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…


 

The Latest News and Information on Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorder 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.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects people in different ways, but there are some common symptoms. In this article, learn what it feels like to have RA and how to cope.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 7:00 pm
Doctors prescribe Cymbalta to treat depression, anxiety, and some chronic pain disorders. Research suggests that taking Cymbalta can cause modest changes in body weight. Learn more here.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 5:00 pm
New research examines the trends in mental health diagnoses among U.S. college students and finds significant increases in anxiety and depression.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 11:00 am
Emotional exhaustion can arise after a period of excessive stress. Some people are more at risk than others, including those in demanding jobs or with caring responsibilities. People may not always recognize the signs of emotional exhaustion. Here, we look at the symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and prevention.
Posted: October 24, 2018, 6:00 pm
If your relationship is making you so unhappy, why is it so hard to break up? A new study finds an unexpected answer to this question.
Posted: October 24, 2018, 4:00 pm
A recently conducted randomized control trial has found that people who practice meditation are more resilient to stress and better at handling emotions.
Posted: October 23, 2018, 3:00 pm
Using machine-learning technology, scientists may soon be able to accurately predict a diagnosis of depression by examining Facebook posts.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 8:00 am
Diabetes can severely impact a person's mental health. This may be why people with this condition are more at risk of death by suicide or due to alcohol.
Posted: October 13, 2018, 8:00 am
Stress is a biological response to demanding situations and a regular part of daily life. Stress becomes chronic when the body’s response goes on for a prolonged period. Chronic stress can have a range of health effects. Learn more about these effects and how to manage chronic stress here.
Posted: October 12, 2018, 3:00 pm
Can diet impact the effectiveness of treatment for bipolar disorder, particularly in the case of depressive episodes? A new study addresses this question.
Posted: October 9, 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.

Age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years, according to data from a longitudinal study of older adults in Scotland.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 5:03 pm
New research has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 2:59 pm
The immune system might play an important role in the development of postpartum depression after a stressful pregnancy, new research suggests.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 9:13 pm
A new study into postnatal depression (PND) found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79 percent when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls. Overall the researchers identified that women who give birth to males are 71-79% more likely to develop PND. Furthermore, women whose births had complications were 174% more likely to experience PND compared to those women who had no complications.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 4:41 pm
Advances in understanding adolescent brain development may aid future treatments of mental illness and alcohol and substance use disorders, according to new research.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 10:20 pm
New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 9:08 pm
People who have fond memories of childhood, specifically their relationships with their parents, tend to have better health, less depression and fewer chronic illnesses as older adults.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 2:17 pm
Excessive stress during fetal development or early childhood can have long-term consequences for the brain, from increasing the likelihood of brain disorders and affecting an individual's response to stress as an adult to changing the nutrients a mother may pass on to her babies in the womb. The new research suggests novel approaches to combat the effects of such stress, such as inhibiting stress hormone production or 'resetting' populations of immune cells in the brain.
Posted: November 4, 2018, 11:00 pm
A new study highlights the positive effect of a web-based depression prevention intervention, called CATCH-IT, among adolescents most at risk.
Posted: November 2, 2018, 10:07 pm
New research suggests that children who suffer traumatic brain injuries are at significantly increased risk of developing new post-traumatic neuropsychiatric disorders, and may benefit from ongoing outpatient follow-up to facilitate early detection and intervention.
Posted: November 2, 2018, 12:35 pm

 



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