Health

Study shows rising rates of hospitalization in the homeless

Hospitalization rates among homeless adults have increased sharply in recent years, with a very different set of causes from those in non-homeless individuals, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Few laws to address growing issue of elderly gun owners with dementia

Red flag laws allowing for the removal of firearms from people with mental illness need to be widely extended to patients suffering from dementia, according to an article in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers identify brain changes in schizophrenia patients

Researchers have unlocked details revealing how brains change in people with schizophrenia and evidence suggesting that in the early stages of the illness the brain may be compensating for damage caused.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why bigotry is a public health problem

Over a decade ago, I wrote a piece for a psychiatric journal entitled "Is Bigotry a Mental Illness?" At the time, some psychiatrists were advocating making "pathological bigotry" or pathological bias – essentially, bias ...

page 8 from 23