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.
A look at racing thoughts and how to stop them. Included is detail on how to calm the mind and medical options for racing thoughts that are distracting.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 3:00 pm
If you or a loved one live with an eating disorder, helpful advice and support from those in a similar situation can be gained from eating disorder blogs.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
A recent study suggests that there may be an easy fix for those of us who struggle to fall asleep: writing our to-do lists just before bed.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 8:00 am
New research has linked increasing symptoms of anxiety in older adults to higher brain levels of beta-amyloid, a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 5:00 pm
Conversion disorder causes physical symptoms, such as shaking, paralysis, or double vision, in response to traumatic or stressful events. Learn more.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 2:00 pm
Whether due to expectations or stress, it is common for men of all ages to experience performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction. Learn how to cope.
Posted: January 10, 2018, 1:00 pm
When it comes to symptoms of seasonal depression, a new study finds that women are more vulnerable than men, particularly in the winter months.
Posted: January 9, 2018, 8:00 am
We now know that sleep quality is linked to various physical and mental health outcomes. Is shorter, poorer sleep also to blame for our obsessive worries?
Posted: January 8, 2018, 4:00 pm
Whether you're going through a rough patch, experiencing depression, anxiety, or stress, or having relationship issues, there is an app to help.
Posted: January 8, 2018, 4:00 pm
For physicians, the risk of burnout is at an all time high. Find out how five doctors' hobbies help them to keep burnout at arm's length.
Posted: January 6, 2018, 10:00 am
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.
According to a national register study comparing Finnish birth cohorts from 1987 and 1997, an increasing number of adolescents receive a psychiatric or neurodevelopmental diagnosis. The number of diagnosed adolescents increased especially for girls in the younger cohort.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 4:34 pm
While some people have little anxiety about the Earth's changing climate, others are experiencing high levels of stress, and even depression, based on their perception of the threat of global climate change, researchers found. Psychological responses to climate change seem to vary based on what type of concern people show for the environment, with those highly concerned about the planet's animals and plants experiencing the most stress.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 9:40 pm
The common practice of using patient self-report screening questionnaires rather than diagnostic interviews conducted by researchers has resulted in overestimates of the prevalence of depression, according to a new analysis.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 2:42 pm
Two patterns of antecedent or 'prodromal' psychiatric symptoms may help to identify young persons at increased risk of developing bipolar disorder (BD), according to a new analysis.
Posted: January 13, 2018, 2:23 pm
A new study suggests an association between elevated amyloid beta levels and the worsening of anxiety symptoms. The findings support the hypothesis that neuropsychiatric symptoms could represent the early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease in older adults.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 2:12 pm
The emotional impact of their daily workload and confrontational patients are among the key stressors for family doctors in England, reveals an analysis of feedback from general practitioners.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 3:40 am
A new study has identified a key brain region of the neural circuit that controls social behavior. Increasing the activity of this region, called the habenula, led to social problems in rodents, whereas decreasing activity of the region prevented social problems.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 7:16 pm
A researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.
Posted: January 10, 2018, 6:29 pm
The 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, was one of the most destructive in US history -- killing 161 people, injuring 1,150 and destroying approximately one-third of the city's homes. Researchers have found that survivors of natural disasters have the potential to experience positive changes or growth in addition to the stress they experience. Researchers say this finding can help those working in communities after a disaster.
Posted: January 10, 2018, 5:38 pm
From the time of Hippocrates, physicians have suspected a link between epilepsy and depression. Now, for the first time, scientists have found evidence that seizures and mood disorders such as depression may share the same genetic cause in some people with epilepsy, which may lead to better screening and treatment to improve patients' quality of life.
Posted: January 10, 2018, 4:30 pm
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