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depression scales other scales for PD, AD and MS by Neurodoc .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 10:00pm http://www.mhsfopcls.com/downloads/ger_dep_scl.pdf Geriatric Depression scale http://www.ibogaine.desk.nl/graphics/3639b1c_23.pdf Beck Depression inventory- pref in Parkinson's disease http://healthnet.umassmed.edu/mhealth/ZungSelfRatedDepressionScale.pdf Zung SRDS Other scales http://www.nysaaaa.org/Caregiv ... Read on »
New postpartum depression scale may be effective in screening new moms by Kristin D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:20am Researchers in Denver just announced that simply by asking three simple questions, doctors can tell whether or not a new mom may be suffering from postpartum depression. This new three question screening process is basically a sub-scale of the traditional Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale that is commonly used. Instead of asking a boat load o ... Read on »
Geriatric Depression Scale by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 12:00am Geriatric Depression Scale (short form)  Sheikh and Yesavage, 1986 This fifteen-question mood scale screens for depression in older adults. Instructions:  Circle the answer that best describes how you felt  over the past week. 1. Are you basically satisfied with your life?  yes  no 2. Have you dropped many of your a ... Read on »
My 1 to 10 Scale of Misery for Alcoholism and Depression by alanb Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:16pm 2 Comments When we start to feel bad we would love to see a definitive guide to how bad we actually are. You obviously are the last person to know. All around you, family,friends,colleagues and loved ones know you are in trouble. You get sick of their moaning and have a few more drinks and/or pills. Recognise this scenario? No doubt you do. Anyway one boring ... Read on »
Treat Depression Naturally With Exercise by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 10:04pm Here is some no-nonsense advice regarding the use of exercise to treat depression. First, in mild to moderate cases, it works great. There have been tons of reports showing the beneficial effects of regular exercise in treating cases of depression. Second, the intensity of exercise is more important than the frequency. In other words, using ... Read on »
The Emotional Impact of Neck Pain: Study Shows that Depression and Anxiety Play a Role by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 11:44pm In todays’ society neck pain affects two thirds of the population at least for some part of their life. Usually this neck pain will resolve within a few days, but about 10% of the population suffers from neck pain chronically- pain that persists. Often times, we treat neck pain by only looking at the neck muscles, ligaments, vertebra, nerves an ... Read on »
3 Questions Can Spot Possible Postpartum Depression by Atlanta Mom .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:17pm by hernews Posted: Tue., September 2, 2008, 07:24 am "Postpartum depression is under-diagnosed," said Dr. Adam Aponte, a pediatrician and associate director for recruitment and retention at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. "We found the fewer the questions, the better. It opens the door for dialogue about how the mom is doi ... Read on »
Research on Postpartum Depression by University Student: Quick EPDS Survey by Atlanta Mom .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 4:51pm The following is a letter I received from a University student.  If you are currently suffering from or recovering from a PMD, please take a minute to take this survey (it's actually just the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale plus a few risk factors using Survey Monkey). My name is Erin Listman and I am a student at Northern Virginia Commu ... Read on »
August Blues: Depression by Ruth K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:12pm One of my patients painted the above picture when he was struggling with depression. I was fascinated with the use of colour and abstract design. Why is blue associated with depression? The question was asked in the comments on the last post. I contemplated the possibilities and came to some inconclusive ideas. Blue is a cool colour ... Read on »
Study: Natural Menopause Treatment May Ease Depression & Anxiety by Colette Bouchez Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Mar 2010 12:27pm If your peri-menopause and menopause symptoms include depression and anxiety, there’s good news! A new medical study on red clover shows relief may be closer than you think! By Colette Bouchez If you’re one of millions of women doing daily battle with hot flashes , night sweats, and other symptoms of menopause, you may be already t ... Read on »