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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

News on stress, anxiety, and depression

Good morning!  I'm Kerry J Harrison at the business desk and I would like to start by thanking those of you who have sent in your contribution to this week's tidbits and headlines.  So many of us make the serious mistake of not taking the time to look after our mental health.  We often take it for granted and that's where the monsters step in and start causing havoc for us.  Often, our excuse is that we don't have enough time to take a day off, to smell the roses, to treat ourselves to a mental health day, and so on.
If we don't start looking after ourselves then who is going to do it?  Certainly not our employers or our co-workers.  Our family and friends, maybe!  But they have their own problems to deal with as well.  So, we want to help you by giving you a weekly digest of tidbits and headlines.  Take a few minutes to review these and visit the websites to read about it.  What harm can it really do?  In fact, it can do you a lot of good.
At the business desk, I'm Kerry J Harrison wishing you a pleasant day.
 
News on stress, anxiety, and depression
 
Do Depression Drugs Work? St John's Wort with Passion Flower DOES
Response Source (press release) - London,UK
It works on physical and mental symptoms of stress, relaxes muscles and anxiety and is a safe, natural tranquilliser that is non-addictive. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.responsesource.com/releases/rel_display.php?relid=37259&hilite=
 
All in your hands
Newindpress on Sunday - Chennai,India
It can also help treat ailments like migraine, muscle and joint pain, sleep disorder, stress, anxiety or depression, allergies and breathing problems like ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.newindpress.com/sunday/sundayitems.asp?id=SEL20080301084546&eTitle=Living&rLink=0
 
Crime takes heavy toll on legal minds
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
Likewise, criminal law solicitors are much more prone to developing depression, stress and vicarious trauma, where professionals who are indirectly exposed ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23292980-23289,00.html
 
Yoga May Help Treat Depression, Anxiety Disorders
By edwinazrznathan
He also pointed out that all of the people in the study were mentally healthy, and clinical depression and anxiety disorders involve more than the "daily fluctuations in stress and tension" that healthy individuals are prone to. ...
Edwinazrznathan's Weblog -
http://edwinazrznathan.wordpress.com
 
Beyond the baby blues
By By ALYSSA HARVEY, The Daily News, aharvey@bgdai...
Risk factors include previous postpartum depression; difficult marriage and/or delivery; an unexpected birth outcome; lack of support; severe premenstrual syndrome; unresolved post-traumatic stress disorder; a history of sexual abuse; ...
http://www.bgdailynews.com/
 
Wanna know 320 useless facts tht you dont know and probably will ...
Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression can weaken your immune system. 289. are seven suicides in the Bible: Abimelech. Samson, Saul, Saul's armor-bearer, Ahithophel, Zimri, Judas. 290. A mongoose is not a goose but more like a ...
On The Subject Of Design ! -
http://www.10e-design.com
 
Can humans be safely left in a chocolate shop?
By holly
Theobromine is known to cause a host of symptoms including abnormal glandular growth, nervousness, depression, anxiety, insomnia, gastrointestinal problems, and itching. Caffeine is highly suspected of being a carcinogen, ...
Raw Cuisine - Food for Consciousness -
http://www.rawcuisine.co.uk
 
PAPER
By thinkbuddha(Depression UK)
When suffering from depression many people lose interest in daily activities, have a change in appetite and sleeping patterns, while also feeling fatigued and unmotivated. Accompanying factors that also come with depression are anxiety, ...
Depression UK -
http://community.livejournal.com/depression_uk/
 
Paying for lodging adds to stress of cancer
Houston Chronicle - United States
"It can contribute to depression, anxiety or a sense of feeling abandoned or lost," she said. "Many times patients are no longer employed. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/5583892.html
 
Diet, stress relief key in fighting irritable bowel syndrome
Statesville Record & Landmark - NC, USA
Those with IBS are more likely to have depression or anxiety. Of course, depression, anxiety and stress may cause IBS or IBS may cause these issues. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.statesville.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=SRL%2FMGArticle%2FSRL_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173354813057&path=!news
 
