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'Eating disorders could start as early as elementary school' Children between the ages of 8-12 who are difficult eaters could have underlying psychological issues, say researchers who note that eating disorders may surface before puberty.
Medical News Today | Oct 8, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1 in 10 schoolchildren 'require mental health interventions' Schools have an important part to play in reaching children with mental health problems, argue child psychiatry experts writing in The Lancet.
Medical News Today | Oct 8, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Incarceration plays a major role in health and health disparities in the United States More than two million people are incarcerated in the United States, the highest incarceration rate in the world.
Medical News Today | Oct 8, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secular Jewish teenagers twice as likely to have suicidal intentions as their more religious peers In 1897, Emile Durkheim, the father of sociology, speculated that religion could protect against suicidal impulses.
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sense of invalidation uniquely risky for troubled teens A study of 99 teens hospitalized out of concern about suicide risk found that a high perception of family invalidation - or lack of acceptance - predicted future suicide events among boys, and peer...
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treating the substance abuse problems of those with severe mental illness can reduce their risk of future violence If a person is dually diagnosed with a severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, are improvements in their mental health or in their substance abuse most likely to reduce the risk of...
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Model developed that could predict the future course of psychotic illness Psychiatry researchers from the University of Adelaide have developed a model that could help to predict a patient's likelihood of a good outcome from treatment - from their very first psychotic...
Medical News Today | Oct 6, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drug addiction draws more negative feelings than mental illness While both are treatable health conditions, stigma of drug addiction much more pronounced, seen as 'moral failing.
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What kinds of exercise can boost long-term memory? While previous studies have found that aerobic exercise over long periods can improve memory, new research suggests that resistance exercise may be even more beneficial.
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NHS neglecting mental health of skin patients, warns leading disfigurement charity A lack of mental health care services for people with skin conditions is a 'slowly ticking timebomb' for the NHS, a charity has warned.
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend