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Aug 30, 2014 - China struggles with mental health problems of 'left-behind' children Chinese authorities hope tips like these, included in a book for parents and nursery teachers, will help to stem mental health problems among the country's young. While budgets for child and adolescent mental health services are being frozen or cut in ...
Aug 30, 2014 - People who had to strike up conversations on a subway later reported feeling happier than those who didn’t. Christie Nicholson reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Aug 30, 2014 - Toronto Police are trying to track down a teen last spotted at mental health facility. 15-year-old Tyler Baker was last seen Friday at Youthdale Treatment Centres Ltd on Victoria St, not far from the Eaton Centre. Police will not say if he was a client ...
Aug 30, 2014 - Mental health disorders are medical conditions that take many forms and affect people to varying degrees. Mental disorders can cause disturbed thinking, an inability to cope with daily tasks, impaired work performance, feelings of worthlessness ...
Aug 30, 2014 - Weight loss surgery can actually benefit the brain, according to a new study. In fact, researchers theorize that bariatric surgery could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in obese people. Past research how shown that obese people face a 35 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s than people at a normal weight. “When we studied […]
Aug 30, 2014 - In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that middle and high school classes begin no earlier than 8:30 a.m. This later start time would allow teenagers to work with their body’s natural sleep rhythms. Beginning at puberty, teens’ sleep-wake cycles begin to shift up to two hours later. Research has […]
Aug 30, 2014 - A new analysis finds an astonishingly high rate of suicide among physicians in the following categories: those who were found unfit to practice; those in solo practice; or those who were taking benzodiazepine (anti-anxiety) drugs. The analysis, published in the journal General Hospital Psychiatry, found that seven of 141 Tennessee physicians (average age 51) had […]
Aug 30, 2014 - Your brain makes a spontaneous judgment of whether or not another person’s face is trustworthy before you are even conscious of it, according to new research published in the Journal of Neuroscience. “Our findings suggest that the brain automatically responds to a face’s trustworthiness before it is even consciously perceived,” said study author Jonathan Freeman, […]