Psychological Disorders: News & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Psychological Disorders category.

Publication List:

New Theory on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Context processing problems could explain symptoms and brain imaging findings, and integrate and improve on earlier models - Published: 2016-10-11
PTSD and Disability - A Brief Overview
PTSD Guide outlines aspects of PTSD and Veterans Disability claims - Published: 2016-06-29
Link Between Teenage Antisocial Behavior and Brain Development
MRI map of teenage brains provides evidence of link between antisocial behavior and brain development - Published: 2016-06-16
Why People End Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Research study on why many people end cognitive behavioral therapy before end of recommended course of treatment - Published: 2015-10-17
Psychosomatic & Somatoform Disorders: Information, Types & Treatment
Information regarding Psychosomatic Disorders including types and treatment methods - Published: 2015-04-06
The Failing Stigma & Treatment of Mental Illness
Details the stigma of being declared mentally ill or mentally incompetent and its most recent evidence, Germanwings flight 9525 - Published: 2015-04-02
Psychosis: Signs, Types, Risks and Treatment
Information regarding psychosis, a serious mental disorder characterized by emotions and thinking that has lost contact with reality - Published: 2015-02-19
People Believing They Were Born that Way Inclined to Blame God for Bad Behavior
The study focused on evaluating how anger at God may be related to how people view the cause of their own moral transgressions - Published: 2015-02-18
Mental Health: The $293 Billion Elephant in the Waiting Room
Costs for treating patients with conditions accompanied by mental illnesses and addictions higher than those without these disorders - Published: 2015-01-30
Lack of Mental Health Care in Prisons
Research shows state and federal prisoners are not receiving treatment for mental health conditions - Published: 2015-01-12
Police at Risk for PTSD - Positive Personality Traits
Resilience, satisfaction with life and grateful disposition may shield police from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after natural disaster - Published: 2015-01-11
Mentally Ill: Who goes to Prison and Who Goes to Psych Institutions
Difference between people with mental illness incarcerated for crime and those declared not criminally responsible and hospitalized at psychiatric institution - Published: 2014-12-17
Sociopaths: Symptoms and Traits
Sociopaths display antisocial behavior characterized by lack of empathy towards others, displays of abnormal moral conduct and inability to conform with normal society - Published: 2014-12-13
Borderline Personality Disorder - Facts and Information
Borderline Personality Disorder is a form of mental illness characterized by instability in moods self-image behavior and relationships - Published: 2014-11-25
Treating & Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Lack of sunlight during winter months can cause subtype of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), where episodes of depression occur during the same time every year - Published: 2014-11-23
The Season You Were Born Affects Your Mood in Later Life
New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders - Published: 2014-10-19
Research Finds Mental Illness Not Usually Linked to Crime
According to study most offenders with mental illness symptoms did not display a pattern of crime over their lifetime - Published: 2014-04-21
Dealing with Bad Memories and Emotions
Researchers studied mechanisms of focusing away from emotion during recollection of personal negative emotional memories like how sad you were or how embarrassed you felt - Published: 2014-04-19
Asperger's Syndrome and Self-Esteem
Information relating to people with Asperger's Syndrome and their self-esteem a disposition that represents their judgments of their own worthiness - Published: 2014-03-01
Women with Mental Health Disability and Abusive Relationships
Study reveals females with a severe mental health related disability more likely to have been a victim of partner violence - Published: 2014-01-30
High PTSD and Depression Rates of Private Contractors in Conflict Zones
Study reveals private contractors who worked in conflict environments report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel - Published: 2013-12-11
Narcissism: Narcissistic Personality Disorder & Bullying
Article looks at Narcissistic Personality Disorder, in particular Bullies, and People with Aspergers Syndrome - Published: 2013-11-26
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and People with Learning Disabilities
The psychological understanding of PTSD is that it represents a failure on the part of an individual to process their experience of fear - Published: 2013-03-05
Mental Health and the Lack of Care in America
Perhaps the best explanation of what mental health is involves how well a person copes with their daily life and the challenges it presents them - Published: 2012-12-19
Deinstitutionalization: Unfinished Business - Speeding Closure of State-Run Institutions
Online toolkit and paper for advocates and policymakers to facilitate closure of state run institutions and meet needs of people with disabilities as they transition into the community - Published: 2012-10-23
Common Mental Illnesses Affecting Workers Today
Research in regards to psychiatric epidemiology has demonstrated that mental health disorders are common in America - Published: 2012-10-15
Youth, Poverty and Mental Health
Governments and others must work to ensure people who experience mental and psychosocial forms of disabilities benefit from development efforts - Published: 2012-10-01
Examining New PTSD Diagnosis Criteria
Study indicates proposed changes to the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder will not substantially affect number of people who meet criteria for the disorder - Published: 2012-09-06
Disability Benefit Eligibility with a Mental Health Condition
Conditions covered by Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) includes many debilitating mental disorders - Published: 2012-08-27
Adolescents and Stigma Associated with Mental Illness
Reducing stigma associated with adolescent mental illness is essential step toward increasing number of teenagers who seek help they need - Published: 2012-06-19
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
Body dysmorphic disorder is when a person worries about their appearance and is concerned with something that is not present - Published: 2012-06-11
Workplace Stress - Symptoms and Solutions
Excessive workplace stress has potential to interfere with a persons productivity and have an impact on emotional and physical health - Published: 2012-05-29
When Negative Thoughts Turn to Depression
Negative thinking is a red flag for clinical depression stopping such thoughts early can save millions of people from mental illness - Published: 2012-04-05
Developmental Coordination Disorder - Diagnosing DCD
Children having difficulty getting dressed, playing with certain types of games, drawing, copying from the board in school and typing at the computer could be suffering from developmental coordination disorder (DCD) - Published: 2012-02-09
Stress Relief Tips for the Holidays
Almost half of adults in America have reported feeling more highly stressed than they did a year ago - Published: 2011-12-07
Mental Health Disability Increases in U.S.
