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Study to determine whether fish oil can help prevent psychiatric disorders

Study to determine whether fish oil can help prevent psychiatric disorders | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A new study was designed to test whether Omega-3 fatty acids improve clinical symptoms, and help adolescents and young adults who are at elevated risk for severe psychiatric disorders function better in school, work and other social environments

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The Challenges and Promise of Neuroimaging in Psychiatry

The Challenges and Promise of Neuroimaging in Psychiatry | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Neuroimaging is central to the quest for a biological foundation of psychiatric diagnosis but so far has not yielded clinically relevant biomarkers for mental disorders.

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Would a psychopath by any other name be as scary?

Would a psychopath by any other name be as scary? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Jon Ronson's new book questions the use of mental health labels

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The psychiatry of vegetarianism

The psychiatry of vegetarianism | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A fascinating but unfortunately locked review article on the psychology of vegetarianism has this paragraph on how avoiding the pleasures of cooked flesh has been seen as a mental illness in times past...

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DSMV Revisions Erupt in Controversy

DSMV Revisions Erupt in Controversy | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has been undergoing revisions, with the newest edition slated to be released in May 2013. Inevitably, the inclusion of some disorders and alteration to the standards of others has led to controversy.

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» Some of the Empty Arguments Against the DSM-5

» Some of the Empty Arguments Against the DSM-5 | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
I constantly struggle with the backlash against the DSM 5 -- the latest revision of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.
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The Lobotomists

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We bring to your attention yet another BBC Radio4 production: The Lobotomists. To mark the 75th anniversary of the first lobotomy performed in the United States, the program explores the work of Portuguese doctor Egas Moniz who first developed the lobotomy (or leucotomy), as well as the work of neurologist Walter Freeman and neurosurgeon Sir Wylie McKissock, who took up the procedure in the United States and Britain respectively.

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The difference between a psychiatrist, psychologist and psychotherapist by Franco E. Santos, M.A. | Therapist Directory

The difference between a psychiatrist, psychologist and psychotherapist by Franco E. Santos, M.A. | Therapist Directory | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Just what is the difference between a psychiatrist, a psychologist and a psychotherapist?

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