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.
While masturbation is not likely to have any effect on whether a person develops depression, having depression can affect a person’s libido and sexual function. Learn more here.
Posted: February 22, 2019, 8:00 pm
Cutting is a type of self-harm. Although it can be a challenging habit to break, there are many ways to prevent yourself or others from cutting. Learn about them here.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:00 pm
I remember my doctor telling me, 'Now, don’t get hooked on these sweetheart,' but it was too late. I already was. This is the story of my opiate addiction.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:00 pm
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:00 am
Researchers have reversed symptoms of depression, such as anhedonia and behavioral despair, in male mice with a drug that activates a gene they call SIRT1.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:00 am
Some research has suggested that aromatherapy with essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety. Learn about the best essential oils for anxiety, as well as how to use them, here.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 9:00 pm
Researchers have developed novel compounds that may be able to reverse memory loss that relates to depression and other mental health conditions.
Posted: February 16, 2019, 11:00 am
Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have some similarities, but there are key differences. Diagnosis and treatment options vary. Here, learn more about the two conditions and when to see a doctor.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 12:00 am
There are five categories of bipolar disorder. Bipolar I and II occur most frequently, while other types are less common. Learn more about the classifications of bipolar disorder here.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 7:00 pm
The 4-7-8 breathing technique, or relaxation breath, is a method for reducing anxiety and promoting sleep. This article covers how to do it, its uses, and apps that can help people practice it.
Posted: February 12, 2019, 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.
A psychologist's research using smartphones is providing valuable data in real time, information that could provide treatment benefits for patients struggling with anxiety and depression.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:56 pm
The first randomized study of its kind reveals effective treatment for prisoners suffering from mental illness.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:59 pm
The study revealed that California adults who consumed more unhealthy food were also more likely to report symptoms of either moderate or severe psychological distress than their peers who consume a healthier diet.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:17 pm
A new study suggests that children doing well in classrooms are more popular and emotionally secure than their peers who are having trouble academically.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 2:51 pm
Self-harm from self-poisoning in children and adolescents is not only increasing but starting at a younger age, finds new research. The study found there were more than 33,500 self-poisonings in young people in Australia from 2006 - 2016, with a 98 per cent increase over this time.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:33 pm
A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). According to the findings, these children have difficulty with adaptive behavior, a key measure of independence.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:16 pm
Directly activating a gene important to exciting our excitatory neurons and associated with major depression may help turn around classic symptoms like social isolation and loss of interest, at least for males, scientists report.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 5:31 pm
What happens in the brain when we feel discomfort? Researchers are now one step closer to finding the answer. They identify which pathways in the mouse brain control behaviour associated with aversion.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 4:55 pm
Lifetime adversity and increased neural processing during a traumatic event combine to increase the frequency of intrusive traumatic memories and the distress they cause, according to a new study.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 4:55 pm
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging. These molecules not only rapidly improve symptoms, but remarkably, also appear to renew the underlying brain impairments causing memory loss in preclinical models.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 3:25 pm
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