News tagged with clinical psychiatry
(HealthDay)—Women who come down with the flu during pregnancy may be at increased risk of having a child who develops bipolar disorder, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's warning that high doses of the antidepressant citalopram can cause potentially serious abnormal heart rhythms might be doing more harm than good.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Schizophrenia patients experiencing relapse are 29 times more likely than healthy individuals to have a urinary tract infection, researchers report.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Antidepressants are commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression, but many individuals do not experience symptom relief from treatment. The National Institute of Mental Health's STAR*D study, the largest and longest ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study of randomized clinical trials found significant observer bias toward a more beneficial treatment effect in nonblinded trials when the researcher knew the treatment being given to the participant. The study is ...
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 24, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts debate the issue on BMJ website today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who study or treat Alzheimer's disease and its earliest clinical stage, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), have focused attention on the obvious short-term memory problems. But a new study suggests that people on the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 28, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The deadly US shooting rampage last week has revived debate about access to mental health care—a tough issue as state funds dry up and laws make it difficult to treat people against their will.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
In older adults, antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed off-label for a number of disorders outside of their Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indications – schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The largest ...
Medications Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered new genetic evidence about why some people are happier than others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers develop neuroimaging technique capturing cocaine's devastating effect on brain blood flow
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University have developed a high-resolution, 3D optical Doppler imaging tomography technique that captures the effects ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A much anticipated addition to the revised Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5) is questionable according to research findings. The newly revised DSM-5, the first alterations since it ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A parasite thought to be harmless and found in many people may actually be causing subtle changes in the brain, leading to suicide attempts.
Medical research Aug 16, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 4 |
The second of two studies on latrepirdine, recently published in Molecular Psychiatry, demonstrates new potential for the compound in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, and other neurodegenerative ...
Neuroscience Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |