Meditation Provides Hope For People With DepressionPeople with severe and recurrent depression could benefit from a new form of therapy that combines ancient forms of meditation with modern cognitive behaviour therapy, early-stage research by Oxford University psychologists suggests.
Study paints picture of collegiate mental healthEver since campus counseling centers were established in the 1940s, college officials have known that the prevalence and severity of students' mental health problems were rising
SPEEDY Babies A New Behavioural SyndromeChildren's speech and language disorders caused by unknown factors are common. The disorders vary in type and manifest themselves differently in different ages.
Soldiers' Stress: What Doctors Get Wrong about PTSDA growing number of experts insist that the concept of post-traumatic stress disorder is itself disordered and that soldiers are suffering as a result
Doctor Gets Jail Time for Web Antidepressant PrescriptionChristian Hageseth, a 68-year-old Colorado physician, was sentenced on Friday to nine months in jail for prescribing an antidepressant medication over the Internet to a Stanford University student.
Anxiety Report - UNISON Reaction, UKUNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis, called for mental health services to be supported, to make sure they can help anxious Britons through the recession.
The Future of Personality Disorders in DSM-V?The article in this issue by Rottman and colleagues (1) is timely. It significantly informs the current debate about how to improve the representation of personality disorders in DSM...
New Technology Detects Early Memory ProblemsResearchers from Emory University have developed an instrument that uses infrared eye tracking to detect mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Cognitive Therapy And The ElderlyA type of talking treatment called cognitive behavioural therapy helps elderly people suffering from anxiety, according to a new study.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Alleviate Nonepileptic SeizuresResearchers at Rhode Island Hospital have found that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can reduce the frequency of seizures in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), along with improving their overall quality of life.
Brain Mechanisms For Behavioral FlexibilityThe study, published by Cell Press in the April 16 issue of the journal Neuron, suggests that information from single brain cells cannot be interpreted differently within a short time period, a finding that is important for understanding both normal cogni
What is Hypochondria?If you have a preoccupying fear of having a serious illness you most likely suffer from hypochondria or hypochondriasis.