NIMH Awards $16M Grant To Study Genetics Of Schizophrenia, BD

The Imperial Valley (CA) News (9/29, Trinidad) reports that “a multi-institutional team of researchers studying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been awarded a...

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Review: CBT May Be Better Treatment Option For Social Phobia In Teens

HealthDay (9/27, Norton) reported that according to a paper published online Sept. 26 in The Lancet Psychiatry, researchers reviewed 101 clinical studies and found...

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Report: Many Pastors Not Offering Help To People With Mental Illness

Medscape (9/26, Brauser) reports that according to a report released by LifeWay Research, even though people “with mental illness often first seek guidance from...

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Community Health Centers Treating More Underinsured Patients Under ACA.

Modern Healthcare (9/25, Dickson, Subscription Publication) reports that many community health centers find themselves providing low-cost services to people who purchased “bronze” level health...

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Study: Most US Kids With AD/HD Not Getting Any Behavioral Counseling

Reuters (9/26, Doyle) reports that according to a study published online Sept. 22 in JAMA Pediatrics, the majority of US children who are on...

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Veteran Suicides Remain Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

The Connecticut Mirror (9/25, Radelat) introduces the alarming trend of veteran suicide through personal stories. The article goes on to cite 22 national veteran...

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Early Memory Lapses Associated With Tripled Risk Of Dementia, Alzheimer’s

The Los Angeles Times (9/25, Healy) “Science Now” blog reports that according to a study published online Sept. 24 in the journal Neurology, “after...

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Increased Police Use Of Crisis Intervention Tactics Has Caused Shortage Of Psychiatric Services

USA Today (9/23, Penzenstadler) reports that police agencies across the country, in embracing the Memphis Model, which “aims to de-escalate and divert people suffering...

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Study Says Chronic Stress From Even Minor Events Might Be Deadly

NPR (9/22, Neighmond) reports in a radio report and in its “Shots” blog that chronic stress, either from major events or even minor issues...

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