Promise of Faster, More Accessible Schizophrenia Diagnosis

A new study shows how a portable device common in optometrists' offices device, RETeval, may prove to be a more accessible way to diagnose schizophrenia, predict relapse and symptom severity, and assess treatment effectiveness.

Jun 7

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Maternal Depressive Emotion Associated With Children's Sleep Problems

Maternal depressive mood during the prenatal and postnatal periods is related to child sleep disturbances, according to recent pilot data from a longitudinal cohort study in kindergarten children.

Jun 7

Categories: Child Development, Depression

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Does ADHD co-exist with other mental disorders?

Comorbidities often negatively impact the prognosis of patients with ADHD. This is due to inaccuracy in or delayed diagnosis of the comorbid disorder, as a result of the overlapping symptoms with ADHD.

Jun 6

Categories: Adult ADHD, Mental Health in Asia

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Brain Activity Can Predict Success of Depression Treatment

Researchers believe they have uncovered a method that could be useful in predicting a depressed patient's treatment prognosis, prior to starting treatment.

Jun 5

Categories: Depression

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New Models For Predicting Suicide Risk

Research shows that combining data from electronic health records with results from standardized depression questionnaires better predicts suicide risk in the 90 days following either mental health specialty or primary care outpatient visits.

Jun 5

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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The Toxic Stew of ADHD, Anxiety and Depression

ADHD is a disorder that likes to come with reinforcements, and it is not particular about which reinforcements it chooses. These reinforcements could include anxiety and depression.

Jun 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Depression

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Self-Control is in the mind

Previous studies have shown that self-control is a scarce resource and is exhaustive, but recent research found that the perception of control affects self-control.

Jun 4

Categories: Control Issues, Self-Doubt

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The Rise of Eating Disorders today

Mental health professionals play a huge role in the recovery of eating disorders, and collaborative efforts are needed for treating comorbid disorders.

Jun 4

Categories: Eating Disorders

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Five stages following grief and loss

There are 5 Stages accompanying Bereavement, namely Denial and Isolation, Anger, Bargaining, and Depression.

Jun 2

Categories: Coping with Medical Problems, Grief, Loss, Bereavement

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Brain Training Shows Promise For Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Researchers have discovered for the first time that computerized brain training can result in improved cognitive skills in individuals with bipolar disorder.

Jun 1

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar

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Cognitive Training Reduces Depression, Rebuilds Injured Brain ...

New research shows that certain cognitive training exercises can help reduce depression and improve brain health in individuals years after they have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Jun 1

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress ...

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For Anxiety, A Single Intervention Is Not Enough

New research has shown that no matter which treatment they get, only 20 percent of young people diagnosed with anxiety will stay well over the long term.

Jun 1

Categories: Adult psychological development, Anxiety, Child and/or Adolescent ...

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People With ASD Risk Being Manipulated Because They Can't Tell When ...

A new study shows that the ability to distinguish truth from lies is diminished in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) -- putting them at greater risk of being manipulated.

May 31

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Traumatic Stress Interacts With Bipolar Disorder Genetic Risk To ...

A new study reports that genetic susceptibility to bipolar disorder can increase the risk for suicide attempt, but only among those who have also experienced traumatic stress.

May 31

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar, Suicide Prevention

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Mindfulness could be the key to end cravings

Mindfulness strategies helps to reduce cravings for alcohol, substances and food. Such strategies include exercises that are focused on physical sensations and deep breathing, to differentiate between thoughts and physical being.

May 30

Categories: Addictions, Control Issues, Eating Disorders, Mindfulness, ...

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