News tagged with mental
Dalhousie researchers link binge eating among university-aged women with strained mother-daughter relationships in a recent study published in the journal Eating Behaviors.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The perpetration of homicide by people with mental disorders has received much attention, but their risk of being victims of homicide has rarely been examined. Yet such information may help develop more effective strategies ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
It is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain. Our mental models of people produce unique patterns of brain activation, which can be detected using advanced imaging techniques ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Designer drugs are multiplying at a worrying rate and increasingly sending users to hospital, a UN-affiliated report said Tuesday, calling for international efforts to stem the spread of these substances.
Addiction Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Some of the dramatic differences seen among patients with schizophrenia may be explained by a single gene that regulates a group of other schizophrenia risk genes. These findings appear in a new imaging-genetics study from ...
Genetics Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
Canada needs to reform its patchwork system of prison health care that does not adequately care for prisoners' complex health care needs, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Researchers show that in some cases, what looks like Lyme could be completely different illness transmitted by same bug
Under the microscope, Sam Telford surveyed the tiny, spiral bacteria floating in spinal fluid taken from an 80-year-old woman. They looked very similar to the spirochete bacteria that can cause Lyme disease. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—One in five Americans knows a victim of gun violence and four in 10 are worried about becoming the victim of gun violence, according to a new poll released by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Your risk of dying from a heart attack may increase after your adult sibling dies, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Early diagnosis and intervention for ADHD, autism and schizophrenia could be made possible after Australian scientists discovered the molecular networks in the brain showing psychiatric and developmental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It's common knowledge that a child who misses a meal can't concentrate in school. But what happens years down the road? Does that missed meal have any bearing on health in adulthood?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 ("Parity Act") increased access to mental health and substance use services in hospitals, yet consumers continued to pay more out-of-pocket ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0