Health care providers should recognize that any effective strategy to address homelessness needs to include both interventions to improve the health of homeless individuals as well as larger-scale policy changes, according ...
Two new studies suggest that while individuals enrolling in the armed forces do not share the exact psychological profile as socio-demographically comparable civilians, they are more similar than previously thought.
The trend of hospitals consolidating medical groups and physician practices in an effort to improve the coordination of patient care is backfiring and increasing the cost of patient care, according to a new study led by the ...
Academic calls for recognition of mental health issues for expectant and new mothers following new report
A new report has found that substandard mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers is creating long-term costs of more than £8 billion every year.
Many patients with psychosis develop health risks associated with premature death early in the course of their mental illness, researchers have found.
For millions of Americans, mental health treatment is largely out of reach—a fact one FIU psychologist is trying to change.
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has expressed its support for proposed legislation designed to help primary care physicians return to clinical practice after a period away from ...
Obtaining access to private outpatient psychiatric care in the Boston, Chicago and Houston metropolitan areas is difficult, even for those with private insurance or those willing to pay out of pocket, a new study by Harvard ...
Many Australians send and receive dozens of text messages each week – but what if one of those texts had the power to help transform your life?
A new review of the way health care professionals emphasise weight to define health and wellbeing suggests the approach could be harmful to patients.
Homophobia and inadequate social support are contributing to high rates of mental health problems and alcohol use among lesbian and bisexual women, a University of Melbourne study has found.
It was a routine visit: The woman, in her 20s, was there to see her doctor for follow-up care for ankylosing spondylitis, a rare form of arthritis primarily affecting the spine.
University of Adelaide psychiatry researchers have developed a model that could help to predict a patient's likelihood of a good outcome from treatment – from their very first psychotic episode.