Tag: Mental Health

Raw Foods result in Greater Happiness then Processed Foods

Raw Foods result in Greater Happiness then Processed Foods Raw Foods result in Greater Happiness then Processed Foods “Our research has highlighted that the consumption of fruit and vegetables in their ‘unmodified’ state is more strongly associated with better mental health compared to cooked/canned/processed fruit and vegetables,” Citation: […]

Over-diagnosis and over-treatment of depression is common in the US

Contact: Natalie Wood-Wright nwoodwri@jhsph.edu 410-614-6029 Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Americans are over-diagnosed and over-treated for depression, according to a new study conducted at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study examines adults with clinician-identified depression and individuals who experienced major depressive […]

Is Facebook a Factor in Psychotic Symptoms?

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 TAU researcher connects computer communications and psychosis     As Internet access becomes increasingly widespread, so do related psychopathologies such as Internet addiction and delusions related to the technology and to virtual relationships. Computer communications such as Facebook and chat groups are an important […]

Health food supplement may curb compulsive hair pulling

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Nick Hanson hans2853@umn.edu 651-235-2265 University of Minnesota Patients with the disorder, known as trichotillomania, reported feeling much improved after taking the supplement MINNEAPOLIS/ ST. PAUL (July 6, 2009) – University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have discovered that a common anti-oxidant, widely […]

Link between creativity and mental illness confirmed

Simon Kyaga [PRESS RELEASE 16 October 2012] People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia. This according to researchers at Karolinska Institutet, whose large-scale Swedish registry study is the most comprehensive […]

Live Vaccination against ( German Measles ) Rubella caused Signifigant Depression up to 10 weeks – Vaccines/ Bacteria Can Alter Mood and Behavior

Mood Disorders April 30, 2007 Norman Sussman, MD, DFAPA Editor, Primary Psychiatry and Psychiatry Weekly, Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine There is growing interest in a suspected cause of some cases of depression: infection and inflammatory response. New research findings that add to our […]

A high-profile whistleblower at the Care Quality Commission, the health watchdog, was subjected to a mental health assessment after raising concerns about poor leadership and performance at the organisation, internal documents show

CQC whistleblower ‘subjected to mental health assessment’ The organisation’s chief executive Cynthia Bower stood down in February after   a Government review endorsed Mrs Sheldon’s concerns about poor governance,   poor leadership and unclear accountability. Mrs Sheldon, a non-executive director at the CQC, had spoken out at the public   inquiry […]

Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan, offers a scathing critique of the mental-health establishment and pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of incorrectly classifying millions as mentally ill out of self-interest and greed.

SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan 2 AUG 2012 Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is one of the world’s leading experts in child development. In a SPIEGEL interview, he offers a scathing critique of the mental-health establishment and pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of incorrectly classifying millions as mentally ill out […]