News tagged with depression therapy
(HealthDay) -- A small new study gives insight into how electroshock therapy, an effective yet poorly understood treatment for severe depression, affects the brains of depressed people.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A researcher with the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has found that depression and back pain are part of a vicious cycle which reinforce each other.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Generalised anxiety disorder is no joke for its many sufferers who find their enjoyment of everyday life inhibited by excessive and uncontrollable worry and whose treatment presents a significant cost to the healthcare system.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Through a series of investigations in mice and humans, Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a protein that appears to be the target of both antidepressant drugs and electroconvulsive therapy. Results ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers want to know whether a sleeping pill reduces suicidal thoughts in depressed patients with insomnia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University's Department for Health have found that introducing mood therapy into the classroom may not be the answer to treating depression in teenagers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
While powerful magnetic stimulation of the frontal lobe of the brain can alleviate symptoms of depression, those receiving the treatment did not report effects on sleep or arousal commonly seen with antidepressant medications, ...
Neuroscience Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Long viewed as a contributing factor in teenage isolation, computer games are now being used to treat adolescent depression in an innovative New Zealand programme.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, one in eight children suffers from an anxiety disorder. And because many anxious children turn into severely anxious adults, early intervention can have a major ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Phoning it in is more effective than the therapist's couch when it comes to keeping patients in psychotherapy. New Northwestern Medicine research shows patients who had therapy sessions provided over the phone were more likely ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Treating adolescents for major depression can also reduce their chances of abusing drugs later on, a secondary benefit found in a five-year study of nearly 200 youths at 11 sites across the United States.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by research psychologists at Bangor and Oxford Universities show that half of adults who experience clinical depression had their first episode start in adolescence. In fact, the most common ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women still have hot flushes and night sweats years after the menopause finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Other Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The future mood swings of people with bipolar disorder can be predicted by their current thoughts and behaviour, a study published today (Tuesday) has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0