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People use handshakes to sniff each other out Limp or firm, your handshake conveys subliminal social cues. Now, research reveals it also transmits chemical signals that could explain why the greeting evolved in the first place.
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Anxious people more apt to make bad decisions amid uncertainty Highly anxious people have more trouble deciding how best to handle life's uncertainties.
Medical News Today | Mar 5, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New care model enhances psychological, cognitive and physical recovery of ICU survivors The Critical Care Recovery Center care model -- the nation's first collaborative care concept focusing on the extensive cognitive, physical and psychological recovery needs of intensive care unit...
Medical News Today | Mar 5, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Successful cognitive behavioral therapy in youth equals decreased thinking about suicide Penn Medicine researchers found that patients who did not respond to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety in childhood had more chronic and enduring patterns of suicidal ideation at 7 to 19...
Medical News Today | Mar 5, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Despite federal law, some insurance exchange plans offer unequal mental health coverage Study finds one-quarter of plans offered through health insurance exchanges appear non-compliant with 'parity' rules that could affect which plans people chooseOne-quarter of the health plans...
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What makes some women able to resist or recover psychologically from assault-related trauma? In a study of 159 women who had been exposed to at least one assault-related potentially traumatic event, 30% developed major depressive disorder, which may be attributed to self-blame common to...
Medical News Today | Mar 4, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neuropsychological, neuropsychiatric and functional assessments help follow the course of Alzheimer's disease The cognitive performance of persons with Alzheimer's disease and behavioural and psychological problems are linked to their performance of activities of daily living, according to a recent study...
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The failure of the Medicare principle of universality, Australia Monash University researchers have revealed for the first time clear and detailed evidence of the inequitable delivery of mental health care services for disadvantaged Australians.
Medical News Today | Mar 4, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
With kids' antipsychotic treatment on the rise, study looks at prescriber decision-making More kids nationwide are taking medications designed to treat such mental illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and pediatricians and psychiatrists at the University of Vermont want to...
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How to control panic attack symptoms A panic attack is an experience of sudden and intense anxiety. With treatment, symptoms of panic can be eliminated and control of your life can be regained - help is at hand.
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