Depression: addressing our blind spots
- Psychiatric disorders and immune activity. Hornig-Rohan, Mady // Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health;Fall94, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p56
Presents an abstract of the research study entitled `Change in immunoglobin, complement and acute phase protein levels in the depressed patients and normal controls,' by C. Song et al published in a 1994 issue of the `Journal of Affective Disorder.'
- Your emotions' role in back pain. // Shape;Oct2000, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p49
Reports on the finding that people who are depressed or had other emotional problems felt more back pain, pointing to the association of psychological and emotional health on the condition. Consideration of psychological evaluation before resorting to back surgery.
- Depression is a preventable side effect. // USA Today Magazine;Oct96, Vol. 125 Issue 2617, p14
Focuses on the relationship between diabetes and depression. Diabetics who experience depression when their blood glucose levels become too high; Depression as a common presenting sign of diabetes; The link between glucose level control and depressive cycles; Recommendations for diabetics,...
- Depression's damage: Sick days and lost productivity. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jul2001, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p12
Focuses on the influence of mental depression on the productivity of employees.
- God bless you--depress you. // Psychology Today;May/Jun93, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p9
Cites a statement made by Minneapolis neuropsychologist Paul S. Marshall. Contention that people with seasonal allergies may also have a predisposition toward depression; How seasonal allergies may alter the human body's response to neurotransmitters; Additional information.
- Stress, norepinephrine and depression. Leonard, Brian E. // Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience;Sep2001 Supplement, Vol. 26 Issue 4, pS11
Examines the interactions of the immune, endocrine and norepinephrine systems in patients with depression. Importance of stress as a factor of depression; Effects of external stressors to brain function; Link of chronic stress to depression and disorganization of the sympathetic system.
- Do incontinence, depression have a common link? Taggart, Martha // Urology Times;Jun2001, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p25
Focuses on professor of urology at the University of Virginia Medical School in Charlottesville, William D. Steers' presentation of his findings on a study which determined the link between urinary incontinence and clinical depression, during the International Bladder Symposium in Washington...
- Gray matter. // Science Teacher;Sep99, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p14
Reports on the finding by Washington University professor Yvette I. Sheline and her colleagues on the role of the size of a brain region called hippocampus in learning and memory. Finding that persons who have suffered from clinical depression have smaller volumes in the hippocampus.
- Brain cell abnormalities seen in major depression. Miguel-Hidalgo, Rajkowska G. // Patient Care;8/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p18
Reports on brain cell abnormalities observed in patients with major depression (MDD). Size of neurons in patients with major depression; Benefit of the findings of the study in the development of antidepressants; Examination of the prefrontal cortex of brain tissue from deceased subjects who...