Mental Health courts make fiscal sense. By connecting people with mental illness who have committed low-level crimes with community-based treatment, we can make better use of our jails and tax dollars, increase public safety, and make our communities healthier.
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Every year, mental health patients commit around 50 homicides.
Very few health plans provide online counseling in regard to mental health.
There is a need to establish centralized leadership of military mental health services to better coordinate the services on military bases and surrounding communities.
Rapid improvement in the way mental health services respond to the needs of BME patients.
Psychologists call for replacing sexualized images of girls in media and advertising with positive ones.
It may turn out the reason some people grow increasingly forgetful as they age is less about how old they are and more about subtle changes in the way the brain files memories and makes room for new ones.
Educating physicians on prescribing patterns for drugs that treat mental illness is an excellent way to improve the overall quality of mental health treatment
New guidance aimed at improving the care received by people with both a mental health and a drug problem.
Researchersat the University of Liverpool has found that Shakespearean language excites positive brain activity.
Understanding help seeking behaviours among offenders: lessons from a qualitative interview study on mental health.
While the immersion process facilitates communication in a diverse world, people are often surprised to find they have difficulty returning to their native language.
Organizational downsizing and increased use of psychotropic drugs among employees who remain in employment.
The longer Black Caribbean immigrants stay in the U.S., the poorer their mental health becomes.
People with psychiatric and mental disabilities are faring worse in court cases against employers for discrimination than are people with physical disabilities.
The same gene variant that helps people live to exceptional ages has the added benefit of helping them think clearly for most of their long lives.
While Web sites offering object interactivity may improve vivid mental images, those virtual experiences can lead to the creation of fabricated recollections that pose as memories: psychologists as false positives.
Finding genes that lead directly to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or that predispose people to the disease should provide new targets for therapies.
Higher rates of schizophrenia and other psychoses in certain ethnic minority groups and that parental separation in childhood is associated with an increased risk of developing later psychosis.
A gene variant associated with mental illness goes hand in hand with enlargement of a brain region that handles negative emotions.
Emotions in play can not only help children in traumatic situations, it can also help children express negative emotions that arise in daily life and result in better processing of those emotions and integrating them into their memories.