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In Bipolar, Women Lean Toward Depression, Men Toward Mania

September 14th, 2013
In Bipolar, Women Lean Toward Depression, Men Toward ManiaBipolar disorder affects men and women differently, and this may impact the course and treatment of the ...

Mental Health in High School: Teach Students Link between Thinking Patterns, Emotions & Behavior

September 11th, 2013
Teach Students Link between Thinking Patterns, Emotions and BehaviorAdding a mental health component to school-based health education programs could enhance health behaviors, reduce depression and improve grades. Researchers from The Ohio ...

Problem Gambling Linked to Substance Abuse

September 7th, 2013
Problem Gambling Linked to Substance Abuse Although gambling is often a problem among people with mental health or substance abuse issues, the errant behavior is rarely addressed in rehabilitation because of funding ...

Researchers Identify Biomarkers that Could Help Predict Suicide Risk

August 21st, 2013
Researchers Identify Biomarkers That Could Help Predict Suicide Risk  Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine report they have found a series of RNA biomarkers in blood that may help identify ...

Children at Risk for Bipolar React Poorly to Antidepressants

August 21st, 2013
Children at Risk for Bipolar React Poorly to AntidepressantsKids at high risk for developing bipolar disorder are very likely to suffer a negative reaction to antidepressant drugs, according to a new ...

Drink Your 2 Cups of Joe: Coffee Consumption Linked to Lower Suicide Completion

July 28th, 2013
Drink Your 2 Cups of Joe: Coffee Consumption Linked to Lower Suicide CompletionThe suicide risk in adults who drink two to four cups of caffeinated coffee per day is about half that ...

Suicidal Teens Reach Out Through Social Media, Not Suicide Hotlines

July 27th, 2013
Suicidal Teens Reach Out Through Social Media, Not Suicide HotlinesNew research shows that teens and young adults are frequently using social networking sites and mobile technology to express suicidal thoughts ...

Binge Eating May Complicate Bipolar Care

July 26th, 2013
Binge Eating May Complicate Bipolar Care New research suggests that bipolar disorder linked with binge eating is a serious condition that develops differently than bipolar that is not associated with binge eating. Binge eating and ...

Bipolar Patients Die Nearly a Decade Earlier Than Others

July 20th, 2013
Bipolar Patients Die Nearly a Decade Earlier Than OthersFemales with bipolar disorder die an average of nine years earlier than the general population, and males an average of eight-and-a-half years earlier, according to ...

Study Finds Gang Members Suffer High Levels of Mental Illness

July 14th, 2013
Study Finds Gang Members Suffer High Levels of Mental Illness New research shows that young men in the UK who are members of gangs suffer from “unprecedented” levels of psychiatric illness, ...