General Psychiatry

A nationwide study in Denmark suggests a link between infections in childhood and adolescence and increased risk of subsequent mental disorders.


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Insufficient availability of community-based services may lead to involuntary hospitalization of patients in the midst of a mental health crisis, researchers reported in the online February 1 Psychiatric Services.


In a study examining mental health spending of enrollees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) before and after the implementation of parity, investigators found that spending remained the same among some enrollees and decreased among others.

Within a few short months last year, our country mourned unimaginable losses suffered in two mass shootings that collectively took the lives of 38 adults and children — the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and the movie theater massacr


The National Cooperative Drug Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) have been awarded grants for research into the treatment of mental disorders and substance use disorders, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced.

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Mental health measures, including expanding access to vital services in schools, were a major component of the executive orders President Obama issued this month in an effort to reduce gun violence.