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Suburban mom takes down drug ring she says killed her son

Her son suffered hallucinations and a panic attack after taking a form of synthetic marijuana and drove 100 mph into a house
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ConclusionStatistically significant associations of levonorgestrel exposure with anxiety and sleep problems were observed. Substantive differences in baseline characteristics of the treated groups make robust conclusions difficult but the results strongly suggest that additional studies are warranted.
Source: Drug Safety - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Previous studies have reported changes in serum lipid concentrations in patients with mental disorders (Boston, Dursun,&Reveley, 1996). Hypercholesterolemia has been reported in patients with schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder (Bajwa, Asnis, Sanderson, Irfan,&van Praag, 1992; Jakovljevic, Reiner,&Milicic, 2007). Low concentrations of cholesterol have been reported in patients with major depressive disorder, dissociative disorder, antisocial personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder (Agargun, et al., 2004; Atmaca, et al., 2002; New, et a...
Source: Psychiatry Research - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
  ST. PAUL, Minn. (KARE11) - Many kids say they want to be a firefighter. Brian Cristofono happened to follow through. His dream turned profession, eventually becoming a firefighter in St Paul. "That's where I started having issues," he said. But soon, the service took its toll. "There was a six-month-old, I remember going to, at 8 in the morning and the baby had been beaten to death and we just knew it was not breathing. We got to the hospital and I remember looking into the room and just kept doing chest compressions. I went into the bathroom and I just locked myself in there and just balled because m...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news
Panic attacks and anxiety attacks share some symptoms, but they differ in intensity, duration, and whether or not there is a trigger. Some treatments are similar and include therapy, stress management, and breathing exercises. Learn more about the differences between a panic attack and an anxiety attack here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Despite the current treatments available for panic disorder (PD), as many as one-third of patients have persistent and treatment-resistant panic attacks. Vortioxetine is an approved medicine for major depressi...
Source: Annals of General Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Primary research Source Type: research
Picture this, you are driving on the highway and your hands begin to sweat, your heart begins to race. Your feet become numb and you can’t feel the brakes. You feel like you are losing control and do not feel yourself. You think you are having a heart attack. Although you may be experiencing many of the physical symptoms of a heart attack, in actuality, what you are experiencing is a panic attack. Panic attacks are intense and plain dreadful; and they can strike when you least expect it. Their exact cause is unknown, but we do know that they are typically hereditary. So, if say your mother, father, aunt, uncle or gr...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Personal Stress Treatment Panic Attacks Panic Disorder Worry Source Type: blogs
Authors: Shruthi DR, Kumar SS, Desai N, Raman R, Sathyanarayana Rao TS Abstract Introduction: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) caused by coronary atherosclerosis include ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-STEMI, and unstable angina. The relation between psychiatric disorders and coronary artery disease is a complex one which includes the effect of the psychosocial factors on heart and vice versa. Point prevalence studies have been reported, but there is paucity of follow-up studies from India. Materials and Methods: The study is a follow-up evaluation at discharge of 248 consecutive patients p...
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Indian J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Source: Psychoneuroendocrinology - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Psychiatric comorbidity should be evaluated as part of the rehabilitation of stroke patients and should be carefully examined by physicians.
Source: Clinics - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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