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Offenders need integrated, on-going, mental health care June 25, 2012
In Psychology & Psychiatry Offenders with mental health problems need improved and on-going access to health care, according to the first study to systematically examine healthcare received by offenders across the criminal justice system.
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Study finds bidirectional relationship between schizophrenia and epilepsy
September 19th, 2011 in Research
Researchers from Taiwan have confirmed a bidirectional relation between schizophrenia and epilepsy. The study published today in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), reports that patients with epilepsy were nearly 8 times more likely to develop schizophrenia and those with schizop...Read Full Post »
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Help available for borderline personality disorder
August 12th, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
(Medical Xpress) -- Normally, pro football stars call news conferences to discuss touchdowns, tackles or Twitter accounts. But Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall had a completely different objective when he stepped to the lectern earlier this summer at the team’s training camp.
Marshall used the occasion to announce that h...Read Full Post »
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Fewer mental illness beds linked with increase in involuntary hospital detentions
July 7th, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
The number of patients compulsorily detained in hospitals for mental illness in England has risen sharply as the numbers of beds have been cut back.
Researchers at Newcastle University have found a direct correlation between the reduction in mental illness bed provision, which has been part of the policy to incr...Read Full Post »
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Detained mental health patients denied right to advocacy
Thursday 17 March 2011 10:05
Detained mental health patients are losing out on their right to independent advocacy because of underfunding and inadequate commissioning, campaigners have found.
Providers of independent mental health advocacy (IMHA) are over-stretched and unable to help all of the people who need their support, found t...Read Full Post »
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Dr Luisa Dillner's guide to . . . Personality disorders
They often go undiagnosed, but more than one in 10 of us may have a personality disorder
Dr Luisa Dillner
The Guardian, Tuesday 15 March 2011
More than one in 10 of us may have a personality disorder, according to Professor Eddie Kane from the Institute of Mental Health. Kane last month told the BBC that international studies show rates of personality disorder to be between 4% and 13%. Under-diagnos...Read Full Post »
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People with low self-esteem show more signs of prejudice
February 23rd, 2011 in Medicine & Health / Psychology & Psychiatry
When people are feeling badly about themselves, they're more likely to show bias against people who are different. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, examines how that works.
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Personality disorders are 'widespread', say experts
9 February 2011 Last updated at 04:12 GMT
Personality disorders are widespread, experts say
We need to be more aware of personality disorders - which are more prevalent than people realise, say experts.
Prof Eddie Kane, of the Institute of Mental Health, said 4% of people have such a condition, with some studies showing rates as high as 13%.Read Full Post »
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Driving change in diagnosis of personality disorders
January 26, 2011 By Kate Cohorst
University of Notre Dame psychologist Lee Anna Clark recently began work on a five-year study that will contribute to revolutionizing the way personality disorders are diagnosed and further cement Clark’s standing as one of the world’s preeminent research psychologists.
The study, funded through a $2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, will expand on Clar...Read Full Post »
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Scientists develop drug that can stop post-traumatic stress disorder before it starts
By Claire Bates
Last updated at 7:00 PM on 7th December 2010
Scientists have discovered a way to stop post-traumatic stress syndrome in its tracks - by injecting a calming drug into the brain.
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Pain and deliberate self-harm
Deliberate self-harm is a troubling aspect of adolescence (and possi...Read Full Post »
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Introduction By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.
Borderline Personality Disorder is experienced in individuals in many different ways. Often, people with this disorder will find it more difficult to distinguish between reality from their own misperceptions of the world and their surrounding environment. While this may seem like a type of delusion disorder to some, it is actually related to their emotions overwhelming regular cognitive functioning.
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