The effectiveness of rehab for drug addiction may seem like something of a foregone conclusion, but there is still much disagreement among experts about both the nature of addiction and the best strategy for treating it. In a general sense, drug rehab uses psychological counseling, work on life skills, and other techniques such as stress [...]
People who have experienced traumatic, stressful events are more likely to have elevated levels of inflammatory markers in their bloodstreams, according to a new study from the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center and the University of California in San Francisco.
"Publication bias" has been found in scientific studies of popular atypical antipsychotic medications like Abilify and Zyprexa. This means that the new drugs may not be as effective as people think, according to a new study from the University of Oregon in Portland.
Sadly one of our nation’s most prevalent medical conditions goes largely untreated. As many as 25 percent of U.S. households embrace at least one person who is living with some form of mental illness. Nevertheless, the number of people who seek treatment for their condition remains abysmally low.