Bringing children's mental health "out of the shadows"
- American Journal of Human Genetics: New form of intellectual disability discovered. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;4/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article focuses on a study conducted by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario in which the researchers discovered a gene for a new form of intellectual disability and how it likely affects cognitive development by disrupting neuron functioning.
- The Simon Heng Column: A service user's view of social care. Heng, Simon // Community Care;11/18/2004, Issue 1549, p22
Offers opinion on the care of people with mental illnesses and addictions in Great Britain. View on professionals who work in mental health; Comments on the proposals in the Mental Health Bill.
- The concept of recovery as an organizing principle for integrating mental health and addiction services. Davidson, Larry; White, William // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Apr2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p109
Despite a range of long-standing historical, political, ideological, professional, structural, and practical barriers, there has been, and continues to be, a clear consensus that integration between mental health and addiction services is sorely needed and long overdue. This paper focuses on one...
- Nicotine dependence and psychiatric disorders among young males in Singapore. Subramaniam, Mythily; Cheok, Christopher; I-Min Lee; Pek, Elaine; Verma, Swapna; Wong, John; Chong, Siow A. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Sep2009, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p1107
Introduction: While the risk for a number of medical illnesses is well established for those who smoke, the risk for psychiatric disorders is not so well studied in Singapore.
- Best practices in behavioral health redesign are identified. // State Health Watch;Mar2007, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses case studies for some of the innovations in state behavioral health purchasing and quality improvement identified by a Commonwealth Fund study. The Department of Public Health is partnering with the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment to improve access and...
- TREATING HIDDEN CLIENTS. Brown, Roy H. // Behavioral Health Management;Mar2003, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p25
Provides information on the treatment of mentally ill or substance dependent individuals with minor criminal offenses in the U.S. Overcrowding of jails; Shortage of mental health services for inmates in Georgia; Essential areas to be addressed in providing services for such individuals.
- BOLSTERING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH'S IMAGE. Edwards, Douglas J. // Behavioral Health Management;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p53
Comments on the perception of the public regarding behavioral healthcare in the U.S. Misunderstanding of the public about mental illnesses and addictive disorders; Criticism against psychiatry from U.S. actor Tom Cruise; Reaction of U.S. actress Brooke Shields on the criticism of Cruise against...
- Psychiatric Illness in the Medical Profession. a'Brook, M. F.; Hailstone, J. D.; McLauchlan, I. E. J. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Sep67, Vol. 113 Issue 502, p1013
The article investigates psychiatric illness within the medical profession, except specifically in regard to drug addiction. The main findings of the study were: (1) psychiatrists were over-represented in the out-patient group, (2) there was a significant lower incidence of psychoneurosis in the...
- Mental Health, Mental Illness and Addiction: Overview of Policies and Programs in Canada. // Brains Trust: Health Care;Nov2004, Issue 7, preceding p1
The article focuses on governmental policies and programs related to mental health, mental illness and addiction treatment in Canada. It describes the personal stories of one individual living with mental illness, and three family members affected by mental illness. It discusses the impact of...