NEWS AND INFORMATION ON MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESS AND TREATMENT
Review some of the latest news and information on all matters relating to mental health and dual-diagnosis illnesses, recovery and treatments…
Like anything else within the scope of science and medical care, the world of mental health & behavioral health disorders (and treatments) relies heavily on ongoing research industry wide. While most treatment centers, whether inpatient or outpatient, operate independently from one another, how they oprate and the treatment modalities offered is almost entirely based upon industry research and standards in care.
This page is dedicated to providing viewers on this site with objective, unbiased and factual information relating to all matters of mental health, such as illnesses, treatments, medications, scientific discoveries and breakthroughs in recovery services and more… The articles and information below is pulled directly from some of the industry’s most reputable sources, including: Science Daily, National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) and Medical News Today.
Mental Health News From Medical News Today
Mental health affects us all. How we think and feel about our lives and ourselves has an impact on our behavior and how we cope in tough times. Mental health problems are very common and include conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, anorexia, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, bulimia, depression, hyperactivity, insomnia, mania, narcolepsy, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks, paranoia, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia, stress, suicide and Tourette's.
New research shows just how powerful your imagination can be and how you can tap into this hidden resource to overcome your fears and anxieties.
Posted: December 12, 2018, 4:00 pm
New research confirms that there is a link between vitamin D deficiency in early life and an increased risk of developing schizophrenia later on.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 3:00 pm
Valium and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. As sedatives, they have some uses in treating anxiety, but the two can cause slightly different side effects and interactions, and both can result in dependency and withdrawal. Learn more about the differences between Valium and Xanax here.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 8:00 pm
My name is Carrie Gale, and I am an Emmy-nominated graphic designer and writer. I also have bipolar II disorder. This is my story.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 4:00 pm
Multiple sclerosis affects the nerves in the body and may also affect mood. Learn more about the causes of multiple sclerosis mood swings, and the best treatment options, here.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 7:00 pm
In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks mental well-being during the holiday season. How does the MNT editorial team alleviate festive stress?
Posted: November 29, 2018, 4:00 pm
Do you have a 'healthy personality?' Researchers claim to have mapped out the personality traits that can help a person thrive in life.
Posted: November 28, 2018, 3:00 pm
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can also experience severe anxiety. A new trial puts to the test an effective coping strategy.
Posted: November 27, 2018, 11:00 am
Can personality help predict how long you will live? A newly published study suggests that personality traits in adolescence may speak to mortality risk.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 8:00 am
A new study zooms in on four genetic variants that influence the likelihood of death by suicide. It also finds 207 genes that need further investigation.
Posted: November 20, 2018, 3:00 pm
Mental Health Research News -- ScienceDaily
Read the latest research as well as in-depth information on clinical depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ADHD and other mental health disorders in adults, teens, and children.
Most teens get stressed out by their families from time to time, but whether they bottle those emotions up or put a positive spin on things may affect certain processes in the body, including blood pressure and how immune cells respond to bacterial invaders, according to researchers.
Posted: December 13, 2018, 6:12 pm
Regular visits to the cinema, theatre or to museums could dramatically reduce the chances of becoming depressed in older age a new study has found. Researchers found a clear link between the frequency of 'cultural engagement' and the chances of someone over 50 developing depression. It is the first such study to show that cultural activities not only help people manage and recover from depression but actually help to prevent it.
Posted: December 13, 2018, 4:21 pm
The effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological. Research now shows that there may be physical structural differences in the brains of adolescents who are regularly victimized, and this could increase the chance that they suffer from mental illness.
Posted: December 12, 2018, 6:50 pm
In a sweeping new study, psychologists have found that a series of self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:24 pm
Relationship impairment (difficulty managing expectations and requirements within an intimate relationship) plays a role in explaining the association between symptom severity and those seeking treatment among post-9/11 military veterans. However, the role it plays is different for men and women.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 4:29 pm
Traumatic experiences can become deeply entrenched in a person's memory. How can fears following a traumatic event be reduced in the long term and prevented from becoming a permanent stress-related disorder? Researchers have recently shed new light on these questions.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 3:31 pm
Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 4:27 pm
A new study shows that the infections children contract during their childhood are linked to an increase in the risk of mental disorders during childhood and adolescence. This knowledge expands our understanding of the role of the immune system in the development of mental disorders.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 6:40 pm
A new study has shown for the first time in Ireland that a deficiency in vitamin D was associated with a substantial increased risk of depression over a four-year follow up period. The findings form part of the largest representative study of its kind.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 6:40 pm
A new study finds that mothers' stress levels at the moment they conceive their children are linked to the way children respond to life challenges at age 11.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 2:37 pm
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