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Anticipation of the performance hinders memory, but there is something you can do

October 4, 2019

Presentations, exams, debates and many other things like that make us nervous about work and school. And that’s…
ER Visits Escalate When Kids with Asthma Also Have Depression, Anxiety

September 25, 2019

Children with asthma have a higher likelihood of also suffering from anxiety and depression, and when all three…
Growing Pains

September 12, 2019

Puerto Rican teens growing up as minorities in the South Bronx are more likely to experience anxiety and…
Review reveals impact of nutritional supplements on mental health

September 11, 2019

We’ve all heard that ‘food is good for your mood’. Now, a new study into mental health and…
Hearing Aids Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia, Depression and Falls, Study Finds

September 6, 2019

Older adults who get a hearing aid for a newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of being…
Depression, anxiety linked to opioid use in older women with breast cancer

August 27, 2019

Elderly women battling breast cancer who have anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions are more likely to…
Anxiety, Depression Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery

August 26, 2019

Surgeons wielding their life-saving scalpels, laparoscopic tools, or other implements to repair or remove what ails their patients,…
Electronic records pin broad set of health risks on genetic premutation

August 26, 2019

It was long believed the FMR1 premutation — an excessive number of trinucleotide repeats in the FMR1 gene…
How Adults Can Spot Signs of Mental Illness in Children

August 21, 2019

A recent report by the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers University showed a rise in suicide attempts by…
Brain Molecule Identified as Key in Anxiety Model

August 16, 2019

oosting a single molecule in the brain can change “dispositional anxiety,” the tendency to perceive many situations as…
Most Seniors with Dementia Live at Home, Despite Pain, Anxiety, Poor Health

August 7, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, most older Americans with advancing dementia remain in their own homes — many until…
‘Prescribed’ smartphone app offers hope to young people who self-harm

August 5, 2019

A new mental health app, designed to help manage negative emotions and periods of extreme anxiety for young…
Music Can Be a Viable Alternative to Medications in Reducing Anxiety Before Anesthesia Procedures

July 30, 2019

Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to an anesthesia procedure, according…
Compound found in red wine opens door for new treatments for depression, anxiety

July 29, 2019

Like to unwind with a glass of red wine after a stressful day? Don’t give alcohol all the…
Hit your head, lose your sense of smell

July 24, 2019

It’s long been known that people who suffer a major concussion can lose their sense of smell temporarily…
3q29 deletion survey: distinct social profile, high ASD risk

July 19, 2019

A survey of 93 people with 3q29 deletion syndrome reveals a distinct pattern of social disability and anxiety,…
Patients with mental health conditions denied access to ‘best available’ stop smoking treatments

July 11, 2019

A new study from researchers at the universities of Bristol and Bath suggests that doctors should rethink which…
In Philadelphia’s Mental Health Clinics, Use of Evidence-based Therapies for Youth Psychiatric Treatment is Slow to Catch On, Despite Investments

July 8, 2019

We all hope—and probably expect—that clinicians use only mental health therapies that are scientifically proven to improve symptoms.…
Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied

July 2, 2019

Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due…
Smart materials provide real-time insight into wearers’ emotions

June 28, 2019

Smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes or vibrates as your emotions are heightened has the…
An ‘awe-full’ state of mind may set you free

June 27, 2019

An induced feeling of awe, or state of wonder, may be the best strategy yet for alleviating the…
Facebook Posts Better at Predicting Diabetes, Mental Health Than Demographic Info

June 26, 2019

Language in Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis in patients, according…
UVA Engineers seeking to help caregivers of dementia patients through new technology

June 25, 2019

More than 80% of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are cared for at home by family…
Pregnancy-specific anxiety may impact how long a woman exclusively breastfeeds her child

June 18, 2019

Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended by the World Health Organization for the first six months of life because of…
Risk factors for adolescent binge eating vary by family socioeconomic status

June 7, 2019

Binge eating is prevalent across socioeconomic status (SES) groups in the United States and is linked to depressed…
Sticking to sports can help kids adjust

June 4, 2019

Thinking of getting your child to take up a sport that involves a coach or instructor? Good news:…
Life isn’t over: how best to communicate with people living with dementia

May 31, 2019

When Sandie Read was diagnosed with dementia at 57, she felt a mixture of fear, anxiety and depression.…
Anxious People Quicker to Flee Danger

May 21, 2019

Fear and anxiety are both responses to danger but differ in timing. Fear strikes when something is an…
Therapy dogs reduce children’s fear, anxiety during dentist appointments

May 3, 2019

A new Case Western Reserve University study found that children visiting the dentist reported reduced situational fear when…
Spirituality as ‘Resourcefulness’

April 25, 2019

Spirituality could soon become a third pillar in a trademarked stress-reduction program developed by researchers at the Frances…
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