'Magic Mushroom' Drug Edges Toward Mainstream Therapy

Psychedelic therapy focused on psilocybin has received new interest as a potential treatment against anxiety, depression and other mental illness.
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Conclusions (i.e., comparable) are based on an overlap of pairwise 95 percent credible intervals.1c. PASI 90 is defined as at least 90 percent improvement from baseline in the PASI score. The PASI score grades the amount of surface area on each body region that is covered by PsO plaques and the severity of plaques for their redness, thickness, and scaliness.13 PASI 90 was not a controlled endpoint in DISCOVER-1 or -2.8,9d. TREMFYA q4w dosing is not currently FDA-approved.2e. The PsA-modified vdH-S score combines erosion and joint space narrowing scores derived from radiographs of joints in body regions impacted by PsA.14 T...
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Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2022 Jan 22:S1043-2760(21)00300-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tem.2021.12.005. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTPoor nutrition, lack of exercise, and genetic predisposition all contribute to the growing epidemic of obesity. Overweight/obesity create an environment of chronic inflammation that leads to negative physiological and neurological outcomes, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and anxiety/depression. While the whole body contributes to metabolic homeostasis, the neuroimmune system has recently emerged as a key regulator of metabolism. Microglia, the resident immune cells of the brain, respond both ...
Source: Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism: TEM - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This early specialized palliative care intervention is feasible and could be useful in improving patients' quality of life. The present results justify the initiation of a randomized control trial.PMID:35079813 | DOI:10.1093/jjco/hyab204
Source: Cancer Control - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Anxiety and feelings of depression and loneliness among adult Canadians are at their highest levels since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a report released Tuesday by Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) suggests.
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Although the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale-21 Items (DASS-21) has been used in different countries and translated into different languages, the Persian version of this scale has not been validated for health...
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a de la Fuente-Solana Lourdes Díaz-Rodríguez In Spain, 34,331 new cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in 2018 and 15,923 individuals died from this disease in the same year. The highest incidence of colorectal cancer is among individuals aged 65–75 years and the physiological consequences of aging, alongside the effects of the disease and its treatment, can exacerbate their physical deterioration and cognitive impairment and reduce their social relationships. The learning of coping strategies may help to improve the quality of life of patients after cancer diagnosis. To test the hypothes...
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research
ConclusionsFindings in relation to therapy engagement, clinical benefits, participant experience and group process offer encouragement that online delivery of mindfulness for psychosis groups may be a useful addition to mental health services for people with distressing voices.
Source: Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Assuming a plausible causal model of mediation, loneliness was found to have direct and indirect effects on health-related quality of life in people with psychotic disorders. Findings add impetus to efforts to develop and trial strategies aimed at reducing loneliness in this population, and, in turn, improving their health-related quality of life.PMID:35075914 | DOI:10.1177/00048674211072437
Source: The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study confirmed the adverse impacts of negative ageing attitudes on mental health and indicated that those with low education may be most vulnerable. This has implications for future research and targeting interventions for mental health promotion.PMID:35075745 | DOI:10.1111/ajag.13035
Source: Australasian Journal on Ageing - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Future work needs to validate the relationship proposed here between music and brain responses. Findings of the present study provided support to a range of research examining BCI brain modulation and contributes to the understanding of this technique as instruments to alternative therapies We believe that Neuro-Upper can be used as an effective new tool for investigating affective responses, and emotion regulation (www.actabiomedica.it).PMID:35075067 | DOI:10.23750/abm.v92i6.12089
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