21, 2016 — As you relax and let your mind drift aimlessly, you might remember a pleasant vacation, an angry confrontation in traffic or maybe the loss of a loved one. And now a team of researchers says they can ... read more

People With Epilepsy Face Increased Risks of Discrimination and Other Negative Life Events

Sep. 19, 2016 — In a recent analysis, people with epilepsy were seven-fold more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population. This risk was greater than ... read more

Neurofeedback: When Output Becomes Part of Input

Sep. 19, 2016 — Neurofeedback is a technique used for the treatment of clinical disorders (like depression, anxiety, chronic pain, ADHD and schizophrenia etc.) and enhancement of brain performance. It is based on ... read more

Response to Anxiety Linked to Movement Control Areas in Brain

Sep. 18, 2016 — Researchers have discovered that the response to anxiety in teenagers may include not only the parts of the brain which deal with emotions (the limbic system), as has been long understood, but also ... read more

Sep. 18, 2016 — A new survey of internet users suggests that people who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems. Using two scales to evaluate internet use, researchers have found high rates ... read more

Research Evaluates Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression in Mothers of Preterm Infants

Sep. 13, 2016 — Postpartum depression is the most common complication of pregnancy and childbirth, affecting up to 15 percent of all women within the first three months following delivery. Research has shown that ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — During a two-year clinical trial on music therapy during breast biopsy procedures, the authors of this study gained information on potential benefits, challenges and methods of facilitating a ... read more

Postpartum Psychosis Big Risk for Mothers With Bipolar Disorder

Sep. 9, 2016 — Pregnant women with bipolar disorder and their families and physicians should be aware of a significantly higher risk for developing postpartum psychosis, according to a new review of literature on ... read more

9/11: Impact on Mental Illness Far Beyond U.S. Borders

Sep. 9, 2016 — Acts of terrorism have a much wider psychological impact than typically assumed, reaching across borders and spreading fear among populations thousands of miles removed from the actual targets, ... read more

Researchers Outline Barriers to Treating Fear, Anxiety

Sep. 9, 2016 — A misunderstanding of how the certain parts of the brain function has hampered the creation of pharmaceuticals to effectively address fear and anxiety disorders, a pair of researchers has ... read more

Brain Peptide Research May Lead to Promising New Treatments for Mental Illnesses

Sep. 7, 2016 — Recent research points to the importance of a molecule called relaxin-3 in the brain, with effects on various processes and behaviors such as mood, stress, and cognition. Because these are often ... read more

CRF Overexpression Increases Anxiety in Primates

Sep. 6, 2016 — Overexpression of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), a stress-related gene, increases anxious temperament in monkeys, new research indicates. The findings provide a direct link in primates between ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Clinical anxiety affects up to 30 percent of Americans who are in great need of better treatments with fewer side effects. A study finds that certain neurons in the hypothalamus play a central, ... read more

Physical Activity Reduces Anxiety and Depression in Patients With COPD, Study Suggests

Sep. 5, 2016 — A new study shows that increased physical activity among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reduces their risk of anxiety or ... read more

Adapting to Stress: Understanding the Neurobiology of Resilience

Sep. 2, 2016 — New research examines the way our bodies, specifically our brains, become “stress-resilient.” There is a significant variation in the way individuals react and respond to extreme stress and ... read more

Address Systemic Issues to Change Toxic Health Care Environment, Commentary Says

Sep. 1, 2016 — A recent commentary urges taking a multipronged approach to improve the mental health of medical school students, which ultimately impacts physician burnout and the care patients ... read more

Sep. 1, 2016 — Childhood bullying inflicts the same long-term psychological trauma on girls as severe physical or sexual abuse, suggests a new survey of college students led by bullying ... read more

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