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Smartphone App Detects Mood Swings Of Bipolar Disorder Through Voice Analysis
2014-05-09 03:07:34

University of Michigan Health System A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person's voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports. While the app still needs much testing before widespread use, early results from a small group of patients show its potential to monitor moods while protecting privacy. The researchers hope the app will eventually give...

2014-04-30 23:24:06

Teen blogging community, StageofLife.com, polled over 5,100 junior high, high school, and college students about mental illness as part of its international writing contest that asked the question, “How has mental illness impacted your life?” New statistics about teens and mental illness were announced along with 12 essay finalists. York, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To understand the relationship between teens and mental illness, StageofLife.com asked thousands of high school and...

2014-04-30 23:21:33

Recent public shootings leave families reeling, struggling to cope with loss. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 April has been a difficult month for many in the United States, as the public is left reeling in the aftermath of two shootings. At least six people were killed and many more injured in unrelated incidents at Fort Hood, Texas, and a Jewish community center in Kansas City. The Sylvia Brafman mental health facility reminds everyone that it isn’t necessary to be...

2014-04-30 23:08:05

Bridges to Recovery announces a luxurious residential treatment program for patients suffering from Bipolar disorder. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 When Bridges to Recovery admits a new patient with an untreated Bipolar Disorder, they immediately review every factor before developing a full comprehensive treatment plan. Due to the associated suicide rate of 10 to 15 percent from untreated Bipolar Disorder, patients need to begin treatment immediately. In contrast to major depression, nearly all...

2014-04-30 08:33:36

Co-Author of "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" to share wisdom from 20 years of treating Bipolar, Borderline and substance abuse CHARLESTON, W.V., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra Meehl, DD. is a Certified Pastoral Counselor and Intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT) and Skills Trainer. She is the founder and President of the Meehl Foundation, Co-Author of the "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" and documentary presenter of the Life Focus...

2014-04-29 23:10:39

Two day event focuses on evidence-based recommendations to improve patient care in all phases of Bipolar Disorder. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Medical Education, a free online medical education resource that provides timely, unbiased, evidence-based medical education and online medical information, and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, a provider of continuing medical education for physicians, announces the first annual Bipolar Disorder Summit, to be held May 16 and...

2014-04-25 23:08:11

Mother and son’s memoir breaks silence on Bipolar Disorder. Written in tandem, "Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness" chronicles a family’s journey through mental illness. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 "Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness," a memoir by novelist Kathy Brandt and her son, Max Maddox. aims to put a face on mental illness and tell their family's story of struggle and recovery. "Walks on the Margins"...

2014-04-23 08:24:16

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbtwvc/global_depression ) has announced the addition of the "Global Depression Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Depression Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.49 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the...

No Significant Connection Found Between Mental Illness And Crime
2014-04-21 12:39:59

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Are mental illness and crime linked? According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, only 7.5 percent of all crimes were directly related to a serious mental disorder. In the analysis, researchers studied 429 crimes that were committed by 143 different offenders with three types of mental illness. Based on the results, the study authors stated that three percent of the crimes these individuals...

2014-04-18 08:21:56

HOUSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finding that "Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) reduces depressive symptoms, improves affective control, and improves mindfulness self-efficiency" are not surprising to the Meehl Foundation DBT therapists, who have been using DBT since the start of the foundation in 2005. The step-by-step process of emotional regulation is a core component of DBT rarely taught to the general public let alone people with mental illness. "A randomized,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.