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Newswise: New Study Looks at How Smartphones Affect Mental Health
Released: 25-May-2022 9:00 AM EDT
New Study Looks at How Smartphones Affect Mental Health
University of Oregon

A University of Oregon-led study of Android users investigates the effects of smartphone use on mental and physical well-being.

Released: 24-May-2022 4:50 PM EDT
The Academy for Eating Disorders announces its annual International Conference on Eating Disorders, occurring virtually June 8-10, 2022
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The 2022 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), themed Embracing Change and Extending Reach in a Transformed World, will be a virtual event with both live and on-demand access. The annual ICED unites professionals from across the world who are invested in improving the lives of individuals with eating disorders, including providers, researchers, advocates, experts by experience, and students.

Released: 24-May-2022 12:35 PM EDT
خبير من مايو كلينك يشرح الاختلافات بين اكتئاب البالغين والمراهقين
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا- الاكتئاب السريري هو اضطراب مزاجي يمكن أن يؤثر على أي شخص وفي أي عمر. ومع ذلك، فإن مؤشرات المرض وأعراضه ليست متطابقة لدى للجميع.

Released: 24-May-2022 12:25 PM EDT
Especialista da Mayo Clinic explica diferenças entre a depressão em adultos e em adolescentes
Mayo Clinic

A depressão clínica é um transtorno de humor que pode afetar qualquer pessoa em qualquer idade. Entretanto, os sinais e os sintomas não são os mesmos para todas as pessoas.

Released: 24-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT
妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 专家谈成人和青少年抑郁症之间的差异
Mayo Clinic

临床抑郁症是一种心境障碍,可能见于任何年龄的任何人。然而,不同人的体征和症状并不相同。妙佑医疗国际儿童中心的儿科医生Marcie Billings医学博士指出,成人抑郁症和青少年抑郁症之间存在一些差异。心理健康问题是可以治疗的但前提是对其进行诊断。

Released: 24-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Expertos de Mayo Clinic explican las diferencias entre la depresión en adultos y en adolescentes
Mayo Clinic

La depresión clínica es un trastorno del estado de ánimo que puede afectar a cualquier persona y a cualquier edad. Sin embargo, no todos presentan los mismos signos y síntomas.

Released: 24-May-2022 8:05 AM EDT
No Time for Self-Care? Even Small Doses Can Help
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

As part of Mental Health Awareness month, Barbara Randall, director of Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Employee Assistance Program, discusses what self-care is, why it is important and how we can make it part of our daily routine throughout the year.

Newswise: Mount Sinai Launches Neural Epigenomics Research Center
Released: 23-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Mount Sinai Launches Neural Epigenomics Research Center
Mount Sinai Health System

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched a new research center devoted to understanding how epigenomics influences the nervous system under both healthy and disease conditions. The Center for Neural Epigenome Engineering aims to dramatically expand Mount Sinai’s ability to conduct research in this field, facilitating new discoveries and the development of long-sought treatments for a variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Areas of expansion include chromatin biochemistry, chemical biology, protein engineering, and single-cell “omics.”

Newswise: PBS’ National Memorial Day Concert to Honor Director of Rutgers’ Vets4Warriors Program
Released: 23-May-2022 8:15 AM EDT
PBS’ National Memorial Day Concert to Honor Director of Rutgers’ Vets4Warriors Program
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Gen. Mark Graham, director of the Vets4Warriors program at the Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care National Call Center is being honored at the 33rd National Memorial Day Concert.

Released: 20-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Children who play adventurously have better mental health, research finds
University of Exeter

Children who spend more time playing adventurously have lower symptoms of anxiety and depression, and were happier over the first Covid-19 lockdown, according to new research.

Released: 20-May-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Screening Depressive Symptoms and Incident Major Depressive Disorder Among Chinese Community Residents Using a Mobile App–Based Integrated Mental Health Care Model: Cohort Study
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Depression is associated with significant morbidity and human capital costs globally. Early screening for depressive symptoms and timely depressive disorder case identification and intervention may improve health outcomes...

Newswise: Fear, Social Context (Not Mental Illness) Fuel Violent Extremist Views
Released: 20-May-2022 11:15 AM EDT
Fear, Social Context (Not Mental Illness) Fuel Violent Extremist Views
DePaul University

Christine Reyna is director of the Social and Intergroup Perception Lab at DePaul University, where researchers examine how individuals and groups legitimize and leverage prejudice and discrimination to maintain status, cultural values and systems that benefit one's own groups — often at the expense of others.

Released: 20-May-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Mindfulness as a key to success in psychotherapy
University of Vienna

Mindfulness is the ability to focus one’s attention on the present moment and to approach the resulting impressions, thoughts, and feelings with curiosity, openness, and acceptance.

