Excessive worrying? A psychologist sees a spike in anxiety and offers tips.

When accompanied by irritability, difficulty concentrating, muscle tension, fatigue and poor sleep, you may be suffering from generalized anxiety disorder.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news

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This study explored the prevalence of poor sleep quality in methadone-maintained patients and associated factors. This cross-sectional included 395 MMT patients at three clinics in Nam Dinh province, Vietnam. The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) was employed to measure patients’ sleep quality. Sociodemographic, clinical, behavioral, psychological, and social support characteristics were collected. Multivariate Logistic and Generalized Linear Regression models were applied to identify associated factors. Among 395 patients, 26.6% had poor sleep quality according to the PSQI scale. People having jobs were less...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Do you ever find yourself dwelling on something inconsequential that happened a long time ago?  Are you still thinking about how badly you embarrassed yourself in front of Sally Sue in the second grade?  Today’s guest has a method to help you stop! Sometimes reviewing past failures or setbacks can be healthy, a way to avoid making the mistake again. But when processing turns into ruminating, it is time to make a change.  If you find yourself continually revisiting negative thoughts that just won’t go away, listen in as Dr. Tara Sanderson gives us some tips on how to stop ruminating once and for ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Brain and Behavior Depression LifeHelper Mental Health and Wellness Mindfulness OCD Podcast Psychiatry Psychology Self-Help The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
Do you ever find yourself dwelling on something inconsequential that happened a long time ago?  Are you still thinking about how badly you embarrassed yourself in front of Sally Sue in the second grade?  Today’s guest has a method to help you stop! Sometimes reviewing past failures or setbacks can be healthy, a way to avoid making the mistake again. But when processing turns into ruminating, it is time to make a change.  If you find yourself continually revisiting negative thoughts that just won’t go away, listen in as Dr. Tara Sanderson gives us some tips on how to stop ruminating once and for ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Brain and Behavior Depression LifeHelper Mental Health and Wellness Mindfulness OCD Podcast Psychiatry Psychology Self-Help The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
Rationale: Promethazine is an antihistamine agent used commonly for nausea and allergy. Along with its anticholinergic and antidopaminergic functions, promethazine is also used for psychiatric symptoms, such as troubling sleep, anxiety, and agitation. Previous studies have reported that promethazine may occasionally elicit acute dystonia in some individuals, especially for young children and pregnant women. Patient concerns: The 68-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital because of feeling anxious and intermittent palpitation for over 1 year. She developed acute orofacial dystonia following promethazine t...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Conclusion: Mental health services for urban women deserve immediate attention as the prevalence of somatization and anxiety is high. Hence, it is important to screen for somatization and anxiety among women with noncommunicable diseases.
Source: Indian Journal of Community Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Lavender aromatherapy treatment has been used for the general inpatient population to promote relaxation during hospitalization; however, limited research has been conducted on its efficacy with an inpatient hematology-oncology population. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to determine the feasibility of wearable overnight lavender aromatherapy skin patches as a patient-directed nursing intervention for 40 patients on an inpatient hematology-oncology unit. METHODS: Data were collected during a two-month period using the Lavender Satisfaction Assessment and the G...
Source: Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Clin J Oncol Nurs Source Type: research
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CASE: Alex is a 14-year-old Portuguese-American boy with a psychiatric history starting at age 5 who presents to your primary care practice after an insurance change. He was delivered prematurely at 32 weeks and diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism at the age of 6 weeks and growth hormone deficiency at the age of 2 years; he is in active treatment for both. He otherwise met developmental milestones on time yet continues to have significant fatigue despite adequate sleep and vitamin D supplementation. His family history is remarkable for maternal anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and previous attempted suicide...
Source: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics - Category: Child Development Tags: Challenging Case Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveType 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been associated with osteoarthritis (OA). T2DM may be associated with generalized OA (GOA  ≥ 3 joints) rather than localized OA (LOA 
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Initial but restricted evidence is provided supporting thee orexin system as a modulator of relapse-related processes in cocaine use disorder. Baseline differences in the main outcome variables were not experimentally controlled and differences in craving were observed at baseline. This, in combination with a limited sample size, constrain the nature of the project. The results may serve to inform more comprehensive future research. PMID: 31374218 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Research - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Brain Res Source Type: research
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