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Health News - Mental Health

Mental health risk for new dads
Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women. (Medical News Today)

Decreasing mental health services increases mental health emergencies
Countywide reductions in psychiatric services -- both inpatient and outpatient -- led to more than triple the number of emergency psychiatric consults and 55 percent increases in lengths of stay for... (Medical News Today)

Poorer areas need better access to mental healthcare
People who live in poorer areas in England are more likely to need mental healthcare but are less likely to access support and to recover from their symptoms following treatment, according to... (Medical News Today)

Smoking hits all-time low... but not for these 3 groups
Largest non-profit quitline in the US hires Native counselors, looks to help LGBT smokers and those with mental health issuesWhile the overall number of people who smoke in the United States is... (Medical News Today)

Younger generations of those in the military more vulnerable to suicide
In the last 10 years, the U.S. military has experienced an unprecedented increase in suicides among personnel. (Medical News Today)

Self-help books: Stressed readers or stressful reading?
Consumers of self-help books are more sensitive to stress and show higher depressive symptomatology, according to a study conducted by researchers at the CIUSSS de l'Est-de-l'Île-de-Montréal... (Medical News Today)

CU Anschutz researchers find new risk posed by opioid pain medication
Some hospital patients given the drugs on discharge risk becoming chronic users. (Medical News Today)

Are brain structure differences to blame for hallucinations?
Shorter lengths of a fold in the brain are linked to higher likelihood of hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia, according to a new study. (Medical News Today)

Tougher disability benefit assessment may have taken "serious" toll on mental health
Higher reassessment rate linked to more suicides, mental ill health, and antidepressant use. (Medical News Today)

Serious mental health consequences for children and young adults as a result of bullying in schools - children, teachers and GPs call for more support
Nearly half (44%) of young people who were bullied at school say it impacted on their mental health and that they experienced issues such as anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidal thoughts... (Medical News Today)

Suicide rate significantly higher for patients with head and neck cancer
Patients with head and neck cancer have more than 3 times the incidence of suicide compared with the general population, with rates highest among patients with cancers of the larynx and... (Medical News Today)

Psychiatric assessments for predicting violence are ineffective
Standard approaches for investigating risk of violence in psychiatric patients and prisoners are inaccurate and should be abandoned in all future studies, according to researchers from Queen Mary... (Medical News Today)

A new treatment for hair pulling compulsion
A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics by Swiss investigators discloses a new treatment approach to hair pulling compulsion called... (Medical News Today)

More young adults are failing to launch or 'boomerang' home: Study
The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Melbourne, concluded that the changing nature of family living situations often led to avoidable conflict. (Medical News Today)

Higher suicide risk for those whose parents die when they are young
If a parent dies of suicide, the offspring have a greater risk of committing suicide later; a new study shows that even if the parent died of other causes, the risk is also high. (Medical News Today)

Virginia Tech shooting has lessons for strengthening college mental health services
As the nation reels from another mass shooting on a college campus, analysis of the 2007 attack at Virginia Tech University highlights the need for "comprehensive and coordinated mental health... (Medical News Today)

Brief cognitive-behavioral therapy helps those with problematic caffeine use
Engaging in brief, cognitive-behavioral therapy is an effective treatment for helping people with problematic caffeine use lower their caffeine consumption, according to a new study coauthored by... (Medical News Today)

Many adults with severe mental illness not being screened for diabetes
Many patients in the California public mental health care system with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, who were taking antipsychotic medications were not screened... (Medical News Today)

Mom's favorite child more likely to be depressed
Adult children who perceive themselves to be emotionally closer to their mother than their siblings are more likely to have symptoms of depression, new research suggests. (Medical News Today)

Resilience-based interventions could curb depression in LGBT youths
Previous research has found lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths are four times more likely to commit suicide compared to their straight peers. (Medical News Today)

Online cognitive behavioral therapy intervention to reduce suicide ideation in medical interns
Physicians in training are at high risk for suicidal ideation (thoughts) during their internship year. In an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry, Constance Guille, M.D. (Medical News Today)

Medicine used to treat ADHD may also help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
A drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be a significantly better treatment alternative for post-traumatic stress disorder than current therapies, according to new... (Medical News Today)

UK charity calls for more action to tackle hearing loss as number of people affected rises to 11 million
There are now 11 million people (one in six) in the UK living with hearing loss according to a new report from the national charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID), with the number... (Medical News Today)

Expressive writing shows some benefits for returning vets
Study of online writing included nearly 1,300 veterans.In a study of nearly 1,300 returning veterans reporting reintegration problems, those who completed online expressive-writing sessions... (Medical News Today)

Should psychiatric hospitals ban smoking completely?
In The BMJ this week, experts discuss whether hospitals should ban smoking for psychiatric patients outside as well as indoors. (Medical News Today)

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