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Pollution could be a risk

... As the dust settles over New York and Washington, psychiatrists warn that people will start to feel the full psychological impact of the disaster. Keeping busy and trying to get the cities back to normal keeps anxiety and grief at bay. And the sheer scale of the tragedy has engendered a kind of emotional numbness...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

... As the dust settles over New York and Washington, psychiatrists warn that people will start to feel the full psychological impact of the disaster. Keeping busy and trying to get the cities back to normal keeps anxiety and grief at bay. And the sheer scale of the tragedy has engendered a kind of emotional numbness...

Association of depression and diabetes

...ealth professional though the pattern of visits to psychiatrists or mental health professionals did not differ by diabetes status. It was also found that diabetics who smoked, had poor health, and lived under a low economic status were all associated more closely with depression than non-diabetics. Diabetic female...

Schizophrenics On Medication At An Increased Risk For Developing Diabetes

...vascular disease. Thus researchers conclude, that psychiatrists and primary care professionals should be aware that patients treated with clozapine and olanzapine may be at increased risk for insulin resistance, even if not obese and patients treated with these agents should be routinely screened and counseled to...

Autism epidemic is a myth- says a new study

...s of the disease gets more children being taken to psychiatrists today and this leads to diagnosis of more and more cases of autism and other related disabilities today....

Gambling related to Parkinsons medication

... who were not gamblers otherwise. The Mayo Clinic psychiatrists were behind the research that had shed light on such a link between gambling and the drug called dopamine agonists. Parkinsons disease is a disorder of the nervous system. Some of its symptoms are muscle tremors, muscle rigidity, decreased mobility,...

Indian Psychiatrist in UK Accused of plagiarism

...rees. He is considered one of Britain's best-known psychiatrists and is seen often on television and radio. Persaud writes on mental health matters in a string of publications and has presented the Radio 4 psychology programme "All In The Mind". The alleged plagiarism came to light when Thomas Blass, professor ...

Young Children Might Be Harboring Mental Health Problems

...hildren, adolescents and adults. In the survey, psychiatrists asked the parents of 307 pre-school children to fill in questionnaires. The questions were cautiously designed to spot telltale behavioral traits commonly associated with different kinds of mental illness and disability. The researchers found that...

'Silent Shortage' Of Psychiatrists growing in the U.S.

...ions of modern medical practice, a full quarter of psychiatrists said they would not choose medicine if they could ...tpatient psychotherapy visit. This has resulted in psychiatrists seeing more patients, and spending less time with each. The APA's 2004 annual meeting had concluded ...

Distinct Brain Sections Are Activated While Making Risky Decisions

...ich neuroscientists, economists, psychologists and psychiatrists together work to better understand how the brain works when people make decisions, evaluate risk, and receive rewards. Jill Stowe, Ph.D., a decision scientist with Duke's Fuqua School of Business and co-author of the study said that the results he...

Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts

...to be admitted to the hospital face long waits, as psychiatrists have their appointments full for four to six months out. According to Anthony Speier, a psychologist who directs the state's mental health programs for disaster victims, its just as if the storms passed, as the people are yet to have a break to regr...

Medicare Benefits For Patients seeking Psychiatric Help

...ts schedule will be restructured to enable GPs and psychiatrists to refer patients to psychologists, and they will ...ofessor Andrew Heathcote said that previously only psychiatrists have had access to the Medicare rebate, so there should now be an increase in practising mental heal...

46-Year-Old Canada Man Donates A Part Of His Liver To A Complete Stranger

...had to face 12 hours of extensive interrogation by psychiatrists and doctors before they concluded his humanitarian motive. The much-awaited green signal was then given to the six-hour transplant surgery that carried a 0.5 percent risk of death. The liver is the only internal organ in the human body that has exc...

Skin Test plus DNA Testing To Detect Mental Illness

...man, said that with the help of these kits trained psychiatrists can diagnose the early symptoms of schizophrenia....

Vagal Nerve Stimulation Works To Treat Severe Depression

...y parallel’ the significantly delayed effects that psychiatrists observed in improvement in mood. ‘The effects come after a significant period of treatment time,’ said Charles Conway, M.D., an assistant professor of psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and the lead investigator of a vagal nerv...

Naughty Boys, Pocket-Unfriendly?

...part from the ordeal of suffering a naughty child, psychiatrists say that rearing an ill-behaved child// turns out to be an awfully expensive proposition for the parents and for the society too. It is estimated that a raucous child can inflict damages to the parents, the NHS, social services and schools to the tun...

Number of Children, Teens Being Treated for Mental Disorders is on Rise

...mental health visits and 18.3 percent of visits to psychiatrists included antipsychotic treatment. Diagnoses among the patients receiving these medications included disruptive behavior disorder (37.8 percent), mood disorders (31.8 percent), pervasive developmental disorders or mental retardation (17.3 percent) and...

Autism In Children is Mostly Diagnosed Only at Older Age

...diagnosis, made by two additional psychologists or psychiatrists who reviewed all three of these measures and discussed the diagnosis until they reached a consensus. Of the 172 children who were examined at age 9 years, 58 percent had a best-estimate diagnosis of autism, an increase from the 49 percent diagnosed...

Psychiatrist's Help Sought to Counsel Children Making Hoax Calls

...med, senior police officials have sought help from psychiatrists to counsel the youngsters and try to make them und...ences of their pranks. "We have sought help from psychiatrists so that those who have been arrested or detained can get proper counselling on the possible conseque...

New Zealand Announces 10-year Plan For Betterment Of Mental Health Care

... mental health care nurses and 16% more specialist psychiatrists have entered the workforce since 2000....

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