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Top 5 articles for psychiatrists who treat children, adolescents

September 23, 2016

Study findings have indicated that half of all lifetime mental illness begin by age 14 years, according to the NIMH.

A greater understanding of brain development during childhood and adolescence may aid clinicians in identifying early signs and symptoms of mental illness and helping parents and children manage difficulties earlier to prevent further development.

Psych Congress will highlight comprehensive care, mental wellness

September 12, 2016
The upcoming U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress Conference will fulfill this year’s theme of “mental wellness” through a plethora of…
In the Journals

Childhood bullying predicts depression, anxiety, PTSD in young adulthood

September 12, 2016
College students who experienced childhood bullying and victimization were more likely to report symptoms of depression, anxiety and PTSD, according to recent findings…
In the Journals

Analysis of World Trade Center responders shows link between trauma, cognitive impairment

September 8, 2016
Cognitive impairment was common among individuals who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center, suggesting a link between PTSD and cognitive impairment. …
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Rampage Murderers, Part I: Psychotic Versus Non-Psychotic and a Role for Psychiatry in Prevention

Psychiatric Annals, May 2014, Volume 44 Issue 5
Mass murders are horrific tragedies that gain intense media coverage; they do not seem rare any more. In the U.S…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services October 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include problematic Internet experiences, disordered gambling in older adults, work addiction, and conducting…
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Reducing firearm availability lowers firearm suicide rates

August 2, 2016
Reducing firearm availability and access effectively reduced firearm suicide rates in countries other than the U.S., according to recent findings. …

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Sleep disorders significantly increase among US veterans in last decade

August 1, 2016
From 2000 to 2010, sleep disorders increased nearly 6-fold among veterans receiving care at Veterans Health Administration facilities in the United…

In the Journals

Risk for PTSD, depression detectable early on in paramedics

July 14, 2016
Risk for post-trauma psychiatric disorders may be detectable within the first week of paramedic training, according to recent findings…

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Exposure to violence increases risk for violent crime regardless of psychiatric disorder

July 13, 2016
Exposure to violence increased risk for violent crime among individuals with and without psychotic disorders, and parental bereavement particularly…

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Direct, indirect childhood trauma increases risk for addiction

July 5, 2016
Experiencing direct and indirect forms of violence during childhood significantly increased risk for drug and alcohol dependence later in life. …

Top PTSD research for psychiatrists

July 4, 2016
To honor the end of PTSD Awareness Month as well as all who have fought and served for the United States, Healio.com/Psychiatry gathered the top four…

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AMA strengthens gun control policies on waiting periods, background checks

June 17, 2016
The AMA voted in favor of bolstering firearm safety policies to include background checks and waiting periods for all gun purchasers, according to a…

Meeting News Coverage

Childhood trauma may increase risk for insomnia in adulthood

June 17, 2016
Data presented at the SLEEP 2016 annual meeting indicated childhood trauma, including abuse, divorce and parental death, was associated with insomnia…

In the Journals

Childhood trauma increases risk for drug use in adolescence

June 16, 2016
Childhood trauma, ranging from interpersonal violence to car accidents, was associated with increased risk for illicit drug use, according to…

In the Journals

Suicidal behavior, mental health care utilization higher in Canadian military

June 13, 2016
In 2012 to 2013, Canadian Forces personnel were significantly more likely to experience suicidal ideation, make suicide plans and use mental health…

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