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Traditional depression treatments like psychotherapy or medication might work better for some patients when doctors add a dose of music therapy, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information
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Curious to know what other people's experiences/thoughts are. That is, with people who insist on the bipolar diagnosis and go out pursuing mood stabilizers and antipsychotics. I've had a recent case who I was not convinced was bipolar but pt has undergone various mood stabilizers and antipsychotics from another provider. No surprise, still depressed, feeling sedated and totally flat after thousands of dollars spent on outpatient visits (not with me) and medication that wasn't a fit to begin... bipolar...
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CONCLUSIONS: High-risk drinkers may be unresponsive to anticipated regret manipulations as they do not regret post-alcohol "bad" experiences, and some regrets were associated with comparative optimism. Interventions may need to focus less on regret and aim to change risk perceptions. PMID: 29676652 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
We examined to what extent the depression, poverty, and elder abuse experience affect suicide ideation among older Koreans. The data from the Survey of Living Conditions and Welfare Needs of Korean Older Persons were used. A sample of 10,279 members was analyzed. Logistic regression analysis revealed that younger old (65-69 years) were more likely to have suicide ideation that oldest old (80 years and older). After including all predicting variables such as depression, poverty, and abuse experience, results showed that depression, poverty, and abuse experience remained predictors for suicide ideation. Higher level of depre...
Source: International Journal of Aging and Human Development - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Int J Aging Hum Dev Source Type: research
AbstractBackground: Depression is among the most common mental health problems for young people. In adults, depression is associated with neurocognitive deficits that reduce the effectiveness of treatment and impair educational and vocational functioning. Compared to adults, less is known about the neurocognitive functioning of young people with depression, and existing research has reported inconsistent findings.Method: This systematic review and meta-analysis synthesized the literature on neurocognitive functioning in currently depressed youth aged 12 –25 years in comparison to healthy controls.Results: Follow...
Source: Neuropsychology Review - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Thread Starter Medicine&Surgery in Italy (english taught) current medical student review Follow 10 hours ago 10h ago Its been 7months since I've finally became a medical student. I left the UK to study in Italy, hoping to receive decent medical education. Maybe some of you think of applying to Italy (as ...
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Abstract Increased attention to diagnostic accuracy in depression screening and management within primary care has demonstrated inadequate care when patients prematurely discontinue recommended treatments such as medication and counseling. Decision-support tools can enhance the medical decision-making process. In 2010, the Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Research Department developed a stakeholder-driven decision support tool to aid in depression management. This paper describes feedback from attendees at SCF's 2016 Alaska Native Health Research Forum (Forum) regarding a dissemination product highlighting the aforem...
Source: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res Source Type: research
This article also notes that research by Sarah Pressman at the University of California, Irvine demonstrates that loneliness reduces longevity by a whopping 70%). Given these startling statistics, it’s important to recognize if one’s feelings of ongoing loneliness are due to work burnout. And if that’s the case, then it may be time to challenge priorities and find a healthier life balance.
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Family Friends Habits Happiness Health-related Mental Health and Wellness Relationships Alienation Friendship Isolation Loneliness social media social support socializing Technology Source Type: blogs
Are you too proud for ToDo lists? Don't like to admit you have ADHD memory issues? You aren't alone.I have afamily member who has ADHD. They never write anything down. They don’t make reminders. They insist that they have to remember everything on their own, and of course, they seldom do. I’m so glad I don’t have that hangup anymore.It reminds me of the hard time we had with my daughter in middle school. Her teacher —supposedly trained to teach learning disabled children—insisted my daughter had to remember to complete all her homework assignments on her own. She wouldn’t tell me what th...
Source: The Splintered Mind by Douglas Cootey - Category: Psychiatry Tags: ADHD Family Goodreads Journaling Writing Source Type: blogs
Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at the new 3-D mini-brains researchers are using to better study the connection between severe mental illnesses, how we can make insecurity work for us (yes, you read that correctly), studies that take a closer look at mental health challenges LGBTQ youth face, and more. 3-D ‘Mini-Brains’ Shed Light On Mental Illness: Some mental illnesses such as severe depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia share a common genetic link, and now researchers have used human stem cells to create a 3-D model of the brain to be...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Brain and Behavior Bullying Children and Teens Psychiatry Psychology Around the Net Research Sexuality 3-D brain Bisexual bright side Gay Hattie Gladwell human stem cells insecure Lesbian LGBTQ Mental Health Care Mental I Source Type: blogs
(Natural News) People get depressed for a number of reasons: They feel someone they love has let them down; they lack friends and company; they’re in dire financial straits…the list can go on and on. Quitting exercise is not on the list. Surprisingly, new mental research from the University of Adelaide shows that stopping an...
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