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
You mean we can draw blood from a patient (in a lab, which is usually some place separate you have to go to than the doctor's office for many in America), send it off for processing, and two weeks later, get a result to see if the person I couldn't find a single news outlet that noted that this is not the first time researchers have “discovered” a blood test for depression (or one that could help us better understand treatment response). Published on PsychCentral.com.
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The American Psychiatric Association has released a new clinical practice guideline for the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder. However,
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
A new home-based program for older adults appears to provide significant health benefit for individuals with depression. “We send our teams out to patients' homes with the tools they will need to work with older adults. The care coordinator assistants also work with the family caregivers of those with dementia on implementing caregiver stress prevention strategies such as attending monthly support groups, creating crisis plans, taking regular weekly time off from
By Psych Central News Editor ~ 2 min read. Depressed Brains People who suffer from depression may have far fewer of the receptors in the brain that regulate our happiness when compared to non-depressed people. The new study also In one group of depressed and non-depressed volunteers, the scans were made using a tracer that can reveal the location and concentration of a particular type of receptor. Called the Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights
Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 12:31 p.m.. Last Modified: The alliance will host regular, confidential, peer-led, self-help support group meetings on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at The Honor Center for Veterans, 1604 SE Third Ave., Gainesville. The alliance support groups are open to anyone diagnosed with a mood disorder, has a family member or friend who is diagnosed, or who thinks they might have depression or bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression).
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