Psychological Disorders: News and Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-07
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Psychological Disorders category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Psychological Disorders Publications - (81 Articles)
Gaming Disorder Disability: Video Game Addiction (VGA)
Information regarding video game addiction, a problematic, compulsive use of video games resulting in significant inability to function in various life domains over a prolonged period of time.
Publish Date: 2021-12-08
Growing Evidence That Mentally Ill Youths Become Less Healthy Adults
Studies suggest mental health struggles in early life can lead to poorer physical health and advanced aging in adulthood.
Publish Date: 2021-02-17
Link Between Excessive Screen Time and Teen Suicide Risk
The more time teenagers spend on smartphones and other electronic screens, the more likely they are to feel depressed and think about, or attempt, suicide.
Publish Date: 2017-12-03 - Updated: 2021-12-08
Facial Recognition Findings May Help Develop Conduct Disorder Treatments
Study shows teenagers with severe antisocial behaviour have difficulty recognising facial expressions and look less at parts of the face, such as the eyes, when viewing faces.
Publish Date: 2017-09-12
Social Isolation and Loneliness Greater Threat to Public Health Than Obesity
Research reveals loneliness and social isolation may represent greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact has been growing and will continue to grow.
Publish Date: 2017-08-06 - Updated: 2020-09-30
Control Your Emotions by Talking to Yourself in the 3rd Person
Silently talking to yourself in the third person during stressful times may help you control emotions without any additional mental effort.
Publish Date: 2017-07-26 - Updated: 2020-03-24
New Diagnostic Model For Psychiatric Disorders Proposed
Psychologists and psychiatrists outline new diagnostic model for mental illness and how these illnesses are classified and diagnosed.
Publish Date: 2017-03-27 - Updated: 2017-12-16
Metacognitive Therapy: A Cure For Social Anxiety Disorders?
Metacognitive therapy, means working with a patients thoughts and their reactions and beliefs about those thoughts by addressing their rumination and worry about how they function in social situations.
Publish Date: 2016-12-16 - Updated: 2020-09-04
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.
Publish Date: 2016-10-11
PTSD and Veteran Disability Compensation and Pension
When a veteran files claim for PTSD the VA will require the veteran undergo a Compensation and Pension Examination to verify PTSD diagnosis assess severity of symptoms, and determine if the condition is related to service.
Publish Date: 2016-06-29 - Updated: 2021-05-18
Link Between Teenage Antisocial Behavior and Brain Development
MRI map of teenage brains provides evidence of link between antisocial behavior and brain development.
Publish Date: 2016-06-16 - Updated: 2021-05-22
Why People End Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Research study on why many people end cognitive behavioral therapy before end of recommended course of treatment.
Publish Date: 2015-10-17
Psychosomatic and Somatoform Disorders: Information, Types, Treatment
Some physical diseases are thought to be especially prone to be worsened by mental factors such as anxiety and stress. Examples include eczema, psoriasis, high blood pressure, ulcers and heart disease.
Publish Date: 2015-04-06 - Updated: 2021-08-21
The Failing Stigma and Treatment of Mental Illness
Details the stigma of being declared mentally ill or mentally incompetent and its most recent evidence, Germanwings flight 9525.
Publish Date: 2015-04-02 - Updated: 2021-08-21
Psychosis: Signs, Types, Risks, Treatment
Information regarding psychosis, a serious mental disorder characterized by emotions and thinking that has lost contact with reality.
Publish Date: 2015-02-19 - Updated: 2021-01-17
People Believing They Were Born that Way Inclined to Blame God for Bad Behavior
Study on evaluating how anger at God may be related to how people view the cause of their own moral transgressions.
Publish Date: 2015-02-18 - Updated: 2021-06-13
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.
Publish Date: 2015-01-30 - Updated: 2020-10-17
Lack of Mental Health Care in Prisons
Research shows state and federal prisoners are not receiving treatment for mental health conditions.
Publish Date: 2015-01-12 - Updated: 2021-09-20
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.
Publish Date: 2015-01-11
Mentally Ill: Who Goes to Prison? 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.
Publish Date: 2014-12-17 - Updated: 2021-09-29
Sociopaths: Common 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.
Publish Date: 2014-12-13 - Updated: 2020-11-07
Borderline Personality Disorder Information
Borderline Personality Disorder is a form of mental illness characterized by instability in moods self-image behavior and relationships.
Publish Date: 2014-11-25 - Updated: 2020-11-18
Treating and Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder
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.
Publish Date: 2014-11-23 - Updated: 2020-02-05
The Season Born Affects Your Later Life Mood
New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders.
Publish Date: 2014-10-19 - Updated: 2020-12-08
Research Finds Mental Illness Not Usually Linked to Crime
According to a study most offenders with mental illness symptoms did not display a pattern of crime over their lifetime.
Publish Date: 2014-04-21 - Updated: 2021-08-06
Help 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.
Publish Date: 2014-04-19 - Updated: 2021-08-09
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.
Publish Date: 2014-03-01 - Updated: 2021-08-28
Women with Mental Health Disability: Abusive Relationships
Study reveals females with a severe mental health related disability more likely to have been a victim of partner violence.
Publish Date: 2014-01-30 - Updated: 2021-09-12
High PTSD and Depression Rates of Contractors in War Zones
Study reveals private contractors who worked in conflict environments report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel.
