BY TRACY DAVIS Ann Arbor News News Staff Reporter When autoworkers were faced with layoffs during economic upheavals of the 1970s and 1980s, the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research studied two groups of workers who were about to lose their jobs. One group received no help in advance of the losses. But the
Women are 33 percent more likely than men to experience full remission with citalopram (Celexa), suggesting a biological basis for difference in response ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Women with depression may be much more likely than men to get relief from a commonly used, inexpensive antidepressant drug, a new national study finds. But many members
Findings suggest that parents, especially ones with a history of depression, should pay close attention to the conditions they create for their infant’s sleep
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Adults who suffer chronic sleep problems may face an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, new research indicates. In a study presented on April 1 at the World Psychiatric Association international congress “Treatments in Psychiatry,” scientists found that the more types of sleep disturbances people had, the more likely they were to
U-M sleep researchers find that babies born to moms with depression are more likely to have chaotic sleep patterns early on ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If there’s one thing that everyone knows about newborn babies, it’s that they don’t sleep through the night, and neither do their parents. But in fact, those first six months
Volunteers with and without anxiety disorders needed for next phase of study ANN ARBOR, Mich – Right now, about half of all people who take medicine for an anxiety disorder don’t get much help from it. And doctors have no definitive way to predict who will, and who won’t, benefit from each anti-anxiety prescription they write.