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Women with a serious mental disorder called borderline personality disorder receiving a specialized form of cognitive behavioral therapy were half as likely to attempt suicide as women being treated by expert therapists.
Information on the earliest development aspects of autism in children has been limited even though approximately one in every 200 children is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
First study to examine the genetics of autism in African Americans, despite the disorder's equal prevalence across ethnic groups.
A new study shows a significant reduction of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children after supplementing with Pycnogeno.
Antipsychotics are medications used to treat mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and mania, that may involve loss of contact with reality.
Although it is normal to get the jitters in some situations, it is abnormal for anxiety to interfere with social and occupational functioning.
In the treatment of children with ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) stimulant medications are significantly more effective than nonstimulant ADHD medications.
Anxiety may be the most common mental disorder experienced by older adults, affecting 10% over the age of 60. 7% of people in this age group have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
Standard treatment for schizophrenia does not appear to be capable of improving perception that helps in being social with others.
For young people who clearly seem to be developing early signs of schizophrenia, treatment with the antipsychotic drug olanzapine appears to lower or delay the rate of conversion to full blown psychosis.
In addition to being the only patch treatment for ADHD, DAYTRANA offers a convenient option to deliver medicine for those diagnosed with ADHD.
National special education statistics, which showed a 657 percent increase in autism over the decade from 1993 to 2003, are routinely used to suggest the country is experiencing an epidemic of autism.
The study is the first to show the long term effects of the dopamine regulating gene in a disorder related to schizophrenia.
The effects of light therapy, also known as phototherapy, are comparable to those found in many clinical studies of antidepressant drug therapy for these disorders.
The study found that the personality trait of "neuroticism" (a tendency to be anxious and depressed) earlier in life is a significant factor associated with development of the eating disorder later.
FDA has issued a public health alert about the increased risk of suicidal thinking in children and teens being treated with Strattera: approved drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, teens, and adults.
Decreased quality of care given to patients with schizophrenia may put them at higher risk for serious infections and other complications.
Study finds no significant side effects in children with ADHD treated up to two years.
Researchers have found that a delayed release stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be less likely to be abused than other stimulant drugs.