Disability mental health support
Spokz People CIC, a disability support service, have launched an online wellbeing community and programme as many disabled people struggle to access long-term specialised psychotherapy. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 17, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Natural Disaster Exposure Adds Up on Mental Health Toll Over Time
(MedPage Today) -- Natural disasters accumulate post traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and functional impairment in individuals whether impacted directly, indirectly due to concern for friends or family, or even through media coverage, a survey... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 16, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Navigating Fatherhood as a Black Man
The editor of a new book of essays shares how Black men can attend to their mental health while growing their families. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Black People Father ' s Day Books and Literature Source Type: news

Kelly Clarkson Responds to Britney Spears ’ Criticism By Covering ‘Womanizer’
The “Gimme More” singer recently called out Clarkson for an insensitive comment in a 2008 radio interview in which hosts mocked Spears’ mental health. #britneyspears #kellyclarkson #radiointerview #clarkson #womanizer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preferences of Sj ögren’s syndrome patients regarding potential new saliva substitutes
ConclusionThe most ideal saliva substitute has thin-watery consistency in spray form with a neutral flavour and providing long alleviation of dry mouth complaints. Besides, it should not contain artificial sweeteners or alcohol, and should not have a bitter taste or cause discoloration of the teeth.Clinical relevanceInvestigating the opinion of SS patients provides tailoured insights into their preference, which may contribute to the development of more effective saliva substitutes.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 16, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Can computers understand complex words and concepts?
In “Through the Looking Glass,” Humpty Dumpty says scornfully, “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” Alice replies, “The question is whether you can make words mean so many different things.”The study of what words really mean is ages old. The human mind must parse a web of detailed, flexible information and use sophisticated common sense to perceive their meaning.Now, a newer problem related to the meaning of words has emerged: Scientists are studying whether artificial intelligence can mimic the human mind to understand words the way people do. A new study ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 16, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Everyday Ageism Prevalent Among Older U.S. Adults
THURSDAY, June 16, 2022 -- Everyday ageism is prevalent among U.S. adults aged 50 to 80 years and is associated with an increased risk for negative physical and mental health outcomes, according to a study published online June 15 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WSJ: Digital mental health company Cerebral under investigation by FTC
According to the Wall Street Journal ' s reporting, the Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether the startup was involved in deceptive or unfair marketing or advertising practices. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 16, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Key Takeaways in Schizophrenia Management From APA 2022 Key Takeaways in Schizophrenia Management From APA 2022
Key takeaways from APA 2022 focused on social determinants of mental health, routine drug monitoring, use of GLP-1 receptor agonists, and the impact of climate change on patients with schizophrenia.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Source Type: news

Novel Drug for Menopause Symptoms Passes Phase 3 Test Novel Drug for Menopause Symptoms Passes Phase 3 Test
The novel NK3 receptor inhibitor fezolinetant controlled vasomotor symptoms of menopause over 52 weeks in the phase 3 SKYLIGHT 2 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Menopause HRT treatment does not help all women, experts warn
INTENSE focus on access to hormone replacement therapy risks "medicalising menopause" and causing unnecessary anxiety for some women, experts have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2022 Health Care Heroes: Jamie Winter grows Children's mental health services
The pandemic has amplified the country's mental health crisis, particularly among young people. Jamie Winter, director of mental health services at Children's Minnesota, is working to address this issue by growing the system's mental health continuum of care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Brigitt Martin Source Type: news

New Law Aims to Meet Crushing Need for Mental Health Workers New Law Aims to Meet Crushing Need for Mental Health Workers
Illinois has ushered in a new law that will ease licensing requirements for psychologists, social workers, and other licensed counselors to boost a pandemic-decimated mental health workforce.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Velocity control in car-following behavior with autonomous vehicles using reinforcement learning - Wang Z, Huang H, Tang J, Meng X, Hu L.
In this study, a safe velocit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Systematic review of religiosity's relationship with suicidality, suicide related stigma, and formal mental health service utilization among Black Americans - Fanegan B, Berry AM, Combs J, Osborn A, Decker R, Hemphill R, Barzman D.
Rates of suicide have increased among Black Americans. Suicide is now the 3(rd) leading cause of death for Black Americans between the ages of 1-19 and the 4(th) leading cause of death for Black Americans aged 20-44. Due to the increasing need in the commu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news