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Doctors Fail to Treat Nearly Two-Thirds of Depressed Pregnant Women
Research at the University of Michigan Depression Center recently published in General Hospital Psychiatry has found that the "majority of pregnant women who have full-blown major depression aren't getting any treatment for the condition, and neither are mo...
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LSD: A Far Out Treatment for Alcoholism?
Erika Dyck, a Canadian history of medicine professor, has unearthed research from the 1950s and 1960s showing the results of a group of Canadian psychologists' experiments using the drug LSD to treat alcoholism. Noting that the symptoms of delirium tremens...
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Less Than 1/3 of American Mental Health Disorders Treated
A survey of Americans' psychiatric needs shows that while almost 30 percent of the population suffers from mental health disorders, less than one-third of those affected receive treatment for them. The study, which involved comprehensive interviews of 816 ...
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Virtual Reality Helps PTSD Veterans
Imagine finding yourself in this situation. Earlier this week, a reporter was escorted down an Iraqi street during the morning call to prayer. There was a marketplace to the right, nondescript buildings down the road and a few pedestrians milling about. The...
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Research Identifies Natural Treatments for ADHD, Compulsive Gambling
Findings to be published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience report that an extract from French maritime pine trees called Pycnogenol may help ease the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study examined 57 Slovakian children...
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Researching a New Avenue in Treatment of Alcoholism
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has granted $1.9 million in funding to Gerard J. Connors, Ph.D., professor of Psychology at the University of Buffalo, as well as director of the University's Research Institute on Addictions...
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Oxytocin To Treat Shyness
Oxytocin, the hormone and neurotransmitter best known for its role in bonding between mothers and infants, may now be used to treat shyness.
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