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Study sheds light on protecting transgender individuals from suicide

The likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia and other stressors he or she may experience. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Individuals with social phobia have too much serotonin

Previous studies have led researchers to believe that individuals with social anxiety disorder/social phobia have too low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Clinical trial examined treatment for complicated grief in older individuals

A treatment designed to help older individuals deal with complicated grief (CG) after the loss of a loved one appeared to be more effective than using a treatment designed for depression. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Enhancing Health Care Protections for LGBT Individuals

Throughout the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), we operate on the fundamental belief that every American deserves equal opportunity, equal protection, and equal rights under the law. When we are sick or injured, we depend on health care professionals to treat us with competence, compassion, and the understanding that we are protected […]

Study examines functional outcome in individuals at clinical high risk for psychosis

Reduced neurocognitive performance, functional impairments, and nonpositive mild symptoms at baseline appear to be associated with an increased risk of poor functional outcomes in patients at clinical high risk for psychosis, according to a study by Ricardo E. Carrion, Ph.D., of Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, N.Y., and colleagues… Mental Health News From Medical News […]

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