1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression

As noted in the latest Center for Collegiate Mental Health report, anxiety and depression are the top reasons that college students seek counseling.
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CONCLUSIONS: Prenatal exercise reduced the odds and severity of prenatal depression. PMID: 30337464 [PubMed - in process]
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Tags: Br J Sports Med Source Type: research
Abstract PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION: Fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) is prevalent among people with cancer; therefore, it is important to determine whether interventions offered to this population are effective in alleviating FCR. This review summarizes randomized, controlled trials in the literature about the effect of psychosocial interventions on FCR in people with cancer. LITERATURE SEARCH: A systematic review of the literature was conducted using PubMed, Web of Science, EMBASE, and Cochrane Library. DATA EVALUATION: Extracted data included cancer type, number of participants, intervention type and durat...
Source: Oncology Nursing Forum - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Oncol Nurs Forum Source Type: research
We report the practical, social and psychological issues of living with phenylketonuria (PKU) from one of the largest surveys that has been completed by both adults with PKU and parents/caregivers of children.MethodsIn the UK, parents/caregivers of children and adults with PKU were invited to complete an online survey between November 2017 to January 2018 by the NSPKU (National Society for Phenylketonuria).Results631 participants (adults, n = 338; parents/caregivers of children, n = 293) with PKU completed the questionnaire. Problems experienced by children with PKU were: difficulty with maintaining focus (48%, n...
Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
​​Social anxiety is finally becoming a more understood disorder. In the past, it was treated with less than stellar seriousness in both the professional and non-professional world. Often mistaken for shyness or even antisocial qualities, we now see that this is a very real phobia that can have a painful impact on the sufferer’s life. Teenagers and Social Pressure Teenagers are one group that is especially prone to social anxiety. The myriad of social stigmas associated with adolescence and growing to adulthood are hard enough. But then you add in the need to perform well in school, the competitiveness of modern a...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Bullying Children and Teens College Parenting Perfectionism Students Adolescence Social Anxiety Teenagers Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsThese results highlight two novel PND risk factors, male infants and birth complications, which can be easily assessed by health professionals.
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This week’s Psychology Around the Net brings you the latest on picture books and children’s mental health, why it’s important to maintain friendships when you’re in a romantic relationship, the mental health benefits of commuting in a natural environment, and more. Can Picture Books Meet the Crisis in Children’s Mental Health? Author Matt Haig is hopeful his first illustrated story, The Truth Pixie, will encourage children to talk about their mental health. As the name suggests, the book focuses on a cursed pixie who has to tell the truth to a sad girl who’s anxious about her future. Say...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Books Celebrities Children and Teens Family Friends Green and Environment Industrial and Workplace Money and Financial Parenting Psychology Around the Net Relationships Research Stigma children and mental health Commuting fri Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSION: Vitamin D deficiency and MSP were very common among Jordanian psychiatric outpatients independent of diagnostic categories. Vitamin D supplementation plus increased dairy-product intake had a significant positive impact on physical and mental health status in psychiatric outpatients. Screening for vitamin D deficiency and daily calcium intake could be routine for psychiatric evaluation.
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewNeurosteroids have been implicated in the pathophysiology of mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders, as well as syndromes specific to women such as premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, postpartum depression, peri- and post-menopausal depression. This review summarizes the role of neurosteroids in the neurobiology of stress and that of pharmaceuticals that modulate neurosteroids in the treatment of these disorders.Recent findingsNeurosteroids may provide novel treatments of mood and anxiety disorders. While endogenous neurosteroids have poor bioavailability, there are other m...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
This study will investigate whether GXJ can alleviate clinical symptoms, increase the angina-free walking time, and improve quality of life in patients with chronic stable angina (Qi deficiency and blood stasis syndrome). The results of this study will provide clinical evidence for the application of GXJ to the treatment of stable angina.Trial registrationChinese Clinical Trial Registry,ChiCTR1800014258. Registered on 2 January 2018.
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Authors: Moreira de Sousa J, Moreira CA, Telles-Correia D Abstract INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study is to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in Portuguese medical students compared to students of other faculties, and the possible impact those symptoms have on academic performance. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in a sample of 750 students: 512 medical students and 238 nonmedical students. All students anonymously completed a socio-demographic survey and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Statistical analysis was performed using t...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
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