Resveratrol may have powerful Anti-depressant and Anti-anxiety effects

Resveratrol may have powerful Anti-depressant and Anti-anxiety effects Resveratrol displayed neuroprotective effects against corticosterone by inhibiting the expression of PDE4. The research lays the groundwork for the use of the compound in novel antidepressants. Xia Zhu, Wenhua Li, Yongkun Li, Wenhua Xu, Yirong Yuan, Victor Zheng, Hanting Zhang, James M. O’Donnell, Ying Xu, Xiaoxing Yin.…

More Facebook friends means more stress, says report

Contact: Edd McCracken edd.mccracken@ed.ac.uk 44-013-165-14400 University of Edinburgh A large number of friends on Facebook may appear impressive but, according to a new report, the more social circles a person is linked to online the more likely social media will be a source of stress. A report from the University of Edinburgh Business School has…

In the Age of Anxiety, are we all mentally ill?

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Cynthia Craig was diagnosed with postpartum depression eight years ago, she told her family doctor she felt anxious about motherhood. She wondered whether she had made a catastrophic mistake by quitting her job, whether she could cope with the long, lonely hours stay-at-home mothers face – and even whether she…