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With an estimated 26.2 percent of adults aged 18 or older – or about 63 million people in the U.S. – having a diagnosable mental disorder...
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People who suffer from moderate to severe body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) often do well when two modalities are combined: psychotherapy and medication....
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The standard treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), usually medication and psychotherapy, is effective for some OCD sufferers but not all....
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We often think of sadness as a “negative” or unpleasant emotion, so why do we enjoy listening to sad music? If feeling sad was a purely negative exper...
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The rate of suicide for the Inuit people of Nunavut in Canada is about 10 times higher than the national average. And for young men aged 15 to 24, the...
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You learn the most about mental health diagnoses by talking to people who have them, especially those who have lived with symptoms for many years. I i...
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A new study published in Criminal Justice and Behavior shows that those who commit premeditated murder are usually not cognitively impaired and their...
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Obesity is now a disease. Interestingly, this new, very controversial and very subjective disease was not declared by the new "psychiatric bible" (the...
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The controversy around the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM, fifth edition or DSM-5) is thick. The new "psychologist's bible" adds many new...
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A new study published in PLOS Medicine suggests that domestic violence and perinatal mental health disorders may be linked. Women who develop mental...
 
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