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A new study attempts to unpick the role that glutamate might have in anxiety. The findings could eventually form the basis of more effective treatments.
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Research ArticlesS. O'Donnell, S. Vanderloo, L. McRae, J. Onysko, S. B. Patten, L. Pelletier,Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences,Volume 25 Issue 04, pp 360-369Abstract
Source: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
LetterMar ía Robles Martínez, Marta Fernández Monge, María Joaquina Lloreda Morillo,Acta Neuropsychiatrica,Volume 28 Issue 04, pp 246-247Abstract
Source: Acta Neuropsychiatrica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug specifically for the treatment of postpartum depression Tuesday. The drug, which is administered via an intravenous drip, reportedly works within 48 hours, providing near immediate relief to women experiencing symptoms, according to the New York Times. Postpartum depression has historically been treated with counseling or general antidepressants, which can take weeks to kick in or may not work at all. The newly-approved drug, brexanolone, will be marketed as Zulresso. The treatment will be offered only as an in-patient option at certified medical centers because it c...
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(Wiley) In an Addiction analysis of relevant published studies, investigators found some evidence for a positive association between anxiety during childhood and adolescence with later alcohol use disorders.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
(Wiley) A new study published in Infant and Child Development indicates that complications during birth may increase the risk that children will develop social anxiety by their pre-teen years.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
ConclusionsICIs are associated with good clinical efficacy rates, high discontinuation rates and a moderate side-effect profile. They represent an important tool in the urological armamentarium for treating ED in patients that cannot tolerate or are refractory to oral therapies.
Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
urcio Videogaming is an increasingly prevalent activity among adolescents worldwide. The present study aimed at adapting the Gaming Motivation Scale (GAMS) to the Italian context, assessing its psychometric properties and verifying its sensitivity to predict depression and anxiety levels. From a sample of 1899 participants, a group of 388 adolescents who participated in the survey was divided into two subgroups of Heavy (HG, N = 188) and Light Gamers (LG, N = 200). A sub-sample of N = 172 adolescents also filled-in CESD and STAI to assess, respectively, depression and trait anxiety. Internal consistency and factorial s...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conclusion: EA and MB were able to regulate the concentration of CRH in serum and protein expression in the peripheral and central at different levels and promote the recovery of the HPA axis that may be the basis for EA and MB to improve colonic pathology and alleviate anxiety behavior in DSS-induced colitis. PMID: 30881446 [PubMed]
Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
Computer modules that help young people practice focusing their attention may improve symptoms in youth with treatment-resistant anxiety, according to areport in theJournal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.Adolescents who had previously been treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) but still experienced anxiety showed significant reductions in symptom severity after they received treatment with either one of two training modules —Attention Bias Modification Treatment (ABMT) and Attention Control Training (ACT).“These findings suggest that both attention-training protocols may increase at...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anxiety Attention Bias Modification Treatment attention control training attention to threat brain training CBT JACAAP Source Type: research
The last post I put up was not quite one year ago. To be honest, it has been difficult to find time to write. Even more than that, I haven’t had the desire to write about anything. Life, to be honest, has just been too busy. Most of the activity has been normal life stuff, but there have been some things that I should have written about. Because life has a strange way of throwing curve balls at any of us… An example of this centers around our changing domicile. My wife and I had to pack up and move this past November. It was not a voluntary move; the property management company that owned the house decided the...
Source: Qui Interrogat - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
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