WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Poor mental health in childhood may lower the chances of success in adulthood, a new study suggests.
Duke University researchers found that children with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and/or behavioral problems were six times more likely than those with no psychiatric problems to have difficulties […]
FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with social anxiety who perform good deeds may have less trouble relaxing and interacting with others, new research finds.
These acts of kindness can boost feelings of happiness and foster positive views of the world. Over time, deeds that promote positive interactions may enable people with this disorder […]
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For people with chronic back pain who also have depression or anxiety, narcotic painkillers may not be the best therapy for their pain, a new study finds.
“A lot of patients have depression and anxiety on top of their back pain,” said lead researcher Dr. Ajay […]
By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Mental or physical health problems during the teen years may make it harder to get a good job or to complete higher education later on, a new research review suggests.
“Chronic health conditions and particularly mental health conditions contribute substantially to education and employment outcomes,” said […]
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women taking menopausal hormone therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flashes often hope it will also help their menopause-related memory and thinking problems, but a new study reports it won’t.
However, oral hormone therapy was linked to mood benefits, the research found.
“Hormone therapy is […]
FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Being around animals may help reduce social anxiety in children with autism, new research suggests.
The findings could lead to new treatment approaches that use pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs to help children with autism improve their social skills and interactions with other people, the researchers […]