Scientists unlock the brain's filing cabinet of negative memories and their link to depression

McGill University researchers found that depression-prone mice form more units of bad memories, which are reactivated by triggers. It may explain depressed people's negativity.
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Abstract After the Fukushima nuclear accident in 2011, there was confusion among the public caused by uncoordinated information about radiation provided by diverse channels. We explored the association between information sources regarding reconstruction progress after the disaster and mental fatigue in Fukushima. We used data from the annual public opinion survey by the Fukushima Prefectural Government on its policies from 2013 to 2015, which contained survey responses from 1,300 community residents randomly selected from the 28 municipalities in the Fukushima Prefecture. The survey contained a question assessing...
Source: The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Tohoku J Exp Med Source Type: research
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Source: ACSMs Health and Fitness Journal - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Departments: Wouldn’t You Like to Know? Source Type: research
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Abstract PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of upper extremity musculoskeletal (MSK) diseases and to identify factors influencing disability among fruit tree farmers in Korea. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Of the 1150 subjects of the Namgaram study, 460 fruit tree farmers completed a questionnaire and underwent clinical evaluations, including physical assessments, laboratory tests, simple radiographic examinations, and magnetic resonance imaging studies of the upper extremities. Disability was assessed using the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand outcome measure. Data were analyzed...
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
Although patients in remission from psychotic depression can benefit from continuation of an antipsychotic, they may pay for it in weight gain, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
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Depression and anxiety are common psychiatric conditions among US adults, and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) remains one of the most commonly performed spinal surgeries. Mental health conditions are known to affect physical health and thus have the potential to contribute to adverse outcomes following spine surgery; however, a comprehensive assessment of long-term outcomes and the additive economic impact of these conditions in patients undergoing ACDF has not been well described.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
While back pain is associated with depression, there are few studies assessing whether preoperative depression can affect outcomes after lumbar spine surgery.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
A fall from a height is the one of common causes of thoracolumbar fractures. In most cases, falls from a height are accidental. However, some are the intentional fall for suicidal attempt. Although there may be the different clinical features between suicidal attempters and accidental fallers, there have been few literature reviews comparing them.
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Few studies have evaluated the relationship between depression and patient-reported outcomes (PROs) following minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
Few studies have quantified depression symptoms in the preoperative period using a validated metric such as Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) and have tracked patient-reported outcomes (PROs) following common spinal procedures, such as an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF).
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
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