Items tagged as "Depression"
With winter in the northern hemisphere in full swing it’s not uncommon for people to feel sluggish or moody. Those symptoms can be typical of someone experiencing seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that typically occurs during the winter. Symptoms include sleeping too much, overeating, loss of energy, social withdrawal and difficulty concentrating. [...]Created by Dana Sparks
Expert Alert: Avoid Holiday Stress by Setting Realistic Expectations, Setting Aside Differences For many, the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately unwanted stress and depression can derail holiday cheer when trying to juggle all of the parties, family gatherings, shopping, baking, cooking and more. Amit Sood, M.D., a Mayo [...]Created by Dana Sparks
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't go away and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and to be [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 11, 2012. Mayo Clinic researchers have found a novel way to monitor real-time chemical changes in the brains of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS). The groundbreaking insight will help physicians more effectively use DBS to treat brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease, depression and Tourette [...]Created by Brian Kilen
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Whiteside addresses depression and anxiety in kids. To listen, click the link below. Treating Depression and Anxiety in KidsCreated by Admin
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Whiteside explains that depression is not just an adult issue. To listen, click the link below. Overcoming Childhood DepressionCreated by Admin
Unfortunatley childhood isn't all fun and games. In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Whiteside explains that just like adults, kids can suffer from anxiety and depression. To listen, click the link below. Treating Depression and Anxiety in KidsCreated by Admin
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that bipolar disorder (BPD) is a more costly chronic condition than diabetes, depression, asthma and coronary artery disease (CAD), based on a review of health care claim costs. Specialty care costs (the costs of seeing any specialist and all tests ordered) were especially higher for [...]Created by Admin
Pioneering therapeutic trials to investigate the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in hard-to-treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourettes syndrome are underway at multiple medical centers around the world, according to a review in the June 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Deep brain stimulation has long been seen [...]Created by Admin
Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article on a generalist's guide to treating patients with depression with an emphasis on using side effects to tailor antidepressant therapy. Click here to read the Proceedings article.
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Could medicines used for depression also treat chronic, severe indigestion? Scientists at Mayo Clinic suspect they can and, backed by funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), they are testing that premise in a nationwide clinical trial. "Nerve cells are found throughout the body, and just as their dysfunction [...]Created by Admin