Tag: Depression

    Tai Chi and Qigong for Metabolic Syndrome

    August 18, 2017
    Meditation

    Researchers in Australia evaluated the effects of Tai Chi and Qigong exercise on metabolic syndrome and glycemic levels among patients …Read the Rest

    Anxiety, Depression, and Inflammation: Physical and Cognitive Aspects

    August 3, 2017
    Mind-Body

    More and more evidences have related anxiety and depression to elevated systemic inflammation (Duivis et al., 2013). As complex disorders, …Read the Rest

    Depression, Anxiety, Asthma, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    August 1, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often have psychiatric problems including cognitive dysfunction, anxiety, and depression (Bratek …Read the Rest

    Anxiety, Depression, Diabetes, and High-Fat Diets

    July 28, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Depression and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are often seen together (Dutheil et al., 2016). What are the mechanisms in psychoneuroimmunology …Read the Rest

    Anxiety, Sleep, Fatigue, Inflammation, and Advanced Cancer

    July 26, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Patients with terminal cancer are often troubled with fatigue (Rodrigues et al., 2016). Studies on the mechanisms would be helpful …Read the Rest

    Anxiety, Inflammation, and Obesity

    July 25, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Anxiety and depression have been related to the higher levels of inflammation among those with obesity. This group of people …Read the Rest

    Anxiety and Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors

    July 24, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Breast cancer survivors often have continuous psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression. Such mood problems may be caused by …Read the Rest

    Emotional Factors and Fatigue in Adolescents

    July 21, 2017
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Immune

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

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

    Obesity, Emotional Conditions, Eating Behaviors, and Inflammation

    July 6, 2017
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

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

    Anxiety, Depression, and Systemic Sclerosis

    July 1, 2017
    Mind-Body

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

    Mindfulness Meditation for Sleep Disorders in Older Adults

    June 26, 2017
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

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

    What is Psychodermatology

    June 18, 2017
    Immune

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

    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
    Mind-Body

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

    Meditation and Social Anxiety

    May 15, 2017
    Meditation

    Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is featured with emotional biases and inaccurate negative self-beliefs. In a recent study, researchers investigated the …Read the Rest

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