A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas found that risky sexual behavior can be predicted by cultural, socioeconomic and individual mores in conjunction with how one views themselves.
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, as well as increasing discoveries in research that will enable ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Prevention is often the best medicine, and that is not only true when it comes to physical health, but also public health. Case in point – young adults reduce their overall prescription drug misuse up ...
Addiction Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Adelaide say treatment for people affected by video game "addiction" would be improved if a standard definition of the problem were adopted by psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Do people get caught in the cycle of overeating and drug addiction because their brain reward centers are over-active causing them to experience greater cravings for food or drugs? In a unique prospective study Oregon Research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise finding, Yale researchers report that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to the most commonly used drug treatment for opioid dependence does not further reduce illicit drug ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study that analyzed data from more than 82,000 veterans suggests that infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was associated with an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) beyond ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Compared to a survey conducted nearly 20 years ago, about twice the proportion of addiction counselors now find it acceptable for at least some of their patients to have a drink occasionally – either as an intermediate ...
Addiction Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(HealthDay) -- More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who are also battling drug or alcohol problems face a higher risk of death, according to new research from the University of Michigan Health System and the VA Ann Arbor ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Around one in 10 young teens with mental health issues also drinks alcohol, smokes cigarettes, and uses cannabis on a weekly basis, indicates Australian research published in the online only fully journal BMJ Open.
Health Feb 04, 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
Babies born to mothers with bipolar disorder are at increased risk of preterm birth (before 37 weeks) a study published today on BMJ website suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0