Released: 19-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Medication treatment of pediatric psychiatric disorders reduces the later onset of substance use problems
Massachusetts General Hospital

One half of psychiatric and substance use disorders start by the age of 18; three-quarters by age 24.

Newswise: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Mental Well-Being
Released: 19-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Mental Well-Being
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Nearly 20% of adults — about 50 million American people — are experiencing a mental illness, and about one in five children are affected by a mental disorder each year. There are many types of mental illness, including mood, anxiety and personality disorders.

Released: 19-May-2022 2:45 PM EDT
Online Video Teletherapy Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Using Exposure and Response Prevention: Clinical Outcomes From a Retrospective Longitudinal Observational Study
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Exposure and response prevention, a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy, is an effective first-line treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Despite extensive evidence of the efficacy of exposure and response p...

Released: 19-May-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Diet plays key role in ADHD symptoms in children
Ohio State University

Here’s a good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study suggests.

Released: 19-May-2022 1:35 AM EDT
Both nature and nurture contribute to signatures of socioeconomic status in the brain
University of Pennsylvania

Your education, your job, your income, the neighborhood you live in: Together these factors are considered to represent socioeconomic status (SES) and contribute to a variety of health and social outcomes, from physical and mental health to educational achievement and cognitive capacities.

Released: 18-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT
New research maps how the brain changes during depression treatment
University of British Columbia

For the first time, researchers have shown what happens to the brain when a person receives a depression treatment known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). The results were published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

Released: 17-May-2022 4:35 PM EDT
COVID-19’s devastating toll: An rise in adolescent mental health crises and suicidality
Boston Children's Hospital

The past decade has seen a worrisome increase in mental health crises among adolescents. A new study led by Patricia Ibeziako, MD, associate chief of clinical services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services at Boston Children’s Hospital, shows that the situation worsened with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 17-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Stress could make us more likable, and other Behavioral Science news tips
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise.

Released: 17-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
The war in Ukraine impacts patients with mental disorders
Aarhus University

Danish patients with mental disorders seem to have experienced a worsening of symptoms in connection with the invasion of Ukraine. This is shown by a new study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital – Psychiatry.

Newswise: Researchers Reveal Moral Distress Impact, Actions to Support Doctors During Pandemic
Released: 16-May-2022 3:15 PM EDT
Researchers Reveal Moral Distress Impact, Actions to Support Doctors During Pandemic
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations, leaders, researchers, and practitioners have attempted on the fly to deal with the inherent stresses, strains, and struggles related to an unprecedented healthcare crisis in modern times.

Released: 16-May-2022 1:35 PM EDT
The Gun Violence Research Center Research Day
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Rutgers Gun Violence Research Center – one of few state-funded centers in the nation – hosts its first research day with presentations focused on gun violence and trauma in the Black community, suicide risk, purchasing, non-fatal gun violence, and interpersonal violence in the LBGTQ community.

Newswise: Suicide Prediction Method Combines AI and Face-to-Face Screening
Released: 16-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Suicide Prediction Method Combines AI and Face-to-Face Screening
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A new observational study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center points to solutions for efficient clinical prediction of suicide attempt or suicidal thinking in adults. Reported May 13 in JAMA Open by Drew Wilimitis, Colin Walsh, MD, MA, and colleagues, the study compares an artificial intelligence algorithm with face-to-face screening.

Newswise: Pharmacists at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population, Study Finds
Released: 13-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Pharmacists at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population, Study Finds
University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego study shows suicide rates were higher in pharmacists than in the general population between 2003 and 2018, with job problems being the most significant feature associated with the suicides.

Released: 11-May-2022 4:55 PM EDT
Miscarriage Can Increase Suicide Risk Among Teenagers
University of Oregon

Vulnerable teens who lose a pregnancy are at increased risk for suicide, new research from University of Oregon’s Prevention Science Institute shows.

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11-May-2022 9:15 AM EDT
Mental Health Assessments Often Fail to Identify Suicidal Ideation with Gun Owners
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

More people are willing to talk about their mental health struggles, including thoughts of suicide. Now, a new study by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine aims to ensure medical professionals are asking the right questions to prevent a tragedy.

Released: 11-May-2022 10:20 AM EDT
Multiple diagnoses are the norm for mental illness; A new genetic analysis helps explain why
University of Colorado Boulder

More than half of people diagnosed with one psychiatric disorder will be diagnosed with a second or third in their lifetime. About a third have four or more.

Newswise: Nurse-Led Cedars-Sinai Study Leads to Creating ‘Serenity Lounges’
Released: 10-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Nurse-Led Cedars-Sinai Study Leads to Creating ‘Serenity Lounges’
Cedars-Sinai

A new Cedars-Sinai study shows that "Serenity Lounges"–break rooms equipped with massage chairs and other relaxation tools–reduced feelings of stress, anxiety and burnout among nurses.