Publish Date: 2013-12-11 - Updated: 2021-10-01
Narcissism: Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Bullying
Article looks at Narcissistic Personality Disorder in particular bullies and people with Aspergers Syndrome.
Publish Date: 2013-11-26 - Updated: 2021-08-29
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.
Publish Date: 2013-03-05 - Updated: 2021-12-09
Lack of Mental Health Care in America
Mental health is a fluid state with untreated illness and disability at one end of the spectrum, and recovery and complete mental well-being at the other end..
Publish Date: 2012-12-19 - Updated: 2021-06-18
Deinstitutionalization: Speeding Closure of State 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.
Publish Date: 2012-10-23 - Updated: 2022-03-24
Common Mental Illnesses Affecting U.S. Workers
Research in regards to psychiatric epidemiology has demonstrated that mental health disorders are common in America.
Publish Date: 2012-10-15 - Updated: 2021-07-10
Youth, Poverty and Mental Health
The majority of people with mental health disabilities face unreasonable barriers related to finding work or attending school..
Publish Date: 2012-10-01 - Updated: 2021-07-16
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.
Publish Date: 2012-09-06
Disability Benefit Eligibility: Mental Health Conditions
Conditions covered by Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) includes many debilitating mental disorders.
Publish Date: 2012-08-27 - Updated: 2021-08-06
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.
Publish Date: 2012-06-19 - Updated: 2021-09-01
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Body dysmorphic disorder is when a person worries about their appearance and is concerned with something that is not present.
Publish Date: 2012-06-11 - Updated: 2021-09-03
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.
Publish Date: 2012-05-29 - Updated: 2021-09-08
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.
Publish Date: 2012-04-05
Diagnosing Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Children having difficulty dressing, playing some games, drawing or typing on a computer could be suffering from developmental coordination disorder (DCD).
Publish Date: 2012-02-09 - Updated: 2022-04-26
Everyday Stress Relief Tips
Almost half of adults in America have reported feeling more highly stressed than they did a year ago.
Publish Date: 2011-12-07 - Updated: 2021-11-16
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.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2011-08-28
Improving Global Mental Health
Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental neurological and substance use disorders.
Publish Date: 2011-07-12 - Updated: 2022-02-15
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.
Publish Date: 2011-06-09 - Updated: 2022-03-12
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Following Orthopaedic Trauma
PTSD can hinder emotional physical and functional recovery following orthopaedic treatment.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2011-04-04 - Updated: 2022-04-26
Even Mild Stress is Linked to Long-term Disability
Psychological distress and risk of long term disability population based longitudinal study.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2011-03-21 - Updated: 2013-08-21
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.
Publish Date: 2011-03-12
Bipolar Disorder Susceptibility Factor
Study identifies a previously unrecognized susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-24 - Updated: 2018-01-25
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-20 - Updated: 2022-05-28
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-18 - Updated: 2015-11-18
Turning Off Stress
Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect soldiers after combat or ordinary people who have undergone harrowing experiences.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2011-01-24
Positive Emotions Good for Health in Old Age
Data shows positive emotions may be a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and illness.
Publish Date: 2011-01-20 - Updated: 2022-06-26
Is Winter Making You Tired
Many people experience fatigue when seasons change and the weather cools.
Publish Date: 2010-12-29 - Updated: 2018-03-15
Make a New Year's Resolution for a Healthy Mind
Gauge your emotional well-being by taking a free anonymous mental health self-assessment.
Publish Date: 2010-12-28
Drug Prevents Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
Injecting calming drugs into the brain within five hours of a traumatic event.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010-11-24
Playing with Your Child Helps Their Mental Health
Positive adult interactions during childhood can guard against personality disorders later in life.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010-10-13 - Updated: 2014-01-27
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.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010-09-16 - Updated: 2013-06-04
Urban Living and Psychotic Disorders
Study examines association between urban living and psychotic disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-09-06
Schizophrenia and Psychotic Syndromes
Schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders are a chronic and often disabling condition.
Publish Date: 2010-08-29 - Updated: 2022-08-11
Narcissistic Heterosexual Men Target Hostility at Heterosexual Women
Narcissistic heterosexual men target their hostility primarily at heterosexual women but lesbians are seen favorably.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010-07-22 - Updated: 2016-10-14
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.
Publish Date: 2010-07-19
Higher Risk of Epilepsy for Soldiers with Brain Injuries
Soldiers with brain injuries at higher risk of epilepsy decades later.
Publish Date: 2010-07-19
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in Children
A child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) argues with adults parents teachers, has to have last say, does not listen or obey rules.
Publish Date: 2010-07-05 - Updated: 2020-11-07
Mental Issues of a Cyberbully
Adolescent cyberbullies and their victims may have physical, mental health problems.
Publish Date: 2010-07-05
Conduct Disorder Information and Help Options
Information on bad adolescent behavior conduct disorder or juvenile delinquency in teens and youth.
Publish Date: 2010-07-03 - Updated: 2015-02-02
Method to Objectively Identify PTSD
Biological marker in the brains of those exhibiting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2009-08-26 - Updated: 2020-12-25
Trauma Reflects Our Psychological Well-Being
Psychological well being was associated with post trauma stories that were high in closure.
Publish Date: 2009-07-28 - Updated: 2009-08-31
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.
Publish Date: 2009-07-26 - Updated: 2013-06-12
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