Tag Archives: psychiatry

One Third of Young Doctors are Depressed: US Study

One Third of Young Doctors are Depressed: US Study

  Washington, United States – Nearly one third of young doctors in training suffer from depression, according to a US study Tuesday that warned the phenomenon may have negative effects on ...

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Low Heart Rate in Teen Boys Linked to Violent Crime

Low Heart Rate in Teen Boys Linked to Violent Crime

  Washington, United States – Boys with a low resting heart rate in their late teens run a higher risk of turning to a life of violent crime when grown, a ...

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Psychosis Five Times More Likely for Cannabis Users: Study

Psychosis Five Times More Likely for Cannabis Users: Study

  London, United Kingdom – A British study released Monday suggested that the risk of psychosis was five times higher for regular users of cannabis, adding to a growing body of evidence linking drug use ...

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Journal Retracts Bipolar Study with ‘Fabricated’ Data

Journal Retracts Bipolar Study with ‘Fabricated’ Data

  GENEVA, September 25, 2014 (AFP) – A prominent medical journal said Thursday it had retracted a research paper linking child abuse and bipolar disorder after a probe found that ...

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Daily Pot Use Sends School Hopes Up in Smoke: Study

Daily Pot Use Sends School Hopes Up in Smoke: Study

  PARIS, September 9, 2014 (AFP) – Teenagers under 17 who use cannabis daily are 60 percent less likely to complete high school or get a degree than peers who ...

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Depression: Indiscriminate Stalker

Depression: Indiscriminate Stalker

  PARIS, August 12, 2014 (AFP) – Despite fame and fortune, celebrity artists may be more vulnerable to depression than the rest of us, brought low by the same creative ...

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Pushing for a Philippine Mental Health Act

Pushing for a Philippine Mental Health Act

  TAGUIG CITY, PHILIPPINES – The Philippines is one of a few countries in the world with no national mental health legislation that should be in place to protect the ...

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HIV May Help Prevent Multiple Sclerosis: Study

HIV May Help Prevent Multiple Sclerosis: Study

  PARIS, August 4, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists said on Monday they had statistical evidence to back a novel theory that infection by the AIDS virus may reduce the risk ...

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US Scientists Take Step Toward Blood Test for Suicide

US Scientists Take Step Toward Blood Test for Suicide

  WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 (AFP) – US scientists have identified a gene mutation that appears to be common in people who attempt or commit suicide, a finding that could ...

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Children of Color: A Racial Battle Or a Clinical Issue?

Children of Color: A Racial Battle Or a Clinical Issue?

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Filipino Netizen community has recently stirred upon a very atrocious issue that is oddly enough depicted in a very unusual medium—a primary school textbook. Hongwrong ...

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