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Latest American Journal of Psychiatry Stories

2012-06-01 08:49:21

Genetics can help determine whether a person is likely to quit smoking on his or her own or need medication to improve the chances of success.

2010-08-31 21:00:10

A new study conducted by investigators at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) suggests that S-Adenosyl Methionine (SAMe), an over-the-counter dietary supplement, can be an effective, relatively well-tolerated, adjunctive treatment for adults with major depressive disorders who do not respond to their treatment with antidepressant medication.

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2010-08-20 08:28:27

More mental health patients are being treated solely with drugs today than a decade ago, suggesting a redefinition of mental health care within the U.S.

2010-02-11 11:51:38

People with generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, have abnormalities in the way their brain unconsciously controls emotions.

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2008-12-15 10:20:00

Individuals suffering from eating disorders may benefit from "talking therapies," a type of therapy that aims to correct obsessive feelings, announced UK researchers.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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