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Amanda Bynes Will Stay In Psychiatric Hold For Two More Weeks

Amanda Bynes Will Stay In Psychiatric Hold For Two More Weeks

By Val Powell October 14, 2014

After being committed for a 72-hour psychiatric hold on Friday, October 10, Amanda Bynes is reportedly up for an extended stay of two weeks in a Pasadena hospital. Bynes flew into Los Angeles from New York on Friday and was …

Quit Smoking For Better Mental Health? Quit Smoking For Better Mental Health?

A number of studies have been done regarding how smoking impacts the body. With the various toxic chemicals that are found within cigarettes, it’s often treated as the main focus regarding anti-smoking campaigns. As smoking has fallen out of favor …

Roseanne Barr Tweets Her Rage At Hollywood Machine Roseanne Barr Tweets Her Rage At Hollywood Machine

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It began with a reference to fellatio and continued with an admission of drunk tweeting. Roseanne Barr’s sudden outburst has now been dubbed an epic twitter rant. Because of her status as a funny woman, some may have been tempted …

Obama to Implement New Mental Health Rules Obama to Implement New Mental Health Rules

Just after President Barack Obama issued an apology to the people who have lost their healthcare coverage thanks to Obamacare, the Obama Administration has announced plans to implement new rules regarding mental health coverage. Five years ago, former president George …

Google, Facebook & Twitter Talk Mental Health Google, Facebook & Twitter Talk Mental Health

Representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter got together for a big training session for mental health nonprofits in Washington D.C. this afternoon, and Google has put 2 1/2 hours worth of video from the event online for anyone interested to …

Antidepressants Are Overprescribed, Says Doctor Antidepressants Are Overprescribed, Says Doctor

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A doctor writing for the British Medial Journal (BMJ) has stated that antidepressants are overprescribed. His views are part of a debate on the BMJ website over treatment with antidepressants. Dr. Des Spence, a general practitioner from Glasgow, said that …

Mental Health Linked to Childhood Stress in Mice Mental Health Linked to Childhood Stress in Mice

A new study has found a link between a stress-induced hormone in adolescence and genetic changes that can cause severe mental illness. The study, published recently in the journal Science, could lead to new treatments for schizophrenia, severe depression, or …

Dementia Risk Reduced by Physical Activity Dementia Risk Reduced by Physical Activity

A new study shows that older people who regularly engage in physical activity reduce their risk of dementia. The study, published this week in the journal Stroke, showed that by regularly exercising, older, non-disabled people can reduce their risk of …

Mental Health Visits, Meds help Schizophrenics Mental Health Visits, Meds help Schizophrenics

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Psychiatrists have worried that medications for schizophrenia could improve mental health at the cost of physical health and life expectancy, but new research shows those worries are unfounded. A new study published today in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin shows that …

Facebook Makes Breakups Even Harder Facebook Makes Breakups Even Harder

Breakups are always a hard pill to swallow. You were intimate with a person for a number of months, maybe even years, and it all falls apart. Most people would normally just move on with their lives and forget about …

Too Much Time Online Could Lead to Health Problems
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Never mind ruining your eyesight, alienating your friends, or developing a serious Vitamin D deficiency — apparently spending too much time in front of a computer screen could lead to serious mental health disorders. According to a recent study perpetrated …

Depression Treatment: Reach Out and Help Someone
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Depression treatment might be as easy as picking up the phone and talking to someone. According to a recent study, individuals suffering from depression may be more receptive to treatment over the phone than in a face-to-face, one-on-one session. In …