The psychiatrist calming chief executives’ anxiety

Stephen Pereira’s aim is to equip people with strategies to identify signs of stress
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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BACKGROUND: Anxiety is a common comorbidity in major depressive disorder (MDD) that has been studied extensively in the past. However, few studies have explored anxiety in drug na ïve (FEDN) patients with MDD and those presenting with a first episode. The ...
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Background: Socially anxious individuals seem to be at a high risk for alcohol-related problems because they drink to cope. Yet social anxiety is unique among the anxiety conditions in that it is characterized by lower positive affect (PA). It is un...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Childhood adversity is strongly linked to negative mental health outcomes, including depression and anxiety. Leveraging cognitive neuroscience to identify mechanisms that contribute to resilience in children with a history of maltreatment may p...
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In conclusion, this study will provide high-quality data for the decision-making process regarding premedication in elderly surgical patients.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov,NCT03052660. Registered on 14 February 2017. EudraCT2016-004555-79.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of preoperative carbohydrate oral (CHO) loading on the postoperative metabolic and inflammatory response, perioperative discomfort and surgical clinical outcomes in open colorectal surgery compared with a conventional fasting protocol.MethodsFifty patients were randomly allocated to either the intervention group (CHO), to receive preoperative oral carbohydrate supplementation, or the control group (FAST), to undergo preoperative fasting. Insulin resistance, insulin sensitivity, the Glasgow Prognostic Score (GPS) and IL-6 levels were analysed at 06  h on the day of surgery (T1), ...
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
To examine baseline measures of illness-specific panic-fear (ie, the level of anxiety experienced specifically during asthma exacerbations) as a protective factor in pediatric asthma outcomes over a 1-year period.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
“In my case, symptoms began to appear when I was only 57. In fact, the doctors believe early-onset Alzheimer’s has a strong genetic predictor, and that it may have been progressing for some years before I was diagnosed.” – Pat Summitt  Anyone who’s gone through the experience of a loved one developing Alzheimer’s disease and progressively deteriorating to a shell of their former selves knows how devastating this brain disease is for both patient and those who love and care for him or her.  Memory Performance Changes May Show Up in 20s with Family History of Alzheimer’s St...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Aging Alzheimer's Memory and Perception Alzheimer's disease Dementia Source Type: blogs
This study was a secondary analysis of LaFreniere and Newman (2016), a randomized controlled trial comparing two ecological momentary interventions (EMIs) for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): The worry outcome journal (WOJ) and thought log (TL). We predicted that higher thought-related distress would be a mediator by which higher uncontrollability beliefs (UB) would hinder the efficacy of the WOJ, but not the TL. Fifty-one undergraduates who met GAD criteria underwent one of the EMIs for 10 days. WOJ users tracked worries, associated distress, interference, expected outcome probabilities, and whether their worries came ...
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions: The proposed two-level ICA is an effective multi-variate analysis method for both steady-state and transient analysis of task data.
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Methods - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
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