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“Depression Remains Important Risk Factor For Cardiovascular Disease”

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This March 7, 2015 MedicalResearch.com article talks about studies that seem to further point to depression as being a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is beginning to show signs that taking either a statin or an anti-depressant can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with varying degrees of depression.

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“Texts Rather than Apps for Mental Health Care”

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This January 30, 2015 article on the Psych Central website talks about emerging data  in a recent study that seems to show that mental health professionals prefer text messaging over apps when it comes to mobile communication from their clients mainly because the data suggests that people with mental illnesses are more likely to use text messaging then they are to use an app.

Texting on a qwerty keypad phone

Texting on a qwerty keypad phone (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“First Trial of PTSD Treatment in Psychosis”

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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.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“‘Sensitive’ Gene Plus Early Stress May Lead to Mental Health Disorders”

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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 downl...

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)

“Biological psychiatric problems get less empathy, Yale study finds”

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This December 7, 2014 TribLive News article talks about a study done by Yale University finding that psychiatrists are less empathetic towards someone when their case is presented as a biological disorder as opposed to a psychological disorder.

Harkness Tower, situated in the Memorial Quadr...

Harkness Tower, situated in the Memorial Quadrangle at Yale (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“More Americans Show Signs of Depression”

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This November 2014 Managed Care article talks about research that seems to show an increase in the number of people experiencing symptoms of Depression in the United States.

This image was selected as a picture of the we...

This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Malay Wikipedia for the 1st week, 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“How schizophrenia starts”

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This article from The Inquirer found on the Philly.com website talks about current, ongoing, research being done into Schizophrenia, its causes, and wether or not there are early signs of it that have been overlooked.  The research is also looking at the effect that fish oil has on Schizophrenia

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