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Mood Disorders and Right Choice for Treatment

Mood Disorders and Right Choice for Treatment

Depression, anxiety, and sadness have some similar symptoms and often cause the patients confused in identification and treatment. In fact, these disorders take a long time to treat and require different treatments. What is common thing of depression, anxiety, and … Read more

Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder struggle with other mental health and developmental conditions, such as learning disabilities and anxiety, a new study suggests. Two-thirds face other struggles, such as learning disabilities, anxiety, … Read more

Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) — Here’s some good news for women ever bothered by hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms: Your risk for breast cancer may be reduced as much as 50 percent, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer … Read more

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — A stress management program based on cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in patients with heart disease, Swedish researchers report. Reducing anxiety cuts heart attacks, deaths and … Read more

Severe Mental Health Disorders Untreated in Many U.S. Teens

Severe Mental Health Disorders Untreated in Many U.S. Teens

FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) — Among American teens, many with severe mental disorders never receive treatment, the results of a new study suggest. Shortage of mental health specialists for children likely to be a growing problem, experts warn. Researchers … Read more

Parents’ Divorce May Contribute to Suicidal Thoughts Years Later

Parents' Divorce May Contribute to Suicidal Thoughts Years Later

THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) — Adults who were children when their parents divorced are more likely to seriously consider suicide than adults who grew up in intact families, according to a new study. For men, other childhood stressors increase … Read more

Fewer Cancer Patients May Be Depressed Than Thought

Fewer Cancer Patients May Be Depressed Than Thought

THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) — The rate of depression among cancer patients may be lower than previously believed, a new study indicates. But it was common in cancer patients with other mood disorders, researchers found. An international team of … Read more

Damage of ‘False-Positive’ Mammograms Overlooked: Study

Damage of 'False-Positive' Mammograms Overlooked: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) — Women should be made aware of the potential downsides of breast cancer screenings, a team of Dutch doctors urges, because false-positive results can prompt anxiety and seriously undermine a patient’s quality of life. Incorrect … Read more

Video Game ‘Addiction’ Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Kids

Video Game 'Addiction' Tied to Depression, Anxiety in Kids

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) — Video game addiction among children and teens may lead to the development of psychological disorders such as depression, researchers say. Impulsive or socially inept children more likely to get hooked, study suggests. The new … Read more

Consumer Genetic Testing May Not Boost Users’ Anxiety

Consumer Genetic Testing May Not Boost Users' Anxiety

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) — People who have direct-to-consumer genetic testing don’t experience any short-term increase in anxiety after receiving the results, whether they are positive or negative, researchers report. But experts note validity, usefulness of direct-to-consumer tests still … Read more