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Meeting Summary » Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health
Researchers, funders, and advocates representing 31 low-, middle-, and high-income countries spent two days engaged in exciting dialogue about mental health treatment, current research activities, emerging findings, and funding opportunities to address the six priority areas identified in the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health initiative. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 22, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Attractiveness RatingsThe Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Attractiveness Ratings
This article examines the psychological basis of the 'Beer Goggles' effect, whereby attractiveness ratings for faces increase after alcohol consumption. Alcohol and Alcoholism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Bipolar Disorder Leads to Poor Online Social Interaction
People with bipolar disorder have difficulties in their offline relationships. Research shows that their online interactions also suffer. They have fewer friends and weaker interactions online, and they have poorer knowledge of appropriate Internet behavior. read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - September 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jennifer Golbeck, Ph.D. Tags: Media Psychiatry Relationships bipolar disorder social networking sites social networks Source Type: news

Inflammation in suicidality: implications for novel treatment options - Janelidze S, Brundin L.
Suicide is an increasing health problem worldwide and the most severe complication of multiple psychiatric disorders. It is also prevalent in several somatic conditions. In recent years, significant advances have been made in understanding the neurobiology... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide risk assessment and suicide risk formulation: essential components of the therapeutic risk management model - Silverman MM.
Suicide and other suicidal behaviors are often associated with psychiatric disorders and dysfunctions. Therefore, psychiatrists have significant opportunities to identify at-risk individuals and offer treatment to reduce that risk. Although a suicide risk ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Psychiatric comorbidity among in-patients with alcohol use disorders - Tansupasiri P, Joowong S, Jansirimongkol B, Booncharoen H, Wiroteurairuang K.
OBJECTIVE: To examine psychiatric comorbidity in alcohol use disorder in-patients at psychiatric hospitals. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Alcohol use disorders in-patients were admitted in 4 psychiatric hospitals from 1st November 2011 to 31th January 201... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Louis Appleby: Wants to cut suicide rate again -
Louis Appleby, professor of psychiatry at the University of Manchester, has had a long interest in preventing suicide and launched the first national prevention plan in 2002. He was national director for mental health from 2000 to 2010 and national dire... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Presence and persistence of sleep-related symptoms and suicidal ideation in psychiatric inpatients - Nadorff MR, Ellis TE, Allen JG, Winer ES, Herrera S.
This study examined the relationship among sleep-rela... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Liability for psychological and psychiatric harm: the road to recovery - Ahuja J.
This article examines the judicial approach to emotional harm claims from a medical perspective. Legal rules in this area are already recognised as being illogical and incoherent. Psychological and psychiatric research illustrate that they also conflict wi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Discipline Tips to Avoid Spanking: Hitting Doesn’t Help
Decades of research have been conducted on the negative effects of spanking and corporal punishment on children. However, many parents continue to use spanking to discipline their child. Spanking is less effective for changing behavior and parental warmth does not appear to decrease the negative effects that spanking have on child development.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Erlanger A. Turner, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting Race and Ethnicity Self-Help ADHD adjustment aggression apa behavior behavior problems children conduct discipline mental health mental illness parents psychiatry psychology religion spanki Source Type: news

OCD vs. Eating Disorders
There was a time when my son Dan would go days at a time without eating. When he did eat, it would have to be a specific food at a specific time in a specific place. There was no negotiating with him, and, not surprisingly, his health suffered. You might think he was obviously battling an eating disorder. That wasn’t the case, however. He was dealing with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. While it can be argued that both OCD and eating disorders involve obsessions and compulsions, as well as the need for control, those who suffer from eating disorders typically obsess over their weight or body image. My son was not f...
Source: Psych Central - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Janet Singer Tags: Anorexia Bulimia Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders Eating Disorders Family General Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Parenting Psychotherapy Treatment Anorexia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder Bulimia Nervosa Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Source Type: news

Co-morbidity between cardiovascular pathology and depression: role of inflammation - Halaris A.
Morbidity and mortality of cardiovascular disease is exceedingly high worldwide. Depressive illness is a serious psychiatric illness that afflicts a significant portion of the population worldwide. Epidemiological studies have confirmed the high co-morbidi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Fifty Shades Puts the Transfer of Power on the Table
Fifty Shades is not just a curious sociological phenomenon to be mused over in academic seminars. With this kind of impact, it is like throwing a hand grenade into the sex garage. What has been the real impact of Fifty Shades on the sexual scene?read more (Source: Psychology Today Sex Center)
Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - September 20, 2014 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Edward Shorter, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Personality Psychiatry Relationships Sex Source Type: news

