Emotional Factors and Fatigue in Adolescents

July 21, 2017

Fatigue in adolescents may be related to psychological, somatic, and lifestyle factors. In a longitudinal study of 653 adolescent girls, …Read the Rest

Massage Therapy for Pediatric Cancer

July 18, 2017

Massage therapy has been suggested as a helpful complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) intervention for children with cancer. For example, …Read the Rest

Psychological Stress and Ovarian Cancer

July 17, 2017

Ovarian cancer and distress are often seen together. To promote the therapeutic effects and quality of life for the patients, …Read the Rest

Cytokines, Depression, and Psychoneuroimmunology

July 16, 2017

Cytokines such as interferon (IFN)-alpha may cause dopamine depletion and affect the pathways of monoamine metabolism. Their alterations may result …Read the Rest

Cytokine Therapies and Psychiatric Disorders

July 14, 2017

Cytokine therapies including interferon-alpha (IF-alpha) and interleukin-2 (IL-2) have been used for cancers and chronic diseases including melanoma, hepatitis C, …Read the Rest

Depression in Older People

July 12, 2017

Chronic depression and dementia are often seen together in older people. Why do these happen? What are the mechanisms? Studies …Read the Rest

Psychoneuroimmunology and Ocular Diseases

July 11, 2017

Studies in psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) have revealed the connections between psychosocial stress and depression with immune dysfunctions and various physical problems …Read the Rest

Depression and Skin Disorders

July 8, 2017

Depressive disorders are often seen together with skin disorders. The rate of the comorbidity of depression and dermatologic diseases is …Read the Rest

Stress, Immunity, and Breast Cancer Patients

July 7, 2017

Breast cancer patients after surgery often have higher levels of distress and need psychosocial adaptation to the new conditions. The …Read the Rest

Obesity, Emotional Conditions, Eating Behaviors, and Inflammation

July 6, 2017

Obesity has been associated with chronic low-degree inflammation that can result in stress and behavioral problems. A study investigated the …Read the Rest

Sleep loss, Mood, and Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis

July 4, 2017

Sleep disturbances have been closely related to pain. What are the influences of sleep loss on mood and pain among …Read the Rest

Anxiety Disorders and Psychoneuroimmunology

July 2, 2017

The discoveries in psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) need to be translated into clinical care and better quality of life for patients. Such …Read the Rest

Anxiety, Depression, and Systemic Sclerosis

July 1, 2017

Recent studies including those in psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) have collected many evidences on the psychosocial correlations with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). Systemic …Read the Rest

Psychoneuroimmunology, Meditation, and Stress Management

June 29, 2017

Meditation is a mind-body practice that may help with the management of stress. It may reduce the allostatic load and …Read the Rest

Anxiety and Vaccine Responses in Early Adolescence

June 28, 2017

The field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) focuses on the studies of the interactions among psychological activities such as stress, and the …Read the Rest

Mindfulness Meditation for Sleep Disorders in Older Adults

June 26, 2017

Among older adults, sleep disturbances are frequently complained. However, the problems have very limited therapeutic choices. Approaches from mind-body medicine …Read the Rest

Stress, Depression, and Medial Prefrontal Cortex

June 24, 2017

Major depressive disorder (MDD) can be triggered by stress experiences. Studies have shown that stress may change the reward processing …Read the Rest

Resilience, Adversity, Gene Expression, and Wellbeing

June 22, 2017

Chronic social adversity may lead to a “conserved transcriptional response to adversity (CTRA)” with higher levels of pro-inflammatory genes and …Read the Rest

Psychoneuroimmunology and Anxiety Disorders

June 21, 2017

The incidence of psychiatric disorders including anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) is getting higher and higher …Read the Rest

Stress and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Psychiatric Disorders among Children and Adolescents

June 20, 2017

Inflammation, immune dysfunctions, and abnormal cytokine levels have been closely related to psychiatric disorders among adult patients in recent studies …Read the Rest

Stress, Dysfunctional Attitudes, and Genetic Factors

June 19, 2017

What are the relationships among dysfunctional attitudes, stressful events, and genetic factors? How can these factors influence daily emotions? A …Read the Rest

What is Psychodermatology

June 18, 2017

Skin disorders are often associated with psychological conditions such as stress and anxiety. With more and more evidences linking mind …Read the Rest

Stress, Childhood Trauma, and Diseases

June 15, 2017

Psychological stress is an essential factor in health and illnesses. Stress has been closely related to the onset and progression …Read the Rest

Anxiety, Depression, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

June 14, 2017

A recent study investigated the association between psychosocial reserve capacity and the conditions of anxiety and depression (Zamora-Racaza et al., …Read the Rest

Anxiety, Depression, and Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR)

June 5, 2017

Increasing evidences have indicated the strong connections between seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) and psychological conditions, especially anxiety and depression. A …Read the Rest

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