In elderly postmyocardial infarction (post-MI) patients, impaired renal function and systemic inflammation appear to be strongly related to markers of mental well-being, with a stronger association seen with apathy compared with depressive symptoms and dispositional optimism, according to a cross-sectional study.
Pregnancy and childbirth may cause depression in expectant fathers, according to the Growing Up in New Zealand study.
Men were more likely to have better outcome than women among those who had been hospitalized for migraine or chronic tension type headache (CTTH), suggests a study presented at the Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress 2017 (ASEAPS 2017) held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Individuals with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have significantly disrupted prediction error (PE) signaling, which may lead to their decision-making deficits and excessive worry about everyday problems, according to a recent study.
Depression or anxiety is common among patients with chronic pain, which is why these individuals should be screened for the said mental health disorders, said Dr Judith Turner, University of Washington (UW) professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and rehabilitation medicine, during the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Approaches to chronic pain management aim to solve a list of other challenges that patients may face apart from pain reduction, Prof Michael Nicholas from the University of Sydney discussed in the recently concluded 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies (ASEAPS) Congress 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar.
Lanicemine does not appear to be superior to placebo in reducing depressive symptoms in patients receiving standard antidepressant therapy, according to a study.
Despite the near-consensus of existing publications, the use of reduced mismatch-negativity amplitudes to determine ultra-high risk groups for psychotic illnesses should still be subject for further scrutiny, a new study suggests.
Musculoskeletal pain at multiple sites among adolescents may be associated with an increased risk of mental health problems, especially mood and anxiety disorders, and mental healthcare use in young adulthood, a study suggests.
A higher prevalence of depressive symptoms and suicidal behaviour has been observed among adolescents with atopic dermatitis (AD), a Korean study has found.