Magnesium and anxiety: A look at the benefits and how to include it in your diet

(Natural News) Magnesium is called “nature’s relaxation mineral” because of its crucial role in helping the body relax. This makes the mineral more important these days, when people are constantly under stress and feeling anxious. The latter, in particular, has been linked to certain mental disorders, including depression and GAD (general anxiety disorder). Because of magnesium’s relaxing properties, it has...
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CONCLUSION: Older adults with non-communicable diseases have high prevalence of cognitive impairment. Physicians should make the patients and their family members aware about the association of non-communicable diseases with cognitive impairments and should encourage these persons to use remedial measures to reduce the risk of future development of dementia. PMID: 32248085 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2020Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral ScienceAuthor(s): Alex H. Buhk, Mary J. Schadegg, Laura J. Dixon, Matthew T. Tull
Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
If you suffer from panic attacks or are prone to them, you might find that you are experiencing them more than usual. The uncertainty in these challenging times as we face a global pandemic — it’s the perfect storm for intense fear and a sense of dread that cripples those who suffer from panic attacks. It triggers physical symptoms like a pounding heart, sweating, shortness of breath, nausea, chest pain, or trembling. It can last 5 to 20 minutes but can feel like forever. Despite the scary situation you find yourself in, the “silver lining” is that once you learn to recognize when your attacks are c...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Stress Anxiety Attack coronavirus COVID-19 Panic Attack stress reduction Source Type: blogs
ObjectivesTo assess anxiety and depression in patients with incidental pulmonary nodules and analyze the related impact factors.MethodsAll patients were assessed by questionnaires for their anxiety and depression after incidentally found pulmonary nodules. Hospital anxiety and depression scale (HAD), generalized anxiety disorder scale ‐7 (GAD‐7), and multidimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) were used to evaluate their anxiety and depression in order to understand the basic information and social support, and to analyze the related factors.ResultsThe HAD scale was used in 201 patients with pulmonary no...
Source: Thoracic Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
As the physical coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, an emotional pandemic is following fast in its wake. When the whole world is going to pieces, it’s awfully hard for the human mind—a fragile thing in the best of times—to cope, and more and more, doctors are reporting the spread of despair, worry and depression among their patients, especially those already suffering from some form of anxiety disorder. Even before COVID-19 hit its shores, the U.S. was a clinically anxious place. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, just over 19% of all American adults will experience at least one a...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
res Afifi Correctional service employees in Ontario, Canada (n = 1487) began an online survey available from 2017 to 2018 designed to assess the prevalence and correlates of mental health challenges. Participants who provided data for the current study (n = 1032) included provincial staff working in institutional wellness (e.g., nurses) (n = 71), training (e.g., program officers) (n = 26), governance (e.g., wardens) (n = 82), correctional officers (n = 553), administration (e.g., record keeping) (n = 25), and probation officers (n = 144). Correctional officers, workers in institutional administration and governance ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsCOPS ‐TR is a reliable and valid instrument that shows good psychometric properties. It can be used in clinical practice and scientific research.
Source: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our prospective study discovers importance of the role of adverse childhood experiences, self-stigma, dissociation and comorbid personality disorder in effectiveness of combined cognitive-behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy treatment in patients with treatment-resistant panic disorder. PMID: 32200586 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neuroendocrinology Letters - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Neuro Endocrinol Lett Source Type: research
As communities across the world continue to grapple with containing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and deal with the quickly proliferating number of cases, astudy out of China reports troubling information on the psychological ramifications of COVID-19 on health care workers: A survey of more than 1,200 nurses and physicians working in hospitals in the Wuhan region (where the outbreak originated) and across mainland China revealed that more than 50% reported symptoms of depression, and more than 70% reported symptoms of psychological distress. The findings were published today inJAMA Network Open.“Pro...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anxiety China coronavirus COVID-19 depression distress frontline workers health care workers insomnia JAMA Network Open Jianbo Lai Joshua Morganstein nurses physicians Roy Perlis Source Type: research
Authors: Robinson R, Barber K, Jones G, Blakey J, Burhan H Abstract Introduction: Psychological issues are common in patients with chronic disabling diseases such as asthma. National guidance recommends that specialist asthma clinic attendees should complete questionnaires screening for psychological comorbidities. However, completing these in addition to asthma specific questionnaires can be burdensome. In order to investigate whether anxiety and depression questionnaires can be used in a targeted manner, this study investigates the correlation between the respective scores. We hypothesise that there is correlatio...
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
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