Released: 10-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
A study confirms the relationship between an amino acid present in diet and depression
Universitat Pompeu Fabra- Barcelona

Researchers from the Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBGI) and Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona, Spain, have identified the role of an amino acid in humans, mice and flies suffering depression.

Newswise: Parents’ mental health was worse during pandemic, study finds
Released: 10-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Parents’ mental health was worse during pandemic, study finds
Washington University in St. Louis

While having a child attend a private school or school with above-average instructional quality was associated with better mental health of parents during the COVID-19 pandemic, hybrid school was associated with worse parental mental health, as was working from home, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Released: 10-May-2022 1:55 PM EDT
Study finds psychopathic individuals are more likely to have larger striatum region in the brain
Nanyang Technological University

Neuroscientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), University of Pennsylvania, and California State University, have established the existence of a biological difference between psychopaths and non-psychopaths.

Released: 10-May-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Mental Health and Substance Use Among Adolescents Experiencing Homelessness in the United States
Beth Israel Lahey Health

In a new paper published in JAMA, researchers evaluated mental health and substance use among homeless and housed high school students surveyed voluntarily and anonymously in 2019.

Newswise: A Better Diet Helps Beat Depression in Young Men
Released: 9-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
A Better Diet Helps Beat Depression in Young Men
University of Technology, Sydney

Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows.

4-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
COVID-19 pandemic led to increase in loneliness around the world
American Psychological Association (APA)

People around the world experienced an increase in loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic, which, although small, could have implications for people’s long-term mental and physical health, longevity, and well-being, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Released: 9-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
The Effect of Dissemination Pathways on Uptake and Relative Costs for a Transdiagnostic, Self-guided Internet Intervention for Reducing Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidal Ideation: Comparative Implementation Study
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Self-guided web-based programs are effective; however, inadequate implementation of these programs limits their potential to provide effective and low-cost treatment for common mental health problems at scale. There is a ...

Released: 6-May-2022 3:15 PM EDT
Social media break improves mental health – new study
University of Bath

Asking people to stop using social media for just one week could lead to significant improvements in their wellbeing, depression and anxiety and could, in the future, be recommended as a way to help people manage their mental health say the authors of a new study.

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Released: 6-May-2022 2:25 PM EDT
FSU Faculty Available to Comment for 2022 Hurricane Season
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: May 2, 2022 | 4:03 pm | SHARE: Florida State University faculty are leaders in the study of hurricanes and the effects of these destructive storms.Their scholarship has led to research on infrastructure challenges, evacuation routes, sustainable tools and mental health challenges for those affected by hurricanes.

Newswise: UCI Researchers Reveal Possible Molecular Blood Signature for Suicide in Major Depression
Released: 5-May-2022 2:15 PM EDT
UCI Researchers Reveal Possible Molecular Blood Signature for Suicide in Major Depression
University of California, Irvine

A University of California, Irvine-led team of researchers, along with members of the Pritzker Research Consortium, have developed an approach to identify blood biomarkers that could predict the suicide risk of major depressive disorder (MDD) patients.

Released: 4-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Through the Narrative Looking Glass: Commentary on “Impact of Electronic Health Records on Information Practices in Mental Health Contexts: Scoping Review”
Journal of Medical Internet Research

The authors of “Impact of Electronic Health Records on Information Practices in Mental Health Contexts: Scoping Review” have effectively brought to our attention the failure of the electronic health record (EHR) to represent the human context. Be...

Released: 4-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Impact of Electronic Health Records on Information Practices in Mental Health Contexts: Scoping Review
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: The adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and electronic medical records (EMRs) has been slow in the mental health context, partly because of concerns regarding the collection of sensitive information, the standard...

Newswise: Moms With Postpartum Depression Benefit From Improved Screening
Released: 4-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Moms With Postpartum Depression Benefit From Improved Screening
Cedars-Sinai

Nurse education is the key to successfully screening women for postpartum depression, which affects some 15% of mothers, according to a new quality improvement (QI) study from Cedars-Sinai.

Newswise: Mental Illness Plays Havoc with Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Released: 3-May-2022 7:05 PM EDT
Mental Illness Plays Havoc with Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
University of South Australia

We need to pay more attention to the physical impacts of mental illness. It could not only be messing with your mind, but also your heart, say Australian and Malaysian scientists.

Released: 3-May-2022 4:55 PM EDT
New study challenges stereotypes surrounding mental illness
University of South Florida

University of South Florida (USF) psychologists are challenging stereotypes surrounding mental illness – finding that some conditions are not always chronic and can still allow for one to thrive.


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