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A few of our members have said that they’ve had gene or pharmacogenetic testing done to help their doctor prescribe the right medications. So we decided to read up on it. Listed below are a few articles on the subject. Since we are not licensed medical care givers we cannot give our opinion. We can […]
By Therese J. Borchard Associate Editor – PsychCentral.com You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to appreciate the link between sugar and depression. Anyone who doubts the relationship need only to spend a night in our house and see what type of behavior happens when two kids consume 12-ounce cans of Coke or Sprite […]
By Teresa Collett, PsyD, LMFT, Worry Topic Expert Contributor for GoodThrapy.org on June 16,2014 When you are experiencing anxiety, it may feel serious or even life threatening. Your heart may race, you may have multiple thoughts going on at the same time, and your chest may feel tight and restrictive as you gasp for air. […]
Screening for depression might soon be as easy as a blood test via The Huffington Post. A new test that identifies particular molecules in the blood could help doctors diagnose patients with clinical depression, according to a new study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry. The blood test can also predict which therapies would be […]
New research has revealed that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but eight different disorders with their own set of symptoms. Fiona MacDonald via Science Alert Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Image: Jonathan Bailey, NHGRI Scientists have identified eight separate clusters of genetic variations that, together, carry a 70 to 100 percent risk of a patient developing […]
The topic of how nutrition plays a role in our mental health has been of great interest to everyone on High Anxieties. Personal experiences says it’s a major factor and so we are always looking for information on the matter. We thought we’d share this article with all of you. Please tell us what you think. Victoria | 26 August […]
A Family Guide to Mental Health: What You Need to Know A Resource for African American Families We are proud to offer this booklet for the African American community. Personal stories and quotes in A Family Guide to Mental Health: What you Need to Know provide important information on mental illness and how it affects the family […]