Interesting Recent Mental Health Research Articles

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Genetic and Epigenetic Consequence of Early-Life Social Stress on Depression: Role of Serotonin-Associated Genes

Sexual violence victimization and suicide: Testing a coping-mental health framework

  • “Sexual violence victimization is a prevalent public health concern. However, little research has investigated the factors linking sexual violence victimization to suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs). The current study tested the applicability of the psychological mediation framework, a coping-mental health model, for the prevention of STBs among victims of sexual violence.”
  • “Findings support an emotion regulation-mental health framework for the prevention of suicide among victims of sexual violence.”

Onabotulinumtoxin A Improves Psychological Aspects in Chronic Migraine Patients

  • “Chronic migraine (CM) affects 5.4% of the Kuwaiti population. It is associated with significant headache-related disability, psychiatric comorbidity and reduced quality of life. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of Onabotulinumtoxin A on psychological aspects of chronic migraine patients.”
  • “Prophylactic Onabotulinumtoxin A treatment for CM was associated with significant improvement of quality of life, reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression, as well as improved symptoms of poor sleep.”

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