Psychologist: Gauvin has personality disorder
Journal and Courier Wed, 25 Oct 2006 2:05 AM PDT
A forensic psychologist testified Thursday that he diagnosed Michelle
Gauvin as having severe borderline personality disorder.
SRI Medication Effective In Treating Compulsive Hoarding Patients
Science Daily Wed, 25 Oct 2006 7:08 AM PDT
In a paper published online in advance of publication in the Journal of
Psychiatric Research, Sanjaya Saxena, M.D., director of the
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Program at UCSD School of Medicine,
reports the surprising finding that the serotonin reuptake inhibitor
medication, paroxetine, is effective in treating patients with
compulsive hoarding syndrome.
Seasonal mood disorder at the Walters (Deborah K. Dietsch)
The Washington Times
if you can ignore the exhibits multisensory gimmicks, the exhibit is
well worth seeing for its tightly focused display of muscular paintings
influential father of modern art.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps Children With Obsessive-compulsive
Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces the severity of
obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents, according to
a new review. This form of treatment helps relieve the overall distress
and reduces the interference
that OCD symptoms can cause in young people's lives.
Anxiety Disorders Linked To Physical Conditions
Anxiety disorders appear to be independently associated with several
physical conditions, including thyroid disease, respiratory disease,
arthritis and migraine headaches, according to a report in the Oct. 23
issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives
journals. This co-occurrence of disorders may significantly increase the
risk of disability
and negatively affect quality of
Opiate-addicted people, women with suicidal behavior needed for studies
Puget Sound men and women who have an opiate addiction and women who are
suicidal are need as volunteers for studies refining a therapeutic
who those who have trouble regulating their emotions
New Research Offers Insight Into Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
New research into Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is leading to a
better understanding of its underlying neurobiology, risk factors and
long-term implications. The findings are published in a recent issue of
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences and were revealed at a
conference jointly sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences and the
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Private jail comes under scrutiny after woman's death
KSHB-TV Kansas City
HOLDEN, Mo. (AP) - For those who knew and cared about Angela Lockridge,
this much was clear: she could be difficult. At 42, she was mentally
retarded, epileptic and dependent on medication to treat her borderline
Women With Mental Disorders Less Likely To Have Mammograms
Women with mental disorders are less likely to have screening mammograms
than women without mental illness, although the nature of the mental
illness does play a role. Prior to this study, little was known about
whether the type or severity of mental illness influences receipt of
preventive services such as mammograms.
Mental Illness Awareness Week recognized by City Council
Santa Paula Times
Recognizing Mental Illness Awareness Week, the number one cause of
hospital admissions nationwide, was a priority for the City Council at
the October 3 meeting.
Forensic Psychiatrists Address Limitations Regarding FBI Profiles Of
UC-Davis forensic psychiatrists addressed the limitations of FBI
profiles of serial killers at the annual meeting of the American Academy
of Psychiatry and the Law.
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