Study reveals new insights into role of self-help in inpatient psychotherapy
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 New study explores role of sexuality in long-term outcome of eating disordersNew study explores role of sexuality in long-term outcome of eating disorders
 
A new study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the role of sexuality in the long-term outcome of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
 
 
 Training and support could help pediatricians screen more children for mental health issuesTraining and support could help pediatricians screen more children for mental health issues
 
A new study suggests many more pediatricians would make mental health screenings an integral part of a child's annual checkup if they received training and support through a proven and powerful method used to improve health care processes and outcomes.
 
   LivaNova enrolls first patient in RESTORE-LIFE study for treatment-resistant depressionLivaNova enrolls first patient in RESTORE-LIFE study for treatment-resistant depression
 
LivaNova PLC, a market-leading medical technology company, today announced the launch and enrollment of the first patient in the Global Prospective, Multi-center, Observational Post-market Study to Assess Short-, Mid- and Long-term Effectiveness and Efficiency of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy® as Adjunctive Therapy in Real-world Patients with Difficult to Treat Depression.
 
   PEMF therapy could lift spirits following post-Christmas bluesPEMF therapy could lift spirits following post-Christmas blues
 
How Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy can lift your spirits before the most depressing day of the year.
 
   Kids show signs of mental disorder soon after being diagnosed with chronic illnessKids show signs of mental disorder soon after being diagnosed with chronic illness
 
Children commonly show signs of a mental disorder soon after receiving a diagnosis involving a of a chronic physical condition, according to a recent study in BMJ Open.
 
 Shorter sleep duration linked to repetitive negative thoughts like those seen in anxiety, depression
 
Shorter sleep duration linked to repetitive negative thoughts like those seen in anxiety, depressionSleeping less than the recommended eight hours a night is associated with intrusive, repetitive thoughts like those seen in anxiety or depression, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
 
 
 Neural Mechanism of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
 
Neural Mechanism of Generalized Anxiety DisorderGeneralized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a psychological disorder that is described by extreme anxiety in response to normal challenges, a response that has been characterized as a result of functional deterioration in the limbic system of the brain.
 
 
 'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia
 
'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophreniaResearchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have identified rare genetic variations in a protein called Thorase, which is responsible for breaking down receptors at the connections between neurons in the brain.
 
 
 Study shows positive effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for trauma in children, adolescents
 
Study shows positive effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for trauma in children, adolescentsA new study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates the long-term positive effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for trauma in children and adolescents.
 
 
 Suicidal ideations, attempts linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in elderly
 
Suicidal ideations, attempts linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in elderlyA new study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics suggests that suicidal ideations and suicide attempts are linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in the elderly.
 
 
 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severity
 
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severityA randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics discloses the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as a treatment for chronic tinnitus.
 
 
 Study finds significant increase in perfectionism among young people since the 1980s
 
Study finds significant increase in perfectionism among young people since the 1980sA new study published by the American Psychological Association in the journal Psychological Bulletin suggests that in comparison with prior generations, the urge among today's college students to be perfect in mind, body, and career has remarkably increased, and this may take a toll on the mental health of young people.
 
 
 Partner's scent can help reduce stress levels, research finds
 
Partner's scent can help reduce stress levels, research findsThe scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, new psychology research from the University of British Columbia has found.
 
 
 Researchers outline new multifactorial conceptual model of placebo effects
 
Researchers outline new multifactorial conceptual model of placebo effectsA new conceptualization of the placebo effects is presented in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics.
 
 
 Short- and long-term ADHD medication users have lower risk of STIs, study finds
 
Short- and long-term ADHD medication users have lower risk of STIs, study findsAttention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among adolescent and young adult populations by about three times, reports a study published in the January 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
 
 
 New brain mapping technique reveals link between connectivity and IQ
 
New brain mapping technique reveals link between connectivity and IQAccording to a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA, a novel and comparatively simple technique that maps the wiring of the brain has indicated a relationship between how well connected a person’s brain regions are and their intelligence.
 
 
 Study reveals new insights into role of self-help in inpatient psychotherapy
 
Study reveals new insights into role of self-help in inpatient psychotherapyA randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics discloses new insights into the role of self-help in inpatient psychotherapy. Depression is one of the most frequent and costly mental disorders.
 
 
 Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis
 
Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysisOne of the key challenges of proteomics, the study of all proteins expressed by a cell or organism, is managing to distinguish between molecules that are structurally different yet have the same mass.
 
 
 Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of cleft lip, palate
 
Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of cleft lip, palateTaking a higher dose of topiramate during the first three months of pregnancy may increase a baby's risk of cleft lip or cleft palate more than when taking a lower dose, according to a study published in the December 27, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
 
 Quitting smoking found to be one of the toughest New Year's resolutions
 
Quitting smoking found to be one of the toughest New Year's resolutionsMost New Year's resolutions fail. A study, from the United Kingdom's Royal Society of Public Health, found that that "quitting smoking is the most difficult resolution to keep.
 
 
 Food cues make health warnings on eating choices ineffective
 
Food cues make health warnings on eating choices ineffectiveObesity has become a major health issue due to the current 'obesogenic' environment in which unhealthy food is both easy and cheap to purchase.
 
 
 Research finds high AUD prevalence among Puerto Ricans
 
Research finds high AUD prevalence among Puerto RicansPuerto Ricans make up the second largest Hispanic group in the United States, comprising 9.5% of the population (Mexicans are the largest group). Puerto Ricans living on the U.S. continent have some of the highest rates of drinking, binge drinking, and alcohol use disorder (AUD) of any of the U.S. Hispanic national groups.
 
 
 Children with high BMI more often underestimate their body size
 
Children with high BMI more often underestimate their body sizeEstimating your own body size and weight can be difficult. It turns out that this is true not only for adults, but also for children.
 
 
 Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care
 
Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life careMany of Ron Fleming's fellow soldiers have spent the past five decades trying to forget what they saw — and did — in Vietnam.
 
 
 The cAMP signaling pathway
 
The cAMP signaling pathwaycAMP is a vital second messenger in several signaling pathways. Interrupting the cAMP signaling pathway can aid the treatment of various human diseases.
 
 
 Social difficulties of females with autism may be masked during clinical assessments, study finds
 
Social difficulties of females with autism may be masked during clinical assessments, study findsOn parent-reporting measures, girls with autism seem to struggle more than boys with performing routine tasks like getting up and dressed or making small talk, even when the study group is normalized to meet similar basic clinical diagnostic criteria across sexes.
 
 
 Lifestyle Changes for Indigestion (Dyspepsia)
 
Lifestyle Changes for Indigestion (Dyspepsia)The gastrointestinal (GI) tract plays an important role in digestion. Dyspepsia or indigestion is a common condition that occurs when the body has difficulty in digesting food. Dyspepsia can be an occasional or recurring problem. Modifications to the lifestyle can often provide significant relief from dyspepsia.
 
 
 Study reveals neural and physiological underpinnings of trypophobia
 
Study reveals neural and physiological underpinnings of trypophobiaTrypophobia, commonly known as "fear of holes," is linked to a physiological response more associated with disgust than fear, finds a new study published in PeerJ.
 
 
 Adequate intake of choline during pregnancy could provide cognitive benefits for offspring
 
Adequate intake of choline during pregnancy could provide cognitive benefits for offspringWhen expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell University study suggests.