Latest Psychopathology Stories

2014-04-30 23:24:06

Teen blogging community, StageofLife.com, polled over 5,100 junior high, high school, and college students about mental illness as part of its international writing contest that asked the question, “How has mental illness impacted your life?” New statistics about teens and mental illness were announced along with 12 essay finalists. York, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To understand the relationship between teens and mental illness, StageofLife.com asked thousands of high school and...

2014-04-30 23:08:05

Bridges to Recovery announces a luxurious residential treatment program for patients suffering from Bipolar disorder. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 When Bridges to Recovery admits a new patient with an untreated Bipolar Disorder, they immediately review every factor before developing a full comprehensive treatment plan. Due to the associated suicide rate of 10 to 15 percent from untreated Bipolar Disorder, patients need to begin treatment immediately. In contrast to major depression, nearly all...

2014-04-30 23:06:23

Recent shootings raise questions about mental illness and violence. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman encourages everyone to regularly take stock of their mental health. With recent news events such as the shootings in Fort Hood and Kansas City raising questions about mental illness and violence, it’s a good time to talk about mental health.     “First, it’s important to note that mental illness does not...

2014-04-29 23:10:39

Two day event focuses on evidence-based recommendations to improve patient care in all phases of Bipolar Disorder. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Medical Education, a free online medical education resource that provides timely, unbiased, evidence-based medical education and online medical information, and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, a provider of continuing medical education for physicians, announces the first annual Bipolar Disorder Summit, to be held May 16 and...

2014-04-21 23:11:11

Career Step will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by AHIMA in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23 with information on its new assessment products and physician documentation training. Provo, UT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by the American Health Information Management Association in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23. The company will be...

No Significant Connection Found Between Mental Illness And Crime
2014-04-21 12:39:59

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Are mental illness and crime linked? According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, only 7.5 percent of all crimes were directly related to a serious mental disorder. In the analysis, researchers studied 429 crimes that were committed by 143 different offenders with three types of mental illness. Based on the results, the study authors stated that three percent of the crimes these individuals...

2014-04-17 23:03:46

From bombings to stabbings to mass murders, violence is sometimes a byproduct of untreated mental illness. New book, A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer, details what can happen when symptoms are ignored. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What would possess a quiet, 16-year-old boy to launch an unprovoked knife attack on his classmates, wounding 21 of them, some critically? Why would 25-year-old Kevin Edson commit a bomb hoax at the heavily guarded Boston...

2014-04-15 10:25:27

Diagnostic tool easily accessible and administered by lay people in South Africa Research on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight on how to identify and help children with emotional behavior issues in other areas of the world, which may have limited access to healthcare and further research that could lead to successful interventions. A report on the global AIDS epidemic published by the United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, which has...

2014-04-15 08:28:31

Results of ICD-10 Attitudes Survey Show Majority of Respondents Wanted to Delay or Cancel the Transition to ICD-10 ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just before the transition to ICD-10 was officially delayed, NueMD conducted a survey of 1,300 healthcare professionals to gauge their attitudes towards ICD-10. The survey, which garnered responses from all 50 states, found that 55 percent of respondents thought the transition to ICD-10 should be delayed or should not happen at...

2014-04-10 23:31:40

Career Step is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products, which provide efficient, self-paced, online training for hospitals, clinics and provider offices. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products at the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Conference being held...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'