Certain Medical Problems May Mimic Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The New York Times (10/22, Span) “Well” blog reports that other medical problems can mimic dementia or Alzheimer’s, but fortunately can be improved or...

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Sleep Deprivation A Serious Problem For Teens

The New York Times (10/21, Brody) “Well” blog reports that teenagers are more likely to be sleep-deprived than any other age group, with studies...

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Experts: Virtual Reality Therapy Benefits War Veterans

A Wall Street Journal (10/21, Mccabe, Subscription Publication) article reports on virtual reality exposure therapy and its ability to help war veterans suffering from...

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Small Study: Family Rejection May Be Deadly For Teens At Risk For Suicide

HealthDay (10/18, Haelle) reported that, according to a 99-patient study published online Sept. 29 in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, “family rejection...

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Study: Use Of Stimulant Medications By US Kids Higher During The School Year

HealthDay (10/18, Preidt) reported that, according to a study published Oct. 13 in the American Sociological Review, use of stimulation medications by US children...

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Likelihood Kids With AD/HD Will Get Stimulant Medication May Go Beyond Their Symptoms

Medscape (10/18) reported that, according to a study published in the October issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry, “the likelihood that a child...

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Study: Emotional Support For Kids In Poverty Helps Lower Their Health Risks

Reuters (10/17, Seaman) reports researchers from the University of Georgia have found that, while African American teens growing up in poverty are more likely...

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Depression, Obesity May Go Hand In Hand

HealthDay (10/17, Reinberg) reports that, according to a report released by the US National Center for Health Statistics, “depression and obesity tend to go...

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Study: Access To Psychiatrists Often Limited For Residents Of US Major Metropolitan Areas

HealthDay (10/16, Mozes) reports that, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in the journal Psychiatric Services, a publication of the American Psychiatric...

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