The prevalence of self reported mental health disabilities increased in America among non elderly adults during the last decade - Published: 2011-09-23
Stress in the Workplace a Growing Health Hazard
Study finds visits to doctors has risen 26 percent among workers in high stress jobs - Published: 2011-08-28
Improving Mental Health Globally
Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental neurological and substance use disorders - Published: 2011-07-12
Online Test for Autism and Mental Health Issues
Parents and teachers concerned about a childs mental health and development can get immediate answers from an online screening with Project SKIP - Published: 2011-06-09
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Following Orthopaedic Trauma
PTSD can hinder emotional physical and functional recovery following orthopaedic treatment - Published: 2011-05-09
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
As many as 6 percent of all children suffer from Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) having a difficult time playing sports and staying organized at school - Published: 2011-04-04
Even Mild Stress is Linked to Long-term Disability
Psychological distress and risk of long term disability population based longitudinal study - Published: 2011-03-24
Mental Illness and the Struggle for Services
People with mental health disabilities often find themselves with no source of income home transportation and no way to get to the services they need - Published: 2011-03-21
Depression Diagnosis Needs a Second Opinion
This form of bipolar disorder is difficult to diagnose because its sufferers often are highly functioning and extremely productive - Published: 2011-03-12
Bipolar Disorder Susceptibility Factor
Study identifies a previously unrecognized susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder - Published: 2011-03-05
Symptoms of PTSD That do the Most Damage
To better treat PTSD a study examined which problems associated with PTSD actually correspond to lower quality of life - Published: 2011-03-01
Genetics of Bipolar Disorder: Piccolo
A new study in Biological Psychiatry implicates a brain protein called Piccolo in the risk for inheriting bipolar disorder - Published: 2011-02-24
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): The Winter Blues
Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a form of depression which can include increased sleepiness sapped energy social withdrawal and apathy or disinterest - Published: 2011-02-20
Can You Get Disability Benefits for Depression
When filing for Disability benefits for Major Depression you must understand what information the Social Security Administration considers - Published: 2011-02-18
Turning Off Stress
Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect soldiers after combat or ordinary people who have undergone harrowing experiences - Published: 2011-02-09
Law Broadening Access to Mental Health Treatment
Majority of Americans remain unaware of a law mandating equal coverage of mental health benefits by insurance companies - Published: 2011-01-24
Is Winter Making You Tired
Many people experience fatigue when seasons change and the weather cools - Published: 2010-12-29
Make a New Year's Resolution for a Healthy Mind
Gauge your emotional well-being by taking a free anonymous mental health self-assessment - Published: 2010-12-28
Drug Prevents Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
Injecting calming drugs into the brain within five hours of a traumatic event - Published: 2010-12-06
Students Mad for Madness in America
Students at the University at Buffalo are exploring the history of mental illness in American culture - Published: 2010-11-24
Playing with Your Child Helps Their Mental Health
Positive adult interactions during childhood can guard against personality disorders later in life - Published: 2010-11-08
1 in 5 Children Meet Criteria for a Mental Disorder Across Their Lifetime
Prevalence data on a broad range of mental disorders in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents - Published: 2010-10-13
Childhood Adversity May Lead to Unhealthy Stress Response in Adult Life
Correlation between childhood adversity and exaggerated inflammatory response to stress among seemingly healthy people - Published: 2010-10-07
Intensive Care Diaries Protect Patients from PTSD
If staff and relatives make a diary for patients featuring information about their stay and accompanied by photographs PTSD rates can be significantly reduced - Published: 2010-09-16
Urban Living and Psychotic Disorders
Study examines association between urban living and psychotic disorders - Published: 2010-09-06
Schizophrenia and Psychotic Syndromes
Schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders are a chronic and often disabling condition - Published: 2010-08-29
Narcissistic Heterosexual Men Target Hostility at Heterosexual Women
Narcissistic heterosexual men target their hostility primarily at heterosexual women but lesbians are seen favorably - Published: 2010-07-31
Antisocial Personality Disorder - Psychiatric Conditions Facts and Information
Antisocial personality disorder involves psychiatric conditions where a person demonstrates a pattern of exploiting manipulating or violating the rights of others - Published: 2010-07-22
MDMA (Ecstasy) Assisted Psychotherapy Relieves Treatment Resistant PTSD
MDMA also known as Ecstasy may one day offer hope for individuals with post traumatic stress disorder PTSD - Published: 2010-07-19
Higher Risk of Epilepsy for Soldiers with Brain Injuries
Soldiers with brain injuries at higher risk of epilepsy decades later - Published: 2010-07-19
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) - Child has Aversion to Authority
A child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) argues with adults parents teachers, has to have last say, does not listen or obey rules - Published: 2010-07-05
Mental Issues of a Cyberbully
Adolescent cyberbullies and their victims may have physical, mental health problems - Published: 2010-07-05
Conduct Disorder Information and Help Options
Information on bad adolescent behavior conduct disorder or juvenile delinquency in teens and youth - Published: 2010-07-03
Method to Objectively Identify PTSD
Biological marker in the brains of those exhibiting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Published: 2010-01-20
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Information on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) a form of anxiety disorder that may happen if a person has experienced a traumatic event - Published: 2009-08-26
Trauma Reflects Our Psychological Well-Being
Psychological well being was associated with post trauma stories that were high in closure - Published: 2009-07-28
Psychological and Emotional Health
Psychological and emotional health is feeling that all is well with your world that you are able to cope with whatever life brings your way - Published: 2009-07-26