Archives for October, 2007 - Page 3

Brain and Behavior

Stress Resilience Takes Work

Researchers discover the ability to cope or deal with stress is linked to specific differences in the way brain cells communicate with each other. In a novel research project,...
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Brain and Behavior

Improve Care for BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness that occurs in one of 50 individuals. Despite the prevalence, experts believe people with BPD often receive inadequate care from...
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Addiction

Care for PTSD Needs Verification

Experts say that solid evidence-based support of the various methods currently used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder is needed. Many people, including significant proportions of active duty military personnel...
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Anxiety

A First Impression of Fear

An interesting study by Vanderbilt University researchers discovers that the brain becomes aware of fearful faces more quickly than those showing other emotions. “There are reasons to believe that...
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Advocacy and Policy

Medical Care Lags for Mentally Ill

Cardiovascular disease, rather than suicide is the major factor for early death among individuals with mental illness. Sadly, although the mortality from cardiovascular disease has declined in the United...
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