Navigation Links
Mother's depression a risk factor in childhood asthma symptoms, study suggests
Date:11/19/2009

n affects a child's asthma status, but because depression often involves fatigue, memory lapses and difficulty concentrating, it can affect a parent's ability to manage the child's chronic condition, which can involve daily, and sometimes complex, drug regimens and frequent visits to the doctor.

"Mom is the one who must implement the doctor's recommendations for treatment and follow-up, and if she is depressed she can't do it well, so the child will suffer," says lead investigator Michiko Otsuki, Ph.D., a behavioral medicine fellow at Johns Hopkins at the time of the study, now at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

Investigators say their findings should prompt pediatricians who treat children with asthma to pay close attention to the child's primary caregiver whether or not it is the mother and screen and refer them for treatment if needed.

"We ask these parents if they are smokers all the time, so maybe it's time to start asking them if they are coping well emotionally," said co-investigator Arlene Butz, Sc.D., a pediatric asthma specialist at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. "Doctors are trained to pick up on subtle clues, so if they see a red flag in mom, they should follow-up with a depression screener and referral if needed."

Treating depressed mothers whose children are at high-risk for asthma complications will likely benefit both mother and child, researchers say, while providing a clear treatment target to help reduce the burden of asthma in the United States. Asthma is the country's leading pediatric chronic illness, affecting 6.5 million children under the age of 18, according to the CDC.

The Hopkins study included only mothers but investigators believe a similar pattern would emerge regardless of who the primary caregiver is.

Researchers caution that the mothers in their study were screened for depression with a standard questionnaire, which is a reliable detector of symptoms but
'/>"/>

