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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...

2010-09-30 14:32:12

First Preventative Approach to Improve Outcomes in Traumatized Children After experiencing a potentially traumatic event "“ a car accident, a physical or sexual assault, a sports injury, witnessing violence "“ as many as 1 in 5 children will develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A new approach that helps improve communication between child and caregiver, such as recognizing and managing traumatic stress symptoms and teach coping skills, was able to prevent chronic and...

2010-08-31 13:39:34

The notion that cutting or burning oneself could provide relief from emotional distress is difficult to understand for most people, but it is an experience reported commonly among people who compulsively hurt themselves. Individuals with borderline personality disorder experience intense emotions and often show a deficiency of emotion regulation skills. This group of people also displays high prevalence rates of self-injurious behavior, which may help them to reduce negative emotional...

2010-03-26 07:07:19

New study finds widely used screening scale misidentifies borderline personality disorder as bipolar disorder A study from Rhode Island Hospital has shown that a widely-used screening tool for bipolar disorder may incorrectly indicate borderline personality disorder rather than bipolar disorder. In the article that appears online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the researchers question the effectiveness of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ). The MDQ is the most...

2010-03-01 11:23:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria D. Solomon is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Health Care Professionals. Maria is a Senior Social Worker at NY Presbyterian Hospital- Payne Whitney Manhattan. Maria has worked as a Therapist at NY Presbyterian for 15 years. She offers Psychiatric Outpatient Treatment through the Psychiatric Outpatient Department within the hospital. Her services are provided throughout the Tri-State Area. In addition to her work at Presbyterian, she has...


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