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2012-04-18 21:24:56

Dr. Marsha M. Linehan, an expert in the treatment of suicidal behaviors, personality disorders — including eating disorders — and other complex mental disorders, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry. The award was established in honor of Dr. Stuart Yudofsky, professor and chair of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, who was also its first recipient. Each year,...

2012-03-02 12:56:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Given the complexity of personality disorders, reading about them in a textbook just isn't enough to give Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Nursing students the full scope of the conditions. A unique partnership with the College's Drama students using improvisation allows them to interact with "patients" to understand the best methods of treatment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) Earlier...

2012-01-19 13:38:00

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica today announced that Psychiatric Times features special coverage focused on helping mental health professionals treat people with various types of personality disorders. Psychiatric Times' dedicated content provides a variety of information with the goal of helping mental health professionals stay abreast of current diagnostic issues and treatment approaches and regimens. This coverage includes peer-reviewed updates and...

2011-12-27 16:00:00

Clearview Women´s Center expands its Borderline Personality Disorder expertise with the addition of a DBT consultant and new medical director. Venice Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 Two Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) experts have joined Clearview Women´s Center for Borderline Personality Disorder. John Kelleher, MD, was named Clearview Women´s Center´s new medical director, and Charlie Swenson, MD, was named Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainer and...

2011-09-02 11:00:00

Nationally known researcher Dr. Lisa Dixon of the University of Maryland will discuss her newly published research on the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program at the annual meeting of NAMI Colorado, the Colorado branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 One in four families in the United States is touched by major mental illness, and the experience can often be stressful and isolating for families struggling to cope. According to new...

2011-07-18 16:09:35

A simple eight-question survey administered soon after injury can help predict which of the 30 million Americans seeking hospital treatment for injuries each year may develop depression or post-traumatic stress, report Therese S. Richmond, PhD, CRNP, associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and her colleagues in General Hospital Psychiatry. "Depression and PTSD exert a significant, independent, and persistent effect on general health, work status, somatic...

2011-04-19 12:21:59

The future mood swings of people with bipolar disorder can be predicted by their current thoughts and behavior, a study published today (Tuesday) has found. Psychologists from the Universities of Manchester and Lancaster say their findings are important because they mean talking therapies, like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), could prove effective treatments for the condition. People with bipolar are prone to extreme mood swings that take them from great emotional highs to the pits of...

2011-03-25 11:45:23

Gender plays major role in development of psychiatric problems A newly published report reveals that children with epilepsy are more likely to have psychiatric symptoms, with gender a determining factor in their development. Findings showed that girls had more emotional problems, while boys had more hyperactivity/inattention problems and issues regarding peer relationships. Details of this study in Norwegian children are now available online in Epilepsia, a journal published by...

2010-11-01 23:06:41

An Australian study suggests that children who are sexually abused, especially if it involves penetration, appear to be at higher risk for developing schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Previous studies have established that abused children are more likely to develop depression, anxiety, substance abuse, borderline personality disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder and...

2010-10-12 18:31:58

Research led by a Michigan State University psychologist is playing a key role in the effort to change the way mental health clinicians classify personality disorders. The study by Christopher Hopwood and colleagues calls for a more scientific and practical method of categorizing personality disorders "“ a proposal that ultimately could improve treatment, Hopwood said. "We're proposing a different way of thinking about personality and personality disorders," said Hopwood, MSU assistant...