January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients’ Mental Disorders

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery suffers from a mental illness that distorts their perception of physical defects, but doctors often don’t spot the problem, new research suggests. Researchers found that plastic

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Men can also suffer from postpartum depression after their baby is born. “Dads want to be part of the newborn experience, but often they feel like they’re on the ‘outside,’ ” said Dr. Yaprak Harrison, a professor of psychiatry

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January 17, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly six in 10 Americans with severe mental illness smoke, and a new study suggests that many of them want to quit. The problem is that many of these patients don’t get help from their psychiatrists and caseworkers, researchers

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January 17, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School

By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children exposed to addictive drugs in the womb may be more likely to perform poorly in school, Australian researchers report. In the study, these exposed kids lagged behind their peers on grade-level tests of reading,

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January 12, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

What Is Morgellons Disease?

Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from

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January 11, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

PG-13 Movies Show More Gun Violence Than R-Rated Films: Study

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The most popular PG-13 movies now depict more acts of gun violence than R-rated films, a new look at the U.S. motion picture landscape reveals. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) states that a

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