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 feeling numb, a psychological condition resulting in emotional numbness. Included is detail on causes, treatment, and coping strategies.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:00 am
In the Dutch famine of 1944–1945, rations fell to just 500 calories per day. A new study looks at how this affected the future mental health of babies.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:00 am
Capgras syndrome is a psychological condition where the person affected believes someone they know has been replaced by an imposter.
Posted: November 16, 2017, 3:00 pm
Binaural beats therapy is a method of treating conditions like anxiety. Included is detail on the patterns of brainwaves affected by binaural beats.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 5:00 pm
We examine ablutophobia, a condition where people have an extreme fear of washing. This article looks at possible causes of the condition and its outook.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 8:00 am
Hyperarousal is common in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how can people manage their symptoms?
Posted: November 13, 2017, 3:00 pm
Researchers suggest that a psychedelic plant concoction called ayahuasca has the potential to boost psychological well-being and reduce alcohol abuse.
Posted: November 10, 2017, 6:00 pm
Grief is a common yet unique human experience in the wake of loss. Learning to cope with it is a lengthy, difficult process, so how can we begin to do it?
Posted: November 10, 2017, 4:00 pm
Emerging research shows that happiness is within our reach: just take in natural objects and sceneries, and note how they make you feel.
Posted: November 3, 2017, 5:00 pm
Once called the "third eye," the pineal gland is a gland located deep in the center of the brain. In this article, learn about how it regulates the body.
Posted: November 1, 2017, 2:00 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.
Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also protect against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study. Using noninvasive brain imaging, the researchers found that at-risk people were less likely to develop anxiety if they had higher activity in a region of the brain responsible for complex mental operations. The results may be a step towards tailoring psychological therapies to the specific brain functioning of individual patients.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 7:17 pm
Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves, finds a new study.
Posted: November 16, 2017, 12:53 am
The stress experienced by emergency call handlers negatively impacts on their long term psychological well being, a new report shows.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 3:41 pm
Increased time spent in front of a screen -- in the form of computers, cell phones and tablets -- might have contributed to a recent uptick in symptoms of depression and suicide-related behaviors and thoughts in American young people, especially girls.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 2:13 pm
Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new study has found.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 12:50 am
A new study finds that people often project their own experiences with stress onto their colleagues and employees, causing miscommunication and, often, missed opportunities.
Posted: November 13, 2017, 4:11 pm
Hair cortisol levels, which is a steroid hormone secreted as a response to stress, are higher in the first and third trimesters of pregnancy for those women that will later suffer postpartum depression, new research indicates.
Posted: November 13, 2017, 4:10 pm
People with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder tend to tweet using words like 'hate' or 'disappointed,' messages related to lack of focus, self-regulation, intention and failure and expressions of mental, physical and emotional exhaustion, according to recent research. Better understanding this condition can help clinicians more effectively treat patients.
Posted: November 13, 2017, 4:10 pm
Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research.
Posted: November 10, 2017, 9:40 pm
A psychedelic drug traditionally used in South America improves people's general sense of wellbeing and may offer a treatment for alcoholism and depression, new research suggests.
Posted: November 9, 2017, 2:31 pm
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