Mental Health America developed the below guidelines for helping educators, students and parents respond and cope with a tragic event such as Virginia Tech shooting.
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Delirium - a temporary state of acute confusion - is becoming a major burden on health care services in countries with ageing populations, and one third of cases of delirium could be prevented if better systems of care were in place.
Cognitive behavior therapy to prevent complicated grief among relatives and spouses bereaved by suicide: Cluster randomized controlled trial.
Does a specific memory exist for events involving humans? The French team (led by Philippe Fossati ) and Canadian team have just identified a specific region of the frontal cortex which, they claim, is specialized in recording and learning social information.
Researchers use three types of microscopic imaging techniques simultaneously to analyze living tissue and learn more about the molecular mechanisms of multiple sclerosis, information that could help lead to earlier detection and new treatments.
Almost one-fourth of all stays in U.S. community hospitals for patients age 18 and older - 7.6 million of nearly 32 million stays - involved depressive, bipolar, schizophrenia and other mental health disorders or substance use related disorders in 2004.
Students from colleges and universities across the country will participate next week in National Stress Out Day, a joint initiative of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Active Minds, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to bring anxiety disorders, America's most common mental health problem, to the forefront.
Suicidal acts using firearms highly lethal compared to other means.
A memory of a traumatic event can be wiped out, although other, associated recollections remain intact.
The new mental health legislation is "fundamentally flawed" and could actually increase the risk to the public
Researchers have identified a novel gene mutation that causes X-linked mental retardation for which there was no previously known molecular diagnosis
A major public information campaign aimed at de-stigmatising mental health and promoting suicide prevention and awareness.
We need to act now to make sure that children and adults with mental illness and substance abuse disorders get the services they need.
New Hampshire has seen a reduction in the state's youth (under 25) suicide rates over the past five years.
Police often videotape interrogations of suspects for use in criminal trials. Video confessions that focus exclusively on the suspect, however, can bias judges and law enforcement officers to consider the suspect's statements as voluntary.
Department of Veterans Affairs is a World Leader in Outreach, Research and Mental Health Services.
Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fatty fish like salmon, are associated with increased grey matter volume in areas of the brain commonly linked to mood and behavior.
It has long been common knowledge that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis experience a sharp drop in the disease's symptoms during the course of their pregnancy. \n\n
Coronary artery bypass grafting is the most commonly performed open heart operation in the United States.
Blood tests for panic disorder and other mental health conditions are potentially around the corner.
Raising awareness throughout Michigan of the symptoms and consequences of problem gambling.