Correlates of psychiatric hospitalization in a clinical sample of Canadian adolescents with bipolar disorder - Shapiro J, Timmins V, Swampillai B, Scavone A, Collinger K, Boulos C, Hatch J, Goldstein BI.
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors associated with psychiatric hospitalization among adolescents with bipolar disorder (BD). METHODS: Participants were 100 adolescents, ages 13-19, who fulfilled DSM-IV criteria for bipolar I disorder [(BD-I), n=26], bi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Developmental links between disobedient behavior and social classroom relationships in boys with psychiatric disorders in special education - Breeman LD, van Lier PA, Wubbels T, Verhulst FC, van der Ende J, Maras A, Hopman JA, Tick NT.
In mainstream education, positive relationships with teachers and peers have been found to positively influence children's behavioral development. However, high levels of classroom behavior problems may hinder the formation of such positive relationships. ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Follow-up treatment utilization by hospitalized suicidal adolescents - Yen S, Fuller AK, Solomon J, Spirito A.
This study examines treatment utilization in a sample of 99 adolescents who were psychiatrically hospitalized due to a risk of suicide and followed for 6 months. Descriptive information regarding participants' use of various forms of outpatient and intensi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The development and evaluation of a trauma curriculum for psychiatry residents - Ferrell NJ, Melton B, Banu S, Coverdale J, Valdez MR.
This study aims to briefly describe a curriculum on trauma in order to help other educators in their own planning and development of teaching on trauma. METHODS: The 12-week course was offered to third-year psychiatry residents as part o... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gene-environment interaction research in psychiatric epidemiology: a framework and implications for study design - Belsky DW, Suppli NP, Israel S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Confinement and psychiatric care: a comparison between high-security units for prisoners and for difficult patients in France - Velpry L, Eyraud B.
This paper examines the uncertain meaning of confinement in psychiatric care practices. Investigating the recent expansion of high-security units in French public psychiatry, for patients with dangerous behavior (units for difficult patients) and for suffe... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Inpatient suicide prevention: promoting a culture and system of safety over 30 years of practice - Jayaram G.
In April 2012, the Joint Commission (JC) report noted that psychiatric hospitals were the most frequent setting for a sentinel event. In 2010-12, suicide was among the top 5 causes of a sentinel event and was a more frequent cause of sentinel events than m... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Omega-3 Fish Oils for Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Insights from personal experiences with using Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil and flaxseed oil, as a treatment for bipolar disorder. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What Is Dysthymic Disorder and What Causes It?
Dysthymia is a hard word to find a definition for - till now. Here is a simple and easy to understand explanation of the term. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

4 People - 4 Types of Depression
We've followed our subjects through the nine categories of symptoms used to evaluate whether a person is having a depressive episode. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Men & Women Differ in how Family Communicat...
An Arkansas researcher finds that gender plays a pivotal role in the way sons and daughters translate family communication into either positive or negative self-images. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Schizophrenia Not One but Many Different DiseasesSchizophrenia Not One but Many Different Diseases
New research proposes that schizophrenia is not one disease, but at least 8 genetically distinct disorders with their own symptoms. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Immortality Overrated, Ready Teddy Pill
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 19, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Bullying Increases Risk for Nightmares, Depression, Self-HarmBullying Increases Risk for Nightmares, Depression, Self-Harm
New studies show that being bullied increases the risk of having nightmares and night terrors, and that sibling bullying increases risk for depression and self-harm in adulthood. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Synthetic Marijuana Now a Worldwide ProblemSynthetic Marijuana Now a Worldwide Problem
Consumption of synthetic cannabinoids, aka K2 or Spice, has increased all over the world - despite law enforcement and regulatory control measures, reports a new NIDA-led study. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Are You a Participant or Are You an Observer?
A Participant easily and naturally engages through feeling with others. He is oriented to be immersed in the ‘play of consciousness,’. The natural orientation of an observer, on the other hand, is to process at a distance, He tends toward thinking, caution, circumspection, reticence, and figuring things out.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - September 19, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Robert Berezin, M.D. Tags: Child Development Evolutionary Psychology Neuroscience Parenting Psychiatry Stress Source Type: news

