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Pediatricians Encouraged To Screen For Mental Illness
2012-04-30 04:34:59

Speaking at a pediatric medicine conference on Sunday, a mental health expert encouraged doctors to explore possible links between bad behavior and mental disorders, while emphasizing the importance of early detection.

2012-03-29 23:22:34

The brain appears to be wired more like the checkerboard streets of New York City than the curvy lanes of Columbia, Md., suggests a new brain imaging study.

2012-02-09 10:39:57

Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital's Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for treating psychiatric symptoms.


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