Mental Health in the News

Articles featured below include news about or mention of mental health.

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Combining motivational interviewing with cognitive behavioural therapy to treat anxiety

Research has shown that integrating motivational interviewing (MI) with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is more effective than CBT alone for long-term improvement in managing severe anxiety. Mo...

23 Mar '16 | Mental Health | Canada

Schizophrenia - Aerobic exercise found to improve cognitive functioning

Schizophrenia patients experienced improvements in cognitive functioning when they participated in an aerobic exercise training programme. In a proof-of-concept, single-blind, randomized clinical ...

23 Mar '15 | Schizophrenia | USA

Ageing: Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk

Mild cognitive impairment, a state between normal ageing and dementia, may be more likely to lead to dementia if diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression also affect the person. Research...

20 Feb '15 | Depression | UK

Cognitive therapy found safe to treat schizophrenia

Research indicates that cognitive therapy significantly reduced psychiatric symptoms in patients not taking antipsychotic drugs. If verified by future trials this could lead to patients been given...

06 Feb '14 | Schizophrenia | Manchester

Mental Health of older people in debt

Recent research indicates that people who are struggling with their finances in old age are 8x more likely to have reduced mental well-being than their comparable people without financial challenge...

27 Jan '14 | Mental Health

Prenatal depression in mothers - risk factor for depression in children at age 18 years

Recent research suggests that depression in pregnant women may increase the risk that their children have depression at age 18-years. This association matters because depression in late adolescence...

10 Oct '13 | Depression | Bristol

Adult survivors of childhood cancer - depression risk

The majority of adult survivors of childhood cancer do not suffer long-term mental health effects according to a recent study. However, a proportion, of the order of 10-20 percent of survivors may ...

04 Sep '13 | Cancer News

Schizophrenia symptoms linked with disconnect within the brain

Psychotic symptoms associated with schizophrenia could be due to a disconnect between the insula and the lateral frontal cortex in the brain - according to university research. Discovery might lead...

22 Aug '13 | Schizophrenia

Outgoing people tend to be happier later in life

Young adults who are more outgoing or more emotionally stable, tend to be happier in later life - research result from Southampton University, England. Extroversion in youth has direct positive eff...

17 Jul '13 | Happiness | Southampton

Magnetic Seizure Therapy (MST) for depression

A new treatment for depression may avoid side-effects according to on-going research in Australia. Magnetic Seizure Therapy is a brain-stimulation technique that may have similar clinical effects t...

23 Oct '12 | Depression | Australia

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2012

10th October 2012 is World Mental Health Day. Dr Peter Carter, CEO of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said that Mental health has an incredibly wide-ranging impact on individuals, and people wit...

10 Oct '12 | Mental Health | International

Personal exercise regimes to treat depression in young people

A new study to test the effectiveness of personally tailored exercise regimes for young people with depression has been launched in Nottingham, England. The HEALTH project (Help Enable Active Lifes...

17 Apr '12 | Depression | UK

More mental health support for children and young people (UK)

UK government funding is being made available to centres that provide mental health support to children and young adults. According to Reading University, half of children and young people with lon...

01 Mar '12

Massage therapy for reducing pain, anxiety and depression

Many cancer patients receive complementary therapies such as massage to reduce the sensation or effects of symptoms such as pain, anxiety, or depression associated with the cancer. A recent academi...

25 Aug '11 | Massage | USA

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