Suicide rates in the US fluctuated from the 1960s until 1988, after which they showed a gradual decline that might have been linked to the introduction of the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac).
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For older women who choose to drink moderate alcohol intake is not harmful for cognition and may provide some mental benefits.
If left without treatment, Multiple Sclerosis often runs a "favorable" course, but it becomes difficult to distinguish a favorable course from treatment success if people are treated for a long time.
The brain functioned more efficiently and didn't need to use as much glucose to perform effectively for participants who had followed the healthy longevity program.
When people feel an event has had a large impact on them they downplay the negative and emphasize the positive.
Professor has devised methods to recognize and accurately read the conscious and unconscious behavioral cues that suggest deceit.
As people grow older, do they really lose intelligence or is something else happening that drives down IQ scores?
Right now we don't do anything that has a mental health focus in our schools that is standardized across our state or country.
Findings may also shed light on 'choice defecit' disorders, such as eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and drug abuse.
We are tied to each other, what other people do and how they express their feelings is a contagious, strong influence.
Faces tell the stories in UC Riverside Professor Larry Rosenblum's ecological listening lab, as volunteer test subjects show that they can "read" unheard speech - not just from lips, but from the simple movements of dots placed on lips, teeth and tongue.
First Generation and Newer Classes of Antipsychotic Medications May Increase Risk of Death Among Elderly
Among Americans age 65 and older, antipsychotic medications are widely used for a variety of disorders including dementia, delirium, psychosis and agitation.
Most advanced cancer patients with major psychiatric complaints fail to receive care from a mental health provider.
The effort to improve the health and medical care of patients with mental illness is encouraging.
If an irrational fear (a phobia) interferes with your daily life, it's time to seek help. Anxiety disorders rarely disappear and may grow worse without appropriate treatment.
The cells rescued by this treatment represent potential targets for future therapy in human babies with Down syndrome.
Anorexia nervosa (AN), an eating disorder characterized by an extreme fear of obesity and an aversion to food, is associated with the highest death rate of any mental disorder.
About one third of U.S. military personnel from the war in Iraq access mental health services after their return home.
The United States gets a D grade in helping adults with serious mental illnesses, according to the first state by state report on the nation's mental healthcare system in more than 15 years.
Profound injustice exists at the most painful intersection of the mental healthcare and criminal justice systems in America.
The findings provide insight into the basic brain mechanisms responsible for the distraction caused by emotional stimuli that are irrelevant to a task.