News tagged with mental health problems
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A new study involving nearly 2,500 high school students demonstrates the value of routine mental health screening in school to identify adolescents at-risk for mental illness, and to connect those adolescents with recommended ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 25, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Adolescents who eat unhealthily are more likely to develop mental health problems than those with good diets, a new study has found.
Health Sep 23, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite self-harm being one of the strongest predictors of completed suicide, 90% of young people who self-harm as adolescents cease self-harming once they reach young adulthood. However, ...
Health Nov 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using music to engage with and educate young people about their emotions, and how to tolerate and regulate their strong emotional states, is the focus of a new intervention developed by University of Queensland ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011 and they now account for two out of every three psychotropic medications prescribed, a new study by the University of Sydney reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A virtual patient named Denise may help future physicians feel more comfortable and capable assessing suicide risk.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Dream images could provide insights into people's mental health problems and may help with their treatment, according to a psychology researcher from the University of Adelaide.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
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
When children behave badly, it's easy to blame their parents. Sometimes, however, such behavior may be due to a mental disorder.
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
(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.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The consequences of social stigma can be physically harmful, and even deadly. People who are shunned by our society—due to homelessness, drug use, non-conforming gender identity, or other attributes—generally ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Most strikingly, the study found that the proportion of young servicemen (under 30 years old) with a conviction for violent offending was much higher than among men of a similar age in the general population (20.6% vs 6.7%).
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1