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Probiotic improves depression, quality of life in IBS

June 19, 2017

The probiotic Bifidobacterium longum improved depression and quality of life, but not anxiety, among individuals with irritable bowel syndrome.

“This study shows that consumption of a specific probiotic can improve both gut symptoms and psychological issues in [irritable bowel syndrome],” Premysl Bercik, MD, of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, said in a press release. “This opens new avenues not only for the treatment of patients with functional bowel disorders but also for patients with primary psychiatric diseases.”

In the Journals

Childhood chronic illness increases risk for adult depression, anxiety

June 15, 2017
Chronic physical illness in childhood was associated with increased risk for depression and anxiety in adulthood, particularly childhood cancer. “Very little is…
In the Journals

Parent-delivered cognitive therapy more cost-effective for pediatric anxiety

June 8, 2017
Brief guided parent-delivered CBT was not more effective than solution-focused brief therapy for childhood anxiety disorders; however, it was more cost-effective…
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VIDEO: Breakthroughs in treating fear-related disorders

May 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Francis Lee, MD, PhD, of Weill Cornell Medical College at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, and colleagues conducted research that indicated a sensitive…
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The Psychological and Pharmacological Correlations of Atrial Fibrillation

Psychiatric Annals, December 2016, Volume 46 Issue 12
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an arrhythmia characterized by disorganized electrical activity of the atria, secondary to…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services February 2017 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include hope and mental health in young adult college students, innovative mental health clinical placement, and…
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In the Journals

Probiotic improves depression, quality of life in IBS

June 19, 2017
The probiotic Bifidobacterium longum improved depression and quality of life, but not anxiety, among individuals with irritable bowel syndrome. …

In the Journals

Childhood chronic illness increases risk for adult depression, anxiety

June 15, 2017
Chronic physical illness in childhood was associated with increased risk for depression and anxiety in adulthood, particularly childhood cancer. …

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Anxiety Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: A Primary Care Approach

Pediatric Annals, June 2017, Volume 46 Issue 6
Fears and worries are normal feelings that help us adapt to the ups and downs of life. Those ups and downs are especially normal as children and…

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Parent-delivered cognitive therapy more cost-effective for pediatric anxiety

June 8, 2017
Brief guided parent-delivered CBT was not more effective than solution-focused brief therapy for childhood anxiety disorders; however, it was more…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services June 2017 CNE Activity

June 1, 2017 Expires: 5/31/2019
Topics include perinatal anxiety and depression, perceived stress in family caregivers of individuals with mental illness, and public stigma toward…

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

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VIDEO: Breakthroughs in treating fear-related disorders

May 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Francis Lee, MD, PhD, of Weill Cornell Medical College at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, and colleagues conducted research that…

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Anxiety common in US Syrian refugee children

May 26, 2017
SAN DIEGO — More than four out of five Syrian refugee children in the U.S. met criteria for anxiety, according to data presented at the…

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VIDEO: Detecting anxiety disorders early

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital…

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APA poll: Democrats, Republicans agree treatment more effective than punishment

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Recent poll results presented here shed light on Americans’ opinions on the opioid crisis, anxiety and mental health care and…

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Experts explore potential of psychedelics in mental health

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In a presentation here, researchers reviewed evidence of the utility of psychedelic substances for treatment of mental health…

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