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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.

2009-06-12 09:50:33

Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: Over half (63%) of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also suffer from psychiatric disorders, with the majority of these (87%) occurring in the depressive spectrum, according to the results of a new study presented today at EULAR 2009, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Copenhagen, Denmark


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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