mental disorders

Calculating the Value of Effortful Behavior: A Clue to Schizophrenia-Related Disability?

From a new study in Biological Psychiatry
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Philadelphia, Pa., July 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Many people with schizophrenia have marked problems with motivation, failing to initiate and persist in goal-directed behavior. These negative symptoms of schizophrenia can be disabling and prevent individuals from realizing their potential.

Schools May Help Close Gap to Mental Health Services For Adolescents With Mental Disorders

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Washington D.C., May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with mental disorders receive needed mental health services. In particular, adolescents with disorders attending schools that engage in early identification of emotional problems, are significantly more likely to receive mental health services.

Mental Disorders Impair Economic Success in Developed Countries

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - July 31, 2012 - Mental disorders that emerge in childhood and adolescence, including attention-deficit disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse, constitute significant challenges to cognitive, emotional, and social development. As a result, it is perhaps not surprising that earnings and income are substantially reduced among people diagnosed with mental disorders.

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