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Mental Health News

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Higher suicide risk after served prison sentence People who have been in prison run a higher risk of committing suicide; 18 times that of the general population.
Medical News Today | Oct 28, 2014 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teens whose parents exert more psychological control have trouble with closeness, independence For teenagers, learning to establish a healthy degree of autonomy and closeness in relationships (rather than easily giving in to peer pressure) is an important task.
Medical News Today | Oct 28, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Self-reflection and growth affected by gossip received about others Gossip is pervasive in our society, and our penchant for gossip can be found in most of our everyday conversations.
Medical News Today | Oct 28, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mental illness linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke A new study by researchers in Canada finds individuals with mental health disorders may be more likely to experience heart disease or stroke than the general population.
Medical News Today | Oct 27, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Traumatic stress may affect DNA, but psychotherapy may heal it A study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics for the first time demonstrates that traumatic stress may induce DNA breakage, but psychotherapy may heal it.
Medical News Today | Oct 27, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bradley Hospital finds sleep difficulties common among toddlers with psychiatric disorders John Boekamp, Ph.D., clinical director of the Pediatric Partial Hospital Program (PPHP) at Bradley Hospital recently led a study that found sleep difficulties - particularly problems with falling...
Medical News Today | Oct 27, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pre-enlistment mental disorders and suicidality among new US Army soldiers Two new studies suggest that while individuals enrolling in the armed forces do not share the exact psychological profile as socio-demographically comparable civilians, they are more similar than...
Medical News Today | Oct 27, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Expert recommendations for diagnosing pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome A panel of leading clinicians and researchers across various general and specialty pediatric fields developed a consensus statement recommending how to evaluate youngsters in whom neuropsychiatric...
Medical News Today | Oct 26, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seasonal depression 'caused by increased levels of serotonin transporter protein' Researchers claim to have identified the cause of seasonal depression, after finding that patients with the disorder have high serotonin transporter protein levels in winter.
Medical News Today | Oct 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual preference for masculine men and feminine women is an urban habit In a world of matinee idols and cover girls it's easy to assume that humans want their men to be manly and their women womanly.
Medical News Today | Oct 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend