Psychiatry

Orthodontic Braces May Not Boost Your Confidence

Orthodontic Braces May Not Boost Your Confidence

10 hours ago   |   Psych Central

A new Australian study counters the belief that getting braces to fix your crooked teeth will automatically boost your self-confidence. In fact, the findings, published in the...
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Weighing Pros & Cons of Drug Treatment for Depressed Older Adults

Weighing Pros & Cons of Drug Treatment for Depressed Older Adults

2 days ago   |   Psych Central

In a new review, researchers analyzed several studies to investigate the harmful effects of antidepressants during the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults ages 65...
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High Levels of Internet Use May Alter Brain Function

High Levels of Internet Use May Alter Brain Function

4 days ago   |   Psych Central

In a new review, an international team of researchers propose that internet use can produce both acute and prolonged changes in specific areas of cognition, affecting our...
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Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

5 days ago   |   Psych Central

New research finds that overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California. The findings suggest women...
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Persistent Poverty Affects One in Five UK Children

Persistent Poverty Affects One in Five UK Children

5 days ago   |   Psych Central

Persistent poverty affects nearly one in five children in the U.K. and is projected to increase over the next five years, according to a new study from the University of...
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Videos of Police Racial Violence May Impact Mental Health of Young Minorities

Videos of Police Racial Violence May Impact Mental Health of Young Minorities

7 days ago   |   Psych Central

Videos of police violence against minorities are frequently posted online and shared by activists and others as a way to press for police accountability. But while such social...
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Sleep Issues Tied to Poor Mental Health in Natural Disaster Survivors

Sleep Issues Tied to Poor Mental Health in Natural Disaster Survivors

7 days ago   |   Psych Central

Sleep problems appear to be closely linked to mental health problems among natural disaster survivors even two years after the event, according to a new study that surveyed...
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Dr. Robert E. Trattner, retired psychiatrist, dies

7 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Dr. Robert E. Trattner, who gave up dentistry for psychiatry, died May 23 of pneumonia at his Roland Park Place home. He was 98. Robert Edward Trattner was born and raised in...
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Parents of Depressed Teens May Benefit From Treatment Too

Parents of Depressed Teens May Benefit From Treatment Too

10 days ago   |   Psych Central

Teen depression can have a significant impact on the whole family, and now a new study suggests that parents of depressed teens may also benefit from seeking...
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Study: OCD Research Needs to Focus on the Patients Themselves

Study: OCD Research Needs to Focus on the Patients Themselves

11 days ago   |   Psych Central

In a new paper published in the journal, Clinical Psychology Review , psychology researchers assert that scientific research into obsessive compulsive disorder has become...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

Sheriff's deputies rescued the “attack squirrel” who was reportedly fed meth to “keep it aggressive. Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss released from custody

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini has been released from French custody on Wednesday after being questioned by police on alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World... Read more ...

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted in connection to a CTA bus shooting that injured three people. The shooting happened around 6 p.m... Read more ...

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler's single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings... Read more ...