Posts Tagged ‘psychiatry and human behavior’

Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

Friday, April 21st, 2017

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men.
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Review examines advertising of psychiatric drugs

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

A new review takes a rare look at direct-to-consumer advertising of psychiatric medications.
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Study describes rare, new brain disease

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

A team of Brown scientists have identified the genetic mutations involved in a rare degenerative brain disorder.
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Trial combats perinatal depression and anxiety

Friday, May 6th, 2016

A new intervention could help sleep disruption, depression and anxiety in pregnant and post partum women.
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Study links suicide risk to alcohol, cocaine use

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

A new study of hundreds of emergency department patients in the U.S. found a significant link between suicide attempts and the combined use of cocaine and alcohol.
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Bright screens at night makes for poor sleep quality in young teens

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

A new study shows that nighttime exposure to phones and tablets erodes sleep quality in boys and girls aged 9-15.
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Scientists, families build community around Christianson Syndrome

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

 Scientists, families build community around Christianson SyndromeResearchers and families will converge upon Woodlands, Texas, July 30-Aug 2 to build community around Christianson Syndrome, a a newly-identified genetic disability disorder in boys.
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Yoga for bipolar disorder

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Survey results document the benefits and risks of yoga practice for people with bipolar disorder.
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Bipolar patients bear heavy Rx load

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

A new study shows that 36 percent of patients admitted to Rhode Island psychiatric hospitals for bipolar disorder were taking four or more psychotropic medications.
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