mental disorders

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    Outdoor light linked with teens' sleep and mental health

    Large-scale study of US teens shows associations between outdoor, artificial light at night and health outcomes Research shows that adolescents who live in areas that have high levels of artificial light at night tend to get less sleep and are more likely to have a mood disorder relative to...
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    Researchers call for new approach to some mental disorders

    Some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety and PTSD, might not be disorders at all, according to a recent paper by Washington State University biological anthropologists. In the paper, published in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, the researchers propose a new...
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    Antibodies could provide new treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Mental health conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder could be treated in a new way using drugs that target the immune system, research suggests. Scientists at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Roehampton, London, have discovered that patients suffering from...
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    Major study finds one in five children have mental health problems

    One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health care provider, says the Ontario Child Health Study (OCHS). Although those overall results echo a similar study from 1983, the new study found a much larger...
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    Researchers map out the relationship between mental disorders

    Half of those who develop a severe mental disorder such as depression prior to the age 20, will also develop an anxiety disorder within the next 15 years. This is just one of the many results on the relationship between various mental disorders mapped out The new research from the National...