AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
Increased risks for anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder especially high during first two years after diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color
Despite dire predictions, the number of suicides fell by 5 percent over all. Still, smaller studies suggested the trends were much worse among nonwhite Americans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Black People Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Anxiety and Stress Whites Minorities Unemployment Mental Health and Disorders Deaths (Fatalities) Hispanic-Americans Source Type: news

AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with mental illnesses, such as anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorder, compared with the general public, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trendy 'mindfulness' programmes can make you more SELFISH, study finds
Mindfulness has become a popular mental exercise to help people enjoy their surroundings in a bid to relieve stress and reduce anxiety. It is effective for some, but comes with side effects, a study shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Don’t Need To Get Your Body ‘Ready’ For Summer
There's a lot of anxiety-provoking talk around bikini bodies and losing weight right now. Here's how to cope. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UZH researchers find new measure to predict stress resilience
(University of Zurich) Researchers at the University of Zurich show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Your Workplace ‘Toxic’?
Is your workplace making you sick, causing anxiety? Maybe your job is a toxic workplace. Find out what that means and what you can do to improve your workplace. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Help Your Adolescent Think About the Last Year
Hint: It ’s not a “lost year.” Also, the screen time with friends? It’s good for their mental health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Judith Warner Tags: Education (K-12) Loneliness Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Parenting Friendship Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) United States Teenagers and Adolescence Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Study finds online mindfulness may improve mental health during COVID-19 pandemic
The fear, anxiety and stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on mental health. But a new study suggests these symptoms may be alleviated through safe and convenient online mindfulness practices. The study, which was recently published in the journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine, shows that an online mindfulness intervention may reduce momentary stress, anxiety and COVID-19 concern. At the onset of the pandemic, Dr. Rebecca Erwin Wells, associate professor of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: By Wake Forest Baptist Health Source Type: news

Study finds online mindfulness may improve mental health during COVID-19 pandemic
The fear, anxiety and stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on mental health. But a new study suggests these symptoms may be alleviated through safe and convenient online mindfulness practices. The study, which was recently published in the journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine, shows that an online mindfulness intervention may reduce momentary stress, anxiety and COVID-19 concern. At the onset of the pandemic, Dr. Rebecca Erwin Wells, associate professor of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: By Wake Forest Baptist Health Source Type: news

Children's Hospital Los Angeles receives $6.1M to study treatment of youth anxiety
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Anxiety disorders affect one in five youth. Despite this prevalence, there is no study-based evidence to compare medication with therapy in the treatment of anxiety. Bradley Peterson, MD, has received funding to conduct a study comparing the two courses of treatment in childhood anxiety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effectiveness of two frequently used screening tools in identifying depression and anxiety in collegiate athletes - Isacke AC, Haskins A, Holt C, Dexter W.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the Electronic Pre-participation Physical Examination (EPPE), a proprietary and frequently used tool, is an effective method for depression and anxiety screening in the collegiate athlete population as compared to the Patien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More exposure to political TV ads heightens anxiety
(Cornell University) Beyond attempting to move a large swath of the population to vote one way or another, the seemingly constant bombardment of negativity in the name of our democratic process is anxiety-inducing, researchers have found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exposure to gun violence: associations with anxiety, depressive symptoms, and aggression among male juvenile offenders - Shulman EP, Beardslee J, Fine A, Frick PJ, Steinberg L, Cauffman E.
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether at-risk male youth experience increases in anxiety, depressive symptoms, and aggression during years when they are exposed to gun violence, adjusting for relevant covariates.METHOD: Participants were 1,216 male, justic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Independent and cumulative impacts of adverse childhood experiences on adolescent subgroups of anxiety and depression - Kim I, Galv án A, Kim N.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the independent and cumulative impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on the subgroups of anxiety and depression among 12-17 aged adolescents in the U.S. A sample of 21,496 cases was derived from the 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.
Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Alcohol Abuse Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Service Anxiety and Stress Parenting Psychology and Psychologists Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

The healthy child who wouldn ’t wake up: the strange truth of ‘mystery illnesses’
Dizzy diplomats, twitching schoolgirls, children in comas ... psychosomatic illnesses are not always as unexplainable as they seem, writes neurologist Suzanne O ’SullivanI cannot resist a news headline that refers to a mystery illness and there is no shortage to keep me interested. “Mystery of 18 twitching teenagers in New York”; “Mysterious sleeping sickness spreads in Kazakhstani village ”; “200 Colombian girls fall ill with a mysterious illness”; “The Mystery of the Havana Syndrome”. One medical disorder seems to attract this description more than any other: psychoso...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Suzanne O'Sullivan Tags: Books Society books Culture Infectious diseases Medical research Psychology Science and nature books Source Type: news

People want to improve mental health by exercising, but stress and anxiety get in the way
(McMaster University) New research from McMaster University suggests the pandemic has created a paradox where mental health has become both a motivator for and a barrier to physical activity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parents, Stop Talking About the ‘Lost Year’
Teenagers and tweens will be fine, experts say — if adults model resilience. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Judith Warner Tags: Education (K-12) Loneliness Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Parenting Friendship Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) United States Teenagers and Adolescence Middle school Source Type: news

