Treatment Of Depression

Study confirms the safety of electroconvulsive therapy for treating mental disorders

Safety concerns associated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are not justified, according to a new study conducted in Frontiers in Psychology. Partly due to historical misuse and cinematic representations such as in Flight over a cuckoo’s nest, physicians and patients have been reluctant to use this approach. But there is ample …

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‘Something neurological is happening’, COVID could cause depression and anxiety, researchers say – CBS Boston

WALTHAM (CBS) – “I slept for almost two weeks straight.” It was a symptom Hailey Cray expected when she contracted the coronavirus last December. “Going up the stairs here, he took it all. I stopped halfway up and had to breathe deeply, ”she told WBZ-TV. She also expected a loss …

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Queens Hospital Center fails Denise Williams, who died on treatment for depression

The family of a 29-year-old woman who mysteriously died two days after being admitted to hospital with postpartum depression plan to slap the city and its hospital system with a $ 10 million wrongful death lawsuit, according to news legal documents. Denise Williams, mother of a newborn and 3-year-old, died …

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One in four adults with ADHD has generalized anxiety disorder

A new nationally representative study published online in the Affective Disorders Journal found that one in four adults aged 20 to 39 with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) had generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). People with ADHD were four times more likely to have GAD at some point in their lives, …

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GOP congresswoman says she used marijuana to treat depression after rape

It is well known that there is growing bipartisan support for the legalization of marijuana in the United States. But a recent survey released by the Pew Research Center reveals significant differences within the party in how people from different political perspectives perceive the issue of legalizing recreational cannabis. At …

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News analysis for November 15, 2021

Racial minority women and health workers struggle to find suitable respirators Most respiratory protective equipment (RPE) used in healthcare is not designed for women or racial minorities amid a lack of research into how facial dimensions by gender and race affect people. ventilator performance, according to a systematic review and …

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Jonathan Vela, MD, decides it’s time to consider CBD treatment for chronic pain

Jonathan Vela, MD, Department of Rheumatology Aalborg Denmark, spoke with HCPLive about a study he presented at the American College of Rheumatology 2021 Convergence. The study “Cannabidiol Treatment in Hand Osteoarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis – A Double-Blind, Placebo-Randomized Trial” examined the effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) treatment for osteoarthritis-related pain. hand …

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