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2013-10-30 15:32:22

Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. A new study out today in SAGE Open finds that among those with mental illnesses, left-handers are more likely to suffer from psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia than mood disorders. "Our results show a strikingly higher prevalence of left-handedness among patients presenting with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, compared to patients...

2013-07-29 23:29:50

Coping With Psychosis And Schizophrenia created by Ronen David is a new book that covers an effective treatment for schizophrenia, proper diet plans, safe methods, and tips to stay healthy. A full Coping With Psychosis And Schizophrenia overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Coping With Psychosis And Schizophrenia created by Ronen David is a new book that covers an effective treatment for schizophrenia, proper...

2012-04-19 20:18:10

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that children who have experienced severe trauma are three times as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life. The findings shed new light on the debate about the importance of genetic and environmental triggers of psychotic disorders. For many years research in mental health has focused on the biological factors behind conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and psychotic depression, but there is now increasing evidence...

2012-01-05 12:37:01

Recent research has found striking links between psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and certain types of international immigration. Now for the first time, a major study has found that immigrating in early childhood appears to carry the highest risk. The study, conducted in the Netherlands, found that the younger the age at migration, the higher the risk of psychotic disorders. Those who immigrated when under the age of five had a twofold higher risk than those who immigrated at age...

2010-12-07 18:59:57

People with psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, are 12 times more likely to commit suicide than average, according to research released today by King's Health Partners. The research found that the rate of suicide was highest in the first year following diagnosis (12 times national average) and that high risk persisted "“ remaining four times greater than the general population ten years after diagnosis, a time when there may be less intense clinical...

2010-10-12 17:22:35

In a study to determine the durability and long-term effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), psychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found the non-invasive, non-drug therapy to be an effective, long-term treatment for major depression. Results of the study were published in the October 2010 issue of Brain Stimulation, a journal published by Elsevier. TMS therapy is a non-invasive technique that delivers highly focused magnetic field pulses to a specific...

2009-05-19 14:00:00

Unlike Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), NeuroStar TMS Therapy Is Not Associated With Memory Loss SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting in San Francisco demonstrated that NeuroStar(R) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy improved key areas of cognition in patients whose depression improved with NeuroStar treatment. Cognition is defined as the process of thought, and includes memory and the ability to...

2008-11-13 09:00:07

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CORT) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. For the third quarter of 2008, Corcept reported a net loss of $5.6 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to a net loss of $3.4 million, or $0.09 per share, for the third quarter of 2007. For the first nine months of 2008, the company reported a net loss of $13.9 million, or $0.30 per share, compared to a net loss of $7.4 million, or $0.23 per share, for the same...

2008-11-06 09:00:12

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc. announced today that a new health economic study evaluating the cost effectiveness of its NeuroStar TMS Therapy system in the treatment of depression was presented at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress in San Diego last week. This study is the largest and most comprehensive cost effectiveness study to date of TMS Therapy in patients with major depression who have failed to achieve benefit from prior antidepressant treatment,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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