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly
Studies show that surviving spouses can suffer from sleep issues, depression, anxiety, and overall poorer physical health. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Surge of patients hit A&Es over Oxford jab clot fears
Emergency clinicians have raised concerns and called for central guidance for dealing with a rush of unnecessary A&E attendances triggered by health anxiety over the Oxford covid vaccine’s safety. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 9, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Childhood diet and exercise creates healthier, less anxious adults
(University of California - Riverside) Exercise and a healthy diet in childhood leads to adults with bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety, according to new UC Riverside research in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adult Separation Anxiety Raises Suicidality Risk Adult Separation Anxiety Raises Suicidality Risk
This study found substantially increased risk in people with mood and anxiety disorders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

How to Be Social Again
After a year of virtual gathering, getting back to real-life relationships can be intimidating. These eight simple exercises can help. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bonnie Tsui Tags: Content Type: Service Quarantine (Life and Culture) Mental Health and Disorders Anxiety and Stress Loneliness Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Optimism University of California, Berkeley Source Type: news

Latent profile analysis of COVID-19 fear, depression, anxiety, stress, mindfulness, and resilience - Yal çın, Can N, Mançe Çalışır, Yalçın S, Çolak B.
The purpose of the current study was to identify latent profiles of COVID-19 fear, depression, anxiety, stress, mindfulness, and resilience among university students. A total of 506 university undergraduate and graduate students from various universities w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Why Clutter Can Be So Bad For People With Anxiety (And What To Do About It)
If a messy home makes you stressed and overwhelmed, read this. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Clutter Can Be So Bad For People With Anxiety
If a messy home makes you stressed and overwhelmed, read this. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Music Therapy: Why Doctors Use it to Help Patients Cope
Music therapy is increasingly used to help patients cope with stress and promote healing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Schiffman Tags: Harps Anxiety and Stress Music Phobias Content Type: Service Hospitals Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Musical Instruments Surgery and Surgeons Psychology and Psychologists Cancer Source Type: news

On Wanting to Change review – an inspiring vision of psychoanalysis
Conversation rather than conversion is vital in the consulting room – is that the same for politics?Those who find writing a chore are better off not knowing about the literary method ofAdam Phillips. Every Wednesday he walks to his office in Notting Hill. On this brief journey some idea begins to take shape, usually related to his day job (Phillips is a Freudian psychoanalyst who spends the rest of the week seeing patients). So long as this notion sparks his interest it will – by the time he sits down at his computer – have been transmuted into his first sentence. The next hours are spent unfurling that ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Eagleton Tags: Society books Adam Phillips Psychiatry Psychology Culture Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ageist Attacks Against President Biden Reinforce Outdated Stereotypes —and Hurt Younger People, Too
When President Joe Biden tripped on the stairs up to Air Force One on March 19, the incident immediately touched off a flurry of mockery. Fox News host Sean Hannity declared the President to be “frail.” “He didn’t know where the hell he was,” former President Donald Trump said in an interview with Lara Trump. Saturday Night Live, no stranger to easy jokes about aging Presidents, poked fun both at the fall and at a March 25 press conference when a reporter asked Biden if he planned to run for a second term—a question, quipped SNL’s Michael Che, which was “probably the nicest w...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

One in three survivors of severe Covid diagnosed with mental health condition
Study finds 34% developed psychiatric or neurological conditions after six monthsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne in three people who were severely ill with coronavirus were subsequently diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric condition within six months of infection, a study has found.The observational research, which is the largest of its kind, used electronic health records of 236,379 patients mostly from the US and found 34% experienced mental health and neurological conditions afterwards. The most common being anxiety, with 17% of people developing this.Continue reading... (So...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus Mental health Science Infectious diseases Medical research Society World news UK news US news Source Type: news

