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Alkermes adds bipolar I disorder to its FDA wishlist; Congo confirms first Ebola case in large city - Endpoints News

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Alkermes adds bipolar I disorder to its FDA wishlist; Congo confirms first Ebola case in large city  Endpoints News

Backed by some of the biggest names in biotech, Norbert Bischofberger gets his megaround for platform tech out of MIT. A little over a year ago when I reported ...

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Was it smart for the FDA to approve a 'smart pill' for schizophrenia? - STAT

Thu, 2019-07-18 17:10
Was it smart for the FDA to approve a 'smart pill' for schizophrenia?  STAT

A study argues the evidence used to approve the product – Abilify MyCite – was not only weak, but failed to demonstrate the technology improves adherence.

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Employers Urged to Find New Ways to Address Workers' Mental Health - Comstock's Magazine

Thu, 2019-07-18 12:31
Employers Urged to Find New Ways to Address Workers' Mental Health  Comstock's Magazine

In the middle of a work project at a global corporate consulting firm, Katherine Switz was gripped with a debilitating bout of anxiety. Her body froze, her heart ...

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Using speech-based technologies to detect mental illness - Healio

Thu, 2019-07-18 12:12
Using speech-based technologies to detect mental illness  Healio

The potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to identify mental illness continues to be exciting area of research.According to a paper ...

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3 years ago Riley Hospital heralded a new mental health unit. Now it's closed. - HealthLeaders Media

Thu, 2019-07-18 10:32
3 years ago Riley Hospital heralded a new mental health unit. Now it's closed.  HealthLeaders Media

Three years ago Riley Hospital for Children opened a psychiatric unit amid much fanfare, saying it would provide much-needed care for children and ...

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Exploring the Value of Peer Support for Mental Health - Psychiatry Advisor

Thu, 2019-07-18 07:00
Exploring the Value of Peer Support for Mental Health  Psychiatry Advisor

Peer support is recognized by such bodies as the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the American Psychiatric Association as a ...

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Employers Urged To Find New Ways To Address Workers’ Mental Health - California Healthline

Thu, 2019-07-18 03:00
Employers Urged To Find New Ways To Address Workers’ Mental Health  California Healthline

Pressure is growing on employers to better address the mental health needs of workers. Some big companies have begun to offer options such as peer support ...

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The Suicide Edit In “13 Reasons Why” Is “Too Little, Too Late” For This Mom Whose Daughter Killed Herself - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 2019-07-17 18:25
The Suicide Edit In “13 Reasons Why” Is “Too Little, Too Late” For This Mom Whose Daughter Killed Herself  BuzzFeed News

After watching the first couple of episodes of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why with her daughter, Emily Bragg, when the show first premiered in 2017, Joyce Deithorn ...

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The Suicide Edit In "13 Reasons Why" Is "Too Little, Too Late" For This Mom Whose Daughter Killed Herself - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 2019-07-17 18:25
The Suicide Edit In "13 Reasons Why" Is "Too Little, Too Late" For This Mom Whose Daughter Killed Herself  BuzzFeed News

After watching the first couple of episodes of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why with her daughter, Emily Bragg, when the show first premiered in 2017, Joyce Deithorn ...

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When do police officers face consequences for alleged brutality? - City & State

Wed, 2019-07-17 16:49
When do police officers face consequences for alleged brutality?  City & State

After the Justice Department declined on Wednesday to press charges against New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo for his role in the death of ...

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Holmdel Theatre Brings Rock Musical to the Stage - The Two River Times

Wed, 2019-07-17 13:12
Holmdel Theatre Brings Rock Musical to the Stage  The Two River Times

By Mary Ann Bourbeau. Gaelen Gilliland stars in the Holmdel Theatre Company's production of “Next to Normal.” Photo courtesy HTC. HOLMDEL – Gaelen ...

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Genetic Risk for Major Depression Increases Suicidality Across Psychiatric Disorders - Psychiatry Advisor

Wed, 2019-07-17 06:00
Genetic Risk for Major Depression Increases Suicidality Across Psychiatric Disorders  Psychiatry Advisor

Genetic liability for major depression increases the risk for suicide attempts in major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.

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Montrealer feels 'a survivor’s responsibility' to talk about mental illness - The Sudbury Star

Wed, 2019-07-17 05:04
Montrealer feels 'a survivor’s responsibility' to talk about mental illness  The Sudbury Star

In a book and through workshops, he weaves his own story with facts about mental illness and segments on tackling stigma in the workplace.

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Could Altitude Partially Explain Suicide And Mental Health Issues In The Mountain West? - KUNC

Tue, 2019-07-16 18:14
Could Altitude Partially Explain Suicide And Mental Health Issues In The Mountain West?  KUNC

The Mountain West has disproportionately high rates of depressive disorders and suicide. Researchers are trying to find out why. Turns out, the mountains.

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Insurance linked to hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies - Science Daily

Tue, 2019-07-16 15:56
Insurance linked to hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies  Science Daily

A national study finds differences in the decisions to admit or transfer children with mental health emergencies based on the patients' insurance type. Children ...

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How 'smart homes' could help Ontarians with mental illness - TVO

Tue, 2019-07-16 12:46
How 'smart homes' could help Ontarians with mental illness  TVO

A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.

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Targeting Gene Mutation Alleviates Psychosis Symptoms - Medscape

Tue, 2019-07-16 09:38
Targeting Gene Mutation Alleviates Psychosis Symptoms  Medscape

Treatment that targets a specific gene mutation can alleviate symptoms of psychosis in patients with psychotic disorders, results from a new proof-of-concept ...

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Aripiprazole Augmentation May Be Effective in Comorbid OCD, Bipolar Disorder - Psychiatry Advisor

Tue, 2019-07-16 01:00
Aripiprazole Augmentation May Be Effective in Comorbid OCD, Bipolar Disorder  Psychiatry Advisor

Aripiprazole augmentation to lithium carbonate seemed to be the best option in treatment-resistant patients with comorbid bipolar disorder and ...

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Study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines - Medical Xpress

Tue, 2019-07-16 00:13
Study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines  Medical Xpress

A Rutgers University researcher contributed to the first study to seek input from people with common mental health issues on how their disorders are described ...

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