Meditation Goes Mainstream
EVLiving - USA
Studies on meditation show reduced pain, reduced anxiety, relief from depression, normalized blood pressure, and improved sleep patterns. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.evliving.com/life.php?action=fullnews&id=9077
 
Precious herb fights depression
By Susanna Ng
For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the licence terms originate from chinesemedicinenews.com. Tags: anxiety, depression, Gastrodia elata Bl., tin ma. Yoga can be possible treatment for depression (0); Massage, ...
CHINESE MEDICINE NEWS -
http://chinesemedicinenews.com
 
CULTURE: Waterboarding? You mean like X-Games?
Hudgens left Prosper because of sleeplessness, anxiety and depression he experienced after the waterboarding, the suit claims. He required psychological counseling for emotional trauma, the suit claims. The suit accuses Christopherson ...
SuicideGirls News Wire -
http://suicidegirls.com/news/
 
Stress, Not Depression, Linked to Stroke
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Explain to patients who ask that in a large, prospective study, psychological distress was associated with an increased risk of stroke, but major depression ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/tb/8581
 
Anxious Depression and Response to Treatment
Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - USA
The authors defined "anxious depression" according to a cutoff on the anxiety-somatization factor of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D), ...
For more detail check out:
http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/165/3/297
 
A Depressed Adolescent at High Risk of Suicidal Behavior
Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - USA
Given the severity of the patient's depression, a combination of fluoxetine and CBT would offer the best chances of remission of depression and anxiety and ...
For more detail check out:
http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/165/3/323
 
Conference On Work, Stress And Health Co-sponsored By APA
By Ross Arrowsmith
Incivility in Workplace E-mail Exchanges (Empire Ballroom). - What is Uncivil in the Workplace" (Empire Ballroom). - Work Stress, Satisfaction, Commitment, Anxiety and Depression Among Senior Workers (Hampton Ballroom) ...
Workplace Violence -
http://workplaceviolence.wordpress.com
 
Health And Nutrition Tips For The Body
psychological benefits, calming the mind, alleviating stress, anxiety and depression and helping us to focus on the here and now. But you don't have to be a yoga enthusiast to breathe properly. Get used to breathing from your abdomen, ...
Fitness Blog -
http://www.fitness-blog.personal-trainers.com
 
3 more years of free medical care for Iraq, Afghan vets
By rain gem(rain gem)
On top of that, "Migraine headaches among veterans of combat in Iraq indicate a more than twofold risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anxiety." For more on that, check Teri Robert's excellent article on the ...
Migraine News Network | RainGem | -
http://www.raingem.com/
 
More non-specific treatment for smoking
By Peter Martin
... difficult for some because of the highly addictive nature of nicotine, but also because of the predominant use of smoking as a form of self-medication for various forms of psychopathology, including depression and anxiety. ...
GLG News(sm): Healthcare -
http://www.glgroup.com/Council-News-Landing/Healthcare.html
 
Effexor Beats SSRIs (Kind of, Sort of, In a maybe meaningless way...)
By CL Psych(CL Psych)
The authors used remission on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) as their measure of treatment effectiveness. On the HAM-D, a score of less than or equal to 7 was used to define remission. They found that remission rates ...
Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry:... -
http://clinpsyc.blogspot.com/
 
Antidepressants: Spot the difference
Independent - London,England,UK
Not surprisingly, placebos work best for conditions that have a subjective component to them – depression, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome and pain. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/features/antidepressants-spot-the-difference-790837.html
 
Managing Your Persistent Fears, Depression and Every Day Anxieties
By Stanley Popovich Everybody deals with anxiety and depression, however some people have a hard time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help m...
Swimming World Magazine News -
http://www.SwimmingWorldMagazine.com
 
Biochemical Roots of Depression Challenged
By Rick Nauert, Ph.D.
The "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," which almost all psychiatrists use to diagnose and treat their patients, clearly states that the cause of depression and anxiety is unknown, according to Lacasse and Leo. ...
Psych Central News -
http://psychcentral.com/news
 
