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Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital has launched a study to determine whether genetic markers can be used to help identify children who are at risk of developing autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is revised for the first time since 1994, controversy about psychiatric diagnosis is reaching a fever pitch.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 2 |
With no lab tests to guide the clinician, psychiatric diagnostics is challenging and controversial. Antisocial personality disorder is defined as "a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A proposal to use new diagnostic criteria for autism has roiled the US medical community, with many experts concerned that the move could exclude children affected by some forms of the disorder.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has proposed new diagnostic criteria for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) for autism. While final decisions ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Getting an autism diagnosis could be more difficult in 2013 when a revised diagnostic definition goes into effect. The proposed changes may affect the proportion of individuals who qualify for a diagnosis of autism spectrum ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A leading cause of post-traumatic stress disorder is guilt that troops experience because of moral dilemmas faced in combat, according to preliminary findings of a study of active-duty Marines.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the first worldwide study of its kind, scientists from Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found evidence that heavy methamphetamine users might have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. This ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Use of criteria such as family history of mania and early onset of illness resulted in the diagnosis of 31 percent more cases of bipolar disorder in individuals experiencing a major depressive episode, according to results ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Obesity and depression both dramatically increase health care costs, but they mainly act separately, according to a study published in the November 2011 Journal of General Internal Medicine by Group Health Research Instit ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People with frequent mental distress are markedly more likely that than those with frequent physical distress to lack health insurance, according to research appearing the October issue of Psychiatric Services, a journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Medical evidence suggests that psychiatric drugs known as atypical antipsychotics are effective in reducing symptoms for some off-label conditions, but not others, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The successful use of a learning collaborative approach in a national initiative to promote integration of care between community health centers (CHCs) and community mental health centers (CMHCs), is reported ...
Health Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Increased knowledge about mental illness, attitudes of tolerance toward people with mental illness, and support for providing them with care in the community lead to an increased likelihood of individuals seeking help, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0