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From The Blog
A new initiative created by the NIMH, NICHD, and DST titled “Mental Health Across the Lifespan” will raise awareness about issues affecting women and their families throughout the lifespan, including mental disorders such as postpartum depression, and issues that can impact mental health, including bullying and aging.
A new study conducted at University of California Berkeley finds that it’s rare that people with mental illness have hallucinations and delusions before they commit violent crimes. The findings challenge the widespread belief that many acts of violence are due to mental illness.
We are now accepting applications for the National Register Board of Directors. Applicants for the four-year terms beginning January 1, 2016, must be current Registrants. We require no minimum number of years of licensure status, and encourage applications from early career psychologists. Deadline is October 1, 2015.
On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, new research suggests that children raised by gay parents are well-adjusted and resilient.
St. John’s wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that “natural” does not always equal “safe.”
Boys are more likely than girls to receive a prescription for antipsychotic medication regardless of age, researchers have found. Among antipsychotic users with mental disorder diagnoses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was the most common among youth ages 1-18, while depression was the most common diagnosis among young adults ages 19-24 receiving antipsychotics.