February 12, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Valentine’s Day Coping Tips When Loved One Is Gone

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While many will be showered with flowers and candy on Valentine’s Day, those who have lost loved ones may find the holiday hard to bear. “Valentine’s Day is one of the days that might be stressful for some people

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February 12, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Driving May Be Risky Business on 4/20 Pot Holiday

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — America’s highways are decidedly less safe on April 20, a day when stoners publicly celebrate marijuana use. Why? Researchers report there’s an uptick in fatal traffic crashes on that evening, which for decades has been

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February 11, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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13 Tips for Parenting a Teen With ADHD

What Are the Symptoms of ADHD in Teens? Several of the behaviors displayed in childhood ADHD carry through to the teen and even adult years. The manifestations may be more subtle and/or “hidden” due to the more mature coping mechanisms as well as the need to adapt to the expected

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February 08, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Autism, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Share Genetic Similarities

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — By examining brain tissue, researchers say they’ve found similarities in certain mental illnesses, including autism and schizophrenia. Specifically, some similar patterns of gene expression were found in people with autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the researchers say. Gene expression

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February 07, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Did Robin Williams’ Suicide Spur ‘Copycat’ Acts?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fans around the world were shocked when comedian Robin Williams took his own life in 2014. But the tragedy didn’t stop there: Researchers believe his grim death spawned a rash of copycat suicides. In the

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February 06, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Do Over-the-Counter Painkillers Alter Emotions, Reasoning?

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sure, an over-the-counter painkiller like Tylenol or Advil can help ease aches and pains, but could it mess with your thoughts and emotions, too? That’s the finding from a new review of recently published studies. The studies focused on

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