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2014-04-09 08:29:20

Tetra Discovery Partners Focused on PDE4D Inhibitors as Novel Approach to Treating Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's Disease, and Huntington's Disease GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Discovery Partners LLC, a drug discovery company developing a portfolio of innovative drugs for neurological and inflammatory diseases, announced today that the company has entered into a drug development collaboration with the Broad Institute's Stanley Center...

2014-03-28 23:26:09

New Memoir Announced by Patrick Kennedy Helps Break the Stigma of Mental Illness Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Announced earlier this month, Patrick Kennedy’s new memoir, A Common Struggle: A Very Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction, will bring more attention to bipolar disorder and addiction, something mental health center experts say can only be positive. “Mental illness is the least publicly talked about area of medicine,”...

Anxiety Reduced With Smartphone App
2014-03-18 12:48:57

Association for Psychological Science Playing a science-based mobile gaming app for 25 minutes can reduce anxiety in stressed individuals, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study suggests that “gamifying” a scientifically-supported intervention could offer measurable mental health and behavioral benefits for people with relatively high levels of anxiety. “Millions of people suffering...

2014-02-25 23:27:50

Top ranked mental health facility focuses on individuals for more effective treatment. Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health reveal approximately 8 percent of teens suffer from an anxiety disorder with an estimated 6 percent falling into the category of severe disorders; however, only 18 percent of those affected have access to treatment for their condition. Without therapy, suffering from the many forms of anxiety during this...

2014-02-24 23:01:54

The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year before they die, according to a national study led by Henry Ford Health System with the Mental Health Research Network. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year...

2014-02-20 23:31:31

Presented by Dr. Herbert Pardes, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, New York-Presbyterian, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell - The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announces a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All” New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s...

2014-02-11 08:33:29

$10,000 prize awarded for innovative ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services in developing countries NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson, in collaboration with Scientists Without Borders, today announced the winners of a $10,000 open innovation challenge that called for ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services for depression and anxiety disorders among patients in the developing world. Two winners, Veena S....

2014-02-11 08:33:25

Incentive challenge offered $10,000 for innovative ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services in developing countries. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists Without Borders, a program of the New York Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson, today announced the winners of a $10,000 open innovation challenge that called for ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services for depression and anxiety disorders...

2014-02-05 08:27:14

A call to action to advance suicide prevention field WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) today released a first-of-its-kind national action plan, A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives, aimed at prioritizing suicide prevention research. A three-year intensive and collaborative effort by the Action Alliance's Research Prioritization Task...

2014-01-29 23:34:13

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announces a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All”. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida 8:00am to 5:30pm http://www.abqaurp.org/orlando-2014.asp Mental Health Care in a Turbulent...