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Neuropsychiatry in Medical News

People Over 60 at Risk for 'Silent Stroke'

..., because they have been linked to memory and thinking problems and are a possible cause of a type of dementia," study author Dr. Perminder Sachdev, a neuropsychiatry professor at the University of New South Wales in Sidney, said in a news release from the American Academy of Neurology. The study, published in t...

New Cases of Alzheimer's and Dementia Continue to Rise, Even in the 'Oldest Old'

...urope. The Monzino 80-plus Study - Dementia Risk Continues to Rise in the "Oldest Old" Ugo Lucca, head of the Laboratory of Geriatric neuropsychiatry at the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in Milano, Italy, and colleagues conducted a prospective, door-to-door, population-based stu...

New cases of Alzheimer's and dementia continue to rise, even in the 'oldest old'

...ementia in Europe. The Monzino 80-plus Study Dementia Risk Continues to Rise in the "Oldest Old" Ugo Lucca, head of the Laboratory of Geriatric neuropsychiatry at the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in Milano, Italy, and colleagues conducted a prospective, door-to-door, population-based stu...

Marijuana May Shrink Parts of the Brain

..." said lead researcher Murat Yucel, from the ORYGEN Research Centre and the neuropsychiatry Centre at the University of Melbourne. This new evidence plays an import... SOURCES: Murat Yucel, Ph.D., ORYGEN Research Centre, Melbourne neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia; Adam Bisaga, M.D., assistant pr...

Survey offers first-ever look at treatment practices for nonepileptic seizures

...with this disorder are lost between the practice divide of neurology and psychiatry, says lead author W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., director of neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology at Rhode Island Hospital. By helping to define treatment as usual, our survey better equips researchers to design much-ne...

Depression After Stroke Can Be Debilitating

...ch as a heart attack or stroke have a higher incidence of dysphoria or anxiety after the event," said Joanne Festa, an assistant professor of clinical neuropsychiatry at Columbia University who has done work on post-stroke depression. "Having an acute illness such as a stroke in itself is upsetting," she said. "A...

Vietnam Vets Study Links Asthma and PTSD

...eith A. Young, co-director of the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System neuropsychiatry Research Program. "One of the things that is very clearly delineated by thi...ege of Medicine, and co-director, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System neuropsychiatry Research Program, Waco and Temple; Nov. 15, 2007, American Journal of Resp...

EURYI project to understand how the brain wires during embryogenesis

...evelopment, cell migration is essential to control the positioning of cells in the brain, and cell migration defects have been associated with several neuropsychiatry diseases such as epilepsy, schizophrenia or bipolar disorders, said Garel. Garel will conduct her research in mice, aiming to improve understanding o...

UCLA receives $22.5 million to explore the fundamental biology of mental disorders

...r to conduct for scientists who wish to collaborate in unconventional ways. Our team is thrilled to have this opportunity to forge a unique path in neuropsychiatry research, Bilder said. Many scientists and clinicians already acknowledge major limitations in the current system for diagnosing and treating patients...

Million Mentally Ill in India

...equire hospitalization. From the above estimate about 100 million population suffer from some mental ailment at any given time. The burden of neuropsychiatry disorders is estimated to be a whopping 12% of the total disease burden and imposes a heavy burden on the family and society in terms of morbidity, lo...
Neuropsychiatry in Medical Definition

Neuropsychiatry

Psychiatry SPECIALTIES Biopsychiatry Neuropsychiatry Social psychiatry Cross-cultural Behavioral Forensic Liaison Pharmacology Psychotherapy SOCIETIES American Board American Psychiatric UK Psychiatric...

Neurobiological Brain Disorder

...phrenia and bipolar disorder, are not globally accepted as such, resulting in a great discrepancy in educational and medical parity. See also: neuropsychiatry More information on Neurobiological Brain Disorders: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Clinical Brain Disorders Branch of the Depa...
Neuropsychiatry in Biological News

Daily consumption of cannabis predisposes to the appearance of psychosis and schizophrenia

...ofessors Manuel Gurpegui Fernndez de Legaria and Jorge Cervilla Ballesteros . Ruiz Veguilla is also the person in charge fo the Unit of Development neuropsychiatry of Jan (Spain). This work has studied the risk factors associated with schizophrenia, identifying and characterizing in depth those psychosis assoc...

Club drugs inflict damage similar to traumatic brain injury

... are not functional, Kobeissy said. When proteins are not working, the cell cannot function. Neurologist Dr. Jean Lud Cadet, chief of the molecular neuropsychiatry branch of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, said analyzing proteins is important to understanding how drugs such as methamphetamine affect the bra...
Neuropsychiatry in Biological Technology

CNS Response, Inc Completes Neuro-Therapy Clinic Acquisition; Names Daniel A. Hoffman, MD Chief Medical Officer

...articles. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Neurotherapy, the Journal of Applied Psychophysiology and Self Regulation and the Journal of neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. About CNS Response CNS Response is a life-sciences data company focused on the commercialization of the first patented...

CNS Response, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Neuropsychiatric Clinic

...ticipates the completion of the deal to occur within 90 days. "The Neuro-Therapy Clinic is clearly amongst the leaders in utilizing the most advanced neuropsychiatry tools in patient assessment and treatment. Use of Referenced-EEG in guiding pharmaco-therapy has been a core competency of this clinic for over three ...
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