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Medicine used to treat ADHD may also help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

A drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be a significantly better treatment alternative for post-traumatic stress disorder than current therapies, according to new… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

FDA approves new injectable drug to treat schizophrenia

On October 5, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aristada (aripiprazole lauroxil) extended release injection to treat adults with schizophrenia. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

“Substantial” number of NHS hospital staff treat victims of human trafficking

A “substantial” proportion of NHS hospital staff – around one in eight, in some places – treat the victims of people trafficking, with maternity services most likely to do so, finds research… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

FDA approves first generic Abilify to treat mental illnesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of Abilify (aripiprazole). Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Is there a better way to treat substance use in adolescents with co-occurring mental health disorders?

The majority (55-74%) of adolescents entering substance use treatment also have psychiatric disorders, such as depression, ADHD and trauma-related problems. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Could laughing gas be used to treat severe depression?

A small pilot study suggests treatment with nitrous oxide or laughing gas may help patients with severe depression whose illness is not responding to conventional therapies. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Activating neurons that trigger depression could help treat it, study suggests

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found that activating neurons linked to stress-induced depression may actually increase resilience to the condition. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Phone device that ‘sends’ smells could help treat Alzheimer’s

We are all familiar with “scratch-and-sniff” products. They have been around since the 1970s – mainly in the form of stickers. But these products are yesterday’s news. Researchers have now created a device that could allow us to “text-and-sniff.” It is called the oPhone. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

ECU clinic trains students to treat kids’ teeth – The State

ECU clinic trains students to treat kids’ teeth – The State

The State ECU clinic trains students to treat kids' teethThe StateWith the formal debut of pediatric services, the dental school's active programs include the pre-doctoral program, leading to a doctor of dental medicine degree (DMD), and postgraduate programs in advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD), general …and more » behavioral health education – Google News

Services fail to treat prisoners with schizophrenia – increasing risk of violent reoffending

New research from Queen Mary University of London shows released prisoners with schizophrenia are three times more likely to be violent than other prisoners, but only if they receive no treatment or follow-up support from mental health services. Maintaining psychiatric treatment both during imprisonment and after release can substantially reduce the risk of violent reoffending. […]

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