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‘Red Flag’ Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass Shootings

‘Red Flag’ Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass Shootings

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Red flag” laws that allow police to take guns away from people who’ve threatened mass shootings are designed to save lives, but do they? A small, preliminary study suggests they do. The analysis of 21 different incidents found that none […]

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Could Dirty Air Spur a Rise in Serious Mental Illness?

Could Dirty Air Spur a Rise in Serious Mental Illness?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As air quality declines, the prevalence of mental health conditions may rise, a large, new study suggests. Looking at data on millions of people in the United States and Denmark, researchers found correlations between air pollution exposure and rates of […]

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America Has a Huge — and Very Costly — Drug Habit

America Has a Huge — and Very Costly — Drug Habit

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you don’t think Americans have a problem with illicit drugs, a new study shows that nearly $150 billion was spent on marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine in 2016. “To better understand changes in drug use outcomes and the effects of policies, policymakers need […]

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Health Tip: Getting Motivated

Health Tip: Getting Motivated

(HealthDay News) — Everyone feels lack of motivation at some point, and it doesn’t necessarily represent a mental health issue, says the Mental Health Foundation. Latest Mental Health News From meeting up with friends to participating in a hobby, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to get involved. To help overcome lack […]

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City Parks Are a Mood Booster

City Parks Are a Mood Booster

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Living in the city can be hard on the senses and the spirit, but spending some time in a tree-lined park could counteract that stress, new research suggests. “Over a three-month period, we collected tweets from 4,688 Twitter users before, […]

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Dopamine and serotonin: Brain chemicals explained

Dopamine and serotonin: Brain chemicals explained

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Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

What is Vayarin? What is Vayarin used for? Vayarin is approved for managing lipid imbalance associated with ADHD in children. Vayarin is an orally administered prescription medical food for the clinical dietary management of complex lipid imbalances associated with ADHD. Vayarin is a specially formulated and processed composition designed to address the distinct, medically determined […]

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The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re satisfied with your life, you probably have emotional well-being. Emotional well-being can be mastered just like any other skill, according to Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. How? By developing […]

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paliperidone (Invega)

paliperidone (Invega)

What is paliperidone, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Paliperidone (Invega) is an oral, atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia. It is a short acting form of Invega Sustenna and Invega Trinza. Other atypical antipsychotic drugs include Atypical antipsychotics differ from typical antipsychotics because they cause a lesser degree of movement (extrapyramidal) side […]