Learn how gotu kola reduces stress and anxiety
(Natural News) Gotu kola is a popular herbal remedy that has a long history of being used in Ayurvedic medicine due to its healing properties that can promote mental and emotional health. Despite having the word “kola” in the name, this relaxant herb actually contains no caffeine. When eaten fresh or taken as a tea, gotu...
ConclusionWhere there is a history of mutual IPV, the quality of parent-child relations has a major impact on young women's adjustment. We discuss the study's limitations, as well as prospects for future research.
Publication date: April 2019Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 93Author(s): Alistair Wardrope, Becky Green, Paul Norman, Markus ReuberAbstractBackgroundSeizure disorders affect not only the individual living with seizures, but also those caring for them. Carer–patient relationships may be influenced by, and have an influence on, some aspects of living with seizure disorders — with potentially different interactions seen in epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES).ObjectivesWe studied the influence of patient and carer attachment style and relationship quality on carer wellbeing and psychologica...
Conclusion: The Turkish translation of the APAIS is valid and can be reliably used to determine the preoperative anxiety experienced by patients who are undergoing elective surgery. PMID: 30764595 [PubMed - in process]
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ConclusionsThese results add to our understanding of self-compassion as an adaptive emotion regulation strategy with potential benefits for youth experiencing stress. Further research is needed to confirm if moderation effects for anxiety differ by gender.
CONCLUSION: Our findings demonstrate feasibility and preliminary efficacy for this brief video-delivered relaxation intervention and suggest that older adults can benefit from technology-delivered interventions with minimal provider contact. Although activity engagement did not improve, lessons learned suggest that targeted coaching around activity goals may help target this outcome. PMID: 30765288 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionResults indicate that individual differences in reward sensitivity can specifically predict exposure therapy outcome. Although activation in regions of interest were not related to therapy outcome, regions involved in attentional processing of reward cues were predictive of phobic symptom change following exposure therapy but not PMR.
Publication date: Available online 15 February 2019Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): James E. Hassell, Victoria E. Collins, Hao Li, Joshua T. Rogers, Ryan C. Austin, Ciprian Visceau, Kadi T. Nguyen, Miles Orchinik, Christopher A. Lowry, Kenneth J. RennerAbstractOrganic cation transporter 3 (OCT3) is a corticosterone-sensitive, low-affinity, high-capacity transporter. This transporter functions, in part, to clear monoamines, including serotonin (5-HT), from the extracellular space. The central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA) is an important structure controlling fear- and anxiety-related behaviors. The CeA has reciprocal...
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CONCLUSIONS: Lighten UP! Program confirmed its positive effects for enhancing EWB in older adults living in multiple community settings. CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: Programs that sustain or enhance EWB in older adults can be expected to yield improvements in diverse aspects of mental and physical health. PMID: 30767628 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]