UCLA faculty voice: This is your child’s brain on alcohol
UCLA Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus is a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at UCLA and the director of the UCLA Center for Community Health. Mark Tomlinson is a professor of psychology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Thinking L.A. is a partnership of UCLA and Zócalo Public Square. This op-ed appeared Sept. 16 on Zócalo Public Square. Social scientists have calculated that detrimental effects of alcohol cost the United States some $223.5 billion a year. We’re talking health issues such as liver disease, impaired driving, lost work due to hangovers, and emergency room visits. Alco...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 19, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says
Title: One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - September 19, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Before-School Exercise May Reduce ADHD SymptomsBefore-School Exercise May Reduce ADHD Symptoms
Moderate to vigorous physical activity before school may reduce symptoms of ADHD and moodiness in young children at risk for the disorder. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 19, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Infections, Oncology, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds
A single dose of a popular class of psychiatric drug used to treat depression can alter the brain’s architecture within hours, even though most patients usually don’t report improvement for weeks, a new study suggests. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - September 18, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Childhood Trauma Heightens Disease Risk Into AdulthoodChildhood Trauma Heightens Disease Risk Into Adulthood
Exposure to family dysfunction, abuse, and neglect as children can increase risk for most of the leading causes of death in the US, a pediatrician warns. Her practice starts with routine screening. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Former addicts may be at lower risk of new addictions
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who manage to get clean after being addicted to drugs are at lower risk of becoming addicted to something else in the future than people who never overcame the first substance use disorder, according to a new study.“The results are surprising, they cut against conventional clinical lore which holds that people who stop one addiction are at increased risk of picking up a new one,” said senior author Dr. Mark Olfson, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What if the Central Premise of Bipolar Disorder Is Wrong?
Always appending disorder to the word bipolar is akin to always appending accident to the end of automobile. In other words, saying “bipolar disorder” is the same as saying “car accident” every time you mention a car. read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tom Wootton Tags: Depression Psychiatry Resilience Self-Help bipolar disorder Bipolar in order mania Tom Wootton Source Type: news

Response to TMS Sustained in DepressionResponse to TMS Sustained in Depression
Final analysis of a TMS observational study confirms that acute response to treatment is sustained out to 1 year in patients with treatment-resistant depression. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Suicidal ideas in psychiatric emergency departments: prospective study comparing self- and hetero-assessment - Moroge S, Paul F, Milan C, Gignoux-Froment F, Henry JM, Pilard M, Marimoutou C.
OBJECTIVE: Many suicide victims had contacts with an emergency department before their attempt. We aimed to determine whether patients coming to a psychiatric emergency department were well assessed concerning their suicidal risk, and to test an easy to fi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Tox on the Web: sarin, lithium, strychnine, and much more!
  Toxicologist as Man on Couch with Laptop: This video shows a short presentation by Larissa Laskowski a first year fellow at the NYC Poison Control Center, describing the work of Eliot Higgins and the Brown Moses blog. Higgins — an unemployed finance worker several years ago with no knowledge about weapons of warfare — started blogging about the use of different weapons in Syria, and posting online videos appearing on sites such as YouTube that demonstrated use of these weapons. He is now an acknowledge expert in the field. His work led to the identification of sarin as the agent used in the Ghouta chemical at...
Source: The Poison Review - September 18, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical albert hoffman brown moses eliot higgins lithium LSD nicotine sarin strychnine syria toledo ohio tox on the web toxic algae Source Type: news

Huge disparity in access to psychological therapies
Proportion of referrals seen within 28 days varies from 3% to 96% between CCGsRelated items from OnMedicaWork-based mental health programmes shown to prevent depressionLabour says CCGs spend too little on mental healthPrimary care should have boosted psychiatric roleMake talking therapies a priority, say expertsPostcode lottery in psychological therapy (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 18, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bipolars and Internet Romance
People with bipolar disorder may be especially vulnerable to the hazards of online relationships - Part 1 of 3. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

My Father Has Bipolar Disorder - And It's Rough...
A young teenager gives her perspective on her father's bipolar disorder, from the ways he has helped her understand the highs and lows to how she feels about his suicide attempts. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

3 Key Factors Your Relationship Needs
Dr. Sue Johnson has explained that healthy relationships consist of three key factors that are discussed in this article. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: mentalhealth.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Why doesn't she just leave?
This article explains some of the factors involved with domestic violence and why leaving an abusive situation does not always seem to be an option. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

The cycle of intimate partner violence
This article offers an explanation of the classic cycle of domestic violence. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news