Latest Mental disorder Stories

2013-11-12 23:30:08

As crimes committed by untreated mentally ill continue, people seek answers. “A Voice out of Nowhere” is Amazon’s #1 best-seller in schizophrenia for a reason. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In little less than two months, there have been at least five publicized cases of mass killings or violence committed by people confirmed or suspected to be mentally ill: the Navy Yard, the incident on Capitol Hill, the gruesome slaughter in Brooklyn, the shotgun deaths of a family and their dogs in...

2013-11-05 23:24:34

Nominations are now being accepted for the National Council-Relias Visionary Leadership in Behavioral Health Award. Cary, NC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Relias Learning is pleased to sponsor the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 2014 Visionary Leadership Award. This award, one of National Council’s Awards of Excellence, recognizes a staff member or volunteer who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in behavioral healthcare—improving the lives of individuals with mental...

2013-10-31 23:23:39

Dr. Jenys Allende, certified in psychiatry and neuropsychiatry, practices telepsychiatry from her home near Philadelphia at a mental health clinic in Northern Michigan. While telepsychiatry typically means providers don’t meet the people they work with face-to-face, Dr. Allende didn’t let that stop her from developing close relationships with the behavioral health providers and consumers at her office away from home. Ludington, MI (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Though her patients and...

2013-10-30 23:34:57

English-language Journal on Cuban Health and Medicine Highlights the Often-misunderstood and Under-recognized Mental Side of Human Health Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The new issue of MEDICC Review, Mental Health Matters, is now freely available online. October’s MEDICC Review includes original research, features and commentary on health-system approaches to mental health promotion and the mental disorders still stigmatized and undertreated worldwide. According to the World...

2013-10-30 15:32:22

Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. A new study out today in SAGE Open finds that among those with mental illnesses, left-handers are more likely to suffer from psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia than mood disorders. "Our results show a strikingly higher prevalence of left-handedness among patients presenting with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, compared to patients...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.