Massage could offer a drug free way to treat agitation and depression among dementia patients as hand massage and gentle touching during conversation helped ease agitation and restore appetite in dementia patients over short periods of about an hour.
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Many adults with a depressive disorder, Bipolar Disorder (BPD), or an anxiety disorder may also have undiagnosed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Nature of mental disorder does play a role if the women will have mammograms or no.
ADHD patch DAYTRANA tm (methylphenidate transdermal system), has significant efficacy in reducing the symptoms of ADHD in children aged 6 to 12 years.
The serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) medication, paroxetine, is effective in treating patients with compulsive hoarding syndrome.
Monitor youngsters closely for ADHD drug side effects, researchers caution.
Preschoolers with severe ADHD symptoms can benefit from the medication Ritalin, but doctors should weigh that benefit against the potential for these very young children.
People with autism spectrum disorders were more likely than others to have inherited this version, which cuts gene expression by half, likely impairing development of parts of the brain implicated in the disorder.
A novel look at the brains of adults with autism has provided new evidence that various brain regions of people with the developmental disorder may not communicate with each other as efficiently as they do in other people.
Risperdal is the first medication for use in children and adolescents with autism.
Young children with autism lag behind peers in distinguishing between animate, inanimate objects.
FDA approves the first drug for the symptomatic treatment of irritability in autistic children and adolescents.
Nearly as many men as women experience compulsive buying disorder, a condition marked by binge buying and subsequent financial hardship.
The trichotillomania, a psychiatric disorder, affects between 3 percent and 5 percent of the population and is considered an impulse control disorder.
ADHD drug warning is issued over rare psychiatric events.
Ongoing nerve fiber damage, disability of multiple sclerosis is prevented by a vitamin in animal study.
More than half of schizophrenia patients don't take their medication as directed and a new study will determine whether biweekly physician visits and injectable drugs can change that.
Changes in spinal fluid could act as an early warning sign of the development of schizophrenia.
Pathology of autistic syndrome could be explained by this new finding.
Multiple genes likely have a role in schizophrenia and there are probably many things happening in the brain of a schizophrenia patient.
While ADHD children will likely need extra assistance from teachers and parents, they will have to learn ways to compensate for the ADHD disorder as they grow older.
Other genes may play a role in the early onset form of the developmental disorder and in the recently verified regression, or late onset, type of autism.
Studies of DNA from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder patients and their relatives lead two teams of researchers to consistent genetic association.
Severely ill patients with anxiety disorders or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder undergoing neurosurgical treatment risk serious complications.