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2011-11-22 04:57:16

Experienced meditators seem to be able switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.

2011-11-17 10:57:59

Significant progress has been made in understanding the genetic risk factors underlying psychiatric disease.

2011-08-02 12:45:00

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridges to Recovery, a Southern California-based private, residential behavioral health program for adults with psychiatric disorders announces the appointment of Michael Brodsky, MD as medical director. In this position, Dr.

2011-05-24 18:46:12

A new study by motor control and psychology researchers at Indiana University suggests that postural control problems may be a core feature of bipolar disorder, not just a random symptom, and can provide insights both into areas of the brain affected by the psychiatric disorder and new potential targets for treatment.

2011-01-18 16:28:55

Biological Psychiatry is proud to announce this week's publication of a special issue focusing on postmortem studies of psychosis.

2011-01-18 00:00:39

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has entered into a collaboration with Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OMJPI) to discover compounds for Alzheimer’s disease and major psychiatric disorders. La Jolla, Calif.

2010-07-13 02:20:16

New research finds that a history of sexual abuse, regardless of the victim's gender or age when the abuse occurred, correlates strongly with a lifetime diagnosis of multiple psychiatric disorders.

2010-04-25 08:44:56

Significant advances in the neonatal intensive care have resulted in increased survival rates of children who are born at less than 26 weeks of gestation, so termed "extremely preterm children".

2010-03-09 08:16:41

A new questionnaire and outcomes measurement scale developed by the department of psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital has proven to be a reliable and valid measure of anxiety.


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