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International Study Reveals Similarities of Some Mental Health Conditions

Dr. Smoller headed an international study that may help treat and diagnose mental health conditions. Researchers throughout the world reviewed a large sample of more than 61,000 chromosomes. The data revealed that Major Depressive Disorder, [...]

Lack of Sleep Can Impair Mood and Affect Marital Relationships

The overall mood of spouses can affect the quality of their marital relationship. Studies suggest that one activity that impacts the mood of individuals is the quantity and quality of their sleep. A 1997 cummulative sleepiness study was conducted by [...]

National Eating Disorders Week 2013 is Approaching

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week extends from the last week in February through March 2, 2013, but the entire month of February focuses on educating the public about eating disorders. Volunteers and healthcare professionals throughout [...]

Sandy Hook Shootings Provide Pressure to Provide Mental Health Services

A January 23, 2013 NBC News report recently indicated that the Sandy Hook shootings are affecting the way state government is viewing mental health care. Formerly, many states were saving money by downsizing expenditures on [...]