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2014-06-30 23:04:31

NutraGenesis announces a recent study published in the peer reviewed Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the multi-patented, GRAS-affirmed, standardized Ashwagandha root and leaf extract, Sensoril®, was shown to improve several areas of cognitive effect in subjects with bipolar disorder. Brattleboro, VT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In a recent study published in the peer reviewed Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the multi-patented, GRAS-affirmed, standardized Ashwagandha root and leaf extract,...

2014-06-26 23:07:46

A New Public-Service Resource from the Treatment Advocacy Center Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 To continue raising public awareness of mental illness treatment issues, the Treatment Advocacy Center has published a fact sheet providing state-by-state population numbers on the prevalence of schizophrenia and severe bipolar disorder, including the number of those people who are untreated during a 12-month period. ”Prevalence of Untreated Serious Mental Illness by State”...

2014-06-11 10:29:20

Concordia University Project led by Concordia University helps families cope with mental illness Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization. The disorder is known for its dramatic highs of extreme euphoria, racing thoughts and decreased need for sleep, as well as its profound lows of sadness and despair. Because it is also associated with a heightened risk of suicide, substance abuse, hypersexuality, familial...

2014-06-06 23:00:26

‘Out of the Darkness’ expresses experience with Bipolar disorder, shares hope for others so-afflicted. Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Author Timothy Mahfood spent many years of his young life in the dark. Not a literal darkness due to lack of sight, a darkness of depression due to Bipolar disorder. He commends his grandfather for inspiring him to come out of the darkness of his illness and now hopes to pass his grandfather’s coaching words on to others. The new book, “Out...

2014-06-05 23:16:23

Charter Fitness of New Lenox is partnering with Joliet Junior College Nursing students to provide the tools necessary to enhance physical and mental well-being of patients with anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. It is known that exercise has physical benefits, and its effect as a weapon against depression and other mental health conditions is substantial. New Lenox, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Charter Fitness of New Lenox is partnering with Joliet Junior College Nursing students to...

2014-06-04 08:33:16

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meehl Foundation is offering a free SPECT image to any conference attendee or family member attending the Amen Brain Body turnaround, who then chooses to break the cycle of suffering by enrolling in the Meehl Foundation 90-day DBT residential treatment program. Diagnosable Mental and Physical Illness in the United States is climbing at an alarming rate. Our thoughts plus our emotions equal our behaviors. Receiving a correct diagnosis is...

2014-05-23 23:09:28

Awareness campaigns help fight the stigma against rising tide of mental health disorders. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 May is Mental Health Awareness month, which is great news for the estimated 26.2 percent of US adults who are living with mental illness each year. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Facility in South Florida has seen firsthand the need for quality mental health treatment, as demand for their services has skyrocketed since 2012. “We opened our doors in...

2014-05-21 23:04:49

Teen addiction and rehabilitation expert discusses the importance of integrating treatment when working with a dual diagnosis patient. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Approximately 8.9 million adults who abuse drugs also have a mental health disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. However, only 7.4 percent of those individuals receive effective treatment for both issues, which leaves many addicts struggling to recover. Johnny Patout, CEO of...

2014-05-20 12:27:17

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presents special reporting by leaders in the field of psychiatry from the 2014 American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting. Among the materials presented in this conference report: -- Bipolar Disorder: Update on Diagnosis Is bipolar disorder overdiagnosed? Underdiagnosed? Neither? In this podcast, Dr. S. Nassir Ghaemi...

2014-05-14 23:00:34

New book ‘Sweet and Sour’ bares an honest recollection of mental health and treatments in America and the Asian-American culture. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Author Rebecca N. Le excelled in school. Her competitive spirit leads her to dream big and achieve higher. But her neat life soon came to an abrupt halt when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suddenly, everything was not the same again. Her story is chronicled through the pages of “Sweet and Sour.” The human mind...


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