Oncology & Cancer

For psychiatric patients, cancer is often spotted too late

(HealthDay)—People with psychiatric disorders have a 30 percent higher death rate from cancer, even though they are no more likely to develop the disease than others. And the underlying reason may be relatively simple: ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Dramatic rise in autism prevalence parallels research explosion

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. describes how the dramatic progress in autism research has paralleled increased recognition of autism's prevalence and financial impact in the December issue of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD linked to smaller brain area regulating fear response

Recent combat veterans who are diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder have significantly smaller volume in an area of the brain critical for regulating fear and anxiety responses, according to research led by scientists ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Are schizophrenia and autism close relations?

(Medical Xpress)—Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), a category that includes autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, are characterized by difficulty with social interaction and communication, or repetitive ...

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Archives of General Psychiatry

Archives of General Psychiatry is a monthly professional medical journal published by the American Medical Association. Archives of General Psychiatry publishes original, peer reviewed articles about psychiatry, mental health, behavioral sciences and related fields. It is the psychiatric journal with the highest impact factor, considered a flagship of psychiatric research. The acceptance rate is 17%.

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