Creative Regeneration

Bathing in my own attention, my breath, exercising the 'coming back' muscle whenever I get distracted, is what I call basic meditation. Every moment in this state is a moment of creative regeneration. Tags: anxiety and stress, meditation, mindful awareness, work-life
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Social media (SM) use is widespread among adolescents, and many SM outlets lend themselves to cyberbullying and its consequences, including anxiety, depression, and even suicide. The purpose of this study is to determine the current prevalence of bullying ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study hypothesized that a higher diet quality...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
ConclusionsAnxiety, depression and asthma control (specially patient-rated asthma control) were important independent predictors of asthma HRQoL, and all of them should therefore be considered in interventions to improve HRQoL in asthmatic patients.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2019Source: Journal of Anxiety DisordersAuthor(s): Gayle Maloney, Gennifer Koh, Stephen Roberts, Christopher PittengerAbstractNovel adjunct psychological techniques are needed for the large number of patients with OCD who remain symptomatic despite the effective implementation of standard evidence-based treatments. The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of imagery rescripting (ImRs), an established technique for the treatment of traumatic stress, as a treatment for OCD symptoms that were not responsive to standard exposure and response prevention (ERP). Thirteen patient...
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsPCIT-SM appears to be an effective treatment for children aged 4-10 with SM.
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Łabuz-Roszak B, Niewiadomska E, Kubicka-Bączyk K, Skrzypek M, Tyrpień-Golder K, Majewska A, Matejczyk A, Dobrakowski P, Pierzchała K Abstract OBJECTIVES: Pain is one of the most frequently reported symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It affects the daily functioning of patients, limits the ability to work and reduces the joy of life. The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of pain on quality of life as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients with MS. METHODS: The study included 144 patients with diagnosed MS (mean age 41±12 years, mean illness duration 10.3±8.6 ...
Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
Authors: Herman A Abstract In recent years increased interest in the connection of intestinal microflora and the state of human health resulted in a great deal of research on the influence of intestinal microflora in particular on mental health, including works on affective functions of the central nervous system (CNS). Previous studies on animals have revealed the existence of a bi-directional communication system between the gastrointestinal microbiota and the central nervous system, the so-called .gut-brain axis' which modulates functioning of CNS through immunological, endocrine and neuronal mechanisms. Clinica...
Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The assessed form of interventions improves the functioning of parents of children with ADHD. PMID: 31317967 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: For preventive and therapeutic purposes, it is important to develop and sustain the internal resources of the individual (sense of life and age-related experience). In patients with neurotic disorders, it also seems essential to use psychotherapy aimed at changing the patterns of personality that impede them from building social support networks. This is due to the fact that anxiety disorders are often characterized by lower confidence, avoidance of interpersonal relationships, falsified perception of social support, leading thus to distorted interpretation of supportive actions. PMID: 31317960 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
This article presents recommendations of the Polish Psychiatric Association regarding approach to pregnancy loss and unsuccessful in vitro treatment of infertility. From the psychological perspective pregnancy loss and perinatal death are amongst the most stressful events in human life - carrying increased risk of developing affective, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorders. Psychologists, physicians and the rest of the medical staff should provide integrated and individualized care which should be based on respect, empathy and expertise. The necessary phases of support for women experiencing pregnancy loss are: (1) ph...
Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
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