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2008-09-11 18:00:36

Suffering a traumatic injury can have serious and long-lasting implications for a patient's mental health, U.S. researchers said.

2008-04-12 03:00:13

By Fiese, Barbara Winter, Marcia; Anbar, Ran; Howell, Kimberly; Poltrock, Scott This preliminary report links the literatures on family asthma management practices and on the characteristics of family interaction patterns thought to influence children's adjustment to a chronic physical illness.

2007-10-02 09:01:21

By Stambaugh, Leyla Faw Mustillo, Sarah A; Burns, Barbara J; Stephens, Robert L; Et al This study examined outcomes for 320 youth in a Center for Mental Health Services system-of-care demonstration site. Youth received wraparound-only (n = 213), MST-only (n = 54), or wraparound + MST (n = 53).

2007-05-05 03:00:33

By Corrigan, Patrick W Stigma can greatly exacerbate the experience of mental illness. Diagnostic classification frequently used by clinical social workers may intensify this stigma by enhancing the public's sense of "groupness" and "differentness" when perceiving people with mental illness.

2006-05-26 10:30:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The anti-psychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) appears to be a safe and effective treatment for patients with borderline personality disorder, often leading to improvements in health-related quality of life and interpersonal problems, a study suggests.

2005-12-23 09:24:15

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men with severe depression are more likely to commit suicide if they abuse alcohol and have "cluster B" personality disorder, which relates to impulsive and/or aggressive behavior, new study findings suggest.

2005-11-17 15:28:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists may have found a gene for fear -- a gene that controls production of a protein in the region of the brain linked with fearful responses.

2005-09-12 13:42:41

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Psychotherapy delivered over the telephone reduces symptoms of depression in patients with physical impairments due to multiple sclerosis, investigators report. "The biggest advantage of 'telemental health' is that it overcomes barriers," Dr. David C.

2005-08-03 14:12:01

Recent suicide attempters treated with cognitive therapy were 50 percent less likely to try to kill themselves again within 18 months than those who did not receive the therapy, report researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

2005-08-03 14:04:22

More than two decades after they fled the Khmer Rouge reign of terror, most Cambodian refugees who resettled in the United States remain traumatized, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has found.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.