Tag: physical health

Non-Pharmacological Interventions More Effective For Health in Schizophrenia

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Review compares the effectiveness of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for improving physical health outcomes in people diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Reducing Antipsychotic Use May Improve Health for People with Mental Health...

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A new study offers radical solutions for improving the cardiovascular health of people with mental health diagnoses: reducing antipsychotic prescriptions..

Women With Endometriosis at Risk of Mental Health Issues

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From The Sun: According to a new study, one in ten women with the chronic condition endometriosis are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems....

Patients on Antipsychotics at High Risk for Cardiovascular Issues, Study Finds

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Antipsychotics present a known risk for major side effects. A new study suggests that certain antipsychotics may present a greater risk for cardiovascular disease than others.

The “It’s All in Your Head” Diagnosis Endangers Women’s Health

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From Los Angeles Times: Many physicians are quick to dismiss women's serious health concerns as psychological issues, leading to the delay of proper treatment and...

The Upside of Neuroticism

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From Pacific Standard: A new study from the U.K. suggests that there may be an upside to neuroticism - some neurotic people live longer lives....

When Anxiety or Depression Masks a Medical Problem

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From┬áThe New York Times: The mind and body are more connected than we often think ÔÇö symptoms of anxiety and depression may result from...

Some Physical Conditions Are Linked With Increased Suicide Risk

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From The Huffington Post: New research shows that 17 physical health conditions, including sleep disorders and diabetes, are associated with an increased suicide risk. Patients...

Review Questions Long Term Use of Antipsychotics

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Patients who recover from a single episode of psychosis are often prescribed antipsychotics long-term, despite a lack of evidence for this practice