This month the NCIBH spoke with Sharon Engdahl, Executive Director of the AMWA. Sharon has worked in the mental health education and research field for over 45 years.
Email Address of First Author: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
When most people use the word stress, they are thinking about the emotion. They have a picture in their minds of something akin to the painting The Scream.
A cure for schizophrenia may be possible | Karen Lankford, PhD, Neuroscientist Researcher at Yale University
Understanding the biological nature and cause of schizophrenia has frustrated researchers for decades. Only subtle differences could be detected between the brains of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia […]
The opioid crisis has reached epic proportions with more people dying from overdoses per year than died in to the entire Vietnam War. It’s no surprise then that everyone is concerned about this from families to entire communities to our legislators on both the state and federal levels. However, while everyone is working with good […]
Early detection and early treatment improve outcomes. However, in spite of the fact that deaths from suicide and drug overdoses have been on the rise, we do little in this country to screen for mental health problems or addiction, and even less in terms of public health education campaigns.
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 […]
From child to senior our loved ones are getting very sick and dying because America is not properly educated on the early signs and symptoms of mental health problems which includes addictions. The all-in costs of America’s drug addiction problem are one trillion dollars every year.
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 […]
Should mentally ill people stay out of and away from politics? Mental illness is an instability in itself, and it is well known that the media tends to cover negative events over positive ones. So is there any hope for mentally ill people to interact in media and politics, or are the stigma and the […]