Psychiatry

Study Underscores the Difficulty of Diagnosing Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is often misdiagnosed, with potentially far-reaching consequences, but early referral to a specialty clinic for a second opinion can help alleviate the problem, according to a new study.


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Increasing Exercise May Reduce Depression Despite Genetic Predisposition

People who are genetically predisposed to depression may be able to counteract their increased risk by exercising more, according to Harvard University researchers.

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Probiotic Therapy Linked to Reduced Rehospitalization for Patients with Acute Mania

A recent study further explores interrelationships among inflammation, probiotics and mental health.


Study: Perioperative Counseling Boosts Function for Adolescents Undergoing Hip Preservation Surgery

Adolescents who received psychological education and counseling before and after hip preservation surgery (HPS) exhibited enhanced psychological and physical function, according to a recent study.


Nerve Stimulation, Depression and Quality of Life

Nerve stimulation can boost quality of life for people with depression, a study spearheaded by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests.


Blood Test Could Improve Diagnosis of Depression

Researchers may have developed a blood test to diagnose depression in adults.


Bipolar Speech Patterns: A Different Kind of Subtext

Researchers are developing smartphone applications that may predict manic or depressive episodes based on speech patterns.


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Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness


Uniting Behavioral Health Services for Children and Adolescents under One Roof

Its genesis rooted in the personal experiences of its founder, the soon-to-open Children’s Integrated Center for Success (CICS) will be the first facility in the Lehigh Valley where physicians may refer young patients for unified, streamlined behavioral health care.


Study Finds Saliva Testing Predicts Aggression in Boys

A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.