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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...

2009-12-14 07:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ZYPREXA RELPREVV (olanzapine) For Extended Release Injectable Suspension for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today. ZYPREXA RELPREVV, a long-acting intramuscular injection, sustains the delivery of olanzapine for up to four weeks. Different from both oral and injected short-acting formulations, long-acting formulations of antipsychotics...

2009-12-04 15:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Zyprexa® (olanzapine) in tablet form as an option for the treatment of schizophrenia and manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adolescents aged 13-17 years old. The updated Zyprexa label states that clinicians should take into consideration the increased potential for weight gain and hyperlipidemia in adolescents compared to adults and the...

2009-11-19 14:44:33

Innovative therapy that offers new hope Patients coping with the chaos and misery of Borderline Personality Disorder now have reason for strong confidence in making major life changes through a new treatment, Schema Therapy. For the first time, three major outcome studies have shown that many patients with Borderline Personality Disorder can achieve full recovery across the complete range of symptoms. In one study Schema Therapy was shown to be more than twice as effective in bringing about...

2009-11-18 11:01:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the California Bipolar Foundation (CBF) to post-doctoral research fellow Dr. Illyas Singec at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research (BIMR), a research team headed by Dr. Evan Snyder (along with co-investigators Drs. Dieter Wolfe and Lawrence Brill), was able to accumulate sufficient preliminary data to win an extremely competitive Grand Opportunities (GO) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.