Psychology Around the Net: January 25, 2020

This article details more of the report’s findings. Mental Health at Work: How It Affected My First Job: Young employees are the most vulnerable for experiencing poor mental health on the job, according to research. For some, making the transition from school to a first job can be particularly daunting. This article highlights two young employees and their struggles with mental health issues. Getting Mental Health Care Can Be Hard Enough. Then Comes Paying for It: Have you ever had to fight an insurance company to get mental health coverage? Joe and Enita Dugan know this battle well, as their son has long struggled with behavioral and mental health issues. “A psychiatrist said kids like him become addicted, detained, or dead,” Joe said. Unfortunately, the Dugan’s insurance company insists their son can get by with a much lower level of care than his doctors think he needs. This article tells the Dugan’s story as they fight to get proper mental health care for their child. Poor Mental Health Both ‘Cause and Effect’ of School Exclusion: A new study provides further evidence that poor mental health in students can lead to peer exclusion and vice versa. Professor Tamsin Ford from the University of Exeter says, “These children are often facing a wide range of challenges, and need both education and mental health practitioners to act quickly and effectively to prevent exclusion and improve both educational and health outcomes in later...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: ADHD and ADD Anxiety and Panic Children and Teens Depression Disorders General LifeHelper Mental Health and Wellness Professional Psychology Psychology Around the Net Self-Help Stress Students first job Immigrants Lonelines Source Type: blogs

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Rui Yan1, ShiWan Tao1, HaiYan Liu1, Yu Chen1, JiaBo Shi1, YuYin Yang1, RongXin Zhu1, ZhiJian Yao1,2* and Qing Lu3,4*1Department of Psychiatry, The Affiliated Brain Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China2Nanjing Brain Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China3School of Biological Sciences and Medical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China4Child Development and Learning Science, Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education, Nanjing, ChinaBackground: Major depressive disorders often involve somatic symptoms and have been found to have fundamental differences from non-somatic depressi...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
 Psychiatric medication gets a bad rap when it isn’t deserved, while simultaneously being seen by some as the end-all treatment for people living with mental illness. Our hosts both need their prescribed medication to live well, and that makes people around them ask questions ― some of which are weirder than others. Tune in to this episode to hear what they have to say.   SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW “It took me so much pride to get over that I needed psychiatric medication.” – Michelle Hammer   Highlights From ‘Meds’ Episode [1:00] What happens when Gabe and Michelle d...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Medications Schizophrenia Source Type: blogs
What is a Co-Occuring disorder? The coexistence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse use disorder is referred to as a co-occurring disorder. Any combination of mental health and addiction can be referred to as having a co-occuring disorder. The combinations can be seemingly endless, and can even include more than one of either a mental disorder or an addiction. Combinations may include depression and alcoholism, anorexia and cocaine addiction, bipolar disorder and heroin addiction and the list goes on. Surprisingly, as many as 6 in 10 substance abusers also have at least one other mental disorder. There i...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction Treatment and Program Resources ADHD Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Anxiety Behavioral Addictions Depression Depression Treatment Drinking Drug Treatment Dual Diagnosis and Eat Source Type: blogs
Something’s just not right: lately you are forgetful, stressed, and tired all of the time. Symptoms can vary from mood swings, to lack of concentration, to feeling chronically tired, and anxious. To top it off, no matter how healthy you try to eat, you still aren’t losing weight. So let’s add frustrated to the list. And you’re finding that all of this is affecting your performance at work, as a parent, and even as a partner/spouse. It’s not your imagination.  Grains are behind it all… The grains you consume may have numerous damaging effects on your brain and nervous system, not ju...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: News & Updates adhd anxiety appetite control blood sugar brain brain fog Brain function dementia Dr. Davis grain grains Inflammation learning ability libido mood mood swings psychiatric disorders seizures Source Type: blogs
Conclusions: Our results are consistent with the role ofDAT1 in the neurobiology of drug addiction. Nevertheless, the study of other genes, environmental factors, and their interactions is also important to gain a broader understanding of this condition.Neuropsychobiology 2017;75:141 –144
Source: Neuropsychobiology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Conclusion Against the background of the presented studies NSSHB and suicidality need to be explicitly addressed within the assessment and treatment of IA patients. PMID: 29169199 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: PPmP Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol Source Type: research
My speech at the United Nations, advocating for mental health inclusion in Sustainable Development Goals I’m not sure about you, but I’ve felt hopeless plenty of times in my life. Like really, really hopeless. Enough for a suicide attempt in my early 20’s, and enough so that I made a firm commitment to figure out what, exactly, creates a hopeful mindset, and what I can do to foster and grow it in my life and the others around me. It is through our deepest pain we find our brightest light. I lost my dad to suicide when I was 19, so I am no stranger to the impact, devastation, and complete despair when all...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Depression General Grief and Loss Inspiration & Hope Mental Health and Wellness Personal Self-Esteem Self-Help Suicide 195 anxiety Bereavement grieving Ifred Personal Growth Resilience Source Type: blogs
Suicide is associated with mood disorders, substance abuse and addiction, personality disorders, and psychiatric disorders. ADHD is one risk factor for suicide. ADHD and suicidal behavior are common conditions with significant social and emotional morbidity. The purpose of this study is to investigate differential patterns of suicide ideation and depressive and anxiety symptoms in school-age youths with ADHD.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThese findings emphasize the significance of dual diagnosis in the impairment of HRQoL in substance-dependent patients, particularly with regard to mental component. In addicted patients with low scores on SF-36, psychiatric comorbidity should be evaluated and treated in an integrated approach.
Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
This study examined whether distinct subgroups could be identified among a sample of non-treatment-seeking problem and pathological/disordered gamblers (PG) using Blaszczynski and Nower ’s (Addiction 97:487–499,2002) pathways model (N = 150, 50% female). We examined coping motives for gambling, childhood trauma, boredom proneness, risk-taking, impulsivity, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and antisocial personality disorder as defining variables in a hierarchical cluster analysis to identify subgroups. Subgroup differences in gambling, psychiatric, and demographic variables were also a...
Source: Journal of Gambling Studies - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
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