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Anti-inflammatories May Help Ease DepressionAnti-inflammatories May Help Ease Depression
Results of a new meta-analysis provide preliminary support for using anti-inflammatories as an adjunctive treatment for depression. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Opioid's New Abuse Deterrent LabelingFDA Approves Opioid's New Abuse Deterrent Labeling
The FDA has approved updated labeling for the opioid analgesic Embeda, to reflect the drug's abuse-deterrent properties. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Gender differences in the association of agitation and suicide attempts among psychiatric inpatients - Bryan CJ, Hitschfeld MJ, Palmer BA, Schak KM, Roberge EM, Lineberry TW.
OBJECTIVE: To determine if the relationship of agitation with suicide ideation and suicide attempts differed between men and women. METHOD: Self-reported severity of agitation and other suicide risk factors was obtained from 7698 consecutive patien... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Antidepressants Blunt Sexual Function, Feelings of LoveAntidepressants Blunt Sexual Function, Feelings of Love
Long-term antidepressant use is associated with significant 'emotional blunting' manifesting as sexual dysfunction in women and impaired feelings of love in men. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medications in Bipolar Disorder: Trial and Error
The process of finding the right medications to treat Bipolar Disorder can be difficult. This is the first of a series of articles detailing the medication history of one patient, with commentary regarding the effects, side effects and reasons for discontinuation, if any, of the medications over time. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

PTSD, Rage, Hypomania
Both my psychiatrist and the hospice social worker say that after caring for my mother for six months as she descended into Alzheimer's, I may have post-traumatic stress disorder -- PTSD. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Seroquel Clinical Study for Bipolar Depression
During the third and fourth weeks on the study medications, I didn't recognize what was going on while it was happening. I just enjoyed it ... until cracks started to show. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Lithium-Induced NDI (Nephrogenic Diabetes...
Lithium-induced NDI (nephrogenic diabetes insipidus) is a serious condition that can result from taking the medication Lithium for treatment of bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder. More ... (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Experiences With ECT - Electroconvulsive Therapy
Has your doctor prescribed treatment with ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) for manic depression? Are you considering it? Read what others have to say about their experiences with ECT. Page 2 (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Psychiatric Appointments Scarce in Major U.S. CitiesPsychiatric Appointments Scarce in Major U.S. Cities
Patients calling to make appointments with psychiatrists in major U.S. cities may only be successful about a quarter of the time, says a new study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Obesity link to increased risk for orthopedic conditions, surgical complications
Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the role of obesity in orthopedic conditions and their treatment is less well-publicized. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 20, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medicare Payment Basics: Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Services Payment System
Presents an overview of Medicare payments for those receiving psychiatric treatment. Discusses rural location adjustments. -- Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - October 20, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

‘Desensitized’ Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex
Study found that as parents viewed more of it themselves, they became more lax about how much kids could see (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - October 20, 2014 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Aspirin shown to benefit schizophrenia treatment
Some anti-inflammatory medicines, such as aspirin, estrogen, and Fluimucil, can improve the efficacy of existing schizophrenia treatments, new research suggests. Research has shown that the immune system is linked to certain psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Research has shown that "antioxidants and anti-inflammatory drugs could not only reduce symptoms associated with the disorders but also prevent the appearance of neurobiological abnormalities and transition to psychosis if given early during brain development," experts say. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 20, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

College president warns against clustering in mental health
Parts of the mental health service could be destabilised by the ‘cluster’ payment system proposed for the sector, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 20, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Obesity link to increased risk for orthopedic conditions and surgical complications
(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the role of obesity in orthopedic conditions and their treatment is less well-publicized. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder and its risk factors among adolescent survivors three years after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake in China - Tian Y, Wong TK, Li J, Jiang X.
BACKGROUND: Serious and long-lasting psychiatric consequences can be found in children and adolescents following earthquake, including the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although researchers have been focused on PTSD recently, its pre... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

I have anxiety, why is my doctor prescribing an antipsychotic?
(European College of Neuropsychopharmacology) What's in a name? Doctors have found that the name of the drug you are prescribed significantly influences how the patient sees the treatment. Now in a significant shift, the world's major psychiatry organizations are proposing to completely change the terminology of the drugs used in mental disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

4 People - 4 Types of Depression
When take with other symptoms, insomnia - having trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep - and hypersomnia - sleeping too much - can be a sign of depression. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 19, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include fecal transplant capsules, stem cells for macular degeneration, exercise and depression in teens, and Ebola predictions. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Opinionator | Couch: Why Doctors Need Stories
In an era of systematic clinical research, medicine still requires the vignette. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By PETER D. KRAMER Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Antidepressants Doctors Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Depression (Mental) Couch Therapy and Rehabilitation Anxiety and Stress Source Type: news

Mood as a mediator of the link between child sexual abuse and psychosis - Marwaha S, Bebbington P.
The significance of affective changes in psychosis is increasingly acknowledged, as is the role of early traumatic events. In a previous paper, using data from the English Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007 (APMS2007), strong associations between chil... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

