Appalling or Applicable?: The Golden Fleece Awards... →
A $500 plunger. A $2 million dollar Hawaiian canoe. The sexual habits of Japanese quail. A waste-or money well-spent? You decide.
What’s In A Name? Parents, It May Be Your Child’s... →
Could what you name your child doom him to a lifetime of hyperactivity? That’s one researcher’s theory…
The Danger of Doubling: Depression’s Impact on a... →
Moving Up In the World: Premenstrual Dysphoric... →
“Lies, Damn Lies, And. . .”: An Assortment of True... →
And what you should do now that you’ve seen them.
Doctor Note-Taking Style Could Affect Patient... →
So Sad It’s Funny: The Retraction Debacle... →
It’s hard to believe, but French researchers published the same paper twice—in the same journal.
ALL News is Good News–Publication Bias in... →
DSM-5 Open For Final Public Comment Period--The... →
Ways to Follow-Up On ‘Criminalization of’ and ‘Not... →
With budget cuts galore hitting all aspects of mental health funding, the mentally ill are left vulnerable and without the services they need. Pick up your mouse and click (the new way to sign a petition) to protest taking away money from where it’s most needed.
“More willing to fund criminal justice than mental... →
“Oops, I Think I Did It Again:” Yet Another... →
Study finds up to 50% of cases mis-diagnosed—what does it mean for the future of dementia study?
National Cancer Survivors Day is June 3 (But The... →
Click for all the details you need to celebrate the gift of life, as one of over 12 million cancer survivors in the United States.
"Atypical Attitudes": How the atypicals took the... →
Atypical Attitudes: How The Atypicals Took the... →
In 2003 the FDA warned against the use of atypical antipsychotics in dementia patients—and it seemed as if these drugs were the most dangerous game in town. Within the next 9 years, the situation would be totally reversed—but the stigma against the atypicals remains. Click to read Part I of how the atypicals took the fall in treating dementia patients…and how what people...
But The “Tibetan Monks’ Journal of Cultural... →
OLDER AMERICANS’ MENTAL HEALTH WEEK, MAY 19-25 →
Find out the facts of mental health for the elderly in America.
‘Winning’ the Depression Contest? Bipolar I,... →
Mandated paid maternity leave in countries around... →
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Find out how American truly services--or... →
America’s approach to mental service treatment is alarming, to say the least. Read the upsetting truths behind our care of those with mental disorders.
It Just Isn’t Worth That Much: People Unwilling to... →
First Annual Hyperemesis Gravidarum World... →
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End-of-Life Decision Factors: Don’t Forget Your... →
Bipolar Disorder Infographic, Stats and Quiz →
Find out all you want to know about Bipolar Disorder—and quiz yourself at the end.
Diabetes Drug Or Dieter’s Dream? Metformin and... →
The old and cheap anti-diabetic drug metformin (or Glucophage) may hold great promise in fighting—and even preventing—the weight gain caused by the second-generation antipsychotics. Read to find out.
May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness... →
Click to find definitions of the disorder, symptomatology, lists of journals and books with more information, resources for therapists, crisis interventions, and support groups—and more.
Letters of Note: I love my wife. My wife is dead. →
may23wasawednesday: This is beautiful. I hope someone loves me this way some day. And I hope I get to love them back the same way. <3 Also, Letters of Note is a very interesting website, you should check it out. It’s a collection of letters from historical figures. Quite fascinating.
The Damage of a Long Commute–Putting Your Life in... →
A long commute jeopardizes your marriage, your life satisfaction, your waist line, your blood pressure—it’s a serious menace. Enjoy the infographic, and then read the research below—a cause for serious alarm. Created by: CollegeAtHome.com
"Positive Psychiatry" →
What does the new leader of the American Psychiatric Association have to say about the changes he thinks need to be made?
Medical Uses of Abused Drugs
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If Romney Can Do It. . .The DSM 5 Changes Its Mind... →
Attentuated Psychosis Syndrome and Mixed Anxiety-Depressive Order were in—and now they’re out. What else can the psychiatric Bible change before their task is done?
Atypical Antipsychotic Weight Gain–Gene Located →
Finally isolated the gene that leads to increased weight gain from the second generation antipsychotics, like Zyprexa and Seroquel. More details to come.
My Kingdom For A. . . Marshmallow?: The Astounding... →
After Mischel’s Stanford Marshmallow Study in 4-year-olds, researchers kept up with the little tykes who had to stare down and not eat a marshmallow for 15 whole minutes. What their 4-year-old performance indicated about their SAT scores, social competency, body mass index, divorce rate, and tendency to use drugs is astounding. What later fMRIs taught us about the brain chemistry behind...
Delicious--and Useless--Facts →
box-of-cmd: 1) In a typical lifetime we spend over 6 years dreaming. 2) All animals dream too. 3) You forget 90% of dreams within 10 minutes of waking up. 4) Right-handed people, on average, live 9 years longer than left-handed people. 5) Every day, you are breathing about 1/4 of other people’s farts. 6)…