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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder across the lifespan [Correspondence]
(Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Xenitidis, K., Campbell, C., Braithwaite, R. Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research
Mood disorder clinics improve bipolar disorder outcomes
Early treatment of patients with bipolar disorder in a specialized mood disorder clinic substantially reduces the risk for readmission to a psychiatric hospital, clinical trial findings show. (Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry)
Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Calcium channel risk allele linked to executive function in bipolar disorder
Researchers have found an allele in a voltage-gated calcium gene that is associated with an increased risk for poor executive function in patients with bipolar disorder. (Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry)
Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry - February 27, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
This article covers what lorazepam is used for, warnings associated with the drug, major side effects, drug interactions, pregnancy and nursing, and withdrawal symptoms. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - February 2, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news
Bipolar Disorder: The Essential Guide [Reviews]
(Source: Psychiatric Bulletin)
Source: Psychiatric Bulletin - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Gordon-Smith, K. Tags: Reviews Source Type: research
Internet-delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy v. conventional guided self-help for bulimia nervosa: long-term evaluation of a randomised controlled trial [PAPERS]
Conclusions Internet-based guided self-help for bulimia nervosa was not superior compared with bibliotherapy, the gold standard of self-help. Improvements remain stable in the long term. (Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Wagner, G., Penelo, E., Wanner, C., Gwinner, P., Trofaier, M.-L., Imgart, H., Waldherr, K., Wober-Bingol, C., Karwautz, A. F. K. Tags: PAPERS Source Type: research
Suicide in prisoners with bipolar disorder and other psychiatric disorders: a systematic review
ConclusionsAlthough bipolar disorder is associated with suicide and non‐fatal suicidal behavior in prisoners, further research is necessary to confirm any associations and mediating mechanisms. (Source: Bipolar Disorders)
Source: Bipolar Disorders - February 27, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Seena Fazel, Achim Wolf, John R Geddes Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Adolescent bipolar disorder ‘does not conform to checklist’
Young people with bipolar disorder who are in a depressive episode do not conform to the child behavior checklist–juvenile bipolar disorder phenotype profile, the results of a US study indicate. (Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry)
Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry - February 22, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Bipolar disorder ‘frequent’ in depressive borderline personality disorder
Study results indicate that bipolar disorder may occur in up to half of individuals with co-existing borderline personality disorder and depression. (Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry)
Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry - February 12, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Panic Attacks and Suicide
According to the CDC's latest published report, there were 38,364 suicides in the US in 2010—an average of 105 each day. Globally, an estimated 1 million suicides occur annually. (Source: Psychiatric Times)
Source: Psychiatric Times - February 12, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Major Depressive Disorder: What Role for Adjunctive Methylfolate Therapy?
Can methylfolate play a role in the adjunctive treatment of patients with major depression? In this podcast, Rakesh Jain, MD, offers insights. (Source: Psychiatric Times)
Source: Psychiatric Times - February 2, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Anxiety and depression in psychosis: a systematic review of associations with positive psychotic symptoms
ConclusionWe conclude that anxiety and depression are related to psychotic symptom severity, distress and content and are also linked with sub‐clinical experiences, symptom development, prognosis and relapse. These links may imply that anxiety and depression could be targets for therapeutic intervention. The article concludes with suggestions for further research, highlighting avenues which may circumvent the limitations of the body of work as it stands. (Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: S. Hartley, C. Barrowclough, G. Haddock Tags: Review Source Type: research
The bipolar–borderline personality disorders connection in major depressive patients
ConclusionIn our sample, selected on the basis of the presence of a mood disorder, the BD‐BPD connection is confirmed by the high prevalence of bipolarity in depressive patients with BPD and by the significant association with familial and clinical features classically considered as external validators of bipolarity. (Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica)
Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica - February 4, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: G. Perugi, J. Angst, J.‐M. Azorin, C. Bowden, E. Vieta, A. H. Young, Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Bully victims and borderline personality symptomatology.
PMID: 23418194 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The International Journal of Social Psychiatry)
Source: The International Journal of Social Psychiatry - February 26, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sansone RA, Chang J, Sellbom M, Jewell B Tags: Int J Soc Psychiatry Source Type: research
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for an Indian Adolescent With Depression: A Clinical Case Study
This case study describes the treatment of an adolescent male, referred to as ML, who presented with a significant decline in academic performance coupled with a difficulty in coping with parental pressure. A formal assessment revealed the signs of moderate depression with anxiety features, especially on the dimensions of tension and guilt proneness. He was treated with 12 sessions of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) along with group sessions of family therapy and interpersonal therapy. ML’s progress throughout treatment is detailed in this case study report. Results lend support to the body of case series studies ...
Source: Clinical Case Studies - February 26, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sondhi, R., Gulgulia, S., Shriharsh, V. Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Effectiveness of cognitive analytic therapy for personality disorders [EDITORIALS]
Personality disorders affect up to 50% of psychiatric out-patients. Most treatment studies have been performed in patients with borderline personality disorder. Structured psychosocial interventions for people with borderline personality disorders appear to have similar efficacy. There is some evidence that non-structured, non-specialised treatments offered by psychiatric general services might be ineffective and possibly harmful in patients with personality disorders. Cognitive analytic therapy is a time-limited, integrative psychotherapy, which appears to be effective for a range of personality disorders and superior to ...
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Mulder, R., Chanen, A. M. Tags: EDITORIALS Source Type: research
Science News » Brain Imaging Predicts Psychotherapy Success in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder
Brain imaging might soon predict which treatment options would work best for patients with social phobia. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 2, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jackie Oberst Source Type: news
Prevalence of experiences of domestic violence among psychiatric patients: systematic review [Review articles]
Conclusions Psychiatric patients experience a high prevalence of domestic violence but there is limited information on family (non-partner) domestic violence, the prevalence of emotional abuse and the extent of risk compared with non-psychiatric controls. (Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Oram, S., Trevillion, K., Feder, G., Howard, L. M. Tags: Review articles Source Type: research
Maximum Brainpower: Challenging the Brain for Health and Wisdom
Increasing brainpower is about “changing the inherent way we perceive and respond to the world,” Shlomo Breznitz and Collins Hemingway write. Their recent book, Maximum Brainpower: Challenging the Brain for Health and Wisdom, is an in-depth look at that marvelous mass of tissue between our ears, how it works, how it responds, and what affects it in both negative and positive ways. In a very engaging and enlightening manner that is also easy to understand, the authors show how we can not only protect and preserve our brain, but also cultivate it in ways that maximize its potential. Breznitz, a renowned cognit...
Source: Psych Central - February 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Twila Klein Tags: Alzheimer's Book Reviews General Healthy Living Memory and Perception Approach Results Automaticity Bill Gates Brain Development Brain Health Brain Training Brainpower Brains Ceo Bill Gates Cognifit Cognitive Psychologist C Source Type: news
Science News » Precursor Symptoms to Autism Detected in 6-Month-Old Infants
Some autism symptoms can be seen in 6-month-old infants, possibly leading to even earlier intervention for this disorder. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 12, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jackie Oberst Source Type: news