This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Psychological Disorders category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2017-12-03 : 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.
2017-09-12 : 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.
2017-08-06 : 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.
2017-07-26 : 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.
2017-03-27 : 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.
2016-12-16 : 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.
2016-10-11 : 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.
2016-06-29 : PTSD and Disability - A Brief Overview : PTSD Guide outlines aspects of PTSD and Veterans Disability claims.
2016-06-16 : Link Between Teenage Antisocial Behavior and Brain Development : MRI map of teenage brains provides evidence of link between antisocial behavior and brain development.
2015-10-17 : Why People End Cognitive Behavioral Therapy : Research study on why many people end cognitive behavioral therapy before end of recommended course of treatment.
2015-04-06 : Psychosomatic & Somatoform Disorders: Information, Types & Treatment : Information regarding Psychosomatic Disorders including types and treatment methods.
2015-04-02 : 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.
2015-02-19 : Psychosis: Signs, Types, Risks and Treatment : Information regarding psychosis, a serious mental disorder characterized by emotions and thinking that has lost contact with reality.
2015-02-18 : 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.
2015-01-30 : 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.
2015-01-12 : Lack of Mental Health Care in Prisons : Research shows state and federal prisoners are not receiving treatment for mental health conditions.
2015-01-11 : 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.
2014-12-17 : 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.
2014-12-13 : 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.
2014-11-25 : 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.
2014-11-23 : 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.
2014-10-19 : 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.
2014-04-21 : 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.
2014-04-19 : 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.
2014-03-01 : 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.
2014-01-30 : 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.
2013-12-11 : 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.
2013-11-26 : Narcissism: Narcissistic Personality Disorder & Bullying : Article looks at Narcissistic Personality Disorder, in particular Bullies, and People with Aspergers Syndrome.
2013-03-05 : 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.
2012-12-19 : 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.
2012-10-23 : 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.
2012-10-15 : Common Mental Illnesses Affecting Workers Today : Research in regards to psychiatric epidemiology has demonstrated that mental health disorders are common in America.
2012-10-01 : 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.
2012-09-06 : 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.
2012-08-27 : 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.
2012-06-19 : 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.
2012-06-11 : 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.
2012-05-29 : 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.
2012-04-05 : 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.
2012-02-09 : 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).
2011-12-07 : Stress Relief Tips for the Holidays : Almost half of adults in America have reported feeling more highly stressed than they did a year ago.
2011-09-23 : 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.
2011-08-28 : Stress in the Workplace a Growing Health Hazard : Study finds visits to doctors has risen 26 percent among workers in high stress jobs.
2011-07-12 : 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.
2011-06-09 : 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.
2011-05-09 : Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Following Orthopaedic Trauma : PTSD can hinder emotional physical and functional recovery following orthopaedic treatment.
2011-04-04 : 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.
2011-03-24 : Even Mild Stress is Linked to Long-term Disability : Psychological distress and risk of long term disability population based longitudinal study.
2011-03-21 : 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.
2011-03-12 : 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.
2011-03-05 : Bipolar Disorder Susceptibility Factor : Study identifies a previously unrecognized susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder.
2011-03-01 : 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.
2011-02-24 : Genetics of Bipolar Disorder: Piccolo : A new study in Biological Psychiatry implicates a brain protein called Piccolo in the risk for inheriting bipolar disorder.
2011-02-20 : 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.
2011-02-18 : 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.
2011-02-09 : Turning Off Stress : Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect soldiers after combat or ordinary people who have undergone harrowing experiences.
2011-01-24 : 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.
2010-12-29 : Is Winter Making You Tired : Many people experience fatigue when seasons change and the weather cools.
2010-12-28 : Make a New Year's Resolution for a Healthy Mind : Gauge your emotional well-being by taking a free anonymous mental health self-assessment.
2010-12-06 : Drug Prevents Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome : Injecting calming drugs into the brain within five hours of a traumatic event.
2010-11-24 : Students Mad for Madness in America : Students at the University at Buffalo are exploring the history of mental illness in American culture.
2010-11-08 : Playing with Your Child Helps Their Mental Health : Positive adult interactions during childhood can guard against personality disorders later in life.
2010-10-13 : 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.
2010-10-07 : 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.
2010-09-16 : 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.
2010-09-06 : Urban Living and Psychotic Disorders : Study examines association between urban living and psychotic disorders.
2010-08-29 : Schizophrenia and Psychotic Syndromes : Schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders are a chronic and often disabling condition.
2010-07-31 : Narcissistic Heterosexual Men Target Hostility at Heterosexual Women : Narcissistic heterosexual men target their hostility primarily at heterosexual women but lesbians are seen favorably.
2010-07-22 : 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.
2010-07-19 : 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.
2010-07-19 : Higher Risk of Epilepsy for Soldiers with Brain Injuries : Soldiers with brain injuries at higher risk of epilepsy decades later.
2010-07-05 : 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.
2010-07-05 : Mental Issues of a Cyberbully : Adolescent cyberbullies and their victims may have physical, mental health problems.
2010-07-03 : Conduct Disorder Information and Help Options : Information on bad adolescent behavior conduct disorder or juvenile delinquency in teens and youth.
2010-01-20 : Method to Objectively Identify PTSD : Biological marker in the brains of those exhibiting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
2009-08-26 : 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.
2009-07-28 : Trauma Reflects Our Psychological Well-Being : Psychological well being was associated with post trauma stories that were high in closure.
2009-07-26 : 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.
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