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Brooke Mueller 'boasted of mafia connections before rehab stint' May 14, 4:09 pm
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's former wife Brooke Mueller rambled about her "mafia connections" before being placed in a 3-day involuntary psychiatric hold earlier this month.
Proper dose of exercise needed for depressed patients revealed May 11, 9:59 am
Washington, May 11 (ANI): There's now sufficient research data to provide specific guidance on how to prescribe exercise for people with major depressive disorder (MDD), according to researchers including an Indian origin.
Obsession over body image linked to `bad wiring` in brain Apr 30, 2:30 pm
Washington, April 30 (ANI): People who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder - psychiatric condition in which people perceive themselves to be disfigured and ugly, even though they look normal to others - have abnormalities in the underlying connections in their brains, according to a new study at UCLA. Dr. Jamie Feusner, the study`s senior author and a UCLA associate professor of psychiatry, and his colleagues report that individuals with BDD have, in essence, global "bad wiring" in their brains - that is, there are abnormal network-wiring patterns across the brain as a whole.
38 killed in Moscow hospital fire Apr 26, 12:25 pm
Moscow, April 26 (ANI): At least 38 people were reported killed in a fire in a psychiatric hospital located north of Russian capital Moscow early on Friday morning.
Belief in God may improve treatment outcomes in psychiatric patients Apr 26, 10:16 am
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Having faith in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent study conducted by McLean Hospital investigators.
Sexual fetishes not considered as mental illnesses Apr 5, 12:13 pm
New York, Apr 5 (ANI): Those who hoped to see sexual fetishes removed completely from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the bible of psychiatry published by the American Psychiatric Association, will likely be disappointed when the new edition comes out in May.
Smoking linked to psychiatric illness Mar 29, 12:13 pm
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): Experts have said that smoking could be a sign of psychiatric illness.
'Dark Knight' killer shifted from jail to psychiatric ward for 'self-inflicted injuries' Mar 10, 11:28 am
New York, Mar 10 (ANI): James Holmes, who allegedly killed 12 people during the screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' at a movie hall in Colorado, United States, has been shifted from jail to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in November because he was considered a danger to himself.
Kids' ADHD can linger into adulthood Mar 4, 3:56 pm
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder frequently persists into adulthood, bringing heightened risks of additional psychiatric issues and nearly five times the risk of suicide, US researchers say.
5 major psychiatric disorders share genetic link Mar 1, 12:22 pm
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia all share several genetic risk factors, a new study has revealed.
Yoga may help fight major mental health disorders Jan 26, 12:30 pm
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Yoga, the 5,000-year-old Indian practice, has positive effects on mild depression and sleep complaints, even in the absence of drug treatments, and improves symptoms associated with schizophrenia and ADHD in patients on medication, according to a systematic review of the exercise on major clinical psychiatric disorders.
US judge rules woman accused of hate-crime murder of Indian in NY subway 'fit to stand trial' Jan 15, 12:14 pm
Washington, Jan. 15 (ANI): A Queens woman who allegedly shoved an Indian-origin man to death in front of a subway train last month has been 'found fit for trial' after her psychiatric evaluation was released.
Washington, January 2 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found no significant association between the use of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) during pregnancy and risk of stillbirth, neonatal death, or postneonatal death, after accounting for factors including maternal psychiatric disease.
Connecticut school shooter snapped as 'mum wanted to send him to psychiatric facility' Dec 19, 12:56 pm
Washington, Dec. 19 (ANI): The fanatic gunman, who killed 20 children and six adults in a shooting spree at a Connecticut elementary school, may have snapped because his mother was planning to commit him to a psychiatric facility, resident of the area who was familiar with the killer's family and several of the victims' families said.
New York, December 10 (ANI): Hoarding will be getting a new definition in the "bible" of psychiatry and experts claim it may bring much-needed help to the millions of people who are dealing with the disorder.
Washington, November 6 (ANI): Testosterone levels early in fetal development influence later sensitivity of brain regions related to reward processing and affect an individual's susceptibility to engage in behaviour, that in extremes, are related to several neuropsychiatric conditions that asymmetrically affect one sex more than the other, a new study has found.
Melbourne, November 3 (ANI): The American Psychiatric Assiociation will classify nail-biting as a type of obessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in their upcoming edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V).
Britney's dad threatened to kill me, says ex manager Oct 25, 10:29 am
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi has claimed that the singer's dad once threatened to kill him.
Sydney, September 30 (ANI): Children who are addicted to using electronic devices all day long will be diagnosed with a serious mental illness if a new addiction, included as "internet-use disorder" in a worldwide psychiatric manual, researchers say.
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that routine screening for psychiatric, cognitive and social problems could enhance the quality of care and quality of life for children and adults with epilepsy.
Washington, September 20 (ANI): Children who are emotionally neglected may have a higher risk of stroke in adulthood, suggests new research.
'Sane' Norwegian mass killer Breivik jailed for 21 yrs Aug 24, 3:50 pm
Oslo, Aug 24 (ANI): Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who is accused of killing 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage last year, has been declared sane, and sentenced to 21 years in prison.
Parental stress may be behind anxiety disorders in women Aug 23, 1:48 pm
Washington, August 23 (ANI): A woman's risk of anxiety and dysfunctional social behaviour may depend on the experiences of her parents, particularly fathers, when they were young, a study in mice conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) has suggested.
London, July 3 (ANI): Women who want to brace motherhood but fail to bear children are at more than twice the risk of being hospitalised for alcoholism as opposed to those who succeed, research suggests.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity.
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