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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 16:30:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today announced that ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine) is now available in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland). Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A. ("Ferrer") is commercializing ADASUVE in the Nordic countries through a distribution agreement with Medivir AB. Ferrer is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the Europe, Latin America and the...

2014-04-30 09:46:46

In research published today in Molecular Psychiatry, a multinational team of scientists presents new evidence supporting the theory that in at least some cases of schizophrenia, autism and intellectual disability (ID), malfunctions in some of the same genes are contributing to pathology. The team, the product of an ongoing collaboration between Professors W. Richard McCombie of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and Aiden Corvin of Trinity College, Dublin, studied a type of gene...

2014-04-26 23:01:46

A Recent Decision by The Arkansas Supreme Court Not To Reconsider Risperdal Lawsuit Judgement In A Recent Medicaid Fraud Lawsuit Has Many Concerned Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 The Risperdal lawsuit lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC are concerned with the recent decision by the Arkansas Supreme Court not to reconsider its reversal of a $1.2 billion judgement against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., the makers of the antipsychotic drug...

2014-04-23 23:17:13

A Recent Study Finds Rising Number of Children in Foster Care Are Receiving Risperdal, Other Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs to Treat ADHD Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing clients in Risperdal lawsuits, notes that a recently published study has raised concerns about the off-label use of Risperdal and other atypical antipsychotic drugs among children in foster care. According to a report from HealthDay News, the study drew data...

2014-04-22 14:28:27

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some forms of autism. Until now, it has been unclear how much these stressors have impacted the cells of a developing brain. Past studies have shown that when an expectant mother exposes herself to alcohol or drug abuse or she experiences some trauma...

2014-04-22 08:34:04

TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Janssen Research and Development, LLC, both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, announced that several posters related to the company's work in mental health will be featured at the 167(th) Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in New York City May 3 to 7. The posters are: -- Paliperidone Palmitate Research in Demonstrating Effectiveness (PRIDE):...

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 08:26:29

Despite frustration, loss, mistakes and wishful thinking, the love and support for Paul shines through as the 9 siblings struggle to understand the illness, the system, and to stay together - all while trying to focus on their own lives BEDFORD, N.Y., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a book that has been called "powerful and emotional," author Katherine Flannery Dering brings to life the experiences of one large family before and after the onset of mental illness. The book takes the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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