Psychiatry - Workshops and online interventions provide support for parents of anorexia patients
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  August 1, 2019  
  Psychiatry  
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 Teens who can describe negative emotions are better protected against depressionTeens who can describe negative emotions are better protected against depression
 
Teenagers who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are better protected against depression than their peers who can't.
 
   Workshops and online interventions provide support for parents of anorexia patientsWorkshops and online interventions provide support for parents of anorexia patients
 
In a pilot projected at the University Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of MedUni Wien and AKH Wien, parents of anorexia patients were familiarized with the illness in the form of workshops and an online intervention and introduced to skills for the interaction with their children in order to promote healing.
 
   Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophreniaResearchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia
 
In a study using brain tissue from deceased human donors, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they found new evidence that schizophrenia can be marked by the buildup of abnormal proteins similar to those found in the brains of people with such neurodegenerative disorders as Alzheimer's or Huntington's diseases.
 
 Going teetotal shown to improve women’s mental health
 
Going teetotal shown to improve women’s mental healthA study by researchers at the University of Hong Kong has provided new evidence that women who stop drinking alcohol experience improved mental health. Many women drink alcohol as a way to relax and unwind, but the new study suggests that stopping drinking altogether may be a better way to improve mental health.
 
 
 Researchers attempt to solve PTSD puzzle
 
Researchers attempt to solve PTSD puzzleA team of Penn State and University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine researchers is attempting to answer a question that has long puzzled experts: Why do some individuals suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing trauma, and others do not?
 
 
 Researchers describe the early warning signs of eating disorders
 
Researchers describe the early warning signs of eating disordersThe early warning signs of eating disorders have been clearly defined in a large study from the Swansea University researchers. The team has published their study results in the latest issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
 
 
 Combat veterans more likely to exhibit signs of depression, anxiety in later life
 
Combat veterans more likely to exhibit signs of depression, anxiety in later lifeMilitary veterans exposed to combat were more likely to exhibit signs of depression and anxiety in later life than veterans who had not seen combat, a new study from Oregon State University shows.
 
 
 Caregiver depression linked to increased emergency department visits for patients with dementia
 
Caregiver depression linked to increased emergency department visits for patients with dementiaAn observational study of 663 caregivers and the patients with dementia they care for suggests caregiver depression is associated with increased emergency department visits for their patients.
 
 
 Exercise program improves anxiety, mood in older adults who received chemotherapy
 
Exercise program improves anxiety, mood in older adults who received chemotherapyAlthough we know that exercise improves anxiety and mood problems in younger people with cancer, few studies have looked at the effects of exercise on older adults with cancer.