Archives for September, 2008 - Page 2

ADHD

National Survey of Adults with ADHD

According to a national survey of over 1,000 adults diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), ADHD significantly impacts many areas of their life. Respondents commented that the disorder...
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ADHD

Are American Kids Overmedicated

According to a new study, American children are approximately three times more likely to be prescribed psychotropic medication than children in Europe. The study, published in BioMed Central’s open...
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Brain and Behavior

“Next Generation” Depression Treatment

In preparation for advanced space travel scientists with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) are developing a software program can provide self-guided treatment for depression. Specifically, the interactive,...
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Advocacy and Policy

Asian Americans Shun Mental Health Care

Compared with the overall population, few Asian-Americans seek treatment for mental health illnesses, according to a preliminary study. The study was conducted by the University of California-Davis’ Asian American...
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Anxiety

Family Members Experience PTSD

Family members may experience post-traumatic stress as many as six months after a loved one’s stay in the intensive care unit (ICU). The study, by researchers at the University...
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Anxiety

CA Survivors Must Battle Stress

Results from a large national study suggests long-term survivors of adult cancers are almost twice as likely to report psychological distress severe enough to cause moderate to serious problems...
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