National Data Show Depression's Heavy Toll National Data Show Depression's Heavy Toll
New federal data show depression is common in US adults and exacts a high toll on work, home, and social activities.Medscape Medical News
A new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found that someone's odds of suicidality increased if his or her RLS was severe or very severe, or if they also suffered from depression.
Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just limited to alcohol and street drugs. It can also be very easy to become addicted to medication. This can be very confusing and dangerous all at the same time, because medication has been prescribed to help treat something that might be wrong. While taking medication prescribed by a doctor and following all dosing instructions can be beneficial for many, it can also lead to addiction when tolerance builds and someone begins to take more than the recommended dose. If you feel as if you may be becoming addicted to your medication, read these warning signs below and seek help. Top...
Researchers find a dose-dependent relationship between getting less than 8 hours of sleep and risky behaviors, such as alcohol and drug consumption, as well as suicide attempts.Medscape Medical News
Authors: Michas G, Karvelas G, Trikas A Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a significant and ever-growing problem in Europe, accounting for nearly 45% of all deaths and leading to significant morbidity. Greece is one of the European Union member states that top the list of deaths due to ischemic heart disease and stroke, a fact that is mainly attributed to unfavorable changes in modifiable risk factors. The aim of this review is to examine the latest evidence on the most important CVD risk factors. According to studies conducted during the last two decades, the prevalence of arterial hypertension, hypercholes...
(Reuters Health) - People with restless legs syndrome may be more likely to think about suicide or to actually make plans to take their own lives, compared to people without the troublesome condition, a new study suggests.
ConclusionsThe transition to adulthood is a vulnerable period for many African Americans. Given the commonalities of substance use and obesity in their rewarding/stress-relieving properties, similar prevention efforts may help stem the rise of both in these youth.
Conclusion: The shattered-assumptions SST demonstrated strong associations with individual differences in all of the rating scales used in the study, suggesting its usefulness in capturing aspects of affective psychopathology. The neuroimaging study confirmed the capacity of this task to elicit specific activations. In future studies, evaluation of the conditions in which these neural substrates are active may shed light on the mechanism of schema selection.Psychopathology
Condition: Depression, Anxiety Interventions: Behavioral: Growth mindset; Behavioral: Modifiable risk factor (MRF) information; Behavioral: Control Sponsor: University of Nevada, Reno Recruiting
Older adults who intentionally harm themselves are more likely to die by suicide, yet are often not referred for mental health services.Medscape Medical News