In ‘Growing Young,’ author uncovers the less-obvious tactics in the quest for human longevity

The book is as much an exploration of longevity’s enemies — loneliness, anxiety, a lack of supportive social networks — as its boosters.
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Psychological domain of quality of life, depression and anxiety levels in in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles of women with endometriosis: a prospective study. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2020 Jul 08;:1-8 Authors: Ceran MU, Yilmaz N, Ugurlu EN, Erkal N, Ozgu-Erdinc AS, Tasci Y, Gulerman HC, Engin-Ustun Y Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the psychological domain of quality of life (PDQoL), anxiety and depression levels of infertile women with endometriosis versus non endometriosis who applied for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). METHOD: This prospective case-...
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
"This is not just a physical health concern. It ’s a mental health concern, too. We don’t want people coming to the office and having a ton of anxiety,” the GM at one furniture company says.
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Publication date: Available online 9 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Leanne Dupley, Saqif Hossain, Samit Ghosh
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In conclusion, the study group was characterized primarily by the mild depressive and anxiety symptoms. The mental health of the Polish participants of the Third Age University program was significantly modulated by their socio-occupational and marital status, and financial condition. The study showed that persons with likely problem alcohol drinking differed from other respondents in terms of the occurrence of possible bipolar disorder, depression, and non-psychotic symptoms of mental disorders, state and trait anxiety levels and anger control. There is a need for further research in the field of mental health status in t...
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ConclusionFor the PWE included in this study, the incidence of comorbid anxiety and depression in PWE was similar for men and women, but the moderating factors affecting comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders differed between genders: male PWE were more likely to be affected by psychosocial factors, while female PWE were more influenced by epilepsy itself. This exploration suggests that gender-specific health care should be considered in epilepsy therapy to improve the psychiatric condition and QOL of PWE, and different treatments should be conducted for male and female PWE to prevent negative emotional comorbidities.
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Cancer patients are a population at high risk of contracting COVID-19 and, also of developing severe complications due to the infection, which is especially true when they are undergoing immunosuppressive treatment. Despite this, they had still to go to hospital to receive chemotherapy during lockdown. In this context, we have evaluated the psychological status of onco-hematological outpatients receiving infusion and not deferrable anti-neoplastic treatment for lymphoproliferative neoplasms, with the aim of both measuring the levels of post-traumatic symptoms, depression, and anxiety during the pandemic and also of investi...
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Anxiety is on the rise globally amid the pandemic, and it can interfere with our ability to make decisions. Experts say, however, there's a lot you can do to manage anxiety — techniques you can use to feel better and make wise choices. Here's how.
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This study “provides the first systematic assessment on how perceived CAD [COVID-19–associate d discrimination] is associated with potential risk factors … and mental distress.”The researchers invited a random sample of U.S. adults aged 18 and older who were part of the Understanding America Study to participate in the survey. The participants used a computer, tablet, or smartphone (they were provided a tablet and broadband internet if necessary) to answer questions about whether they felt they had experienced discrimination due to people thinking they might have COVID-19 in March and then again in...
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In this study, we enlisted 475 children (290 males and 185 females; ratio 1.6:1), aged 4 to 14 years, who were affected by primary headache. In direct interviews, children and parents gave information on the association of their headache with, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, tics, anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Other 475 children with no history of headache or recognized neurological conditions were matched for age, sex, race, and socioeconomic status and were used as controls. RESULTS: A significant association of primary headache was found with anxiety and depression (p-value
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Conditions:   CES;   Anxiety Disorders and Symptoms Intervention:   Device: CES, Alpha-Stim stimulator (Electromedical Products International, Inc., Mineral Wells, Texas, USA) Sponsor:   Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital. Not yet recruiting
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