What are Some Causes of Acute Onset of Loss of Speech Abilities?
Discussion Acute mental status changes are worrisome in the least and scary at their worst. Seizures, cerebrovascular problems and central nervous system tumor swirl in professionals’ heads as they take in the history, physical examination and start to evaluate and manage the problem. Usually respiratory distress is recognized by family members and treatment is also sought. Another cause of loss of speech is selective (or elective) mutism (SM). The child does not speak at all or minimally. When speaking it is usually within a close group of individuals or in certain circumstances such as only speaking to a parent o...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 19, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Crime risk and depression differentially relate to aspects of sleep in patients with major depression or social anxiety - Klumpp H, Feurer C, Chang F, Kapella MC.
Individuals with internalizing conditions such as depression or anxiety are at risk of sleep difficulties. Social-ecological models of sleep health propose factors at the individual (e.g., mental health) and neighborhood (e.g., crime risk) levels that cont... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Social anxiety and suicidal ideation among middle-school students in China: a mediation model of internet addiction - Tan Y, Deng J, Zhang D, Peng C, Peng A.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a fatal public health issue for adolescents, and it is of great significance to explore the precursors of suicidal behaviors, especially suicidal ideation. However, the relationship between social anxiety and suicidal ideation and it... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A latent profile analysis of social anxiety, depression, and pregaming motives among heavy-drinking college students - Fitzke RE, Atieh T, Davis JP, Canning L, Tran DD, Buch K, Hummer JF, Pedersen ER.
BACKGROUND: Pregaming is a high-risk drinking behavior that is associated with heavy drinking and negative alcohol-related consequences. College students may engage in pregaming for several reasons, including to enhance social experiences or cope with nega... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Peer victimization and non-suicidal self-injury among high school students: the mediating role of social anxiety, mobile phone addiction, and sex differences - Long Q, Huang B, Tang Y, Wu J, Yu J, Qiu J, Huang Y, Huang G.
BACKGROUND: Peer victimization (PV) is one of the major causes of non-suicidal self-injury. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), peer victimization, social anxiety, and mobile phone addiction are significantly related; however, the interaction mechanism and ef... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social anxiety, behavioural activation and depression risk in older men: protection through Men's Shed membership - Clarke JJ, Talbot R, Holmes K, Wild J, Ashley J, McEvoy PM.
Reducing rates of depressive symptoms in older adults is a public health priority. Men's Sheds are a community organisation that may protect against depressive symptoms in older men. It is currently unclear how social anxiety and behavioural activation may... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Gut microbes may play role in social anxiety disorder, say researchers
Study that involved transplanting people ’s microbes into mice may show way to possible therapies, say scientistsWhile some people might relish the prospect of a new year party, for others socialising can trigger feelings of fear, anxiety and distress. Now researchers say microbes in the gut might play a role in causing social anxiety disorder, opening up fresh possibilities for therapies.Scientists have previously found the gut microbiome – the collection of bacteria and other organisms that live in the gastrointestinal system –differs for people who have social anxiety disorder (SAD) compared with healthy individua...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 27, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Mental health Science Society World news Anxiety Source Type: news

Motivations for cannabis use in individuals with social anxiety disorder (SAD) - Elsaid S, Wang R, Kloiber S, Le Foll B, Hassan AN.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a debilitating psychiatric condition. Consequently, it is common for those affected to resort to cannabis to cope with their symptoms. The primary objective of this study was to understand the differences between motivation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social anxiety and peer victimization and aggression: examining reciprocal trait-state effects among early adolescents - Zhou J, Wang L, Zhu D, Gong X.
As peer relationships become paramount during early adolescence, there's a normative rise in social anxiety, coinciding with a peak in peer victimization and aggression. Although previous studies have suggested reciprocal associations between changes in so... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between childhood maltreatment and social anxiety among Chinese male individuals with drug use disorders: a moderated mediation model of fear of negative evaluation and self-construals - Liu Y, Zhang H, Miao H, Zhang J, Guo C.
BACKGROUND: Social anxiety (SA) is prevalent among individuals with drug use disorders, playing a significant role in the etiology and maintenance of drug addiction. The etiological model of SA suggests a link between the development of SA and childhood ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College student alcohol use: understanding the role of alcohol expectancies, social anxiety, social connectedness, and need to belong - Crisafulli MJ, Flori JN, Dunn ME, Dvorak RD.
OBJECTIVECollege students consume more alcohol and engage in binge drinking more frequently than their non-college attending peers, and prevalence of alcohol-related consequences (e.g., drinking and driving; taking avoidable risks) has not decreased propor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationship between types of anxiety and the ability to recognize facial expressions - Fujihara Y, Guo K, Liu CH.
This study examined whether three subtypes of anxiety (trait anxiety, state anxiety, and social anxiety) have different effects on recognition of facial expressions. One hundred and thirty-eight participants matched facial expressions of three intensity le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Factors affecting social phobia among Chinese college students in the context of COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study - Lin H, Yang Z, Huo S, Su C, Zhang Z, Rao Y, Yin H.
Social phobia (SP) refers to excessive anxiety about social interactions. College students, with their exposure to academic, familial, and job-related pressures, are an ideal population for early screening and intervention of social phobia. Additionally, C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social media addiction in adolescents and it's relationship with psychopathology - Şireli Bingöl, Colak M.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between social media addiction in adolescents and depression, social anxiety and level of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Materials and Methods: Participants are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceived psychological control relates to coping-related drinking motives via social anxiety among adolescents: a cross-sectional mediation analysis - Ramarushton B, Blumenthal H, Slavish DC, Kaminski PL, Ramadan T, Lewis S.
OBJECTIVE: Accumulating evidence suggests that particular parenting behaviors (e.g., elevated psychological control) may increase risk for both problematic social anxiety and alcohol use among youth; however, no work has yet examined these factors together... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news