An Interview with Sharon Engdahl, Executive Director of the American Mental Wellness Association

May 30, 2019 (Link to source article here) This month the NCIBH spoke with Sharon Engdahl, Executive Director of the American Mental Wellness Association. Sharon has worked in the mental health education and research field for over 45 years. She is the founder and executive director of the Mental Wellness Awareness Association. MWAA’s mission is to […]

Do the following diagnoses belong in the DSM-5? – Research Submission by Michael C.LaFerney

Email Address of First Author: mclaferney@hotmail.com   Authors: Michael C.LaFerney   Title of Publication: Do the following diagnoses belong in the DSM-5?   Year of Publication: 2019   Sources of Funding (ex: NIH, VARR&D) Elite/ Advance for Nurses   Affiliations: Quincy College   Journal Citation Information: https://www.elitecme.com/resource-center/nursing/specialties/mental-health/do-the-following-diagnoses-belong-in-the-dsm-5/   Type of Study (select one) Demographic/Survey Results […]

A cure for schizophrenia may be possible – by Karen Lankford, PhD, Neuroscientist Researcher at Yale University

Note: The author of this article works in neuroscience research, but not in the area of mental illness research.  Her opinion is based on articles and opinion pieces published by other scientists. Understanding the biological nature and cause of schizophrenia has frustrated researches for decades.   Only subtle differences could be detected between the brains of […]

It’s Time to Start Screening for Mental Health Symptoms: By Karen Lankford, PhD

Doctors in the US now routinely screen patients for: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast cancer, cervical cancer, prostate cancer, hepatitis, HIV, and TB, among other conditions.  And this screening has shown benefits.  Deaths from all these conditions that doctors have been screening for have been decreasing. Early detection and early treatment improve outcomes.   […]

Global Endocrine Testing Market: Snapshot

Endocrine testing refers to a group of tests performed to assess the overall function of the patient’s endocrine system. The release of hormones is linked to a variety of diseases, which makes them a solid indicator to reveal the nature and extent of diseases. The rising awareness about the solid connection between hormones and diseases […]

Application of Systemic Motivational Therapy to Alcohol Addiction | Karen Kaiser, Ph.D.

The United States is battling a drug epidemic that is destroying the lives of many of its citizens, both those misusing substances, and their families (Maxwell, 2011, Stehr,2015, & Tiger, 2017). One in three people will develop a problem with alcohol at some point in their life, and one in eight will become dependent on […]

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