Health Research and News: Links Roundup
By Mike Reeves-McMillan
... a number of disorders including fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, general anxiety disorder, depression and panic disorder may share a psychophysiological mechanism: a reduced ability to manage the stress response. ...
Living Skillfully: Hypnotherapy... -
http://hypno.co.nz/blogs/index.php
 
Shocking News about Male Depression
By admin
While much is said about various anxiety and mental disorders, depression is one of the most common. While men are wired differently than women, they can also suffer from the effects of depression while not even recognizing the signs of ...
http://www.emergencysteps.net/wordpress
 
Women & Impotence: A Woman's Point of View About Male Impotence
As she does, increasing levels of anxiety or depression can set in, along with suspicions about what's going on with him, as well as a continued belief that there is something wrong with her. The end result: The couple can stop ...
Erectile dysfunction pills daily news. -
http://erectiledysfunction.nurseblogging.com
 
Stress, Anxiety and Depression Informational
Find Informational Websites for Stress, Anxiety and Depression related symptoms. ... Depression Information News & Online Resources ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.anxiety-and-depression-solutions.com/directory/Informational.html
 
Blogs help beat depression and stress
ABC Online - Australia
So high levels of stress, anxiety, depression. They are also more likely to vent emotionally and self blame a bit as far as coping. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2008/s2181010.htm
 
Ailing hearts hard on spouses
CNN International - USA
... personal history of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, chronic medical conditions, and lack of social support may be more prone to caregiver stress, ...
For more detail check out:
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/03/06/illness.relationships/
 
Fighting Depression: 10 Step Do-It-Yourself Approach
GNIF Brain Blogger - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Few years back I realized that I was having many of the symptoms of mental illnesses: starting from anxiety, depression, to secondary delusion. ...
For more detail check out:
http://brainblogger.com/2008/03/05/fighting-depression-10-step-do-it-yourself-approach/
 
Shaking It Off
New York Times - United States
Migraines would add stress to my life in a way that would contribute to the next headache and it would begin a cycle that would be hard to stop. ...
For more detail check out:
http://migraine.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/03/05/shaking-it-off/
 
Depression cannot be willed away
Hermanus Times - Hermanus,South Africa
She briefly touched on other disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder that usually preludes depression, obsessive compulsive disorder "that often ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news24.com/Regional_Papers/Components/Category_Article_Text_Template/0,2430,486_2283196~E,00.html
 
Economic pressure exacerbates college dropout rate
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
Prof Salman Basit, Federal Government Postgraduate College for Men, H-8, Islamabad, said anxiety and depression; tendency towards withdrawal from ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008%5C03%5C06%5Cstory_6-3-2008_pg11_10
 
Depressed or anxious people more likely to be obese, smoke
By Mohit Joshi
Washington, Mar 6: People suffering from depression or anxiety are at a risk for chronic disease because they are much more likely to be obese, as well as smoke, says a new study that involved more than 200000 adults. ...
TopNews Health - Health News and Updates -
http://www.topnews.in/health
 
Battle Fatigue
By Samuel Thompson(Samuel Thompson)
In air-corps personnel...the more typical symptoms were anxiety, frequently with accompanying dejection and depression, phobias toward combat missions, irritability, tension, and startle reaction" (page 187). ...
Life, Musicmaking and the World -
http://samuelathompson.blogspot.com/
 
Rimonabant: Diet Pill of the Future?
By admin
The side effects of Rimonabant are nausea, sleeping disorder, stomach upset, depression, irritability, anxiety. But these side effects are mild and of short time period. In case of side effects consultation with a doctor is to be taken. ...
Rimonabant | News and reports... -
http://aznafto.com/
 
Internet Addiction
By fredjoiners
excessive use, often associated with a loss of sense of time or a neglect of basic drives,; withdrawal, including feelings of anger, tension, and/or depression when the computer is inaccessible,; tolerance, including the need for better ...
Alcohol Self-Help News -
http://alcoholselfhelpnews.wordpress.com
 
 
 
 
 

 

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