Archive for May, 2013

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ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
Making sense out of the biological matrix of bipolar disorder
The more that we understand the brain, the more complex it becomes. The same can be said about the genetics and neurobiology of psychiatric disorders. Researchers have now utilized an integrative approach to probe the biology of bipolar disorder.

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Risk of depression influenced by quality of relationships
After analyzing data from nearly 5,000 American adults, researchers found that the quality of a person’s relationships with a spouse, family and friends predicted the likelihood of major depression disorder in the future, regardless of how frequently their social interactions took place.

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ScienceDaily: Stress News
For combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, ‘fear circuitry’ in the brain never rests
Chronic trauma can inflict lasting damage to brain regions associated with fear and anxiety. Previous imaging studies of people with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, have shown that these brain regions can over-or under-react in response to stressful tasks.

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Humor styles and bullying in schools: Not a laughing matter
There is a clear link between children’s use of humor and their susceptibility to being bullied by their peers, according to a major new study.

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Fun and friends help ease the pain of breast cancer
Breast cancer patients who say they have people with whom they have a good time, or have “positive social interactions” with, are better able to deal with pain and other physical symptoms, according to a new study.

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ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
Susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder identified
A new study provides fascinating insight into the genetic basis of bipolar disorder, a highly heritable mood disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of mania and depression. The research identifies a previously unrecognized susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder.

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ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
Links between hypertension, bipolar disorders identified
Nearly half of patients hospitalized with bipolar disorder may suffer from hypertension, and the younger a person is diagnosed with the psychiatric condition the more likely they are to develop high blood pressure, according to a recent study. The research analyzed 99 patients hospitalized for bipolar disorder, a condition sometimes called manic-depressive disorder.

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