News tagged with mental health services
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(HealthDay)—U.S emergency rooms tended to more than 11,400 cases of drug-related health complications specifically linked to the use of synthetic marijuana in 2010, a new government report reveals.
Addiction Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States remains a serious public health issue, a new federal government report shows.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A significant decline in cigarette smoking took place among U.S. kids aged 12 to 17 between 2002 and 2010 in 41 states, according to a new federal government report.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Youth with mental illness are among the most vulnerable, but new research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that less than half of Ontario youth aged 15 to 19 hospitalized with a psychiatric ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—China's legislature on Friday passed a long-awaited mental health law that aims to prevent people from being involuntarily held and unnecessarily treated in psychiatric facilities—abuses that have ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by researchers at the Silver School of Social Work has found that among 60 young adults with a history of significant mental health difficulties, few used psychiatric services, medications, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Minority children are known to utilize treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD—the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood—less than their non-minority peers. The ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Many public safety-net hospitals are likely to face increasing financial and competitive pressures stemming in part from the recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, according to researchers at Penn State ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An independent evaluation by Warwick Medical School warns that the health service lacks sufficient capacity to respond to perinatal depression, while highlighting a potential role for the voluntary sector, ...
Health Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Inexperienced psychiatrists are less likely than their veteran peers to accurately predict violence by their patients, but a simple assessment checklist might help bridge that accuracy gap, according to new research from ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers, doctors and patients tend to agree that during the high-risk period after an attempted suicide, the treatment of choice is close contact, follow-up and personal interaction in order to prevent a tragic repeat. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- An average of 12.0 percent of girls aged 12 to 17 years have experienced a major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year, with the rates tripling for girls between the ages of 12 and 15, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A group of 15 mental health service users have completed the country's first 'peer brokerage' training designed and led by mental health service users.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cancer diagnosis for adolescents and young adults can be especially challenging, and new research shows the social, psychological and informational support these patients need might be going unmet.
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Asian-American victims of domestic violence rarely seek help from police or health care providers "an alarming trend" among the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, says a Michigan State University researcher.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0