What makes the Aware Support Group special? As a Support Group Coordinator with Aware, every week I meet people who are devastated by the depth of their own feelings of depression, yet who have the capacity and generosity of spirit to put their own pain to one side in order to listen to another person and endeavour to find for them a ray of hope – some new thing for that person to try, that might help to alleviate their depression. Their expertise has come about
A new study from a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers led by David Spiegel, MD, shows that participating in support groups doesn't extend the lives of women with metastatic breast cancer. The results Six published studies, including a 2001 New England Journal of Medicine study involving 235 metastatic breast cancer patients, found that group therapy helped improve quality of life but did not lengthen survival. Spiegel . News Center
(HealthDay)—A prosocial Internet support group (ISG) that encourages breast cancer survivors with elevated anxiety or depression to help others may not be beneficial, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in the Journal of Six professionally facilitated live chat sessions and access to an asynchronous discussion board were included as part of both groups; P-ISG also included structured opportunities to help and encourage others. Top; Send Feedback
The American Psychiatric Association has released a new clinical practice guideline for the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder. However, By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on October 4, of major depressive disorder. The group reviewed over 13,000 articles published from 1999, when the search from the previous edition ended, to 2006. More than 1,000 comments were submitted. Each comment was
Chronic sleep deprivation, especially, is bad news. It often affects memory In a new Scottish study, reported in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, 20,000 people were asked about their state of mind and how much physical activity they do in a week. The results Another study in 2002, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, followed a group of more than 100 persons with severe depression who joined online depression support groups. More than 95
UNSW researchers have identified a distinctive brain signature in people with melancholic depression, supporting calls for its classification as a unique mood disorder type.
TO SUBMIT INFORMATION Send support group listings to Features Department, Erie Times-News, 205 W. 12th St., Erie, PA., 16534; by fax to (814) 870-1808; or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submitting
"The key to stopping depression is being part of the group and having the group be part of you," he said. The research is published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. Explore further: Social groups alleviate depression.
- Halaman ini diberdayakan oleh Google, Bing!, dan Blekko -