For Virginia Tech Community, Anxiety and Sadness May Increase on Anniversary of School Shootings
WASHINGTON, April 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 16 marks one year
since the most deadly school shooting in United States history. As the
anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings nears, survivors, victim's
families, classmates, first responders and the extended community of
Brain detects happiness more quickly than sadness
People make value judgements about others based on their facial expressions. A new study, carried out be Spanish and Brazilian researchers, shows that after looking at a face for only 100 milliseconds we can detect expressions of happiness and surprise faster than those of sadness
Mild Sadness Provokes Depressive Thinking in Some Recovered Patients
Some individuals with a history of depression may sink back into thinking patterns associated with the condition when faced with mild stresses or sadness//, increasing their risk for relapse.
Many patients who recover from depression eventually relapse, according to background information in ...
National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic
...w who would never be able to achieve their dreams because they did not have the money to continue their recovery and rehabilitation. Thomas felt great sadness
about these children's situation and grateful for all the loving support he have received during his recovery. With that in mind, he set up the Jord...
Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly
...person - mind, body and sprit.
Here are Dr. Nanda's ten signs that show a senior you care about might need help:
Depressed mood or sadness
lasting more than two weeks.
Feelings of worthlessness, inappropriate guilt, hopelessness, helplessness.
Decreased ability to think, conce...
Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression
...ething is wrong. Mood swings - Similar to a roller coaster ride, mood swings are extreme changes in mood. Mom's joyfulness immediately followed by sadness
and despair are not healthy moods. Being afraid of hurting the baby or herself - If mom is afraid of hurting the baby or herself, get medical att...
Brain Quickly Detects Happiness in Others
...or withdrawal ones," study author J. Antonio Aznar-Casanova told a Spanish science news service. "So, happiness and surprise are processed faster than sadness
The researchers tested 80 psychology students -- 65 women and 15 men -- using the "divided visual field" technique to determine which he...
Easing the Pain of Father's Day Without Dad, Highmark Caring Place Helps Children Cope With the Death of a Parent
...e many difficult challenges and emotions," said Terese Vorsheck, director of the Highmark Caring Place. "This special day may heighten the feelings of sadness
and pain that accompany the death of a parent, and the Caring Place is here to help."
The Highmark Caring Place offers these suggestions for chil...
New National Online Survey Says Bipolar Depressive Symptoms Have Impact on Day-To-Day Tasks as Well as Social Activities(1)
... highs, called bipolar mania.(4) Many people with bipolar disorder report spending more time in the depressive phase(5) -- which includes feelings of sadness
and emptiness, depressed moods and inability to concentrate -- than in the manic phase.(4) This fact was confirmed in the online survey, with 61 perc...
Italian-American Organization Stands in Solidarity With Victims of Italian Earthquake
... earthquake in Italy this morning that has left an undetermined number of people dead and tens of thousands homeless is a subject of grave concern and sadness
for members of the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York City.
"Like all Americans, the members of our foundation, who are of Italian ancest...
Sadness in Medical Technology
Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating
...es and smells;
external cues - eating in response to environmental cues, such as advertising;
emotional response - eating in response to sadness
or stress; and
distraction - focusing on other things while eating.
Each question was graded on a scale of 1 to 4, in which highe...
Study Demonstrates Lexapro(R) Significantly Improves Depression Symptoms in Adolescents
...nts was influenza-like symptoms (7
percent vs. 3 percent placebo).
Depression and Adolescents
Adolescent depression is characterized by persistent sadness
of interest in usual activities. While the brain chemistry of depression is
not fully understood, research suggests that depression is caused...
Abbott's HUMIRA(R) (adalimumab) Receives FDA Approval For Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis
... In addition to visible symptoms, people with psoriasis may
suffer from poor self-image and social isolation, and even feelings of
depression, such as sadness
and despair. Recent research also suggests
psoriasis may be associated with other serious health risks. Up to 30
percent of psoriasis patients develop...
Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces Positive Results of LEXAPRO(R) Phase III Study in Adolescents With Major Depression
depression indication for LEXAPRO," said Ivan Gergel, M.D.
Depression and Adolescents
Adolescent depression is characterized by persistent sadness
of interest in usual activities.(3) While the brain chemistry of depression
is not fully understood,(4) research suggests that depression is ...
Sadness in Medical Dictionary
...including diagnosis of PMS and treatment of PMS ... PMS ... It is clear that two components are essential for PMS to occur. ... If the sadness
and mood swings don't get you, the cramps and headaches just might. Premenstrual syndrome ( PMS ) affects almost all women to some degree. F...
...... Initially grief is overwhelming and people can feel out of control. ... We often think of grief in terms of feelings such as anger, guilt, sadness
or loneliness. But grief affects us in other ways as well -- spiritually, behaviorally, ... Grief is the normal response of sorrow, emotion, a...
Sadness in Biological News
Are you phonagnosic?
...on nearly all other tasks. For example, in a test involving emotional sounds - achievement/triumph, amusement, anger, disgust, fear, pleasure, relief, sadness
and surprise - KH could identify the emotional state of the person speaking roughly 80 per cent of the time, similar to the control group. KH also di...
Sun to set on Ulysses solar mission on July 1
...bits of data finally arrive, it will surely be tough to say goodbye to Ulysses," said Nigel Angold, ESA's Ulysses Mission Operations Manager. "But any sadness
I might feel will pale in comparison to the pride of working on such a magnificent mission. Although operations will be ending, scientific discoveries...
Researchers: No faking it, crocodile tears are real
... GAINESVILLE, Fla. When someone feigns sadness
they cry crocodile tears, a phrase that comes from an old myth that the animals cry while eating.
Now, a University of Florida researcher has concl...
UCLA study of community health project shows how group dynamics affect fitness, eating habits
...um, meanwhile, boosts fruit and vegetable intake while reducing feelings of sadness
and depression, and can even reduce waistlines.
"Creating a culture of ...indings contained in the UCLA analysis of the program:
Feelings of sadness
or depression decreased significantly among 12-week participants; fruit and...
Sadness in Biological Technology
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Mourns Loss of Chairman Thomas A. Waltz
...'s Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee.
"The sudden loss of our business colleague and friend Tom Waltz brings sadness
to the entire Peregrine family," said Steven W. King, president and CEO of Peregrine. "Our deepest sympathies go out to Tom's family and to all who kn...
Beyond Seizure Control in the Treatment of Epilepsy With New Anti-Epileptic Drug, Zebinix(TM)
...n the overall MADRS score (p<0.0001) and individual domains of the
MADRS scale including pessimistic thoughts, concentration difficulties,
and inner tension.(2)-(4)
Notes to Editors
About partial seizures and their treatment
Epilepsy is one of the most common neuro...
Study Suggests Risperidone Long-Acting Injection Combined with Standard Treatment Helped Delay Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar Disorder
...e euphoria, extreme irritability or
rage, accelerated or disorganized thinking and an increase in risky
behaviors. Signs of depression include intense sadness
or despair, loss of
energy, insomnia and suicidal thoughts.
A classification of patients identified as "rapid-cycling" and also
having four or more ...
Pfizer-Pharmacia Fallout Gives Celltech A CEO
...he months of uncertainty brought on by the Pfizer acquisition. "I think the mood is much better than it was a week ago," he says. "There's always some sadness
of seeing Pharmacia, your company, disappear. But people move on. Everybody moves on."...