News tagged with psychiatric illness
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Vermont became on Monday the third US state to legalize physician-assisted suicide.
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Women admitted to psychiatry wards experience high levels of violence and sexual assaults, according to a report released this week by the Victorian Mental Illness Alliance Council.
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(AP)—There's a new version of the world's most widely used psychiatric manual, and it's already getting lots of criticism.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have established a link between elevated levels of a stress hormone in adolescence—a critical time for brain development—and genetic changes that, in young adulthood, cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Late-life depression is associated with an increased risk for all-cause dementia, Alzheimer's disease and, most predominantly, vascular dementia, according to the results of a new meta-analysis published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Computer programs can be taught to differentiate between the brain scans of healthy adolescents and those most at risk of developing psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety and depression, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The now familiar term "Asperger's disorder" is being dropped. And abnormally bad and frequent temper tantrums will be given a scientific-sounding diagnosis called DMDD. But "dyslexia" and other learning disorders remain.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 1
Abused children are at high risk of anxiety and mood disorders, as traumatic experience induces lasting changes to their gene regulation. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich have ...
Neuroscience Dec 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a cause-and-effect relationship between two well-established biological risk factors for schizophrenia previously believed to be independent of one another.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Belief in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent study conducted by McLean Hospital investigators.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 20
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 |
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 |
Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital's Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of Omega 3 fatty ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A pioneering new study finds that a specific type of computerized cognitive training can lead to significant neural and behavioral improvements in individuals with schizophrenia. The research, published by Cell Press in the ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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