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Treating Depression Often Lies In A Gray Zone – From Pills To Psychotherapy

Treating Depression Often Lies In A Gray Zone – From Pills To Psychotherapy By Nathaniel Morris,  November 25, 2017 –  Depression afflicts an estimated 16 million Americans every year, many of whom go to their doctors in despair, embarking on an often stressful process about what to do next. These visits may entail filling out forms with screening questions […]

GPs do not have the time to conduct proper psychiatric interviews and rely too heavily on questionnaires.

  by Henry Bodkin 21 May 2017 • 10:00pm Depression is being overdiagnosed because GPs are too reliant on a “basic” questionnaire designed by a pharmaceutical company which also manufacturers psychiatric drugs, campaigners have warned. The easy-to-use nine-question form sets the threshold for the condition “far too low” and results in patients being wrongly diagnosed and […]

Eating Healthy Lowers Risk Of Declining Memory,Thinking Skills By 24%

May 7, 2015 12:02 PM    A healthy diet leads to a healthy mind.         It’s no surprise when someone adopts healthier eating habits when they’re trying to slim down and look their best for summer. However, rarely do we hear about someone eating healthier in an effort to improve their cognitive skills. […]

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

The Huffington Post  |  By Carolyn Gregoire   Posted: 01/04/2015 10:05 am EST         In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut […]

Celexa May Help Ease Alzheimer’s-Linked Agitation

Study finds it might be safer alternative to standard antipsychotics   TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The antidepressant Celexa shows promise in easing the agitation people with Alzheimer's disease often suffer, and may offer a safer alternative to antipsychotic drugs, a new study finds. "Agitation is one of the worst symptoms for patients […]

Drugs to Treat Insomni

    In some cases, doctors will prescribe drugs for the treatment of insomnia.     All insomnia medications should be taken shortly before bed. Do not attempt to drive or perform other activities that require concentration after taking an insomnia drug because it will make you sleepy. Medications should be used in combination with […]

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