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Electrocardiogram to Detect Depression and Bipolar Disorder
(image) A simple 15-minute electrocardiogram could help a physician determine whether a patient has major bdepression/b or bbipolar disorder/b. This has been found by recent research at the Loyola University Health System. Bipolar disorder often is misdiagnosed as major depression. But while the symptoms of the depressive phase of bipolar disorder are similar to that of major depression, the treatments are different and often challenging for the physician. In bipolar disorder, formerly called ...



Mobile Apps Are More Effective for Mental Health
(image) Mobile apps were found to strengthen mental and emotional health of individuals, reveals a new study. A trio of Brigham Young University health science researchers have published the new research. The group was looking to identify what it is about health apps that influences users' behavior. Over three studies, they surveyed roughly 600 people who had used diet, physical activity or mental health apps in the past six months. The findings for diet and fitness app users were as expected: ...



Adolescent's Depression May be Linked to Father's Depression
(image) Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves. While the link between mothers' depression and depression in their children is well-established, research at the University College London is the first to find an association between bdepression in fathers/b and their teenaged children. The effects of fathers' and mothers' depression on their children's symptoms were similar in magnitude. "There's a common misconception that ...



Caregivers of Child Support Beneficiaries at Depression Risk
(image) Caregivers of children who receive child support in South Africa are at risk of depression. Recent research examines the mental health status of the caregiver and its impact on child food security and perceptions of the child's health. The findings point to the need for psycho-social care for caregivers and for family and community-based developmental welfare interventions to scale up the impact of social grants. In South Africa, the Child Support Grant (CSG), a cash transfer for poor children, reaches a third of children under eight years....



Obesity, Underweight Condition Increases Depression in Women
(image) A mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life. Women who are extremely underweight and obese are likely to be at an increased risk of developing common mood disorders like depression and anxiety, as a result of low feel good neuroactive steroid. Neurosteroid "Allopregnanolone" also known as "allo" is a metabolite of the hormone progesterone -- a female hormone. Allo works by producing a positive mood and feelings of well-being....



Palliative Care Improves Survival Rate of Patients With Depression and Cancer
(image) Patients with depression and advanced cancer live longer when exposed to palliative care interventions, says new Dartmouth-led study. Published in iHealth Psychology/i, the findings provide new insight into the relationship between depression and survival. The study draws on data from two randomized controlled trials with advanced cancer patients using ENABLE (Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends), a palliative care intervention designed to improve quality of life among patients diagnosed with cancer....



New Fathers can also be a Victim of Postpartum Depression
(image) The birth of a baby can trigger a jumble of powerful emotions, from excitement and joy to fear and anxiety. But it can also result in something unexpected - depression. Post-natal depression - a common phenomenon among new mothers - also occurs in new fathers. However, depression in new fathers is often not recognised, thus increasing their risk of developing serious mental health issues, a study has showed. The findings showed that depression among new fathers is characterised by irritation, ...



Mental Health Check-up and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
(image) bHighlights:/b ul class = "group-list punch-points" liPolycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects mental health./li liWomen with this syndrome should be screened regularly./li liPCOS involves an imbalance in the level of hormones./li/ul bPolycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects mental health/b Women with PCOS are more likely to suffer from mental health disorders and should be routinely screened for these during medical assessments, according to a study presented at the ...



Time Spent on Social Media may Not Affect Your Mental Health
(image) Social media use may not always affect mental health, shows a new research. The study got published in the journal Psychiatric Quarterly. The increasing use of social media has always been associated with the deteriorating mental health of the young generation, but the study found no evidence supporting the view that the amount of time spent on social media increases mental health problems, such as loneliness, decreased empathy and social anxiety. Instead, some people tend to use the media ...



Air Pollution Has Negative Effects on Mental Health
(image) The link between air pollution and the human respiratory system is well established. Several studies have shown that dirty air can impair breathing and aggravate various lung diseases. Other potential effects of toxic air on obesity, diabetes and dementia are also being investigated. Now add to that list psychological distress, which University of Washington researchers have found is also associated with air pollution. The higher the level of particulates in the air, the UW-led study showed, the greater the impact on mental health....



