David Walliams health: ‘This went on for six months’ TV funnyman on his dark health battle

DAVID WALLIAMS is best known for his larger-than-life personality, a trait he has capitalised on to great effect. His upbeat energy only tells one side of the story, however. It may come as a surprise to know that the comedian has experienced episodes of depression too.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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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
Authors: Mouton CP, Haas A, Karmarkar A, Kuo YF, Ottenbacher K Abstract Elder abuse and mistreatment (EM) continues to be a growing problem as the US population ages. Despite the growth, detection of EM continues to lag. However, Medicare claims data and the electronic health record might provide an opportunity to encourage better detection. We evaluated Medicare claims data from 2012-2014 for beneficiaries who had a diagnostic code for EM discharged from any types of facility. We extracted records for 10,181 individuals examining demographic characteristics, residential characteristics, residential location, type ...
Source: Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Elder Abuse Negl Source Type: research
In this study, to know the distinctions of the interphase between the carbon fiber reinforced fast and conventional curing epoxy matrix composites quantitatively and completely, in addition to modulus map, adhesion map by Peak Force Quantitative Nano-Mechanics technology was newly introduced and applied to determine the interphase thickness and properties. The interphase in the fast curing epoxy matrix composites in modulus image was found to be soft with an average thickness of 20.03 ± 2.04 nm, while it was 40.48 ± 4.17 nm in the conventional curing epoxy matrix composites, and the modulus of the...
Source: Composites Science and Technology - Category: Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jack E. Henningfield, Oliver Grundmann, Jane K. Babin, Reginald V. Fant, Daniel W. Wang, Edward J. ConeAbstractKratom use appears to be increasing across the United States, increasing attention to deaths in which kratom use was detected. Most such deaths have been ascribed to fentanyl, heroin, benzodiazepines, prescription opioids, cocaine and other causes (e.g., homicide, suicide and various preexisting diseases). Because kratom has certain opioid-like effects (e.g., pain relief), and is used by some people as a substitute for opioids ...
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Sanchit Maruti, Isabelle Desjardins, Courtney L. Bagge, Robert R. AlthoffAbstractNationwide, the opioid epidemic continues to have a significant and widespread adverse impact on morbidity and mortality. The number of individuals dying by suicide and unintentional overdose has continued to increase over the past decade, with opioids being involved in a significant proportion of each category of mortality in 2017. Currently, most strategies for decreasing opioid-overdose deaths do not include systematic screening for suicide risk, nor do ...
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
This study explores the experiences of police officers who engage with suicidal adolescent callers in Guyana. The aim of this study is to explore the police officers experience in dealing with the adolescents who made a non-fatal attempt to commit suicide....
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Suicidal ideation (SI) is the most serious symptom of major depressive disorder (MDD) and considered an extreme state. The serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) plays a significant role in MDD and suicide pathophysiology. Previous studies have re...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conditions:   Mental Illness;   Schizophrenia;   Bipolar Disorder;   Major Depression;   Psychosis Intervention:   Behavioral: Group walk and one to one coaching Sponsor:   University of Ulster Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Breast Feeding, Exclusive;   Post Partum Depression Intervention:   Other: Smartphone based communication Sponsor:   Wolfson Medical Center Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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
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