Posted on August 18, 2015 by Webtypo
This August 17, 2015 WESA Pittsburgh NPR segment talks about studies being done to see if there is a way to utilize video game technology to help with treating mental health issues such as ADHD or Depression. The idea of using games to treat mental health disorders could be a reality … it just seems that it may take some time for policies and approval rates to catch up to the technology.
Filed under: ADHD, Depression, Exercise, Gaming, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Physical Health, Research, Technology, Therapy, Treatment and Support, Video Games, Whole health | Tagged: game, game treatment, gamer, gamers, Games, games for mental health treatment, gaming, gaming research\, gaming studies, mental, mental disorder, mental game treatment, Mental Health, mental health game treatment, mental health gaming, mental health treatment, Mental Illness, mentally ill, Research, studies, study on the use of video games to treat mental illness, treat mental illness, Video, video game treatment, video games | Comments Off on “‘Play This Video Game And Call Me In The Morning'”
Posted on April 26, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 24, 2015 St. Louis Fox2Now article talks about the therapeutic benefits of using horses in mental health therapy sessions.
Filed under: Animals, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pets, PTSD, Therapy, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: animal therapy, behavioral Health, equine, equine therapy, equine therapy for mental health, horse, horse therapy, horses, mental, mental disorder, Mental Health, mental health therapy, mental health therapy using horses, Mental Illness, mental wellness, mentally ill, personal medicine, theapeutic horses, therapeutic, therapeutic horse, therapeutic horses, therapy, therapy animals, therapy horse, therapy horses | Comments Off on “Horse therapy treatments for mental health issues”
Posted on January 28, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 23, 2015 article talks about reasons why until now, people with Psychosis have not been allowed to participate in PTSD study’s and goes on to say that this study will be the first to break that trend in light of a decade of information that shows that people with psychosis often have been the victims of some form of abuse.
Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., PTSD, Research, scientific, Stress, The Brain, Therapy, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: mental health research, Mental Illness, mental illness research, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Psychosis, Psychosis research, psychotic, PTSD, PTSD research, Research, therapy, Trauma, trauma treatment | Comments Off on “First Trial of PTSD Treatment in Psychosis”
Posted on January 9, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 8, 2015 PsychCentral.com article talks about the possibility of a gene contributing to whether kids develop mental health problems later in life.
Work of Adobe photo shop, but originally downloaded from http://imh.org.rs/ – INFORMATOR_INSITUTA; need for article Institute of Mental Health (Belgrade) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Genetics, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Research, scientific, Stress, Therapy, Whole health | Tagged: behavioral Health, genetic research, genetic study, mental disorder, Mental Health, mental health research, Mental Illness, mentally ill, Research, sensetivity gene, Stress, study | Comments Off on “‘Sensitive’ Gene Plus Early Stress May Lead to Mental Health Disorders”
Posted on December 16, 2014 by Webtypo
This December 16, 2014 article out of Phoenix, and found on the InsuranceNews.net website talks about the changes being seen in barrier that prevent people from getting therapy. Some barriers have decreased, while others have increased according to the article.
English: Image for mental health stubs, uses two psych images – psychiatry (medicine) and psychology (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Anti-stigma, Arizona, Awareness, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Research, Therapy, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: barriers to mental health care, barriers to mental health treatment, barriers to treatment, mental disorder, Mental Health, mental health barriers, mental health care, mental health treatment, Mental Illness, treating people with mental illnesses, treating the mentally ill, treatment | Comments Off on “More Than One-Third of Americans Who Seek Mental Health Counseling Face Barriers, Finds University of Phoenix Survey”
Posted on October 26, 2014 by Webtypo
This October 24, 2014 NewsWorks article talks about an approach to treating people who hear voices that goes against the traditional thinking of not discussing the voices with the person. The program is being used in Philadelphia.
Filed under: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Peer Support, Pennsylvania, Philly, Schizophrenia, Therapy, Treatment and Support | Tagged: Anti-stigma, behavioral Health, hearing voices, Mental Health, mental health support, Mental Illness, mental illness support, mental wellness, mentally ill, new approach, new approach to supporting people who hear voices, new treatment, Philadelphia, schizophrenia, support, support for those who hear voices, treatment for hearing voices | Comments Off on “Radically different approach to hearing voices aims to empower those affected”