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Rosenroot (Rhodiola rosea): traditional use, chemical composition, pharmacology and clinical efficacy.
Rhodiola rosea has robust traditional and pharmacological evidence of use in fatigue, and emerging evidence supporting cognition and mood, and it potentially attractive for use as a safe medication. Expand
Herbal medicine for depression, anxiety and insomnia: A review of psychopharmacology and clinical evidence
A review of the literature was conducted to ascertain mechanisms of action of these botanicals, in addition to a systematic review of controlled clinical trials for treatment of mood, anxiety and sleep disorders, which are common comorbid psychiatric disorders. Expand
The efficacy of smartphone‐based mental health interventions for depressive symptoms: a meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials
Results indicate that smartphone devices are a promising self‐management tool for depression, and future research should aim to distil which aspects of these technologies produce beneficial effects, and for which populations. Expand
Can smartphone mental health interventions reduce symptoms of anxiety? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
This meta-analysis shows that psychological interventions delivered via smartphone devices can reduce anxiety, and future research should aim to develop pragmatic methods for implementing smartphone-based support for people with anxiety, while also comparing the efficacy of these interventions to standard face-to-face psychological care. Expand
A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Meditation for Work Stress, Anxiety and Depressed Mood in Full-Time Workers
The findings suggest that “thought reduction” or “mental silence” may have specific effects relevant to work stress and hence occupational health. Expand
The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness.
This Commission summarises advances in understanding on the topic of physical health in people with mental illness, and presents clear directions for health promotion, clinical care, and future research. Expand
Nutritional medicine as mainstream in psychiatry.
A viewpoint from an international collaboration of academics is presented, in which a context and overview of the current evidence in this emerging field of research is provided, and the future direction of recognition of diet and nutrition as central determinants of both physical and mental health is advocated. Expand
Herbal medicines in the treatment of psychiatric disorders: a systematic review
  • J. Sarris
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy research : PTR
  • 1 August 2007
This paper reports a critical review of 27 herbal medicines and formulas in treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders (in addition to anxiety and depression), including obsessive‐compulsive,Expand
Omega-3 for bipolar disorder: meta-analyses of use in mania and bipolar depression.
The meta-analytic findings provide strong evidence that bipolar depressive symptoms may be improved by adjunctive use of omega-3, however, the evidence does not support its adj unctive use in attenuating mania. Expand
Lifestyle medicine for depression
A narrative discussion of the major components of Lifestyle Medicine, consisting of the evidence-based adoption of physical activity or exercise, dietary modification, adequate relaxation/sleep and social interaction, use of mindfulness-based meditation techniques, and the reduction of recreational substances such as nicotine, drugs, and alcohol are outlined. Expand