Interventions to improve self-concept could be critical in treating mental health patients
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 Interventions to improve self-concept could be critical in treating mental health patientsInterventions to improve self-concept could be critical in treating mental health patients
 
Improving how mental health patients perceive themselves could be critical in treating them, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.
 
   Sleep disruptions in menopause correlated with hot flashes and depressionSleep disruptions in menopause correlated with hot flashes and depression
 
Sleep disruptions are one of the most commonly reported complaints among menopausal women. A new study of middle-aged women found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression.
 
   MS patients who feel stigmatized more likely to suffer from depressionMS patients who feel stigmatized more likely to suffer from depression
 
People with Multiple Sclerosis -- MS -- who feel stigmatized are more likely to suffer from depression, according to researchers, who add that having a support system of friends and family and a sense of autonomy may help reduce the harmful effects of stigma.
 
 Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, study says
 
Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, study saysSchizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, including brain's inability to create the appropriate vascular system, according to new study resulted from a partnership between the D'Or Institute for Research and Education, the University of Chile and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
 
 
 Neuroscientists discover novel mechanism of action behind schizophrenia
 
Neuroscientists discover novel mechanism of action behind schizophreniaAn international team of researchers led by a Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine scientist has uncovered a novel mechanism in which a protein--neuregulin 3--controls how key neurotransmitters are released in the brain during schizophrenia.
 
 
 DASH diet may lower rates of depression over time
 
DASH diet may lower rates of depression over timePeople who eat vegetables, fruit and whole grains may have lower rates of depression over time, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018.
 
 
 Researchers find no evidence to support link between hormonal birth control and depression
 
Researchers find no evidence to support link between hormonal birth control and depressionWomen face several options when it comes to birth control, so potential side effects often factor into their decision. Depression is a common concern for many women, but a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is putting patients at ease. It found there's no evidence to support a link between hormonal birth control and depression.
 
 
 Novel method to extract valuable psychiatric symptom information from doctors' notes
 
Novel method to extract valuable psychiatric symptom information from doctors' notesResearchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School have developed a new method to extract valuable symptom information from doctors' notes, allowing them to capture the complexity of psychiatric disorders that is missed by traditional sources of clinical data.
 
 
 Fresh insights into depression could pave way for new therapies
 
Fresh insights into depression could pave way for new therapiesFresh insights into changes in the brain linked to depression could pave the way for new therapies.
 
 
 Expanded model of care could relieve depression and fatigue in chronic heart failure patients
 
Expanded model of care could relieve depression and fatigue in chronic heart failure patientsPatients with chronic heart failure face related problems, such as depression and fatigue, that could be relieved by an expanded model of care, according to a recently published study led by a researcher from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
 
 
 Lithium treatment associated with lowest risk of rehospitalization for bipolar disorder patients
 
Lithium treatment associated with lowest risk of rehospitalization for bipolar disorder patientsIndividuals with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of rehospitalization if treated with lithium, according to a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in JAMA Psychiatry. Long-acting injections of antipsychotics were also effective, reducing the risk of rehospitalization by 30 percent compared with their oral counterparts.
 
 
 Depression screening by primary care physicians important for adolescents
 
Depression screening by primary care physicians important for adolescentsAccording to the American Academy of Paediatrics’ new guidelines released this week, all adolescents should undergo a screening for depression annually. The guidelines is published titled, “Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part I. Practice Preparation, Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management,” by the GLAD-PC Steering group.
 
 
 Researchers discover 50 new gene regions that increase risk of schizophrenia
 
Researchers discover 50 new gene regions that increase risk of schizophreniaResearchers at the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University have discovered 50 new gene regions that increase the risk of developing schizophrenia.
 
 
 Study aims to examine effects of PTSD symptoms in police officers
 
Study aims to examine effects of PTSD symptoms in police officersPolice officers are often called to situations that require a quick decision: fire a shot and risk harming, or killing, innocent bystanders; don't fire and there's the potential for being killed in the line of duty.
 
 
 Postnatal depression impacts mother-child relationships for longer time frame
 
Postnatal depression impacts mother-child relationships for longer time framePND is well-known to have an adverse effect on mothers' relationships with their children. This has a subsequent impact on child development from early infancy to adolescence and influences emotional, cognitive, and physical development in children.
 
 
 Agoraphobia Diagnosis
 
Agoraphobia DiagnosisAgoraphobia is generally known as a fear of open spaces, but is a complex condition that may involve the fear of visiting certain public areas like shopping centers, fear of specific situations like public transit, or a fear of leaving home altogether. Exposure to the feared stimulus usually results in anxiety or a panic attack. Symptoms of a panic attack include rapid heartbeat, hyperventilation, sweating, and nausea.
 
 
 New recommendations to help healthcare professionals manage in-flight medical emergencies
 
New recommendations to help healthcare professionals manage in-flight medical emergencies"Is there a doctor on board?" Hearing this call go out at 36,000 feet can be anxiety-provoking for any physician and may trigger a dilemma of whether to respond, or wait to see if anyone else will offer their expertise.
 
 
 Intermittent Explosive Disorder Causes
 
Intermittent Explosive Disorder CausesIntermittent explosive disorder (IED) features the failure to resist a drive or impulse. Both genetic and environmental factors lead to IED, which may be characterized as a form of bipolar disorder.
 
 
 Study shows importance of family history in onset of Alzheimer's disease
 
Study shows importance of family history in onset of Alzheimer's diseaseYou're about to turn 60, and you're fretting. Your mother has had Alzheimer's disease since the age of 65. At what age will the disease strike you? A Canadian study published in JAMA Neurology shows that the closer a person gets to the age at which their parent exhibited the first signs of Alzheimer's, the more likely they are to have amyloid plaques, the cause of the cognitive decline associated with the disease, in their brain.
 
 
 Alcoholism, Alcohol Misuse, and Alcohol Dependence
 
Alcoholism, Alcohol Misuse, and Alcohol DependenceAlcohol is popular around the world for recreational purposes, but excessive drinking can lead to alcoholism, alcohol misuse and alcohol dependence, which can all result in negative health and social implications.
 
 
 What is Psychosurgery?
 
What is Psychosurgery?Scientific interest reawakened after a national commission to investigate the health of human beings who had undergone such surgeries reported that no deficits in psychological health could be traced to the procedure itself, and on the other hand, it had an efficacy of over 50% (which was impressive compared to the general unreliability of most therapies then available).