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Groundbreaking study on mental health reveals SECOND type of schizophrenia

March 8, 2020

PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified. Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study. The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to more »

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Young Workers Seek Mental Health Accommodations, Employers Try to Keep Up

Feb 12, 2020 11:00 am ET By Lauren Weber The Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/managing-mental-health-at-work-is-a-juggle-of-rights-and-realities-11581523201 Managers and younger employees are struggling to adapt as a generation of people with higher rates of reported mental illness enter the workforce. Many of these new workers are coming to offices from colleges and high schools where they received accommodations, more »

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NAMI Family to Family has a new face for 2020!

March 4, 2020

News Flash:  The 2020 version of the NAMI Family to Family Education Course is available starting in March, register today! The new NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is a designated evidenced-based program. This means that research shows that the more »

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Washington state senator unveils bill to aid people who refuse treatment for drug addiction or mental-health issues

February 12, 2020

Jan. 31, 2020 at 6:15 pm Updated Feb. 1, 2020 at 11:24 pm By Joseph O’Sullivan The Seattle Times https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/washington-state-senator-unveils-bill-to-aid-people-who-refuse-treatment-for-drug-addiction-or-mental-health-issues/ OLYMPIA — When her 33-year-old son leaves jail or a treatment center after a mental-health and drug-addiction crisis, Theresa Yates says, there’s nothing to keep him from winding up back on the streets. After an episode, more »

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Brain-wave pattern can identify people likely to respond to antidepressant, study finds

February 10, 2020 By Tracie White Stanford Medicine News Center http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2020/02/brain-wave-pattern-can-identify-people-likely-to-respond-to-anti.html A new method of interpreting brain activity could potentially be used in clinics to help determine the best treatment options for depression, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine. Stanford researchers and their collaborators used electroencephalography, a tool for more »

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