This Sleep Pattern Linked to Alzheimer ’s Disease

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Certain fats found in seafood may help keep you healthy for years to come, according to a new study published in the BMJ. Higher blood levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids — healthy fats found in foods such as fish, nuts, leafy greens and vegetable and flaxseed oils — were associated with a greater chance of healthy aging, according to the observational research. Omega-3s found in seafood seemed to have the strongest effect, says study co-author Heidi Lai, a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. “There had been studies that looked at the relationship...
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Conclusions The current study suggests that the yips phenomenon might cover a broader range of different subtypes of movement disturbances than those already suggested in the literature. Finally, a theoretical model, which explains the role of the different triggering factors in the discrimination of the different subtypes, is suggested. A better classification and understanding of the different subtypes of yips could lead to a more accurate diagnosis and to the design of more individualized treatment intervention.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: CLINICAL SCIENCES Source Type: research
Anxiety is a common symptom of menopause but it can often be overlooked. Dr Meg Arroll, a psychologist and women's health expert, reveals ways to tackle anxiety during this time.
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BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by swapping your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by adding more of this cheap vegetable to your daily routine.
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Publication date: 1 February 2019Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 138Author(s): Angela Book, Beth A. Visser, Anthony Volk, Ronald R. Holden, Madeleine T. D'AgataAbstractResearch separates aggression into proactive (predatory) and reactive (provoked). Another response to provocation is revenge, which is generally viewed as a more premeditated response. We predicted that revenge would be predicted by different personality traits than reactive aggression, particularly the trait of Emotionality. As expected, Emotionality was negatively related to revenge, but positively correlated with reactive aggression...
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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Personality and Individual DifferencesAuthor(s): Reza Abdi, Razieh PakAbstractThe present study aims to investigate the mediating role of emotional dysregulation as a transdiagnostic factor in the relationship between pathological personality dimensions and emotional disorder symptoms severity. A total of 440 university students were selected randomly from two universities, and were assessed through Personality Inventory for DSM 5 Brief Form (PID-5-BF)-Adult, Depression, Anxiety and stress Scales (DASS-21), and Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERs). The re...
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In this study, we examined the reciprocal relations between experiential avoidance and social anxiety tendency among junior high school students. The responses of 660 Japanese junior high school students (313 boys and 347 girls, seventh to ninth grade, aged 12–15 years) to the Japanese short version of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth and the Japanese version of the Social Anxiety Scale for Adolescents were collected at three time-points with approximately four-month intervals between them. Cross-lagged path analyses revealed that a prior tendency for social anxiety tendency positively later affected ...
Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Diabetes, but not obesity or hypertension, is associated with increased POCD risk. Consideration of diabetes status may be helpful for risk assessment of surgical patients. PMID: 30326480 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Source Type: research
This study evaluated the cost-utility of telephone-based cognitive behavioural therapy (TB-CBT) (experimental arm) in comparison with a placebo-befriending (control arm) program in COPD participants with mild to severe depression and/or anxiety. METHODS: The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL-4D) scale was used to conduct the cost-utility analysis. Multiple imputation for missing data, baseline correction of outcomes and non-parametric bootstrapping for uncertainty were applied. The decision rule was based on willingness-to-pay (WTP) if there is an increased unit of effectiveness (a QALY gain) and an increased in cost...
Source: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research - Category: Health Management Tags: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Epilepsy &Behavior Case ReportsAuthor(s): Takefumi Hitomi, Morito Inouchi, Katsuya Kobayashi, Shamima Sultana, Takeshi Inoue, Yuko Nakayama, Akihiro Shimotake, Masao Matsuhashi, Riki Matsumoto, Kazuo Chin, Ryosuke Takahashi, Akio IkedaAbstractTo clarify the effects of sleep on cortical irritability in benign adult familial myoclonus epilepsy (BAFME). We retrospectively compared epileptiform discharges of electroencephalographies (EEGs) between awake and sleep periods in 5 patients (mean age: 49.6 ± 20.3 years). We also analyzed polysomnography (PSG)...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior Case Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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