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Bipolar disorder is a severe mood disorder characterized by unpredictable and dramatic mood swings between the highs of mania and lows of depression. These mood episodes occur among periods of 'normal mood', termed euthymia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients who feel strongly threatened by their heart disease immediately after their heart attack have a higher risk of developing depressive symptoms. The data derived from this study can lead to better heart patient management.
Cardiology Jan 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—Self-reported measures of medication adherence in adults with type 2 diabetes are valid, although some self-reports are moderated by depression, according to a study published online Nov. 30 ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers find heart-surgery patients with elevated levels of anxiety, depression less able to care for themselves
It is quite common for patients who have had heart surgery to experience anxiety and short-term memory loss as side effects. New research from Ryerson University has found that heart-surgery patients experiencing these conditions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes and low levels of emotional well-being, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) improves emotional distress and health-related quality of life, according to a study ...
Diabetes Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Unemployment poses a significant burden on the public no matter what the cause. But for those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric illness, chronic unemployment is often coupled with significant health care costs. A ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Experimental agent briefly eases depression rapidly in test: Works in brain like ketamine, with fewer side effects
(Medical Xpress)—A drug that works through the same brain mechanism as the fast-acting antidepressant ketamine briefly improved treatment-resistant patients' depression symptoms in minutes, with minimal untoward side effects, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A Loyola University Medical Center neurologist is reporting surprising results of a study of patients who experience both epileptic and non-epileptic seizures.
Neuroscience Dec 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Depression is the most important determinant of the health status of people with Parkinson's disease, according to early findings from a large study of Parkinson's patients.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A doctoral thesis at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has found that one out of five patients with coronary artery disease experience such a great fear of movement (kinesiophobia) that their health may ...
Cardiology Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is considered the most effective treatment option for patients with severe depression who cannot find symptom relief through antidepressant medications or psychotherapy. In a new study, researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Whether you are an apple tree or an antelope, survival depends on using your energy efficiently. In a difficult or dangerous situation, the key question is whether exerting effort—sending out roots in search of nutrients ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Psychological factors can have as much—or more—impact on pediatric chest pain as physical ones, a University of Georgia study found recently. UGA psychologists discovered pediatric patients diagnosed ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—People with rheumatoid arthritis have higher-than-normal rates of depression, which could increase their risk of death, according to a new study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Controlling depression in patients with heart failure can improve health status, social functioning and quality of life, according to a new study by psychiatrists and cardiologists at the UC Davis and Duke ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0