Latest mood disorder Stories

2010-10-15 06:25:00

One in four US teenagers report having a mood, behavior or anxiety disorder that interferes with their daily life, while 1 in 2 actually meet the criteria for a mental disorder, according to new research.

2010-10-06 08:00:00

WELLESLEY, Mass., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Screening for Mental Health released data revealing that 18- to 25-year-olds are 17% more likely to be depressed now than five years ago.

2010-09-09 07:25:00


2010-06-18 13:29:31

An assessment of patients with adult Tourette syndrome (TS) to identify clinical factors that contribute to psychosocial and occupational disabilities resulting from the vocal or motor tics that define TS found that anxiety/panic disorder may be the most disabling psychiatric condition associated with the disorder.

2010-05-04 11:29:01

Rates of mood and anxiety disorders appear to decline with age but the conditions remain common in older adults, especially women.

2010-04-15 14:10:00

A research team has tested the utility of the short version of WHO-DAS II, a tool to assess within five minutes disability in patients with depression, "which in the case of primary care is even more practicable than the long version of the instrument".

2010-03-26 07:07:19

New study finds widely used screening scale misidentifies borderline personality disorder as bipolar disorder.

2009-06-10 13:41:18

Researchers trying to uncover why premature birth is a growing problem in the United States and one that disproportionately affects black women have found that pre-pregnancy depressive mood appears to be a risk factor in preterm birth among both blacks and whites.

2009-03-17 08:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthyPlace.com, which provides the most extensive depression and anxiety information on the internet, unveils Mediminder, a mental health medication reminder tool which alerts people daily via e-mail or text message when it's time to take their antidepressant, bipolar, anti-anxiety, ADHD or other psychiatric medication.

2009-02-06 08:44:57

A new study describes the psychological profile of adolescents who have received kidney transplants and compares them to those of healthy peers.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.