Adult Mental Health Problem Linked to Spanking in Childhood
(image) Adult Mental health problems could be associated with spanking delivered in childhood found a new study published in Ichild abuse and neglect/I journal. A new study by Andrew Grogan-Kaylor and Shawna Lee, both U-M associate professors of social work, and colleagues indicates the violence caused by spanking can lead adults to feel depressed, attempt suicide, drink at moderate-to-heavy levels or use illegal drugs. "Placing spanking in a similar category to physical/emotional abuse experiences ...



India Needs Active Mental Health Intervention
(image) Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind called for a time-bound programme that ensures quickest possible access to mental health diagnosis and treatment services for every person in need. Quoting the National Mental Health Survey 2016, Kovind said close to 14 percent of India's population required active mental health intervention. "About two percent suffered from severe mental disorders....



Illegal Immigration Can Cause Anxiety, Depression
(image) Immigrants living without legal authorization have a mental disorder, particularly depression or anxiety, according to a new study by Rice University. Nearly a quarter of Mexican immigrants who live near the California-Mexico border without legal authorization have a mental disorder, particularly depression or anxiety, according to a new study by Rice University. "Mental Disorders Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants in High-Risk Neighborhoods: Prevalence, Comorbidity and Vulnerabilities" ...



Depression on The Rise Among U.S Teens
(image) bDepression/b is on the rise in the US, especially among young bteens/b. Research at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy reported. Depression rose significantly between the years 2005 to 2015 among Americans age 12 and older with the most rapid increases seen in young people. This is the first study to identify trends in depression by gender, income, and education over the past decade. "Depression appears ...



Mental Health Clinicians Need Better Strategies To Treat Men With Depression
(image) Mental health clinicians need to think of different strategies to treat men with depression, including the clinical relationship and communication to make it successful, reveals a new study. The number of Australian men seeking clinical intervention to deal with depression has increased by approximately 10 percent in the last 10 years, says PhD candidate at the University's School of Psychology Zac Seidler, but men still account for three quarters of Australia's suicides. The overall number ...



Depression Among Nurses Increases Likelihood of Medical Errors
(image) More than half of nurses who took part in a national survey reported sub-optimal physical and mental health, says study. Moreover, nurses in poorer health had a 26 to 71 percent higher likelihood of reporting medical errors than their healthier peers. Among the 1,790 U.S. nurses who responded to the survey, depression stood out as a major concern and the key predictor of medical errors. "When you're not in optimal health, you're not going to be on top of your game," said lead author Bernadette ...



Exposure To Disasters Can Increase Inflammation in People With Depression
(image) Immune markers such as C-reactive protein, Tumor necrosis factor receptor 1 and Interleukin 6 were elevated after a disaster in those who had minor symptoms of depression. People who exhibit even a few depressive symptoms before a major life stressor, such as a disaster, may experience an increase in inflammation, a major risk factor for heart disease and other negative health conditions after the event, according to new research from Rice University. The findings have important implications ...



Is Migraine Linked to Depression and Anxiety?
(image) bHighlights/b ul class = (and) #23364;roup-list punch-points (and) #65533; liPeople with anxiety and depression can experience more frequent migraines/li liImbalance in the levels of serotonin causes anxiety and depression/li liMedications used to decrease the frequency of headaches can help reduce depression and anxiety in migraine patients/li/ul Migraines were found to be linked to depression and anxiety. Individuals who sleep less are prone to developing more frequent headaches, reveals a new study....



Depression Reduces 10 Years Of Life In Women
(image) Depression remains strongly linked to a higher risk of early death and this risk has increased for women in recent years. The findings are according to results from the 60-year Stirling County Study published inICMAJ (and) #8194;(Canadian Medical Association Journal/I. "There is less stigma associated with depression, better treatments are available, but depression's link to mortality still persists," said Dr. Stephen Gilman of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and ...



Postpartum Depression is Less Likely to Occur in Women Delivering Babies in Winter
(image) bHighlights/b ul class = "group-list punch-points" liWomen who have had their delivery in summer or fall have more chances of suffering from postpartum depression/li liCaucasian women and women with higher gestational age might be at a lesser risk of developing postpartum depression/li liWomen who had to suffer pain labour as they declined epidural might be at a greater risk to suffer from this form of depression/li liWomen with higher body mass index (BMI) who had more ...



