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.

The most memorable and joyous moments of my life are laced with a dark cloak of anxiety. Read about my journey to recovery from both anxiety and addiction.
Posted: April 12, 2019, 10:00 am
Five new studies conducted as part of a doctoral thesis show how sleep loss affects a person's emotional perception and emotional response control.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 7:00 am
Some people have migraine headaches, tension headaches, and sinus headaches after crying. This may be due to the physical and emotional response of crying. Learn more here.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 2:00 am
A new way of determining the genetic risk of depression may help predict which children and adolescents are most likely to face mental health problems.
Posted: April 10, 2019, 2:00 pm
Concerta and Adderall are both medications that can help treat the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Learn about the differences between them and the possible side effects in this article.
Posted: April 10, 2019, 6:00 am
Do we only empathize with and mirror others' behaviors in contexts calling for social cooperation? New research suggests taking the question further.
Posted: April 9, 2019, 10:00 am
Methods of increasing stamina include meditation, exercise, and consuming caffeine. Stamina can help prevent physical fatigue and enhance mental focus. Learn more about boosting stamina here.
Posted: April 8, 2019, 7:00 pm
Is it possible to manipulate memory formation and consolidation? And why would we want to do it? We explore these questions in this Spotlight feature.
Posted: April 5, 2019, 4:00 pm
After reviewing data on 620,000-plus people, scientists quash claims that a single or handful of genes can have a strong influence on risk of depression.
Posted: April 4, 2019, 4:00 pm
It is common for a person's libido to fluctuate throughout their life and according to their mood. However, a significant change in libido may be due to an underlying cause. Learn about low libido causes and how to treat them here.
Posted: April 3, 2019, 2:00 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.

One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health care provider. A new study included 10,802 children and youth aged four to 17 in 6,537 families. It replicated and expanded on the landmark 1983 Ontario Child Health Study of 3,290 children in 1,869 families.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 7:38 pm
Researchers have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balance test can indicate that children and adolescents will experience prolonged symptoms following sports-related concussion.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 12:14 pm
Indicators of despair -- depression, suicidal ideation, drug use and alcohol abuse -- are rising among Americans in their late 30s and early 40s across most demographic groups, according to new research. These findings suggest that the increase in 'deaths of despair' observed among low-educated middle-aged white Baby Boomers in recent studies may begin to impact the youngest members of Generation X more broadly in the years to come.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 12:02 am
For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and depression as taking an eight-week meditation course, a study finds.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 7:47 pm
New research reveals that pruritus, or itchy skin, affects a substantial percentage of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study also indicates which patients are more likely to experience pruritus, and demonstrates that pruritus may affect quality of life and sleep.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 9:25 pm
Researchers have identified ketamine-induced brain-related changes that are responsible for maintaining the remission of behaviors related to depression in mice. Ketamine treatment restored lost dendritic spines and rescued coordinated neural activity in the Prefrontal Cortex of the mice -- findings that may help researchers develop interventions that promote lasting remission of depression in humans.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 6:51 pm
New research examines the psychological and neural basis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Posted: April 11, 2019, 5:15 pm
Stress-related disorders -- conditions triggered by a significant life event or trauma -- may be linked to a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), finds a large study.
Posted: April 11, 2019, 1:00 am
A team of human-computer interaction researchers, have through in-depth interviews with experts in neuropsychology and cognitive behavioral therapies, found that most existing technologies related to supporting memory impairments are focused on 'episodic' impairments, which are closely associated with conditions such as dementia.
Posted: April 9, 2019, 2:00 pm
A study found that childhood trauma is linked to abnormal connectivity in the brain in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD). The paper shows symptom-specific, system-level changes in brain network connectivity in MDD.
Posted: April 8, 2019, 8:16 pm

 



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