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May 2002 News and Blog Posts (2)

Anxiety, Depression in Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer

(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) - WASHINGTON—A substantial minority of the women who see themselves as being at high risk for breast cancer because of family history suffer noticeable depressive symptoms and anxiety, and the anxiety can interfere with compliance with recommendations on breast self-examination (BSE), according to studies at the UCLA Revlon Breast Center.



Nangel Lindberg, PhD, of the Revlon Breast Center, and David Wellisch, PhD, professor in residence and chief psychologist for… Continue

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Identifying Predictors of Drug Response in Patients With OCD

(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) - Over the past decade, reports about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have gradually moved from the traditional and somewhat pessimistic points of view to a more defined and optimistic line of research: the "rare and intractable illness" has now become a paradigm for valid hypotheses in neurobiology and clinical psychopharmacology.



Data in the literature support the so-called "serotonin (5-HT) hypothesis" of OCD (Barr et al., 1992): peripheral markers of… Continue

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