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Stimulation Device Shows 'Immediate' Impact on DepressionStimulation Device Shows 'Immediate' Impact on Depression
Patients with major depression and bipolar disorder experienced significantly improved mood immediately after receiving treatment with a low-strength electromagnetic field device. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Adverse Events Caused by a Drug Warning?Adverse Events Caused by a Drug Warning?
Did the FDA's warning about suicidal behavior and antidepressant use in young people do more harm than good? Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Adult ADHD and suicide - Furczyk K, Thome J.
While suicidal behaviour has been implicated in a plethora of psychiatric disorders including depression, psychoses and substance abuse, its association with adult ADHD is largely under-researched. Given that emotional instability and the high prevalence o... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The chronic impact of work on suicides and under-utilization of psychiatric and psychosocial services - Law YW, Yip PS, Zhang Y, Caine ED.
BACKGROUND: Work-related stress appears to be a contributing factor in the lives of employed people who kill themselves, particularly during economic downturns. However, few studies have compared them with working community controls who may be experiencing... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Adolescents and the internet: what mental health clinicians need to know - Rafla M, Carson NJ, DeJong SM.
The Internet's permeation into daily life has profoundly changed the practice of psychiatry with adolescents, who mobilize online social media and related technologies in their efforts to develop identity and "hang out" with peers. Technology offers both c... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse in Turkey: an analysis of 1002 cases - Aydin B, Akbas S, Turla A, Dündar C, Yuce M, Karabekiroglu K.
This study investigated the characteristics of abuse suffered by children, the dimensions of the psychiatric effects associated with abuse, and the factors affecting these. One thousand two cases aged under 18, exposed to sexual abuse, and referred over a ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Behavioral Interventions Effective for ADHDBehavioral Interventions Effective for ADHD
Using behavioral interventions to treat children and adolescents with ADHD leads to improvement in functional outcomes in both children and parents. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Gaslight Stories: putting Papa away
A surprising number of Victorian wives resorted to the misuse of the lunacy laws in order to deal with their husbandsread more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - July 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sarah Wise Tags: Gender Law and Crime Psychiatry Relationships Source Type: news

Midlife Alcohol Abuse Linked to Severe Memory ImpairmentMidlife Alcohol Abuse Linked to Severe Memory Impairment
Problem drinking in middle age appears to significantly increase the risk for severe memory loss in later life. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

RheumShorts: MRI in RA, Fostamatinib, Statins and Rituximab (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Studies this week in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases highlighted the potential role for MRI in predicting progression in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), negative results with fostamatinib, and the use of statins among patients taking rituximab (Rituxan). (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 31, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms
Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 31, 2014 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Asthma, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Depression in Elderly Not Related to Dementia Markers (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Depression was associated with cognitive impairment in a cohort of elderly individuals but not with specific brain abnormalities that underlie most dementias, researchers said. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

A blood test for suicide? (Medical Xpress, 30 July 2014)
An American paper in The American Journal of Psychiatry has investigated the gene SKA2, which chaperones stress hormone receptors into cell nuclei, and their potential use in developing a blood test that could help prevent suicide. Full article (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 30, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Love hormone oxytocin may help some with autism (WebMD, 29 July 2014)
Japanese scientists have published a paper in Molecular Psychiatry investigating whether one dose of oxytocin, delivered intranasally, can help adults suffering from autism by improving their ability to judge emotions and facial expressions. Full article (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 30, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

What are "reasonable accommodations" for people...
The ADA applies to all employment-related activities. In this article, we define the term reasonable accommodation, making a request to your employer and filing a claim under the ADA. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

One Woman’s Take on the Stigma Surroundin...
Natasha Tracy, who writes three blogs on bipolar disorder, concludes her interview with mental health advocate Andy Behrman. In this segment, she talks about her daily coping mechanisms, gives her opinion on celebrities who speak about their bipolar disorder, and the significant problem of stigma against those with serious mental illnesses. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

13 Ways to Explain Bipolar Disorder to Others
The popular impression of manic depression is quite different from the reality. If you need to tell someone what bipolar disorder is, here are some helpful hints to assist you. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Are There Potential Side Effects of Seroquel?
Catalogue of Seroquel side effects. Seroquel - generic quetiapine is an antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of schizophrenia and the the psychotic features of other mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder. People taking this medication need to know the potential side effects of Seroquel. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Why you should care about this chemical inside...
This article discusses the chemical oxytocin and its implications in many important aspects of our lives. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - July 30, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to SchizophreniaVitamin D Deficiency Linked to Schizophrenia
Vitamin D deficient individuals are more than twice as likely to have schizophrenia as those who are not vitamin D deficient. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

10 Relationship Red Flags
Most of us will be involved in at least a few intimate relationships during our lifetime. Often, we have little to no expereince about what to expect and what to hope for. Often, it is our needs that dictates what we want to get out of a relationship. Often, we're willing to settle for or accept what is not in our best interest. These 10 points may help you.read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - July 29, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Abigail Brenner, M.D. Tags: Happiness Psychiatry Relationships Self-Help abusive behaviors blaming others communication controlling behavior intuition maturity responsibility the need to be needed trust Source Type: news

Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations
But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - July 29, 2014 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Dermatology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Adult ADHD and Nicotine UseAdult ADHD and Nicotine Use
Adults with ADHD show significantly higher rates of cigarette smoking than do members of the general population. Do they consider their smoking an attempt at self-medication, or a social behavior? BMC Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Morning Break: How One Doctor Got Rich, Myeloma Quiz
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 28, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Ghana: Freedom Aid Ghana Gives to Accra Psychiatric Hospital
[Ghanaian Chronicle]Freedom Aid Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), with interest in providing healthcare to deprived communities in the country, has donated items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital Children's Block. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

amitriptyline. (Elavil, Endep)
Title: amitriptyline. (Elavil, Endep)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/28/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - July 28, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Prenatal and Postnatal Diet and Mental Health in ChildrenPrenatal and Postnatal Diet and Mental Health in Children
Is a child's mental health affected by the quality of the maternal diet during pregnancy and their own diet in the early years of life? Evidence-Based Mental Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

