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A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with m ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide report that there are guns in their homes, and 15 percent of those at risk for suicide with guns in the home know how to access both the guns and the bullets, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Living with someone with schizophrenia can have a positive impact on their family, according to a preliminary study by QUT.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
(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 |
In a discovery that could help in the identification and treatment of anxiety disorders, Michigan State University scientists say the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The larger economic environment during infancy may be associated with subsequent substance use and delinquent behavior during adolescence, according to a report published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA ...
Health Dec 31, 2012 | 1.3 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Sniffing out schizophrenia: Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis
(Medical Xpress)—A debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia can be difficult to diagnose. Because physiological evidence confirming the disease can only be gathered from the brain during an autopsy, mental health professionals ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In her sophomore year at Lake Forest College, Sam Sekulich had reached a breaking point. On top of the pressure she felt from classes and student clubs, she was fighting with her parents and not consistently taking medication ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mental health professionals, who often are tasked with evaluating and managing the risk of violence by their patients, may benefit from a simple tool to more accurately make a risk assessment, according to a recent study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's a term used so rarely that most of us haven't heard of it. Even mental health professionals say they have read about it in textbooks rather than seen it up close.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects nearly 8 million adults in any given year, federal statistics show. Fortunately, clinical research has identified certain psychological interventions that effectively ameliorate the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—More than half of all patients suffering from schizophrenia do not take antipsychotic medication as prescribed, although this is essential for their effective treatment, according to research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
(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 |