International study estimates treatment gap in anxiety disorders
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 International study estimates treatment gap in anxiety disordersInternational study estimates treatment gap in anxiety disorders
 
The director of the Epidemiology and Public Health programme at the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute and CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health researcher, Jordi Alonso, was commissioned by the World Mental Health to lead an international study into the adequacy of anxiety disorder treatment across the globe.
 
   Psychiatric drugs do not appear to be overprescribed for children, study revealsPsychiatric drugs do not appear to be overprescribed for children, study reveals
 
A new study at Columbia University Irving Medical Center challenges the popular notion that psychiatric medications are overprescribed in children and adolescents in the U.S.
 
   New molecular research shows how antidepressants workNew molecular research shows how antidepressants work
 
New molecular research shows how chemically diverse drugs used to treat depression and anxiety disorders interact with the protein that transports serotonin in the brain.
 
 Many PTSD sufferers can benefit from expedited short course of treatment, study shows
 
Many PTSD sufferers can benefit from expedited short course of treatment, study showsSymptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be debilitating and standard treatment can take months, often leaving those affected unable to work or care for their families. But, a new study demonstrated that many PTSD sufferers can benefit from an expedited course of treatment.
 
 
 Number of older people with multi-morbidity likely to expand over next 20 years, study finds
 
Number of older people with multi-morbidity likely to expand over next 20 years, study findsA study published today in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, reports that the number of older people diagnosed with four or more diseases will double between 2015 and 2035. A third of these people will be diagnosed with dementia, depression or a cognitive impairment.
 
 
 Early substance use found to be highly prevalent among children with ADHD
 
Early substance use found to be highly prevalent among children with ADHDA new study published online in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder engaged in substance use at a younger age than those without ADHD and had a significantly higher prevalence of regular marijuana and cigarette use into adulthood.
 
 
 Discovery may advance stem cell therapies, gene-targeting treatments for neurological diseases
 
Discovery may advance stem cell therapies, gene-targeting treatments for neurological diseasesNew research from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is among the first to describe how an mRNA modification impacts the life of neural stem cells.