Sertraline is better at reducing anxiety than depressive symptoms

Source: BMJ News - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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Authors: Agrawal R, Moghtader S, Ayyala U, Bandi V, Sharafkhaneh A Abstract Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major chronic debilitating condition with significant impact on quality of life, symptoms, comorbidity, health care utilization and longevity. The main pathophysiological hallmark of COPD is expiratory flow limitation which impairs the ability of respiratory system to adequately and properly ventilate. To be able to prognosticate and manage patients with COPD, various societies have developed classifications of disease severity. Current classification schemes combine three elements that incl...
Source: Journal of Thoracic Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Thorac Dis Source Type: research
ConclusionOur findings suggest that KRG has an antidepressant effect in rats subjected to SPS and may represent an effective use of traditional medicine for the treatment of PTSD.
Source: Journal of Ginseng Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsBariatric surgery normalizes levels of sex-hormones in women, and results in improved sexual function, health-related quality of life and psychological well-being.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
This study tested the specificity of associations between childhood multi-trajectories of shyness, anxiety and depression symptoms and adolescent social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and depression, as well as functional impairment. A population sample of 1596 singletons was followed over 15 years. Mothers rated child shyness, anxiety and depression between 1½ and 8 years-old. Adolescents self-reported symptoms of social phobia, GAD and depression at 15 years-old. Multi-trajectories of childhood internalizing symptoms showed developmental heterogeneity. Controlling for perinatal risk factors, low ...
Source: Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Brain Health subscribers-only Source Type: blogs
Despite considerable research and clinical effort, falls among people 65 and older are on the rise. An older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall every 11 seconds, with injuries ranging from simple cuts and bruises to broken bones. Hip fractures are the most serious injury from falls, and more than half of older adults hospitalized for hip fractures after a fall never regain their previous levels of mobility or quality of life. Further, falls are a leading cause of death among older adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an older adult dies from a fall every 19 minutes. Despite th...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Caregiving Health Healthy Aging Injuries Safety Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Personality and Individual DifferencesAuthor(s): Paulo Moreira, João Machado Vaz, Dejan Stevanovic, Olayinka Atilola, Katarina Dodig-Ćurković, Tomislav Franic, Ana Djoric, Nikolina Davidovic, Mohamad Avicenna, Isa Multazam Noor, Monteiro Luis Antonio Campos, Adriana Ribas, Dusko Stupar, Azra Deljkovic, Laura Nussbaum, Abdelaziz Thabet, Dino Ubalde, Petar Petrov, Panos Vostanis, Rajna KnezAbstractA current research trend is the identification of psychosocial variables that moderate and/or mediate the association between stressors and psychopathological sympt...
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Oregon and Utah have passed laws for school sick days to include depression, anxiety and other psychological issues.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS Our findings showed that about 20% of the youths had at least one mental disorder. However, this prevalence is underestimated since other relevant mental disorders were not assessed. Mental disorders were associated with higher suicide risk, especially the comorbidity between them.
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe public ’s level of mental health literacy related to recognition of specific mental disorders, and knowledge and beliefs about treatments is still relatively low. The government should consider public education campaigns to improve this.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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