Nature's Original Kill Switch, RNA Suicide Molecules
(image) . Super assassin in every cell is poised to take out cancer cells . Cancer cells treated with certain human RNA molecules never become resistant to them . Kill mechanism likely predates immune system by hundreds of millions of years . 'It's like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, shooting yourself and jumping off a building' Small RNA molecules were originally developed to study gene function. A research team from Northwestern Medicine reports that these molecules also trigger a mechanism ...



Preventive Care Similar Regardless of Mental Health Condition
(image) People with serious mental health conditions including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder received preventive health screenings at similar or higher rates than people without mental illnesses. The finding was based on a study that included more than 800,000 patients and is published in the iAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine/i. Nearly 10 million people in the United States live with a serious mental health condition, and they have higher early death rates compared to those without these conditions....



Transdermal Estradiol May Prevent Perimenopausal Depression
(image) Perimenopause, the transition women go through prior to menopause, causes abnormal periods, erratic fluctuations in hormone levels, insomnia and, for many women, unpleasant hot flashes. Did you know you're two-to-four-times more likely to suffer from depression during the menopause transition? A new study suggests that transdermal estradiol could be the key to not only treating existing perimenopausal depression, but also possibly preventing it, and the chances that it will benefit your mood are greater the more stress you're under....



Mental Health of Workers can be Improved by Training Managers
(image) Mental health of everyday workers can be greatly improved by training the managers in basic mental health programmes found a new study published in iThe Lancet Psychiatry/i journal. Led by researchers at the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney, the randomised controlled trial considered the effects of a four-hour mental health training program delivered to managers from Fire (and) Rescue NSW. In addition to large reductions in work-related sickness absence, the training was also associated with a return on investment of (Dollor) 9....



Midday Light Therapy May Help Patients With Bipolar Depression
(image) Midday bright white light therapy may help lower depressive symptoms in patients with bipolar disorder, finds a new study. Previous studies found morning bright light therapy reduced symptoms of depression in patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD.). But patients with bipolar disorder can experience side effects such as mania or mixed symptoms from this type of depression treatment. This study implemented a novel midday light therapy intervention in an effort to provide relief for bipolar depression and avoid those side effects....



World Mental Health Day: No Health Without Mental Health
(image) World Mental Health Day is celebrated every year on the 10th October. The theme for this year 2017 is 'Mental Health in the Workplace,' which perfectly reminds that good health includes physical and mental well-being. Today marks the 25th anniversary of World Mental Health Day to create awareness about mental health issues and to fight the still-associated stigma. bOne in four adults in the UK experience mental illness at some point every year. /bNearly 62.5 percent of professionals across ...



World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in the Workplace
(image) h2Highlights:/h2 ul class = "group-list punch-points" liWorld Mental Health Day raises awareness on global mental health issues and the importance of taking measures to help people with mental disorders/liliMental health issues can increase employee absenteeism and reduce work productivity /liliThis year the theme for World Mental Health Day is "Mental Health in the Workplace"/li/ul World Mental Health Day is an annual event observed on 10th October ...



One Hour Of Exercise Every Week Can Reduce Risk Of Depression
(image) bHighlights/b ulclass = "group-list punch-points" li Regular exercise of any intensity can prevent the risk of depression. /li li A minimum of one hour of regular exercise every week can prevent 12% of depression cases. /li li Even a small change in lifestyle habits have an influence on the mental health. /li/ul Exercising regularly can prevent future depression - and just one hour can help. Even small amounts of exercise can protect against depression, with mental health benefits seen regardless of age or gender....



Suicide is a growing public health issue among older adults
(image) Suicide is a growing public health issue among older adults. They tend to have suicidal thoughts as they age due to social isolation, experiencing chronic pain, diagnosed or perceived with terminal illness, and death of a friend or family member, reveals a new study. A new study in the iAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine/i shows that 23 percent of individuals aged 50 and older who died by suicide had disclosed their suicide intent. Using 10 years of data from the National Violent ...



Depression Affects Daily Activities of Older Japanese Adults
(image) bDepressive symptoms/b make it harder for older adults to perform their regular daily activities. Research published in the iJournal of the American Geriatrics Society/i found that regardless of living circumstances or marital status, depressive symptoms affect older adults' abilities to perform daily activities. Symptoms of depression are common among older adults. Signs of depressive symptoms include: ul class = "group-list punch-points"liLoss of interest in self-care and/or following ...



