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2009-08-25 11:23:03

Researchers working with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans have found that post-traumatic stress disorder, the current most common mental disorder among veterans returning from service in the Middle East, is associated with an increased risk for thoughts of suicide.

2009-07-31 00:27:14

Rorschach tests, used by psychologists to reveal a part of someone's personality by interpretation of inkblots, may not be that helpful, U.S. researchers say. Scott O. Lilienfeld of Emory University in Atlanta, James M. Wood of University of Texas at El Paso and Howard N.

2009-07-29 11:00:00

A year ago, a study by Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University researchers reported that fewer than half the patients previously diagnosed with bipolar disorder received an actual diagnosis of bipolar disorder after using a comprehensive, psychiatric diagnostic interview tool

2009-04-23 14:02:48

Many previous studies have shown that alcoholics and drug addicts tend to exhibit highly impulsive behavior. A new study involving mice found that genes influence impulsive behavior, which could contribute to the risk for developing such an addiction.

2008-12-16 14:49:21

In a new study, a University of Missouri researcher and Dutch team of research collaborators found that genetic material on chromosome nine was linked to BPD features, a disorder characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image and behavior, and can lead to suicidal behavior, substance abuse and failed relationships.

2008-12-02 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers using functional MRI (fMRI) have determined that the circuitry in the area of the brain responsible for suppressing memory is dysfunctional in patients suffering from stress-related psychiatric disorders.

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2008-12-01 17:00:00

Palm Pilots already perform a variety of functions, and in the future, they may be used as a therapeutic tool that benefits people with personality disorders.

2008-11-03 12:00:26

CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO) reported today the results of a study presented at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress by James Greenblatt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Walden Behavioral Care Inpatient Psychiatry and Eating Disorder Programs, in Waltham, MA.

2008-10-01 15:00:50

By THOMAS, Kim New Zealand's mental health system has a dark history, with hundreds of former patients alleging abuse in state hospitals. KIM THOMAS tells the story of one woman who suffered abuse and explores what former patients are doing to try and take back their lives.


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