News tagged with psychiatric illness
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New research from Scotland has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalised for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.
Cardiology Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An accumulation of childhood adversities increases the likelihood that one becomes a bully, a new study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychiatric nurses could play a role in preventing firearm suicides and homicides among the mentally ill, but few receive training on this issue, says a new study from Ball State University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Most genes associated with psychiatric illnesses are expressed before birth in the developing human brain, a massive study headed by Yale University researchers discovered. In addition, hundreds of genetic differences were ...
Genetics Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
When psychiatrists diagnose mental illness, they turn to an unwieldy book called the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," or DSM for short.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Researchers from Taiwan have confirmed a bidirectional relation between schizophrenia and epilepsy. The study published today in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), reports that patien ...
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered molecular-level changes in the brains of women with major depressive disorder that link two hypotheses of the biological mechanisms that lead ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A new study from McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School and the University of Colorado concludes that genetic research drawing correlations between specific genes, environmental variables and the combined impact they have ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People with severe mental illnesses are over three times more likely to lose their teeth because of poor oral health than the general population, University of Queensland researchers have found.
Dentistry Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that psychiatrists are not offering adequate checks for metabolic complications that are common in patients with mental ill health - especially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A history of psychiatric illness such as depression or anxiety before a traumatic brain injury (TBI), together with other risk factors, are strongly predictive of post-TBI psychiatric disorders, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Government plans to divert more mentally ill people out of the criminal justice system and into mental health services are unlikely to be achieved, according to new research from Queen Mary, University of London.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
With 2.3 million people behind bars and an estimated 10 million Americans cycling in and out of correctional facilities each year, the United States is in the midst of an "epidemic of mass incarceration," say researchers ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Increased knowledge about mental illness, attitudes of tolerance toward people with mental illness, and support for providing them with care in the community lead to an increased likelihood of individuals seeking help, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in The American Journal on Addictions reveals that Veterans who suffer from mental health disorders also have high rates of substance use disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0