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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.

2009-10-01 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is Oct.

2009-09-25 09:22:03

In the future, diagnosing severe personality disorders, evaluating the childhood environment, assessing alcohol consumption and the analysis of the MAOA genotype may provide more accurate means for assessing risk among violent offenders.

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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sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
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  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
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