A New Generation Cognitive Remediation ProgramA New Generation Cognitive Remediation Program
This study examined the efficacy of a novel neuropsychological rehabilitation program in improving negative symptoms and functional outcomes in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Should You Take Zoloft for Bipolar Disorder?
Some of the most common Zoloft side effects are sweating, stomach problems and headache. Blurred vision and others are among the less common, some of which can be serious. If you are taking Zoloft for bipolar disorder, depression or any other condition, knowing all the potential side effects is important. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 28, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Book Review: Emotional Life
“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions, I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” That quote from Oscar Wilde is how psychologist Doreen Davy kicks off Emotional Life: Managing Your Feelings to Make the Most of Your Precious Time on Earth. Whether an experience is good or bad is largely the product of how one feels about the event. And yet it can seem at times that we have very little actual control over our emotional outlook. For me, anyway, emotions can feel more fickle than a Seattle summer day: morning clouds burst off into glorious sunshine, only to make way for an evening downpour ...
Source: Psych Central - July 27, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Megan Riddle Tags: Anxiety Book Reviews Clinicians on the Couch Cognitive-Behavioral Depression General Happiness Memory and Perception Motivation and Inspiration Relaxation and Meditation Self-Help Stress doreen davy Emotional Insight Emotional Source Type: news

The role of PTSD in adjudicating violent crimes - Hamner MB.
PTSD was formalized as a diagnosis by the American Psychiatric Association in 1980 with the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), 3rd edition. Since that time, the diagnosis has been widely utilized in the courts i... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dose Matters: Exercise as an Antidepressant
How many times have we heard that exercise helps with depression? But does it really work? Researchers recently discovered that the amount and frequency really does matter. In an age where patients increasingly seek natural, drug-free treatments, it's helpful to know what works--and how to prescribe it. read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - July 27, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Victoria L. Dunckley, M.D. Tags: Depression Happiness Integrative Medicine Psychiatry antidepressant evidenced-based exercise dose natural treatment depression research Source Type: news

Wives’ Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate
Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - July 27, 2014 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

HIV Drug Cleared of Cognition Hit
(MedPage Today) -- MELBOURNE, Australia -- Although it has well-known psychiatric side effects, the HIV drug efavirenz (Sustiva) does not affect cognition, a researcher said here. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 26, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Mental health problems in young people with experiences of homelessness and the relationship with health service use: a follow-up study - Hodgson KJ, Shelton KH, van den Bree MB.
BACKGROUND: Homeless young people represent one of the most vulnerable and underserved populations. OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of psychiatric disorder and comorbidity among a UK sample, and examine the longitudinal relationship between psy... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychiatric evaluation of women who were assisted at a university referral center in Campinas, Brazil, following an experience of sexual violence - Facuri CO, Fernandes AM, Azevedo RC.
OBJECTIVE: To present the sociodemographic characteristics and psychiatric symptoms of women who have been raped. METHODS: Between 2006 and 2010, a retrospective study was conducted of 468 women who underwent psychiatric evaluation at a university ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychopathology and resilience in relation to abuse in childhood among youth first referred to the psychiatrist - Milovancević MP, Tenjović L, Ispanović V, Mitković M, Kirćanski JR, Mincić T, Miletić V, Gajić SD, Tosevski DL.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Child abuse may be related to adverse psychological outcomes in adult life. However, little is known about specific clinical, family and resilience profiles of adolescents that have experienced child abuse. The aim of this study was to inve... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of ice skating on psychological well-being and sleep quality of children with visual or hearing impairment - Dursun OB, Erhan SE, Ibiş EO, Esin IS, Keles S, Sirinkan A, Yörük O, Acar E, Beyhun NE.
PURPOSE: Physical exercise and sports have a key role in preventing physical and psychiatric problems in children. However, children with a disability often experience difficulty participating in physical activity due to a lack of suitable opportunities. P... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neuropsychological outcome after carbon monoxide exposure following a storm: a case-control study - Pages B, Planton M, Buys S, Lemesle B, Birmes P, Barbeau EJ, Maziero S, Cordier L, Cabot C, Puel M, Genestal M, Chollet F, Pariente J.
BACKGROUND: The cognitive consequences of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning are well described. However, most studies have been carried out without an ad-hoc group of control subjects. The main aim of this study was to evaluate cognitive and psychiatric outco... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Jurors' views on the value and objectivity of mental health experts testifying in sexually violent predator trials - Boccaccini MT, Murrie DC, Turner DB.
Although psychologists and psychiatrists often testify in court, we know relatively little about the extent to which jurors value the testimony they hear from these experts. We surveyed 161 jurors who rendered opinions in 14 sex offender civil commitment t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Psychiatric aspects of bariatric surgery - Yen YC, Huang CK, Tai CM.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Bariatric surgery has been consistently shown to be effective in long-term marked weight loss and in bringing significant improvement to medical comorbidities such as metabolic syndrome. Empirical data suggest a high prevalence of psychi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Prevention of physicians' suicide - Sheikhmoonesi F, Zarghami M.
Suicide rate in physicians has been reported to be higher than general population or other academics. Previous studies found that 85-90% of people who commit suicide had been suffering from some type of psychiatric disorder. Suicide prevention is the key e... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news