Training in compassion improves the well-being of relatives to people with mental illness
(Aarhus University) If relatives of people with mental illness become better at accepting the difficult emotions and life events they experience - which is what training in compassion is about - their anxiety, depression and stress is reduced. These are the results of a new study from the Danish Center for Mindfulness at Aarhus University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Depression, anxiety and eating disorder-related impairment: moderators in female adolescents and young adults - Sander J, Moessner M, Bauer S.
Adolescents and young adults, particularly females, are highly vulnerable to the development of anxiety disorders, depression, and eating disorders. Comorbid anxiety disorder or depression in eating disorders are associated with greater symptom severity, p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Computer-delivered personalized feedback intervention for hazardous drinkers with elevated anxiety sensitivity: a pilot randomized controlled trial - Paulus DJ, Gallagher MW, Neighbors C, Zvolensky MJ.
This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of a single session remotely-delivered personalized feedba... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Insomnia associated with more suicidal thoughts, worse disease symptoms in schizophrenia
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Insomnia is a common problem in patients with schizophrenia, and a new study reinforces a close association between insomnia, more suicidal thoughts and actions and increased problems like anxiety and depression in these patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Breast cancer survivors' fear of cancer returning linked to genomic testing, psychological factors
(New York University) Breast cancer survivors with a higher risk of cancer recurrence based on genomic testing may experience greater fear of their cancer returning, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. However, psychological factors such as anxiety are the best predictors of survivors' fear of their cancer recurring. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anxiety, depression, and suicide in youth - Kalin NH.
Anxiety disorders and depression are among the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting youth. Anxiety disorders typically begin in childhood, whereas the onset of depression frequently occurs later during adolescence or early adulthood. These illnesses... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Stress, anxiety and depression among a cohort of health sciences undergraduate students: the prevalence and risk factors - Fauzi MF, Anuar TS, Teh LK, Lim WF, James RJ, Ahmad R, Mohamed M, Abu Bakar SH, Mohd Yusof FZ, Salleh MZ.
Stress, anxiety, and depression (SAD) have a negative impact on the learning and academic performance of university students. Hence, this study aimed to determine the prevalence, as well as the risk factors associated with SAD among a cohort of students pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trajectories of depressive symptoms and anxiety during pregnancy and associations with pregnancy stress - Lee H, Kim KE, Kim MY, Park CG, Han JY, Choi EJ.
The purposes of this study were to investigate the trajectory groups of depressive symptoms and anxiety in women during pregnancy and to identify the factors associated with those groups. Participants were recruited from the outpatient clinic of a women's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does abusive supervision lead nurses to suffer from workplace violence? A cross-sectional study - Zhang SE, Wang J, Liu L, Meng DX, Wang HN, Zhao X, Wang XH, Liu B, Cao DP, Sun T.
This study aimed to (1) assess the current status of Chinese nurses' exposure to workplace violence; (2) identify the cluster of interrelationships between abusive supervision, anxiety and depression symptoms, work ability, and workplace violence in n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Neurophysiological approach by self-control of your stress-related autonomic nervous system with depression, stress and anxiety patients - Blase K, Vermetten E, Lehrer P, Gevirtz R.
BACKGROUND: Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback (HRVB) is a treatment in which patients learn self-regulation of a physiological dysregulated vagal nerve function. While the therapeutic approach of HRVB is promising for a variety of disorders, it has not ye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder and use of mental health care among adults during the COVID-19 pandemic -United States, August 2020-February 2021 - Vahratian A, Blumberg SJ, Terlizzi EP, Schiller JS.
The spread of disease and increase in deaths during large outbreaks of transmissible diseases is often associated with fear and grief (1). Social restrictions, limits on operating nonessential businesses, and other measures to reduce pandemic-related morta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A structured program for perinatal depression and anxiety to be adopted in the emergencies - Camoni L, Brescianini S, Mirabella F, Calamandrei G, Barbano G, Cattaneo M, Del Re D, Michielin P, Palumbo G, Gigantesco A.
Quarantine, loss of routine and social support can negatively impact mothers who have just given birth and their babies, generating concerns and reactions of intense fear. Following the COVID-19 emergency, we described a structured program for screening an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Completed suicide during pregnancy and postpartum - Vichi M, Berardelli I, Pompili M.
Both pregnancy and the postpartum are typical periods for the onset or relapse of psychiatric symptoms and disorders, with depression and anxiety being the most common. The prevalence of suicide spectrum behaviour is significantly higher among women with a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction
Amber Capone had become afraid of her husband. The “laid-back, bigger than life and cooler than cool” man she’d married had become isolated, disconnected and despondent during his 13 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Typically, he was gone 300 days of the year, but when he was home, Amber and their two children walked on eggshells around him. “Everyone was just playing nice until he left again,” Amber says. In 2013, Marcus retired from the military. But life as a civilian only made his depression, anger, headaches, anxiety, alcoholism, impulsivity and violent dreams worse. Sometimes he’d get up...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature Magazine Mental Health Source Type: news

Anxiety among fathers is higher than recently reported, new study suggests
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) New research suggests anxiety among men transitioning into parenthood is significantly higher than reported by the global World Health Organization (WHO) regional prevalence rates. The study is the first meta-analysis to explore the prevalence rates of anxiety among fathers during the perinatal period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A matter of degree? Fear, anxiety, and protective gun ownership in the United States - Warner TD, Thrash CR.
This study examines the effect of crime-specific fears (worry about crime and perceived risk of crime), violent victimization, and diffuse anxieties (belief in a dangerous world [BDW], general distrust, and belief in others' violent intentions) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The spiritual marketplace: New-era gurus are here to help you find your ikigai
​​In ancient times, depression, anxiety, panic, hallucinations, psychosis, neurosis were explained through ‘ghosts’, i.e. spirits. Those who got rid of these ‘ghosts’ became a much sought after ‘magician’. Today we call them therapists. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Op-ed: Depression and anxiety are very real issues growing in Texas
Between lockdowns, political turbulence, racial tensions and the ongoing pandemic, depression and anxiety in Texans is on the rise. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Lisha Gandhi Source Type: news