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1 hr ago | Marine News

March on Stress Assesses MPHRP's care

Professor Neil Greenberg of March on Stress at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, visited the Philippines to assess the competencies of mental healthcare providers who assist MPHRP in supporting seafarers and families after piracy.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior

It's common knowledge that teenage boys seem predisposed to risky behaviors. Now, a series of new studies is shedding light on specific brain mechanisms that help to explain what might be going on inside juvenile male brains.

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Related Topix: Medicine

EurekAlert!

The Lancet journals: Three-quarters of depressed cancer patients do...

Three papers published in The Lancet Psychiatry, The Lancet, and The Lancet Oncology reveal that around three-quarters of cancer patients who have major depression are not currently receiving treatment for depression, and that a new integrated treatment programme is strikingly more effective at reducing depression and improving quality of life than ... (more)

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Oncology, Lung Cancer, Nursing

Medical Daily

Brain Images Of Depressed Adults Reveal Too Many Network Connections Related To Rumination

While "the unexamined life is not worth living," too much self-reflection may be a big-time negative, or so say psychologists who believe rumination - when you think about a problem over and over without coming to a solution - is a risk factor for depression and for reoccurrence of depression.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago

Fox News

Adding therapy to meds may speed depression recovery for some

For about a third of people with depression, adding cognitive therapy to treatment with antidepressant medication helps them reach remission and recovery quicker, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Psychology, Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Medicine

Globe and Mail

You've been diagnosed with a serious disease - treating the emotional symptoms is important too

Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Medicine, Palliative Care, Oncology, Smoking

Rediff.com

Is depression curable? Of course it is

With increasingly stressful lifestyles, depression needs to be understood as a treatable disease and should not be ignored as a mood swing.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Fortis Healthcare, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, Psychology, Science, World News, India,

PhysOrg Weblog

Collaborative care improves depression in teens

How best to care for the many adolescents who have depression? In a collaborative care intervention, a care manager continually reached out to teens-delivering and following up on treatment in a primary-care setting at Group Health Cooperative.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychology, Science, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CoachEzinesBlog

The ABC's of Great Blogging: Be Original and Offer Insight

"Produce great stuff, and your customers will come to you. Produce really great stuff, and your customers will share and disseminate your message for you.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Publishing, Media, John Wiley and Sons, Psychology, Science, Medicine

Examiner.com

The Alfred Hospital to conduct Phase 2a trial for new Alzheimer's drug

The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia has been selected by Anavex Life Sciences Corp, as the lead site for its upcoming Phase 2a trial for ANAVEX 2-73, which is being developed as a potential disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Australia, World News, Medicine

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Sleep problems? Murfreesboro Medical Clinic has you covered with the addition of new doctor...

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic proudly announces the addition of J. Blake Kellum, Jr., M.D. to the Neurology department.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Oxford, OH, University of Mississippi, Ohio State University

Psychology Today

Transforming Criticism Into Connection

Why would anyone criticize someone else? Generally, there are two answers: To hurt someone's feelings, or to change someone.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Psychology Today

Transforming Criticism Into Connection

Why would anyone criticize someone else? Generally, there are two answers: To hurt someone's feelings, or to change someone.

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PsychCentral

A Zen Approach to Depression

In his book, Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart , psychiatrist Mark Epstein, M.D. tells the famous Buddhist story of Kisagotami and the mustard seed: A young woman named Kisagotami lost her only child to illness around the time of his first birthday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Globe and Mail

Pediatricians call for later school start times for health, academic success

According to psychiatrists, teens's lack of sleep can negatively affect academic performance, contributing to anxiety and low confidence in youth.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Canada, World News,

Mid-Day Mumbai

Decoding depression, the deadly 'D'

Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams' untimely death two weeks ago was an alarm call for those who till now never paid heed to the complexity of depression.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Al Bawaba

Literally depressing: economic hardship pushing lebanese towards depression

While there are no readily available national statistics, a number of experts in the field say anti-depressant sales are on the rise.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

When prescribing psychotropic drugs for foster children, San...

SAN BERNARDINO >> For more than two years, child psychiatrists employed by the county have been reviewing behavior-altering drugs prescribed for children under the county's foster care program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Redlands, CA

Monster.com

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Related Topix: Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sundown Ranch: Treatment center helping youth set sun on drug abuse

Courtesy Sundown Ranch is a substance abuse treatment center for male and female adolescents and young adults in rural Van Zandt County.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Van Zandt County, TX, Medicine, Nursing

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