Psychiatry - Psychologists find link between working memory and sleep, age, depressed mood
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  May 23, 2019  
  Psychiatry  
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 Cyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teensCyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teens
 
Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study.
 
   Psychologists find link between working memory and sleep, age, depressed moodPsychologists find link between working memory and sleep, age, depressed mood
 
A team of psychologists has found strong associations between working memory -- a fundamental building block of a functioning mind -- and three health-related factors: sleep, age, and depressed mood.
 
   PTSD in police officers is ‘a clinical and public sector crisis’PTSD in police officers is ‘a clinical and public sector crisis’
 
According to a recent survey, one in five police officers in the UK are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – far more than previously estimated.
 
 History of eating disorders associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers
 
History of eating disorders associated with future depressive symptoms among mothersA history of eating disorders and body image concerns before or during pregnancy are associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers, finds a new UCL-led study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.
 
 
 Study: Many patients with schizophrenia and epilepsy die before reaching the age of fifty
 
Study: Many patients with schizophrenia and epilepsy die before reaching the age of fiftyPatients who suffer from schizophrenia and epilepsy are particularly vulnerable. In the study, the researchers followed more than 1,5 mio. people and classified them according to whether they were diagnosed with epilepsy, schizophrenia or the combination of epilepsy and schizophrenia on their twenty-fifth birthday.
 
 
 Study suggests exercise as new primary prescription for psychiatric patients
 
Study suggests exercise as new primary prescription for psychiatric patientsWhen it comes to inpatient treatment of a range of mental health and mood disorders -- from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes -- a new study advocates for exercise, rather than psychotropic medications, as the primary prescription and method of intervention.
 
 
 For civilians, finding a therapist skilled in PTSD treatments is a tough task
 
For civilians, finding a therapist skilled in PTSD treatments is a tough taskLauren Walls has lived with panic attacks, nightmares and flashbacks for years. The 26-year-old San Antonio teacher sought help from a variety of mental health professionals — including spending five years and at least $20,000 with one therapist who used a Christian-faith-based approach, viewing her condition as part of a spiritual weakness that could be conquered — but her symptoms worsened.
 
 
 Do Stress and Anxiety Affect Sperm Quality?
 
Do Stress and Anxiety Affect Sperm Quality?Several studies over the years have found a close link between psychological stress and infertility. Infertility is becoming more common these days, affecting 12 of 100 couples in the US.
 
 
 New study explores link between traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxiety
 
New study explores link between traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxietyExposure to air pollution is a well-established global health problem associated with complications for people with asthma and respiratory disease, as well as heart conditions and an increased risk of stroke, and according to the World Health Organization, is responsible for millions of deaths annually.
 
 
 Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health
 
Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental healthNew research suggests that wisdom is a direct contributor to psychological well-being and happiness.
 
 
 York researchers share new findings on who is at risk for orthorexia nervosa
 
York researchers share new findings on who is at risk for orthorexia nervosaResearchers at York University's Faculty of Health say those who have a history of an eating disorder, obsessive-compulsive traits, dieting, poor body image, and a drive for thinness are more likely to develop a pathological obsession with healthy eating or consuming only healthy food, known as orthorexia nervosa.
 
 
 Study provides insight into brain network connectivity in patients with psychotic disorders
 
Study provides insight into brain network connectivity in patients with psychotic disordersResearchers from McLean Hospital and Yale University have published findings of their study of large-scale systems in the brain, findings that could improve understanding of the symptoms and causes of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, and other mental illnesses.
 
 
 Agoraphobia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
 
Agoraphobia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & TreatmentAgoraphobia is an anxiety disorder wherein affected persons feel extremely anxious to leave their comfort zone, such as home, or to be in a situation where they cannot easily leave if they were to experience panic.