Archive for May, 2018

Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders

May 16, 2018
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A large study that took objective measures of activity and rest patterns has found a strong link between disruption of circadian rhythm and mood disorders. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How job strain may impair mental health

May 16, 2018
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A new study examines the link between high job strain and the risk of developing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Should ‘shock therapy’ be used to treat depression more often?

May 10, 2018
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A study concludes that if electroconvulsive therapy was used earlier in the treatment of depression, the outcome for many patients would be much improved. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Seasonal affective disorder: Why brown-eyed women are at risk

May 4, 2018
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Two studies shed new light on seasonal affective disorder, concluding that brown-eyed women may be particularly prone to the condition. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Could anxiety lead to dementia?

May 1, 2018
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New research suggests that moderate to severe anxiety in midlife may be an independent risk factor for developing dementia in old age. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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