Could Eating Healthier Be a Natural Antidepressant?

Those who embraced healthier food choices reported less anxiety and much better moods within weeks, according to findings published Oct. 9 in the journal PLOS ONE.
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INTRODUCTION: The level of fear of hymenoptera associated with stinging or envenomation may depend on situational factors and on trait anxiety characteristic of each patient. AIM: To assess the relationship between fear of stinging insects on the o...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news
To try and step away from the stress and anxiety of applying to residency, I thought it would nice to think of some exciting plans in the future. One of the most frequent pieces of advice I've heard from interns is to take time after the Match to travel, even if it means taking out a little bit more loans. What are your plans? Where did you decide to travel and why? (I'm also looking for recommendations)
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Hello, I’m a student at an American DO school and failed COMLEX 1 twice and passed on the third try. I’m currently in third year rotations and passing my COMATs. I know I will have to show significant improvement on COMLEX 2, but I have severe test anxiety and am trying to learn how to deal with it. I passed first and second year of school successfully and have a couple extracurricular activities on my CV. I will be participating in Match 2021 and I really want to do family medicine. I’m... Failed COMLEX 1 twice. What are my chances at matching FM?
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Authors: Schneider A, Mayer V, Dinkel A, Wagenpfeil S, Linde K, Henningsen P Abstract INTRODUCTION: The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a complex educational intervention to improve the diagnostic competencies of general practitioners (GPs) regarding the detection of depression, anxiety and somatization. METHODS: Cluster-randomized controlled pilot study with six practices each in the intervention group and control group. Psychological morbidity was determined by patient self-report using the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-D). GPs rated the extent of psychological morbidity on a ...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen - Category: Health Management Tags: Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes Source Type: research
Conclusions In-simulation debriefing is an effective tool for teaching therapeutic communication to nursing students.
Source: Nurse Educator - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Articles Source Type: research
We examined social problem solving in 38 participants with social anxiety disorder (SAD) in comparison to 30 healthy control (HC) participants with no history of anxiety problems. Participants rated their problem solving attitudes and abilities (i.e., problem orientation) and then generated solutions to hypothetical interpersonal problems from both their own perspective and that of an objective other. These solutions were coded for effectiveness and relevance, as well as the degree to which the solution was active versus passive. Participants with SAD exhibited a more negative problem orientation than HC participants. Furt...
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2019Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): Rafael Genario, Ana C.V.V. Giacomini, Murilo S. de Abreu, Leticia Marcon, Konstantin A. Demin, Allan V. KalueffAbstractSex differences are an important variable in biomedical research. Zebrafish (Danio rerio) are rapidly becoming a critical novel model organism in translational neuroscience and neuropharmacology. Here, we examine the effects of sex on locomotor activity and anxiety-like behavior in adult zebrafish tested in the novel tank test following their exposure to two clinically relevant, common anxiolytic drugs diazepam and mel...
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Prevalence and comorbidity of major MH conditions is high in veterans referred for geriatric MH services. Future work will examine challenges faced by non-specialty providers in caring for older veterans, with the goal of developing targeted educational and clinical interventions to better address aging veterans' MH needs. PMID: 31621886 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2019Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Toshiro Sakamoto, Shogo Sugimoto, Tomoko UekitaAbstractOxytocin plays important roles in the social and emotional behaviors of mammals. In the present study, we examined the effects of intraperitoneal (IP) and intracerebroventricular (ICV) injections of oxytocin on these behaviors in pubertal male mice. Male C57BL/6J mice received IP injection of oxytocin (high-dose group: 1 mg/kg, low-dose group: 0.1 mg/kg), and ICV injection of oxytocin (0.5 µg/2 µL). Behavioral tests were conducted after administration of oxytocin at...
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: CBT was effective in decreasing the level of PTSD and anxiety in the mothers of preterm infants. Due to the small number of included studies and the small sample size, clinical trials with large sample sizes and a low risk of bias are recommended to provide evidence for the implementation of interventions affecting psychological distress in the mothers of preterm infants in clinical settings. PMID: 31619096 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
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