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New Study Identifies Promising Treatment for Military Veterans with PTSD

Attention control training reduces attention bias variability, improves PTSD symptoms

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Depressed Females Have Over-Active Glutamate Receptor Gene

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Numerous genes that regulate the activity of a neurotransmitter in the brain have been found to be abundant in brain tissue of depressed females, according to research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Seniors Get Mental Health Drugs at Twice the Rate of Younger Adults, but See Psychiatrists Less

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Older Americans receive prescriptions for mental health drugs at more than twice the rate that younger adults do, but they’re much less likely to be getting their mental health care from a psychiatrist, a new study shows. Some seniors could be at risk of problems caused interactions between drugs.

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McMaster Scientists Show a Link Between Intestinal Bacteria and Depression

The research explains the complex mechanisms of interaction and dynamics between the gut microbiota and its host. Data show that relatively minor changes in microbiota profiles or its metabolic activity induced by neonatal stress can have profound effects on host behaviour in adulthood.

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Study May Show a Way to Predict Whether Children with a Genetic Disorder Will Develop Autism or Psychosis

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Findings are the first to shed light on the genetic differences between DiGeorge syndrome patients with autism and those with psychosis.

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Medicare Payment Cuts, Schizophrenia Gene, Leukemia Treatment, and More Top Stories 24 July 2015

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Research Links Premature Birth to Withdrawn Personality

New research indicates that adults born very premature are more likely to be socially withdrawn and display signs of autism.

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Scientists Identify Schizophrenia’s “Rosetta Stone” Gene

-Breakthrough reveals gene’s influence in a vulnerable period of the brain’s development -Researchers hope it could offer a therapeutic target for reversing the disease -“Strong evidence” that subtle changes early on in life can lead to “much bigger” effects in adulthood

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New UCLA-University of Texas Checklist Helps Identify Children, Teens with Bereavement Disorder

An assessment tool developed jointly by psychiatrists at UCLA and the University of Texas, Houston will be the first to help identify maladaptive grief in youth between 8 and 18.

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New Target to Treat Depression, Sound Waves to Combat Tumors, and Improving Blood Vessels with Age, Top Stories 22 July 2015

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