Study provides comprehensive description of associations between mental disorders
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  February 8, 2019  
  Psychiatry  
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 Study provides comprehensive description of associations between mental disordersStudy provides comprehensive description of associations between mental disorders
 
The new research from the National Centre for Register-based Research at Aarhus BSS is the first of its kind to offer a comprehensive description of the risks of double diagnosis within the ten major groups of mental disorders - also called comorbidity.
 
   Parents’ mental health problems associated with reactive attachment disorder in childrenParents’ mental health problems associated with reactive attachment disorder in children
 
Children's risk of being diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder (RAD) increases if parents are diagnosed with any type of mental health disorder, discovered researchers from the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry of the University of Turku, Finland.
 
   Positive well-being associated with lower risk of depression in people with autismPositive well-being associated with lower risk of depression in people with autism
 
In an Autism Research study of 36 newly employed adults with autism spectrum disorder who were participating in a supported employment program, positive well-being—or a sense of happiness and life satisfaction—was associated with a lower risk of developing depression over 12 months of follow-up.
 
 The Psychology Behind Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions
 
The Psychology Behind Sticking to Your New Year’s ResolutionsDespite good intentions, most people will not achieve their goal. Could psychology provide the answer to creating and sticking to your new year resolutions?
 
 
 New study will improve identification antenatal anxiety
 
New study will improve identification antenatal anxietyA landmark study by experts at the University of Stirling will help health professionals improve the identification of severe and problematic anxiety in pregnant women.
 
 
 Researchers reveal risks of eating disorders from childhood
 
Researchers reveal risks of eating disorders from childhoodEating disorders — anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or hyperphagia — usually appear in adolescence and often leave young patients and their families helpless. These disorders, whose prevalence is increasing, raise the question of early detection.
 
 
 Association between tobacco use and paranoia is largely due to shared genetic influences
 
Association between tobacco use and paranoia is largely due to shared genetic influencesParanoia is associated with regular tobacco smoking in adolescents after accounting for other factors like cannabis use, sleep disturbances and stressful life events, reports a study recently published to the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
 
 
 Female stroke survivors twice as likely to suffer from severe depression
 
Female stroke survivors twice as likely to suffer from severe depressionNew research today published in the European Journal of Neurology has found that women are twice as likely to suffer from severe depression following a stroke than men.
 
 
 Persistent low BMI in children may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosa
 
Persistent low BMI in children may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosaA new study has found that a persistent low body mass index in children, starting as young as age 2 for boys and 4 for girls, may be a risk factor for the development of anorexia nervosa in adolescence.
 
 
 Study sheds light on the development of PTSD symptoms in combat veterans
 
Study sheds light on the development of PTSD symptoms in combat veteransA study has shed light on the neurocomputational contributions to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans.
 
 
 New understanding could help improve prediction and prevention of depression
 
New understanding could help improve prediction and prevention of depressionIn a new study, researchers from the Danish iPSYCH project demonstrate that people with the highest genetic propensity are over two and a half times as likely to be treated in a psychiatric hospital for depression compared to people with the lowest propensity.