Mindfulness helps mothers with opioid use disorder combat depression

(Thomas Jefferson University) The discovery highlights alternative treatment options to pharmaceutical medications.
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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Aline Ribeiro Borçoi, Suzanny Mendes de Oliveira, Joaquim Gasparini dos Santos, Mayara Mota de Oliveira, Ivana Alece Moreno Arantes, Flávia Vitorino Freitas, Júlia Assis Pinheiro, Juliana Krüger Arpini, Ester Ribeiro Cunha, Anderson Barros Archanjo, Aricia Leone Evangelista Monteiro de Assis, Bruna Pereira Sorroche, Lídia Maria Rebolho Batista Arantes, Elizeu Borloti, Adriana Madeira Álvares-da-SilvaAbstractObjectiveThe aim of this study was to verify determinant factors for depression...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
This report therefore uses quality assurance data looking into whether sensory processing sensitivity (SPS) affects treatment outcome among patients with OCD. SPS is a personality trait regarding heightened levels of emotional reactivity and deeper cognitive processing of emotional stimuli. Patients received concentrated exposure treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). They were assessed with one of the most widely used questionnaires for measuring SPS, the Highly Sensitive Person Scale (HSPS). Analyses tested whether HSPS scores at pre-treatment affected treatment outcome, and if sensitivity changed from pre-to...
Source: Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
In this study, antidepressive efficacy of white ginseng (Panax gingseng Meyer, WG) was evaluated in stressed ovariectomized rats. Female Sprague Dawley rats were ovariectomized and repeatedly restraint stressed for 2 weeks (2h/day). Thirty minutes before restraint stress, rats were administered saline (control), WG 200 mg/kg (p.o.), WG 400 mg/kg (p.o.), or fluoxetine (PC, 10 mg/kg, i.p.). Tail suspension test (TST) and forced swimming test (FST) were performed to assess antidepressant effect of WG. After behavioral tests, levels of serum corticosterone (CORT) and hippocampal 5-HT were measured. Significant decrease of immo...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular ProbesAuthor(s): Danning Lou, Jun Wang, Xiaohang WangAbstractMajor depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders worldwide and a major public health concern that is associated with grave consequences. Systemic complexity and feedback processes among diverse drivers of the depression disorder contribute to the considerable variation in responses to the treatment of depression. Dysfunctional microRNA (miRNA) is involved in MDD. miR-124 is enriched in the brain and may be critical in neuronal differentiation. Previo...
Source: Molecular and Cellular Probes - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
[This Day] Parents, teachers and school managers recently converged on the Main Auditorium, Lagos Business School for the second edition of the Olashore International School mental wellness programme, aimed at promoting awareness of the incidence of suicide among youths in the country and provide guides to tackle the challenges.
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Conclusions: Six commonly used anxiety scales demonstrate similar responsiveness, and estimated MIDs can be used to gauge anxiety change in clinical research and practice.
Source: Medical Care - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: Investigation in each community can contribute to understanding the key factors involved in suicide death and its prevention. The present study aimed to investigate suicide death risk factors based on psychological autopsy method. MET...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Identifying neuropsychiatric disorders is essential for prompt treatment to reduce morbidity. Among these disorders, anxiety and depression have been frequently associated with Parkinson disease (PD), particularly among elderly population. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Objectives: To evaluate whether fall risk in older adults is associated with the use of selective serotonin receptor inhibitor (SSRI) monotherapy among geriatric outpatients, and whether this association is moderated by the presence of depressive di...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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