Suicide rates in the US have risen sharply since the economic crisis took hold in 2007, warn the authors of Correspondence published Online First in The Lancet today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Knowledge is needed in order not to over-interpret the behaviour of the young people, according to psychologist Jonas Bjärehed, who has recently presented his thesis at Lund University in Sweden.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
A new research discovery has the potential to revolutionize the biological understanding of some childhood psychiatric disorders. Specifically, scientists have found that when a single protein involved in brain development, ...
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People who exercise 2.5 to 7.5 hours a week have better mental health, but more than that is associated with poorer mental health, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 26, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Women in jail have high rates of serious mental illness, post-traumatic stress and substance use disorders, yet most jails are limited in their capacity to provide mental health treatment, according to a national study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), a category that includes autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, are characterized by difficulty with social interaction and communication, or repetitive ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Children diagnosed with mental health disorders were three times more likely to be identified as bullies, according to new research presented Oct. 22 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition ...
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Cyberbullying – the use of the Internet, phones or other technologies to repeatedly harass or mistreat peers – is often linked with teen suicide in media reports. However, new research presented on Saturday, Oct. 20, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The idea that an individual might suffer from a sexual addiction is great fodder for radio talk shows, comedians and late night TV. But a sex addiction is no laughing matter. Relationships are destroyed, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Afghan children seeking asylum in the UK: PTSD symptoms minimized for those children placed in foster care
(Medical Xpress)—A new study indicates that about one-third of asylum-seeking Afghan children who arrive in the UK without their parents or a guardian are likely to be experience symptoms associated with ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Collaborative care, a model that involves multiple clinicians working with a patient, significantly improves depression and anxiety outcomes compared to standard primary care treatment for up to two years, ...
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(Medical Xpress)—A study by UCL researchers at University College Hospital's intensive care unit has suggested that psychological interventions could reduce the mental health problems experienced by many patients.
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(Medical Xpress)—People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia. This according to researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (11) | 14 |
Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers may have discovered why people exposed to war are at increased risk to develop chronic problems like heart disease years later. And the culprit that links the two is surprising.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teena Adler can feel the onset of her manic episodes: that swift, dramatic toggle from normalcy to paranoia. Sights, smells and sounds are amplified by a thousand. Her thoughts race, and Adler sometimes goes days without ...
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