Tag Archives: mental health

Daughters vs Dads: The Strange Relationship Surprises Researchers

Scientists found a surprising relationships between fathers and their daughters compared to fathers and their sons. Dads are more responsive to daughters thean their toddler sons. Another striking behavioral trait found is their different language style. A report by the American Psychological Association based on a study of 52 fathers of young children, with 30 being fathers of girls and ...

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Backyard Bird Watching Enough to Save You From Depression: New study

Watching birds from your balcony might go a long way in improving your mental health, said a recent study based on empiricial data analyzed. Those living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, the three latest manifestations of an urban health deterioration. Researchers at the University of Exeter, the ...

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Neurocognitive Deficit Signals Psychosis

While schizophrenia is best known for episodes of psychosis – a break with reality during which an individual may experience hallucinations – it is also marked by chronic neurocognitive deficits, such as problems with memory and attention. A multi-site cognition study led by psychologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found that these neurocognitive symptoms are evident prior to ...

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Spending Mental Health Reduces Crimes: Study

Each dollar a state spends on mental health care brings down 25 cents in its jail expenditures by reducing its inmate population, a new study found. The findings, published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, suggest that 35 of the 44 states analyzed could reduce jail populations by spending more on public inpatient mental health care while maintaining their ...

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National Program on Epilepsy to Increase Awareness

Health Minister J P Nadda said the country has about 10 million persons with epilepsy (seizures) in the country and the Centre is supplementing the efforts of State Governments to provide health services including treatment of epilepsy. General facilities for “early diagnosis and management” of epilepsy are available in government hospitals. Specialized treatment for epilepsy is available in institutions such as ...

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Routine Dementia Treatment Can Prompt Damaging Weight Loss: New Study

In a new discovery, scientists found that medication of one major disease could cause another major adverse effect on health. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) discovered that routine drugs used for the treatment of dementia can lead to damaging reduction of weight, recommending that clinical experts must confront this issue before prescribing these medicines to older ...

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Did you know you can pass your anxiety on to your child? A new study finds out how.

Photo Credit: amenclinicsphotos ac Wonder how your kids show the same signs of anxiety as you? A new study has found the answer. It says that anxious parents are more probable in passing their anxiety on to their off springs. Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and the Health Emotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin performed a study on ...

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Low income families affect children’s cognitive functioning, new study finds out

Researchers have found in a new study that children of low income families who bear family instability and emotionally unavailable caregivers, have learning and cognitive difficulties. The research was done by University of Rochester, University of Minnesota, and Mount Hope of Family Center with support from the National Institute of Mental Health. They have found out that cortisol, also regarded ...

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