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Eczema in Children Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Parents
A new study has found that a majority of family members and caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema, suffer from anxiety and depression. For...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:00:24 +0000


Heart Patients With Depression, Anxiety More Likely to Quit Cardiac Rehab
Heart patients with depression, anxiety or stress are more likely to drop out of cardiac rehabilitation, according to a new Australian study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology....

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:00:22 +0000


Study: Suicide Prevention in Less Well-Off Countries Needs Wider Approach
A new study suggests that the treatment and prevention of suicidal behavior in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) should involve a wider range of approaches beyond just the treatment of...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 02:24:52 +0000


Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Greater Risk of Gestational Diabetes
Taking antidepressants during pregnancy is linked to a greater risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new Canadian study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Gestational diabetes is...

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:00:17 +0000


Thrashing Sleep More Common Among Veterans With PTSD
Military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or concussion are much more likely to develop REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) — a thrashing form of sleep behavior — compared to...

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 13:16:43 +0000


Brain Scans May Predict Suicide Risk
New research has identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behavior in individuals with mood disorders. The study provides a promising lead toward tools that can predict...

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:00:24 +0000


From ‘Inside Out,’ Regulating Emotions to Enhance Self-Control
Impulsive shopping can be costly for people who are eager to escape emotional pain, which led researchers to seek out a strategy to increase self-control in spite of negative feelings....

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 10:00:51 +0000


Large Study Shows PTSD Has Strong Genetic Component
In the largest and most diverse genetic study to date of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), scientists reveal that PTSD has a strong genetic component similar to other psychiatric disorders. The...

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:00:35 +0000


Severe Morning Sickness May Be Risk Factor for Autism
A new study discovers children whose mothers had a severe form of a morning sickness during pregnancy were 53 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Kaiser...

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 05:25:57 +0000


Air Pollution Tied to Higher Rates of Violent Crime
A new series of studies from Colorado State University (CSU) reveal a strong association between short-term exposure to air pollution and aggressive behavior, in the form of aggravated assaults and...

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 04:25:19 +0000


Performance Anxiety Reduces Pre-Performance Memory
New research finds that performance anticipation at work or school may hinder your ability to remember what happened before your presentation or performance. Investigators also discovered that the presence of...

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:00:15 +0000


Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor
Living near the ocean is linked to better mental health among people living in England’s poorest urban communities, according to a new study published in the journal Health and Place....

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:30:53 +0000


Chair Yoga May Improve Quality of Life in Dementia Patients
Chair yoga may help improve quality of life in older adults with moderate-to-severe dementia, according to a new study by Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Chair yoga provides a safe environment...

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:00:30 +0000


Early Prenatal Anemia May Increase Risk of Autism, ADHD
A new Swedish study suggests anemia early in pregnancy may increase the risk of autism, ADHD and intellectual disability in children. Anemia is a common condition in late pregnancy and...

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:30:50 +0000


Kids Bullied by Siblings May Have Mental Health Issues in Early 20s
UK researchers have discovered that kids bullied at home and at school are more likely to have mental health issues in young adulthood. Investigators found that depression, self-harm and suicidal...

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:00:43 +0000


Teamwork in the Workplace
There aren’t many companies out there today that rely solely on individuals working independently. I’m not sure I’ve ever had a job interview didn’t ask a question along the lines...

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:00:15 +0000


10 Tips for Gauging the Quality of an Inpatient Rehab Program, from an Expert in the Field
When you’re suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction and/or another serious mental health condition, quality inpatient treatment is often critical to recovery. But finding quality inpatient treatment isn’t always...

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:00:19 +0000


How & Why Somatic Experiencing Works
Last week I received a call from a potential client, typical of the ones I receive from those seeking help after spending years in and out of talk therapy yet...

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:00:06 +0000


Can You Recover from Dissociative Identity Disorder?
We used to refer to Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) as multiple personalities or Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD). The creation of multiple identities occurs often in response to extreme abuse in...

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 13:00:32 +0000


Can Narcissism Be Healthy? Does It Differ from Self-Love?
“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance,” wrote Oscar Wilde. Known for his wit and irony, was Wilde referring to narcissism or real self-love? There is a...

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 14:00:22 +0000