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arrow Could acute postpartum blues signal bipolar disorder?

17-01-2012
(Reuters Health) - Women treated for severe psychiatric conditions including major depression shortly after giving birth were more likely to be diagnosed as bipolar later in life compared to those whose first psychiatric episode happened at any other time, in a new study from Denmark.
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arrow "Social phobia" not shyness, researchers say

  9-01-2012
(Reuters Health) - The controversial diagnosis "social phobia" is a legitimate psychiatric condition and is not the same as shyness, government researchers say in a new report.
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arrow Splitting minds

9-01-2012
Schizophrenia is a form of psychosis where sufferers cannot distinguish their own thoughts and ideas from reality. SCHIZOPHRENIA is a chronic mental health condition with a variety of symptoms.
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arrow Too little exercise, too much TV tied to depression

  4-01-2012
(Reuters) - Older women who got more exercise and less television time were the least likely to be diagnosed with depression, according to a U.S. study of thousands of women -- with physical activity having the biggest impact.
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arrow Brain analysis can help predict psychosis: study

4-01-2012
(Reuters) - Computer analysis of brain scans could help predict how serious or long term a psychotic patient's illness may become and help doctors make more accurate decisions about how best to treat them, researchers said on Monday.
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arrow Child brides have more mental illness

  19-12-2011
(Reuters Health) - Child brides more often face psychiatric disorders than women who marry after they turn 18, researchers have found. Their work is the first to try to gauge the mental toll of child marriage, which has already been tied to several health problems
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