Women are at an Increased Risk of Postpartum Depression
(image) More than 1 in 200 women who had no prior history of psychiatric episodes are affected with Postpartum affective disorder (AD). These women were found to be at an increased risk of later affective disorder, reveals a new study. The new study was published in iPLOS Medicine/i by Marie-Louise Rasmussen from Statens Serum Institut, Denmark, and colleagues. Postpartum depression (PPD) is estimated to affect more than 5 percent of all women following childbirth, making it the most common postnatal complication of childbearing....



Sexual Harassment Linked to Severe Depression
(image) In most modern legal contexts, sexual harassment is illegal. Employees who experience sexual harassment by supervisors, colleagues or subordinates in the workplace may develop more severe symptoms of depression than employees who experience harassment by clients or customers. This is according to a study involving 7603 employees from across 1041 organizations in Denmark. The research is published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. Dr. Ida Elisabeth Huitfeldt Madsen, National ...



American Physicians Oppose Physician-assisted Suicide
(image) Physicians need to discuss the patient's concerns and reasons for requesting a physician-assisted suicide, as it might not be necessary when compassionate supportive care could be provided, reveals a new study. In "Ethics and the Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide," an updated paper published in iAnnals of Internal Medicine,/i the American College of Physicians (ACP) reaffirmed its opposition to the legalization of physician-assisted suicide and affirmed a professional responsibility to improve the care of dying patients....



One in Four Adolescent Girls at Increased Risk of Depression
(image) Depression is more than just a low mood - it's a serious condition that affects our physical and mental health. One in four adolescent girls, especially poor, are at an increased risk of depression, found a team of Briton researchers. Researchers from the University of Liverpool and University College London found that a quarter of girls (24 percent) and one in 10 boys (9 percent) are depressed at age 14. Lead author Dr Praveetha Patalay said that in the recent years there has been a growing policy focus on children's mental health....



Smartphone Apps Help Treat Depression
(image) bHighlights/b ul class = "group-list punch-points" liUse of smartphone apps aid in treating depression effectively/li liDepression, the most common mental disorder is the leading cause of global disability/li liMajority of people who are benefited are those suffering from mild to moderate depression/li/ul Using smartphone apps were found to be an effective method for treating depression. It paves the way for safe and accessible interventions for millions of people worldwide, reveals a new Australian-led research....



Tension With Our Mothers and Siblings Linked With Depression
(image) Due to existing personal commitments, it often isn't easy to self resolve the inner conflict a person feels. When it comes to our well-being, particularly at midlife, the quality of relationships with our mothers and siblings matters, claims a recent study. The study led by Iowa State University researcher Megan Gilligan found that tension with our mothers and siblings, similar to our spouses, is associated with symptoms of depression. The research found all three relationships have a similar effect and one is not stronger than another....



Sleep Deprivation Reduces Depression Than Antidepressants
(image) Sleep deprivation reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients. Partial sleep deprivation (sleep for three to four hours followed by forced wakefulness for 20-21 hours) was equally as effective as total sleep deprivation (being deprived of sleep for 36 hours), and medication did not appear to significantly influence these results. Although total sleep deprivation or partial sleep deprivation can produce clinical improvement in depression symptoms within 24 hours, ...



Poor Sleep May Not Always Lead To Depression
(image) bHighlights/b ul class = (and) #147253;roup-list punch-points (and) #65533; liPoor sleep associated with depression can cause adverse health effects/li liDepressive symptoms linked with poor sleep can be reduced by increasing the activity of a brain region called Ventral striatum (VS)/li liBeing positive to experiences can reduce depressive symptoms and also improves the quality of sleep/li Poor sleep is a common symptom of depression and is also found to be a risk factor for depression....



A Cut Down on Mental Health Services May Heighten Depression Risk
(image) Young people's access to mental health services in the community reduces depression later in life. However, cutting down on funds and austerity measures can damage the mental health of the young, reveals a new study. In an article published in the iJournal of Public Mental Health,/i the research team at the University of Cambridge discuss the policy implications of their study published earlier in the year, which found that young people who have contact with mental health services in the ...



