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mood

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

Syn: affect (n). The subjective feelings or emotional state of an individual, e.g., happy or sad. An individual's mood can profoundly influence sensory perception, intellectual function,...

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Hormone Therapy, Mood, and Cognition

Aikisha Harley, Danielle Balzafiore and Tonita E. Wroolie.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 6555 words.

This chapter addresses the effects of hormone therapy (HT) on depressive disorders and cognition in postmenopausal women and men in later life. Currently, there is limited and conflicting...

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Late Life

Arun V. Ravindran and Tricia L. da Silva.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 6872 words.

Older patients with depression and anxiety often use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies to self-treat symptoms, frequently in addition to conventional pharmacotherapy...

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Natural Remedies for Mental Health and Aging

Isadora Sande Mathias and David Mischoulon.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 8284 words.

Natural remedies and supplements are very popular, largely because of their relative ease of access, good tolerability and safety profiles. The evidence is supportive of beneficial effects...

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Aging and Mental Health from an Integrative East–West Perspective

Sonya E. Pritzker, Shelley Ochs, Edward Kwok-ho Hui and Ka-Kit Hui.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 6408 words.

Integrative East-West medicine is a patient-centered and evidence-based approach that judiciously incorporates principles and therapeutic modalities from Chinese medicine with a...

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Mind–Body Techniques to Improve Coping and Stress Response

Ronald M. Glick and Esther G. Teverovsky.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 8441 words.

The high prevalence of disabling conditions among older adults may relate to lifestyle issues, including poor diet, being sedentary, and limited resources for managing stress. Stress...

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Introduction

Robert C. Baldwin.

in Depression in Later Life

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 596 words.

There are already textbooks on depression, why then is one needed specifically for depression in later life? First there is the self-evident fact that the world’s population is fast growing...

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