A rumor is what you do when you try to figure out the truth with other people, It's collective sense making. The classic example is 'I heard that.' Gossip, on the other hand, is sharing information with an agenda, he says.
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Support from hospital staff and family is an important factor in preventing post traumatic stress disorder after a major intensive care intervention.
Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have identified a unique mechanism of action of a new drug that shows great promise for the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
The World Health Organization calls for improved treatment for mental illness to reduce suicide.
Middle aged adults with a high body mass index (BMI) received lower scores on cognitive tests than middle aged adults with low BMI.
Promising multiple sclerosis drug TYSABRI is approved in Canada.
Is amnesia a defect in memory storage, or memory recovery?
Caregivers of people with mental health to doctors: When treating mental illness focus on maintaining long term wellness.
Poor access to mental health services, inadequately trained primary care physicians and apathy among the senior population are contributing to high rates of mental illness among those older than 65.
Despite an era of political correctness, the mentally ill are among the few remaining groups being continually subjected to stigmatization.
Students displaying violent behaviors often have untreated learning disorders and psychiatric illnesses.
Exempting mental health units from smoke free laws would worsen health inequalities for people with mental health problems.
Refusing to talk about traumatic war experiences is related to a deep seated culture of shame and very limited resources for veterans to express their traumas.
The bottom line of the study of newly diagnosed schizophrenics is to see whether the disease itself carries an increased risk of diabetes.
Examining the form and function of massively multiplayer online video games an interdisciplinary team of researchers concludes that some games promote sociability and new worldviews.
Many in the Gulf Coast are deprived from getting mental health treatment because of the shortage of primary care doctors, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals.
Researchers improve screening for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among substance users.
Men transmit multiple sclerosis (MS) to their children 2.2 times more often than women in families where the father or mother and a child have multiple sclerosis.
A Solitaire like game called FreeCell, when adapted with cognitive performance assessment algorithms, may be able to distinguish between persons with memory problems and cognitively healthy seniors.
Adults who are highly anxious can perceive changes in facial expressions more quickly than adults who are less anxious.
Mental health treatment is not sought by many adults who consider suicide.
Diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in primary health care settings, location of mental health providers in primary care practices is a concept whose time has come.
Psychological treatment for adult sex offenders can reduce reoffending rates but does not provide a cure.
Mental health services may not readily be accessible to children with special health care needs.
Listening to classical music, particularly Mozart, has recently been thought to enhance performance on mental and cognitive tests.