PTSD: another forensic epidemic of pseudo-illness - Bell DS, Champion JR.
In June 2011, a ministerial Review of Injury Management Practices in the New South Wales Police Force revealed a rapidly growing epidemic of psychiatric disorder. It mirrors a previous Australian epidemic of pseudo-illness impelled by forensic forces known... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The life course of women who have experienced abuse - a life chart study in general psychiatric care - Ormon K, Torstensson-Levander M, Bahtsevani C, Sunnqvist C.
ACCESSIBLE SUMMARY: The life chart offers rich information that provides a broader picture of the lives of women who have experienced abuse. Life charts could be useful for nurses identifying women in general psychiatric care who have experienced abuse. De... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Defending Lincoln Against Psychoanalysis
Why did a New York state senator want to ban psychoanalysis in 1931?read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - October 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D Tags: Personality Psychiatry Source Type: news

Science News » Rapid Agent Restores Pleasure-seeking Ahead of Other Antidepressant Action
A drug being studied as a fast-acting mood-lifter restored pleasure-seeking behavior independent of – and ahead of – its other antidepressant effects. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jules Asher Source Type: news

UCLA receives $1 million in new funds for role in worldwide ENIGMA brain study
UCLA will receive $1 million in new funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of a global initiative to pool data about the human brain. The Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis (ENIGMA) consortium unites brain researchers in 33 countries to discover factors that help or harm the brain. Started in 2009 by researchers in the U.S., Europe and Australia, the alliance studies brain scans and DNA from 30,000 people at more than 185 sites around the world. Data produced by the sites are analyzed by computing facilities working around the clock to detect the effects of certain treatments identify ri...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 17, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Psychiatric appointments scarce in major U.S. cities
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients calling to make appointments with psychiatrists in major U.S. cities may only be successful about a quarter of the time, says a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

More Than Symptoms at Play in Prescribing ADHD Meds to KidsMore Than Symptoms at Play in Prescribing ADHD Meds to Kids
The likelihood that a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will receive stimulant medication goes beyond their symptoms. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

What's Hot at ECNP 2014?What's Hot at ECNP 2014?
New apps, new treatment targets for addiction, genetics, and structural brain changes in schizophrenia are among the "hot topics" at this year's ECNP meeting. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Keep Chantix Black Box Warning, FDA Panel SaysKeep Chantix Black Box Warning, FDA Panel Says
An FDA panel recommends waiting for data from an ongoing study designed to capture serious neuropsychiatric adverse events related to Chantix before making a final decision on the black box warning. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

27th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress27th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ECNP 2014. Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Science, spirituality, and psilocybin
Dr. Stephen Ross, director of the NYU Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, talks about his plans for a new study on how a hallucinogenic compound, psilocybin, might help those with alcoholism. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Psychology of Ebola Fear
What do we know about the psychological factors that are likely to determine how fearful or worried you become about the current Ebola outbreak?read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - October 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Graham C.L. Davey, Ph.D. Tags: Anxiety Health Psychiatry Source Type: news

More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression
Title: More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - October 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do
Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - October 17, 2014 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Dystonia - Possible Side Effect of Antipsychoti...
Dystonia - a movement disorder that causes abnormal movements or postures - can be a side effect of certain psychiatric medications. More... (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What Is a Sociopath? 3 Vicious Examples
Ted Kaczynski, better known as the Unabomber, was a vicious sociopath whose crime spree lasted more than 20 years. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Are You Having Racing Thoughts? Here’s...
When a bipolar person has racing thoughts, it doesn't mean he or she is just thinking quickly. Racing thoughts can be very uncomfortable and disturbing. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - October 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Synthetic Marijuana Emergency Visits More Than DoubleSynthetic Marijuana Emergency Visits More Than Double
The number of ED visits involving synthetic marijuana products has risen exponentially. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 16, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Surviving Suicide: A Mother’s Search for Meaning
I have known dozens of mothers who have lost children to suicide. None ever really got over it. All remained intermittently haunted and forever felt a hollowness in life. But life must go on and a serving mother explains how she found new meaning and purpose. read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - October 16, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Allen J. Frances, M.D. Tags: Depression Parenting Psychiatry Resilience NAMI suicide suicide survivors support groups Source Type: news

Schizophrenics Respond Better to Culturally Sensitive TherapySchizophrenics Respond Better to Culturally Sensitive Therapy
Family-oriented talk therapy sessions with components that are culturally relevant to patients correspond to a 20% improvement in schizophrenia symptoms compared to traditional family therapy, a new study has found. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, other mental health problems, substance use, and driving: examination of a population-based, representative Canadian sample - Vingilis E, Mann RE, Erickson P, Toplak M, Kolla NJ, Seeley J, Jain U.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships among self-reported screening measures of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), other psychiatric problems, and driving-related outcomes in a provincially representative sample o... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news