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Roseroot may be beneficial aid for mild to moderate depression

March 27, 2015

Rhodiola rosea has less antidepressive effects than traditional depression medication, but also results in significantly less adverse effects, according to recently published data.

“These results are a bit preliminary but suggest that herbal therapy may have the potential to help patients with depression who cannot tolerate conventional antidepressants due to side effects,” Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, associate professor of Family Medicine, Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelmen School of Medicine said in a press release.

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Paternal, maternal depression may influence toddler anxiety, behavior

March 27, 2015
Data suggest both maternal and paternal depression plays a role in a child’s behavior, according to research published in Couple and Family Psychology: Research
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Senate adjourns without voting on bill to repeal sustainable growth rate

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Psychosocial Correlates of Internet Addiction Among Jordanian University Students

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Online Advanced Release, March 16, 2015
Internet addiction is a significant international mental health problem among university students. The purpose of the…
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Long-Term Residential Treatment and Its Alternatives: March 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Our vulnerable patients with serious and persistent mental illness frequently need more than a brief hospitalization…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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