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Lake Elsinore Valley News
Psychiatrist to speak on bipolar disorder
TEMECULA The National Association for Mental Illness of Temecula Valley will host an event during their monthly meeting on March 19, featuring Dr. Timothy Murphy of Fallbrook Psychiatry, who will be speaking on bipolar disorder.
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Manitobans with mental illness face long psychiatrist waits
Rosaria Provenza answers the phones at the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba's office in Winnipeg.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Brain Mapping Confirms Patients with Schizophrenia Have Impaired Ability to Imitate
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - According to George Bernard Shaw, "Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery - it's the sincerest form of learning."
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Mental Health Patients Deserve the Same Quality of Care as Everyone Else
In any discussion about treatment of mental illness, the interests of the patients and their families should come first.
Student loan repayment program for mental health professionals considered in Idaho
Lawmakers in Idaho are weighing the possibility of launching an educational loan repayment program to attract mental health professionals to two state hospitals.The bill, which passed the state Senate through a unanimous vote March 4, would institute loan repayments for psychiatrists, psychologists,... For the best experience of ... (more)
Getting the Details Right in Your Novel: Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist
Although both professions study and treat people with psychological and behavioral issues, there are big distinctions between psychologists and psychiatrists.
Etihad Airways launches major program to improve guest sleep experience
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today launches an exciting new program to improve sleep quality on its long-haul flights.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Oxytocin As A New Treatment For Anorexia?
While there's no genetic basis for anorexia nervosa, psychiatrists say there may be a chemical treatment - oxytocin, the 'love hormone'.
Woman with depression on psychologist waiting list for over seven months
A young city woman who has severe depression and anxiety, and is on a waiting list to attend a psychologist on the public health system, fears that lives will be lost as already pressurised local mental health services come under further strain.
Suicide not always driven by mental illness, paper argues; debate grows over "rational suicide"
Most guidelines for managing people with suicidal thoughts are based on the premise that depression, substance abuse or other forms of mental illness drive suicide.
Virtual reality therapy cures fears and phobias
Facing your fears may be the best way to extinguish a phobia - but it's easier said than done.
Contract row will hit mental health
THE Newman Government's controversial public hospital contracts have been described as a ``disaster'' for vulnerable mentally ill patients, with psychiatrists preparing to leave the sector.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Star Online
Missing MH370: Next of kin getting restless and frustrated
PUTRAJAYA: Next of kin of the passengers of missing Flight MH370 could be putting up a brave front, but may be facing inner turmoil with no conclusive updates forthcoming even after four days, according to psychiatrists and counsellors working with them.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Australia's mental health system not meeting demand: report
A new report is calling for a major re-think of Australia's mental health system, which it says is not meeting demand.
Medical News Today
Mental health care model reduced symptoms in those most affected by BP oil spill
A model of care developed by the Department of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine to provide mental health services after the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill reduced both mental health and general medical symptoms.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
New guidelines employ a team approach to autism diagnosis and care
New information from these studies led the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to revise key parameters for evaluating and treating autism.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
13:18 Number of people registered in mental facilities of Kyrgyzstan increases by 14,000 for 4 years
The mental health of the population of Kyrgyzstan is currently characterized by negative exponents, according to an annual report of the Ombudsman for 2013.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
5 Essential Remedies for Treating Depression: Coming Back from the Brink
Graeme Cowan suffered through a five-year episode of depression that his psychiatrist described as the worst he has ever treated.
After years of improving, rates of youth suicide-related behaviors stopped declining
A new study from St. Michael's Hospital found that, after four years of declining, the rates of teenagers coming into Ontario emergency departments with suicide-related behaviours stopped dropping between 2006 and 2010.
Toddlers are creative at just two years old
Psychologists at the University of Sheffield and the University of Stirling teamed up to discover when children begin thinking divergently.