New approach to some mental disorders

Some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety and PTSD, might not be disorders at all, according to a recent paper by Washington State University biological anthropologists.

In the paper, published in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, the researchers propose a new approach to mental illness that would be informed by human evolution, noting that modern psychology, and in particular its use of drugs like antidepressants, has largely failed to reduce the prevalence of mental disorders. (This paper was made available online on Nov. 28, 2019 ahead of final publication in the issue on April 28, 2020). For example, the global prevalence of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders remained steady at 4.4% and 4% respectively from 1990 to 2010.

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Novo estudo questiona: será que devemos substituir antidepressivos por exercícios físicos?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Um novo estudo sugere que os exercícios físicos são tão eficazes em aliviar os sintomas de problemas de saúde mental e transtornos de humor, como ansiedade, depressão e esquizofrenia, quanto os medicamentos tradicionais. Se confirmada, essa pode ser uma excelente notícia para pacientes que sofrem com este tipo de problema, uma vez que isso pode significar menos tempo em instalações psiquiátrica e menos probabilidade de dependência de medicamentos psicotrópicos.

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Por el Dr. Mercola

Una de cada 20 personas de más de 12 años de edad, que viven en los Estados Unidos lucha contra la depresión1 y el 11% de la población de los Estados Unidos de más de 12 años de edad toma algún medicamento antidepresivo.2 Esto a pesar de que cada vez es más la evidencia que demuestra que los antidepresivos no son mejores que el placebo en términos de eficacia.

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Suplementos Probados como Beneficiosos para la Depresión





Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and ADHD. Nutritional psychiatry is a growing discipline that focuses on the use of food and supplements to provide these essential nutrients as part of an integrated or alternative treatment for mental health disorders.

But nutritional approaches for these debilitating conditions are not widely accepted by mainstream medicine. Treatment options tend to be limited to official National Institute for Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines which recommend talking therapies and antidepressants.

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Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

 

 

 

 

 

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and ADHD. Nutritional psychiatry is a growing discipline that focuses on the use of food and supplements to provide these essential nutrients as part of an integrated or alternative treatment for mental health disorders.

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Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

 

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and ADHD. Nutritional psychiatry is a growing discipline that focuses on the use of food and supplements to provide these essential nutrients as part of an integrated or alternative treatment for mental health disorders.

But nutritional approaches for these debilitating conditions are not widely accepted by mainstream medicine. Treatment options tend to be limited to official National Institute for Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines which recommend talking therapies and antidepressants.

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