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Mental Health News

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Stress hormone reduces heroin cravings Every addiction is characterized by a strong desire for a certain addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or other drug.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lessons to be learnt from those who have attempted suicide Five people have shared their incredible stories of resilience after attempting to take their own lives, in a new SANE Australia video.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mum's the word: maternal language has strong effect on children's social skills Psychologists at the University of York have revealed new evidence showing how specific language used by parents to talk to their babies can help their child to understand the thoughts of others...
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Premature birth associated with introversion in adulthood Researchers have developed a personality profile for individuals born very prematurely or with a very low birth weight by assessing the personalities of adults.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with depression, personality disorders most likely to make euthanasia requests A new study of 100 mentally ill patients in Belgium who made euthanasia requests reveals the majority had depression and/or personality disorders.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain structure reveals ability to regulate emotions We all vary in how often we become happy, sad or angry, and also in how strongly these emotions are expressed.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders not as important as outcomes Nailing the diagnosis of a psychiatric disorder may not be important in prescribing effective treatment, according to Mark Zimmerman, M.D., a clinical researcher at Rhode Island Hospital.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Know it's a placebo? CU-Boulder study shows the 'medicine' could still work You don't think you're hungry, then a friend mentions how hungry he is or you smell some freshly baked pizza and whoaaa, you suddenly feel really hungry.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oxycodone prescribing down, but deaths from opioids overall on rise: Experts Oxycodone prescribing down, but deaths from opioids overall on rise: Experts
Canoe.ca | Jul 27, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Avoiding effects of ICU decisions for relatives could lead to PTSD A new study suggests that the severity of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms experienced by people making decisions for relatives in ICU may depend on their coping strategy.
Medical News Today | Jul 26, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend