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.
Anxiety is a common condition that impacts a person's mental health, and it can also have short- and long-term effects on the body. Anxiety can change the function of the cardiovascular, urinary, and respiratory systems. It can also lead to digestive issues and an increased risk of infection. Learn more here.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
Depressive episodes are periods of low mood and other symptoms of depression. Tackling depression as soon as it arises and making changes to thoughts and behaviors might improve a person’s mood and help them recover more quickly. Here, we cover what a depressive episode is and 12 tips for coping with one.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 6:00 pm
Our emotions can impact our physical well-being, but to what extent? New research suggests that they may even play a role in the immune response to cancer.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:00 pm
The World Health Organization have given gaming disorder a mental health classification. People with gaming disorder prioritize gaming over other activities and experience negative effects from continuing to play video games. Here, we discuss what gaming disorder is and what its classification may mean for gamers.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:00 pm
New research finds that you needn't experience high levels of distress for your risk of chronic diseases to increase; low distress levels are enough.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 7:00 am
Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms are influenced by where a person lives and how much access they have to sunlight. Researchers explain why this may be.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 7:00 am
My name is Tracy Lyn Lomagno and I'm a 45-year-old dental assistant. Earlier this year, I had a stroke, and my life changed dramatically.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 3:00 pm
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. Conventional treatment options include therapy and medication, but there are also many natural remedies available. In this article, learn how to treat anxiety naturally.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 1:00 pm
Oxytocin, 'the love hormone,' plays a key role in human bonding. A new study now investigates this hormone's impact on cooperative behavior more closely.
Posted: July 6, 2018, 7:00 am
Does small talk make you unhappy? And, conversely, do meaningful conversations boost your well-being? A new study strives to answer these questions.
Posted: July 5, 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.
Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for cities across the United States, where 15 percent of land is deemed ''vacant'' and often blighted or filled with trash and overgrown vegetation.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 3:28 pm
A group of researchers has discovered that neural inflammation caused by our innate immune system plays an unexpectedly important role in stress-induced depression. This insight could potentially lead to the development of new antidepressants targeting innate immune molecules.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 4:18 pm
A preliminary study shows an intervention program that includes a personalized app could make a difference: Researchers found the rate of attempted suicides by teenagers who received the intervention was halved compared to those who received the standard care during their hospitalization.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 4:17 pm
Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 2:48 pm
Researchers have found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 9:02 pm
Results of a new study bring us closer to identifying individuals likely to benefit from antidepressants.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 10:23 pm
Teens who spend lots of time using digital devices are prone to psychiatric problems, reports a team of scientists in a new study. Children who are heavy users of digital devices are twice as likely as infrequent users to show symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the study finds.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 3:25 pm
A new study found that young adults who had a parent incarcerated during their childhood are more likely to skip needed healthcare, smoke cigarettes, engage in risky sexual behaviors, and abuse alcohol, prescription and illicit drugs. These findings have a potentially broad impact, as more than five million US children have had a parent in jail or prison.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:28 pm
Researchers have used artificial intelligence to help identify patients suffering from schizophrenia and to ascertain if they would respond to treatment.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 6:10 pm
Stressful situations affect the brain and body differently in people with schizophrenia compared to people without the mental illness or individuals at high risk for developing psychosis, a new study shows. The relationship between two chemicals released when people experienced stress -- one released in the brain and the other in saliva -- differs in people with schizophrenia. The discovery may provide clues into how to act early to prevent schizophrenia.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 5:11 pm
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