Contact: Ekaterina Pesheva
epeshev1@jhmi.edu
410-516-4996
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Offers Newborn and Parenting Resources to Ease New Mothers Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave
2. WellPoints Affiliated Life and Disability Companies Offer Newborn and Parenting Resources to Ease New Mothers Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave
3. Using science to save lives of mothers and children in Africa
4. WellPoint Named One of the Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers
5. Parenting Expert and Family Advocate Jo Frost and Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) Launch Time 2 Talk Asthma
6. New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers
7. Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress
8. Omega-3s Benefit Heart Attack Survivors, Healthy Adults, Mothers and Infants
9. International Breast Milk Project Helps Mothers Worldwide
10. U.S. Maternal Health Program: Marks 20 Years of Support to Mothers and Childbearing Women
11. New Quarterly Magazine Launched by Red Bloom Media LLC Puts the Health and Wellness of Mothers Front and Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mother's depression a risk factor in childhood asthma symptoms, study suggests
(Date:8/2/2014)... Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 According ... Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive dating guide for women. The ... attract the man they want easily. The book also teaches ... commitment issues. , Vkool reveals in its review that ...     Chapter 1 – What’s Your Relationship Story? , ...
(Date:8/2/2014)... Lakewood Park Apartment Homes , located ... side, has undertaken a project that promises to help ... sense, while improving the “green” appearance of its already ... announced that Lakewood Park is currently preparing garden plots ... about being able to offer this opportunity to our ...
(Date:8/2/2014)... 02, 2014 When the Black Hat conventioneers ... this year, one thing can be always counted on, plenty ... as fear, uncertainty and doubt. The run-up has already ... article published by Reuters on July 31st about how ... or keyboard to successfully infect a system with malware, completely ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 Cannabis use among young people has ... to 17 having used marijuana at least once and 17 ... “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes to Life,’ volunteers from ... youth this summer with factual information about drugs, to help ... Hamburg “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes’ to Life,” volunteers ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... brain plays a central role in regulating appetite and ... in the brain,s control of food intake and body ... process has been unclear. A new study ... that PPARγ activity in a type of neuron known ... response to high-fat diet. Sabrina Diano and colleagues ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Girl Gets Ring System Review Exposes Jonathan Green's Dating Guide For Women – Vkool.com 2Health News:Girl Gets Ring System Review Exposes Jonathan Green's Dating Guide For Women – Vkool.com 3Health News:Lexington’s Lakewood Park Apartments Getting Into Gardening 2Health News:Black Hat USA 2014 Will Again Stress Need for Security Basics with Glimpse of What May Lie Ahead 2Health News:Black Hat USA 2014 Will Again Stress Need for Security Basics with Glimpse of What May Lie Ahead 3Health News:Black Hat USA 2014 Will Again Stress Need for Security Basics with Glimpse of What May Lie Ahead 4Health News:Black Hat USA 2014 Will Again Stress Need for Security Basics with Glimpse of What May Lie Ahead 5Health News:Addressing a Serious Issue Affecting German Teens 2
... committee Sunday said medicines sold in shops would indicate ... 2. ,The decision was taken in a meeting ... of chemicals, fertilizers and steel. The members were discussing ... members decided that the 354 drugs in the national ...
... is where the Codex Alimentarius Commission’s role is crucial. If ... uphill task to maintain standards in taste and safety. ... to the European community. This is indeed a combined worthy ... Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ,They are ...
... The government has planned to alter citeria for jobless benefit ... illness under //reforms being unveiled this week. ,Work and ... off benefit and into work following the publishing of his ... the personal capability assessment which is used to decide whether ...
... Recently an UCLA study by a team of researchers ... carotid atheromas formation in patients //at a higher risk ... link may be due to blockages containing calcium in ... carotid artery. ,These blockages, or atheromas, contain ...
... the disease strides ahead with greater determination from obscurity to ... why is the pandemic// outpacing us, or are countries acting ... million people and affected another 40 million worldwide? ... York for the review meeting to the United Nations General ...
... consider Medical Council of India seniority on appointment in ... ,Talking to reporters here Association General Secretary, ... about 34,000 doctors are unemployed in India in which ... is recruiting doctors for government health services, the government ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AIDS: Why the pandemic outpaces us 2Health News:AIDS: Why the pandemic outpaces us 3
(Date:8/1/2014)... Aug. 1, 2014 Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") ... proprietary technologies are used to develop, manufacture and sell ... biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today that it ... ended June 30, 2014 after market close on Thursday, ... that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 1, 2014 Cipla ... heute bekannt, vor kurzem für OneDose ReadyfusOR™ ... nach chirurgischen Eingriffen eine kommerzielle Zusammenarbeit begonnen ... Union und weiterer europäischer Länder abdeckt. Cipla ... Ropivacain gefüllte OneDose ReadyfusOR später in diesem ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA ) a ... delivery systems for the eye today reported revenue for ... million, a 10% increase over $18.2 million reported for ... basis, revenues grew 11% during the second quarter of ... effect of foreign currency exchange reduced sales by $0.1 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dyadic International To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, August 14, 2014 2Dyadic International To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, August 14, 2014 3Cipla und BioQuiddity geben EU-Geschäftspartnerschaft für OneDose-ReadyfusOR zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen bekannt 2Cipla und BioQuiddity geben EU-Geschäftspartnerschaft für OneDose-ReadyfusOR zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen bekannt 3STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 2STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 3STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 4STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 5STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 6STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 7STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 8STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 9STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 10STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 11STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 12STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 13STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 14STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 15STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 16STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 17STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 18STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 19STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 20STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 21STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 22STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 23STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 24STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 25STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 26STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 27STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 28STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 29STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 30STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth 31
... FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2011 Misonix, Inc. ... company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative therapeutic ... cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical ... Ultrasonic Bone Cutting System and the SonaStar® Ultrasonic ...
... 2011 Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) ... Drug Administration (FDA) a New Drug Application (NDA) for testosterone ... the owner of the Reference Listed Drug of its filing. ... the United States District Court for the District of New ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Misonix Announces its Exhibition at the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies 2Misonix Announces its Exhibition at the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies 3Perrigo Confirms Filing for Testosterone Gel 1.0% and Announcement of Patent Infringement Lawsuit by Abbott 2
... has been designed for use with Bioneer's ... can handle 96 samples (Plasmid DNA, Genomic ... and purification. While conventional kits use centrifugal ... BioVac 96 Vacuum Manifold uses vacuum pressure ...
Plastic Tray Type Vacuum Manifold...
... manifold is designed to efficiently process ... holds one deep well plate and ... are drawn through the wells ... microplates. The base holds and ...
QIAvac 96 is designed for efficient processing of QIAGEN 96-well plates....
Medicine Products: