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The Forgotten Chronic Disease: Mental Health Among Teens And Young Adults – Health Affairs (blog)

The Forgotten Chronic Disease: Mental Health Among Teens And Young Adults – Health Affairs (blog)

Health Affairs (blog) The Forgotten Chronic Disease: Mental Health Among Teens And Young AdultsHealth Affairs (blog)Incentives must be aligned to encourage payers and health care providers to prevent and manage both mental and physical chronic conditions. Physical health and health education can no longer be separated from mental health; the two must be integrated …and more » […]

UF researchers find memory problems in some people with Parkinson’s disease

Using a combination of neuropsychological testing and brain imaging, University of Florida researchers have discovered that in a group of recently-diagnosed patients with Parkinson’s disease, about… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Link between panic attacks and heart disease discovered

People who suffer from panic disorder are almost half as likely to develop heart disease later in life than those who do not, according to new research. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Stress levels linked to risk of liver disease death, study shows

Suffering from anxiety or depression could carry an increased risk of death from liver disease, a study suggests. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Homeless people with mental illness have higher 30-year risk of serious cardiovascular disease, research finds

Risk is significantly greater among menHomeless people with mental disease have a greater than double risk of developing serious or fatal cardiovascular disease over 30 years than people of the… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Is schizophrenia one disease… or eight?

Researchers have struggled to pinpoint which genes are responsible for schizophrenia. A new study finds that 42 gene networks contribute to eight distinct kinds of schizophrenia. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Urgent action needed for long stay patients with severe mental heath problems suffering from lung disease

The rate of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a collection of mainly smoking-related lung diseases, could be substantially higher among people on long-stay psychiatric wards than the… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Older Couples in Unhappy Marriages at Greater Risk for Heart Disease

Older couples in an unhappy marriage are at greater risk for developing heart disease than older couples in a happy marriage; and women are at greater risk than men, according to researchers at Michigan State University. “The findings suggest the need for marriage counseling and programs aimed at couples in their 70s and 80s,” said […]

Mental illness linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke

A new study by researchers in Canada finds individuals with mental health disorders may be more likely to experience heart disease or stroke than the general population. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

National University study looks at chronic disease – psychiatric distress link

Mental disorders and chronic diseases have been reported to independently affect half of the US population. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

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