(Medical Xpress)—A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Unemployment poses a significant burden on the public no matter what the cause. But for those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric illness, chronic unemployment is often coupled with significant health care costs. A ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
With 2.3 million people behind bars and an estimated 10 million Americans cycling in and out of correctional facilities each year, the United States is in the midst of an "epidemic of mass incarceration," say researchers ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—George Wehby from the University of Iowa has been conducting a study to discover adverse mental development effects on toddlers and babies due to living at high altitudes. He's found, as ...
Pediatrics Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5 |
"On top of the world, or in the depths of despair" describes what doctors denote as Bipolar Disorder. Patients' moods change between episodes of depression and mania. The Cluster of Excellence "Cognitive Interaction Technology" ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
When Chris Marciano was 4 years old, he would have a blistering tantrum whenever music came on the radio. By the second grade, his teacher described him as "not with us." At age 11, he was kicked out of school.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found that exposure to war and its effect on mental health are linked to a substantial increase in health care costs which remain high ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A new type of therapy may help people with symptoms such as pain, weakness, or dizziness that can't be explained by an underlying disease, according to a study published in the July 27, 2011, online issue of Neurology, the me ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
What type of childcare arrangements do parents choose before their children are 18 months old? Does the choice of childcare affect children's language skills and mental health at the age of five?
Health Sep 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pediatric patients, primarily those who are underinsured (either without insurance or receiving Medicaid), are increasingly receiving psychiatric care in hospital emergency departments (EDs), according to an abstract presented ...
Health Oct 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study focusing on the family and friends of people who were suicidal has highlighted the main challenges they face when trying to judge whether a person is in danger and decide what they should do about it.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Treating U.S. veterans with mental illness and substance use disorders is more expensive than caring for veterans with other medical conditions, costing more than $12 billion in 2007, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
With no specific clinical preventive care guidelines targeting young adults, health care providers are missing key opportunities to improve the health of this population through preventive screening and intervention.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A survey on the mental health of eight-year-old children could help identify those individuals who are highly likely to require psychiatric treatment in their teens or early adulthood. There are, however, clear differences ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that one-third of U.S. adults with arthritis, 45 years and older, report having anxiety or depression. According to findings that appear today in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0