Just weeks before psychiatry’s new diagnostic “bible”—the DSM 5— is set to be released, the world’s major funder …
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Religion can be a source of comfort that improves well-being. But some kinds of religiosity could be a sign of deeper mental health issues.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders.
Smoking has long been tolerated in psychiatric institutes, but administrators want to ban the habit
Yoga does the body good, and according to a new study, it may ease the mind as well.
The latest research suggests that preventing psychiatrists from sharing their patients’ records with their other doctors may actually do more harm than good.
With the recent revelations that alleged movie-theater shooter James Holmes had been seeing a psychiatrist prior to carrying out the July 20 massacre in Aurora, Colo., questions about the link between violence and mental illness …
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Her recent weight loss and frail appearance have fueled concerns about the actress’ mental state.