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Depression common among males with chronic gambling habits

May 28, 2015

Data from an ongoing longitudinal study suggest that depressive symptoms are common among young adult males with chronic gambling problems.

“Depressive symptoms represent one important adjustment problem that seems to repeatedly co-occur with gambling problems, with almost half of problem gamblers also presenting with a major depressive disorder,” study researcher Frédéric Dussault, PhD, of the University of Quebec, Montreal, and colleagues wrote in the Journal of Gambling Studies. “However, the nature of this relationship, particularly over time, remains unclear as existing studies on the co-occurrence of gambling problems and depressive symptoms have relied on measures collected at a single time-point only.”

CMS proposes updated Medicaid, CHIP-managed care regulations

May 28, 2015
CMS recently proposed a rule to update managed care regulations for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a press release.The…
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Costs rise for neonatal abstinence syndrome

May 27, 2015
During a 3-year period, costs for treating infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome increased from $1.1 million to $1.8 million annually, according to a study recently…
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New innovations in mood disorders herald 'the edge of the future'

May 27, 2015
TORONTO — The latest innovations in mood disorder treatment will focus on addressing these conditions at every level by harnessing emerging pharmacological…
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CNE Article

Therapeutic Doll Play in the Treatment of a Severely Impaired Psychiatric Inpatient: Dramatic Clinical Improvements With a Nontraditional Nursing Intervention

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2015, Volume 53 Issue 5
Interest has grown in the use of doll therapy, particularly in geropsychiatric and dementia care settings. In a…
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Psychiatric Annals April 2015

Psychopathy versus Sociopathy: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Psychopath, sociopath, antisocial personalitydisorder. It’s difficult to hear those terms as anythingother than…
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VIDEO: Pharmacologic treatment of child anxiety disorders

VIDEO: Pharmacologic treatment of child anxiety disorders

May 25, 2015
TORONTO — In this video, John T. Walkup, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New…
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