Parents Experience Depression When Newborns Leave Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
(image) Nearly 45 percent of parents experience postpartum depressive symptoms, anxiety, and stress when newborns leave National Health System's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). And parents who were the most anxious also were the most depressed, according to research presented at the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) national conference. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that one in 10 infants born in the United States each year is born preterm, or before 37 weeks' gestation....



Depression Is A Physical Illness Linked To Poor Immune System
(image) bHighlights/b ul class = "group-list punch-points" li Depression is a physical illness due to an overactive immune system that causes inflammation. /li li When the immune system suspects a threat, it triggers inflammation, leading to changes in the body. /li li The link between nerves in the brain and immune function might be the reason for depression to be termed as a physical illness. /li/ul Depression, which is usually related to mental health is now claimed to be an inflammatory disease....



World Suicide Prevention Day 2017: 'Take a Minute, Change a Life'
(image) h2 class="all"Highlights:/h2ul class="group-list punch-points"liThe World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated on the 10supth/sup of September every year/liliThe theme this year is: Take a Minute, Change a Life/liliYou could save a life if you reach out to others in your community who may need your help/li/ul bThe World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated on the 10th of September every year by the International Association for Suicide Prevention ...



Treatment With Drugs More Effective Against Depression
(image) Depression has a wide range of causes and potential treatments. A new research questions the efficacy of treatments for depression based on stimulating brain areas with low-intensity electric current. The technique, known as transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS), was considered a promising alternative to treatment with antidepressant drugs. In the new study, researchers at the University of Sao Paulo's teaching hospital (HU-USP) and the Psychiatry Institute of Hospital das Clinicas ...



New Therapy for Treatment-resistant Depression
(image) Neurofeedback helps patients modify their own brainwave patterns and also treats those who are suffering from Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD), reveals a new pilot study. Worldwide, about 100m people are suffering from Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD). This is the first time that neurofeedback has been shown to improve both individual symptoms and overall recovery in TRD. According to the World Health Organisation, "Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide", with over 300m people suffering globally....



Psychotic Experiences Linked to Higher Suicide Risk
(image) Healthy people who had a psychotic experience such as hallucinations or delusions were found to be at higher risk for developing suicidal thoughts or attempts later in life, reveals a new international study. The University of Queensland-led research found that having a psychotic experience doubled the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviours. UQ Queensland Brain Institute researcher Professor John McGrath said children were at even greater risk. "The risk of suicidal thoughts was five ...



Unintended Pregnancy Increases Risk of Depression In Child
(image) Unexpected pregnancies can increase the risk of depressive symptoms in the child during early adulthood. This may not be the case for the children from intended pregnancies. But there's little evidence of a causal relationship, according the results of a newly published study by a University at Buffalo sociologist. Jessica Su, an assistant professor in UB's Department of Sociology, says the association between fertility intentions and depressive symptoms is more likely due to the mother's socioeconomic ...



Maternal Suicide On the Rise in Pre-and Postnatal Periods
(image) Suicides are increasing day by day, especially in pregnant and new mothers in Ontario. It is estimated that one of every 19 deaths that take place is due to suicide and hence, a greater need for stronger mental health supports during and after pregnancy, reveals a new study. The study was published in iCMAJ/i (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The study also found that women who died by suicide during the perinatal period (i.e., during pregnancy and within one year after birth) used ...



Antidepressant Drug may Worsen Tinnitus
(image) Tinnitus the constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears creates constant irritation for some and severe anxiety for others. Research by scientists at OHSU shows why a common antidepressant medication may worsen the condition. The study, to be published Aug. 22 in the journal Cell Reports, focused on the action of serotonin, an important neuromodulator in the brain. Researchers examined brain tissue in mice, specifically the dorsal cochlear nucleus where sensory integration and tinnitus occurs....



No Long Term Benefits of Exercise On Mental Health
(image) Regular physical activity in mid life may not improve cognitive health in later years, finds a study. The study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research team tracked activity levels of 646 adults over 30 years. The finding suggests that physical activity may not help maintain cognitive function, or help avoid or delay the onset of the debilitating conditions like dementia and Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's affects as many as 30 million, mostly older people throughout the world....