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December 1999 News and Blog Posts (3)

Patients' Pain Anxiety Levels Vary Depending on the Type of Pain, the Patient's Gender, and Pain Duration

(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) - BUFFALO, NY-Although patients with cancer pain reported lower levels of current pain than did patients with benign or treatmentrelated pain, their pain anxiety levels were higher, Mikki Miner, RN, MS, said in a poster presentation at the 8th World Congress on Pain.



Ms. Miner and her colleagues at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute surveyed 283 outpatients on the Pain Management Service--150 with cancer pain, 40 with treatment-related pain, and 93 with chronic… Continue

Added by psychiatryRounds Psychiatry News on December 1, 1999 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Evaluated for Bipolar Disorder

(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) - (This is the first of two articles exploring the possible adjunctive uses for omega-3 fatty acids in treating psychiatric disorders-Ed.)



Intrigued by preliminary research indicating that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish, fish oil and flaxseed may ameliorate symptoms in bipolar disorder (BD), schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, investigators have launched a series of double-blind trials evaluating fatty acids as adjunctive treatment.… Continue

Added by psychiatryRounds Psychiatry News on December 1, 1999 at 6:00am — No Comments

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Evaluated for Bipolar Disorder

(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) - (This is the first of two articles exploring the possible adjunctive uses for omega-3 fatty acids in treating psychiatric disorders-Ed.)



Intrigued by preliminary research indicating that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish, fish oil and flaxseed may ameliorate symptoms in bipolar disorder (BD), schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, investigators have launched a series of double-blind trials evaluating fatty acids as adjunctive treatment.… Continue

Added by psychiatryRounds Psychiatry News on December 1, 1999 at 5:30am — No Comments

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