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Assisted Suicide for 'Untreatable' Mental Illness: New DataAssisted Suicide for 'Untreatable' Mental Illness: New Data
Patients granted assisted suicide for psychiatric suffering in the Netherlands, where the practice is legal, often have complex psychiatric histories involving more than treatment-resistant depression. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm
Agencies are increasingly asking refugees about their emotional state as part of initial health screenings which is something not done in years past. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Pregnancy may help soothe PTSD symptoms in at-risk women
Researchers hope their results will encourage providers to make PTSD screening part of their regular prenatal care. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Ebola still takes mental toll on West Africa's 'burial boys'
Few services are available for people who worked on front lines and are now ravaged by addiction and depression. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Your brain may work differently in winter than summer
The way your brain works may vary from season to season, a new study suggests. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Dementia Dropping, But Will the Trend Continue? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Declines seen only in those with at least a high school education (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment
Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Concussion Triples Long-term Suicide Risk in General PopulationConcussion Triples Long-term Suicide Risk in General Population
Even non-sports-related and non-military-related concussion substantially increases long-term suicide risk, new research shows. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Better Living Through Psychedelic Chemistry? LSD, Psilocybin and Ketamine in the Headlines
"Taking LSD was a profound experience, one of the most important things in my life. LSD shows you that there's another side to the coin, and you can't remember it when it wears off, but you know it. It reinforced my sense of what was important -- creating great things instead of making money, putting things back into the stream of history and of human consciousness as much as I could." -- Steve Jobs The Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology at the Imperial College in London recently reported a study of 20 healthy volunteers who received LSD, not on a blotter but administered IV, on one occasion and a placebo on a second occa...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Parade of Stars: celebrating staff and student research
Join us for a showcase of exciting research areas at all levels, from student to professors, which aims to inspire collaboration and celebrate research excellence at the IoPPN. (Source: Institute of Psychiatry | Events)
Source: Institute of Psychiatry | Events - February 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Five women biologists in developing countries win 2016 Elsevier Foundation Awards
(Elsevier) Five researchers have been named winners of the 2016 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, in recognition of research that has strong potential health and economic benefits. The winning scholars from Indonesia, Nepal, Peru, Uganda and Yemen are being honored for their accomplishments in nutrition, psychiatry, biotechnology, women's health, bioenvironmental sciences and epidemiology. They are also celebrated for mentoring young women scientists who are pursuing careers in agriculture, biology and medicine in their respective countries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 10, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Why contemplating death changes how you think
Dozens of studies show that being reminded of death strengthens our ties to the groups we belong to, to the detriment of those who are different from us. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - February 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober
South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S. (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Tips for Coping With Frustrating Antidepressant...
Antidepressant side effects are real and can negatively affect your willingness to take medication. Here are tips to cope with the most common side effects. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - February 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

7 Common Disorders That Can Occur with OCD
If you have obsessive compulsive disorder, you probably know that there are a number of OCD-related disorders.Learn about 7 common OCD-related disorders. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Therapy, Antidepressants Similarly Effective for DepressionTherapy, Antidepressants Similarly Effective for Depression
A new ACP guideline recommended that physicians discuss the benefits, potential adverse effects, and costs of both treatments with patients. The guideline also addressed problems with St John's wort. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

How Much Cannabis Is Too Much? Psychiatric Times and Neurology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, balancing technology's convenience with privacy (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 9, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Psychiatrists Urged to Support ECT ReclassificationPsychiatrists Urged to Support ECT Reclassification
The APA is encouraging its members to support the FDA's proposed reclassification of ECT devices from high- to low-risk. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Self-harm in Teens: Rapid Response With Novel Behavior TherapySelf-harm in Teens: Rapid Response With Novel Behavior Therapy
A form of behavioral therapy adapted for adolescents significantly reduces self-harm and leads to earlier improvements in psychiatric outcomes, results of a Norwegian study indicate. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Antidiabetic Agent Helps Antipsychotic-Induced DyslipidemiaAntidiabetic Agent Helps Antipsychotic-Induced Dyslipidemia
The antidiabetic agent metformin may offer an effective treatment for antipsychotic-induced dyslipidemia, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

NeuroBreak: Doc Gets 30 to Life for Overdose Deaths; Stabler Had CTE
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the worlds of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Risk of Suicide Increases Three-Fold After Concussion
(MedPage Today) -- Rate of 31 per 100,000 seen in Canadian analysis (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

CBT on Par With Antidepressants in MDD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- American College of Physicians recommends discussing both with depressed patients (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How a dog's IQ could offer clues to dementia
A dog's intelligence is structured similarly to that of humans, a new study suggests. The finding may provide insight on the causes of cognitive decline in humans. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Does this hurt? The subjectivity of ill health | Dean Burnett
Many people assume illnesses affect everyone the same. But their effects vary wildly between individuals, with implications for diagnosis and treatmentLast weekend, I was part of a panel for the Changing Minds festival at the South Bank Centre, London. The session was titled “What’s in your head?” and was about how developments in neuroscience and medicine have expanded our understanding of mental health issues. The session was chaired by Dr Paola Dazzan, accomplished psychiatrist and key figure in King’s College “Women in Science Initiative” which aims to tackle some of the barriers that women scientist face i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 9, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Dean Burnett Tags: Science Health & wellbeing Mental health NHS Source Type: news

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force Says
Title: Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force Says
Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Anti-Anxiety Apps Adapting Evidence-Based...
5 anti-anxiety apps that align with evidence-based psychotherapy approaches are reviewed. (Source: About.com Generalized Anxiety)
Source: About.com Generalized Anxiety - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Struggling with Depression or Anxiety? CBT May...
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been scientifically proven to be very effective in treating depression and anxiety. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: mentalhealth.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Getting Treated for Depression - From...
(Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

What the 9 Basic Emotions of Babies Can Teach...
(Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation an...
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a potential alternative treatment to reduce OCD symptoms in those who haven't found relief otherwise. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Are There Certain Personality Traits That Make...
Although there does not appear to be one type of personality that is vulnerable to developing OCD, research suggests that certain personality traits may be influential. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

How to Tell if Your Toddler's Sorting and...
Though children can start showing symptoms of OCD around age 3, it is extremely rare. Here's why it might seem like your toddler has OCD and what to do if she does. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

How Long Does OCD Last and When Will I Start to...
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >If you or a loved (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Suppressing Your Obsessive Thoughts Actually...
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Many people with  (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Is OCD Caused by a Chemical Imbalance? Risk...
No one knows exactly what causes OCD, but there are specific risk factors such as brain abnormalities, chemical changes, genetics and environment. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Why Having an Exposure Hierarchy Can Help...
An exposure hierarchy is a list that is used to guide your progression through exposure therapy that details the main situations that trigger your fear, arranged in order of how severe each fear is. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Do You Prefer to Tell Your Story or Answer...
A clinical interview is a tool that helps physicians, psychologists and researchers make an accurate diagnosis of a variety of mental illnesses, such as OCD. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - February 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news