News tagged with mental health services
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(HealthDay)— In the aftermath of the mass shooting that claimed the lives of 20 children in Newtown, Conn., last Friday, voices around the nation are asking, "How could this have happened?"
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The use of anti-depressant drugs in England has soared by 28 percent in the past three years, coinciding with the country's fall into recession and the global economic crisis, new figures showed Friday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
The prevalence of self-reported mental health disabilities increased in the U.S. among non-elderly adults during the last decade, according to a study by Ramin Mojtabai, MD, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Johns Hopkins University bioethicists say disaster-response planning has generally overlooked the special needs of people who suffer from pre-existing and serious mental conditions. Survivors already diagnosed with schizophrenia, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The gap between life expectancy in patients with a mental illness and the general population has widened since 1985 and efforts to reduce this gap should focus on improving physical health, suggest researchers in a paper ...
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Half of pregnant teens in substance-abuse treatment programs used alcohol or drugs in the month before they entered treatment. And nearly 20 percent used drugs or alcohol on a daily basis during ...
Pediatrics May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
(HealthDay)—There has been a dramatic increase in the number of emergency-room visits related to sleep medications such as Ambien, according to a new U.S. study.
Medications May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Current college culture allows for an environment where risks of addiction and alcohol dependency increase while mental health decreases.
Addiction Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—After completing a review of existing research, an expert panel has determined that there is not enough evidence to recommend that all teens and adults be screened for suicide risk factors.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Everyday, news reports detail the impact of the deficiencies in the nation's mental health care services. Even more startling, a survey from the University of Michigan reveals that many adults across the U.S. believe children ...
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry designed a one-day training program for the Edmonton Police Service that resulted in officers being more likely to quickly identify mental health issues during a call, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In a final rule, which will make purchasing health coverage easier for consumers, mental health and substance use benefits will be expanded to 62 million Americans, according to a report published ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a tool capable of predicting the number of individuals expected to develop a first episode of psychotic disorder -disorders characterised by altered ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0