Psychiatry - Anxiety and depression coexisting could cause physical changes to the brain
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 Analysis: Mental health crisis will lead to a surge in referrals for NHS’ talking therapy serviceAnalysis: Mental health crisis will lead to a surge in referrals for NHS’ talking therapy service
 
A mental health crisis on an ‘unprecedented’ scale will lead to a surge in referrals to the NHS’ talking therapy service.
 
   Anxiety and depression coexisting could cause physical changes to the brainAnxiety and depression coexisting could cause physical changes to the brain
 
A new study from the researchers at the Australian National University shows that there may be physical changes in the brain volume among persons who have coexisting and anxiety and depressive disorders.
 
   Good mental health is associated with longer life, shows studyGood mental health is associated with longer life, shows study
 
We have known for decades that mental health plays an important role in one's quality of life, but a study released this week suggests it is also an important factor in one's quantity of life.
 
 Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis
 
Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxisImagine a young girl with a peanut allergy, so stricken by fear of anaphylaxis that she no longer takes part in everyday activities many children take for granted.
 
 
 Trained service dogs are most helpful to veterans with PTSD
 
Trained service dogs are most helpful to veterans with PTSDScience has shown that service dogs can benefit some veterans with PTSD. But the exact role service dogs play in the day-to-day lives of veterans - and the helpfulness of the tasks they perform - is less known.
 
 
 New study analyzes the effects of employment and mental health during lockdown
 
New study analyzes the effects of employment and mental health during lockdownFurloughing workers, as well as reducing worker hours, has helped to stem the tide of mental health problems expected to result from the coronavirus crisis, according to a team of sociologists led by the University of Cambridge.
 
 
 Perinatal depression not only affects the mother but has a lasting impact on offspring
 
Perinatal depression not only affects the mother but has a lasting impact on offspringDepression in mothers during and after pregnancy increased the odds of depression in offspring during adolescence and adulthood by 70%, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.