Archive for July, 2009

Risk Factors for Disordered Eating

July 31st, 2009
Risk Factors for Disordered EatingA new research effort has identified factors that may increase the risk of eating disorders among overweight teens. Eating disorders for extreme weight control include self-induced vomiting, the ...

Medical Risks Associated With Bipolar

July 31st, 2009
Medical Risks Associated With Bipolar An extensive analysis of insurance claims data underscores the additional medical complications that may arise among individuals with bipolar disease. The new study demonstrated that patients with a bipolar ...

Is Rorschach Inkblot Test Outdated?

July 31st, 2009
Is Inkblot Test Outdated? A well-established psychological test is coming under the gun as a new research effort reviews the test’s reliability and validity. The Rorschach Inkblot Test involves a viewer looking at ten ...

Take Time To Improve Mood

July 31st, 2009
Take Time To Improve MoodEconomic distress and a worrisome debate on health care have left many with a determined attitude to work harder and, unsurprisingly, a grim mood. New research suggests taking time for ...

Dream Therapy As a Treatment Modality

July 30th, 2009
Dream Therapy As A Treatment Modality Newly discovered similarities in brain activity during lucid dreaming and psychosis may lead to a return of dream therapy for psychiatric treatment. Potential use of the modality is ...

Personality Disorders Misdiagnosed As Bipolar

July 30th, 2009
Personality Disorders Misdiagnosed As BipolarFor the past year, a debate has been raging regarding the misdiagnoses of bipolar disorder. New research seeks to clarify the initial findings by determining what the researchers believe is ...

Misdiagnosis of Depression

July 30th, 2009
Misdiagnosis of DepressionA disturbing new research study suggests primary care physicians continue to have problems diagnosing depression. In the English study, a meta-analysis of more than 50,000 patients showed physicians have great difficulty separating those ...

Mental Health Prevention for Young Adults

July 30th, 2009
Mental Health Prevention for Young AdultsOver the last few decades a disturbing trend in health care is the increased prevalence of mental disorders among young adults. Experts currently estimate around one in five young ...

Management Techniques To Improve Mental Health

July 29th, 2009
Management Techniques To Improve Mental Health A new research project will investigate the efficacy of an innovative training program that calls for supervisors to better support their employees’ work and family demands. Researchers from Michigan ...

Nationalized War Stories Reflect Wellbeing

July 29th, 2009
A revealing new study finds that personal recollections and reflections of a national tragedy -- the means by which an individual makes sense out of what has happened -- is indicative of an individual’s personal wellbeing. Moreover, the kinds of stories people ...
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