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October 28, 2016

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October 28, 2016

New Evaluation Model Delivers Improved Care for Patients With Cognitive Disorders

Oct. 24, 2016 — First year data on the effectiveness of a new care model has been published. The work follows a three-step evaluation and management plan from clinicians in Geriatrics, Neuropsychology and Neurology, ... read more

Foster Care Children at Much Greater Risk of Physical, Mental Health Problems

Oct. 17, 2016 — Children who have been in the U.S. foster care system are at a significantly higher risk of mental and physical health problems – ranging from learning disabilities, developmental delays and ... read more

Bad Relationships Increase Risk of Infection in Both Mother and Child

Oct. 17, 2016 — Pregnant women dissatisfied in their relationship have an increased risk of infectious diseases. This also affects their children, reports a research ... read more

Changes in Depression Symptoms Tied to Lung Cancer Survival

Oct. 13, 2016 — Worsening depression symptoms are associated with shorter survival for lung cancer patients, particularly those in the early stages of disease, according to a new ... read more

Fact or Fiction: Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions of ADHD

Oct. 13, 2016 — Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a very common condition diagnosed mainly in children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6.4 million children ... read more

Oct. 12, 2016 — By comparing your index and ring fingers, a neuroscientist can tell if you are likely to be anxious, or if you are likely to be a good ... read more

Understanding the Delayed Response to Antidepressants

Oct. 11, 2016 — Depression is a mental illness that affects how a person feels, thinks and handles daily activities. Antidepressants are prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of depression and help the brain process ... read more

Family Stressors and Traumatic Childhood Experiences Linked to ADHD Diagnoses in Children

Oct. 11, 2016 — Children who experience family and environmental stressors, and traumatic experiences, such as poverty, mental illness and exposure to violence, are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention ... read more

Fewer Indications of ADHD in Children Whose Mothers Took Vitamin D During Pregnancy

Oct. 7, 2016 — Children of mothers who took vitamin D during pregnancy with resultant high levels of the vitamin in the umbilical blood have fewer symptoms of ADHD at the age of 2½ ... read more

Mental Illness Genetically Linked to Drug Use and Misuse

Oct. 6, 2016 — There are many reports of drug use leading to mental health problems, and we all know of someone having a few too many drinks to cope with a bad day. Many people who are diagnosed with a mental ... read more

Peer Victimization in Schools: Two Studies Explore Types, Repercussions

Oct. 6, 2016 — As many as 75% of children and adolescents report experiencing some sort of peer victimization, researchers estimate, with 10 to 15% experiencing more severe and prolonged victimization. Two new ... read more

Treating Persistent Depression in Older Adults

Oct. 5, 2016 — A $13.9 million grant has been awarded to evaluate treatment strategies for older adults with depression who have not responded to ... read more

ADHD Diagnosis Puts Girls at Much Higher Risk for Other Mental Health Problems

Oct. 4, 2016 — Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk than girls without ADHD for multiple mental disorders that often lead to cascading problems such as abusive relationships, ... read more

Scientists Find New Path in Brain to Ease Depression

Oct. 4, 2016 — Scientists have discovered a new pathway in the brain that can be manipulated to alleviate depression. The pathway offers a promising new target for developing a drug that could be effective in ... read more

Do Race-Based Stressors Contribute to the Achievement Gap?

Sep. 28, 2016 — Schools, teacher quality and family income all play a large role in student success, but these factors do not fully explain the academic differences seen in the U.S. between whites and disadvantaged ... read more

Nighttime Hot Flashes May Spark Mild Depression

Sep. 28, 2016 — A woman’s perception that she is experiencing a high number of nighttime hot flashes can trigger mild symptoms of depression during menopause, according to a new ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Can having a few drinks help people with clinical depression feel better? Yes. At least in terms of biochemistry, say ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — Depression in pregnancy increases the risk of behavioral and emotional problems in children, says a new ... read more

Teen Girls With a Family History of Breast Cancer Do Not Experience Increased Depression or Anxiety

Sep. 26, 2016 — More and more girls are expected to have to confront breast cancer fears as modern genomics technology makes it easier to detect strong risk factors such as inherited BRCA1/2 mutations. But a new ... read more

Group Psychoeducation Offers 'Early Intervention' for Bipolar Patients

Sep. 26, 2016 — Structured group psychoeducation sessions could be more successful in treating patients in the early stages of bipolar disorder than standard peer-support offered by the NHS and the voluntary sector, ... read more

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