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  1. cpuusage

    People with schizophrenia not taking antipsychotics more likely to recover, states research

    People with schizophrenia not taking antipsychotics more likely to recover, states research An article part funded by the NIMH from a decade ago, with the same findings as all the other long term meta analysis - People with schizophrenia not taking antipsychotics more likely to recover...
  2. F

    Skills of Adults with Autism Drive Career Opportunities

    New research finds that adults on the autism spectrum are using their special interests to engage in specific fields of study and determine career paths. Investigators believe the findings continue a shift away from perceiving strong interests as a negative and toward a perspective that...
  3. Kerome

    Oxytocin as a medicine for PTSD?

    It seems the hormone oxytocin helps regulate a lot of the responses in PTSD, and perhaps could be used to reshape the response to past stressful stimuli. Worth keeping an eye on, although it will probably be years before this research is developed into a medication...
  4. shaky

    From mental illness to a social model aof madness and distress

    I'm not sure if this has been psoted before - but it poppped up again in the NSUN bulletin http://www.shapingourlives.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/FROM-MENTAL-ILLNESS-PDF-2.pdf excerpt - Recommendations The findings from this project should be shared as widely and effectively as possible...
  5. Gajolene

    Massive breakthrough in Scitzophrenia Research released today

    Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia Partial quote, click link for full article. http://www.broadinstitute.org/news/7823 Over the past five years, geneticists led by the Broad Institute’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and its...
  6. Gajolene

    Frontal brain wrinkle linked to hallucinations

    Frontal brain wrinkle linked to hallucinations - BBC News New findings in scitzophrenic hallucinator possible causes. ------------------------------------------ Dr Simons and his colleagues used data from the Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, including structural MRI scans revealing the...
  7. Gajolene

    Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels,

    Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels, Throwing Treatment with SSRIs into Serious Question | Depression and other mental health problems are at epidemic levels judging by the number of antidepressants prescribed each year. According to CDC data,1 one in 20 Americans over the...
  8. C

    Eight things you should know about "mood stabilisers"

    “Mood-stabilizers” is a collective term for a group of drugs used in psychiatry to counteract mood-swings. Patients who experience alternating episodes of extreme elation and deep depression were originally said to be suffering from manic-depression, a relatively rare disorder afflicting about...
  9. M

    Study, 2013: Childhood bullying 'damages adult life'

    BBC News - Childhood bullying 'damages adult life' "We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable, part of growing up. We need to change this mindset and acknowledge this as a serious problem” Dieter Wolke University of Warwick Bullying in childhood "throws a long...
  10. B

    How long does it take to get a Phychology Report after Assesment?

    I have my last Pshychology Assesment this friday, does anyone know if they tell us their findings on the last Assesment appointment or how long before they actually do a written report.? I just want to move on with getting better. even if I end up with a diagnosis again, I may get better...
  11. F

    CQC finds ‘unacceptable’ variation in quality of dementia care

    People with dementia are being put at risk of substandard care by an ‘unacceptable’ variation in the quality of treatment provided at care homes and hospitals across England, a review by England’s social care regulator has found. The Care Quality Commisson’s Cracks in the Pathway report...
  12. F

    When the cuddle hormone turns nasty - oxytocin linked with violent intentions

    When the cuddle hormone turns nasty - oxytocin linked with violent intentions For many years, the hormone oxytocin was caricatured as the source of all human goodness - trust, altruism, love, and morality. Among the findings that contributed to this picture were the discovery that sniffing...
  13. F

    Gene-Environment Interaction in Mental Illness May Be Overstated

    A new study warns that research suggesting a genetic-environmental linkage for the development of some psychiatric illnesses needs additional scrutiny and replication before being accepted as true. McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School investigator Laramie Duncan, Ph.D., and co-author Matthew...
  14. F

    Popular Antidepressant Associated With A Dramatic Increase In Suicidal Thoughts

    Popular Antidepressant Associated With A Dramatic Increase In Suicidal Thoughts Nortriptyline has been found to cause a ten-fold increase in suicidal thoughts in men when compared to its competitor escitalopram. These findings are published in the open access journal BMC Medicine...
  15. firemonkey

    Interesting article

    http://bps-research-digest.blogspot.com/2009/03/treating-schizophrenia-without-drugs.html
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