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Adults With ADHD Face 4 Times the Odds for Anxiety Disorder

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not just a childhood disorder, and new research shows that adults with ADHD are four times more likely to have anxiety disorder. “These findings underline how vulnerable adults with ADHD are to generalized anxiety disorders,” said study author Esme […]

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Many Psychiatric Patients Are Getting Risky Drug Gabapentin ‘Off-Label’

Latest Mental Health News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Most prescriptions for the medication gabapentin are for unapproved uses — and many patients end up taking it along with drugs that create potentially dangerous interactions. That’s the conclusion of a new study that looked at “off-label” use […]

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What Is the Cause of Capgras Syndrome?

The exact cause of Capgras syndrome, or imposter syndrome, is unknown. It is commonly associated with Alzheimer’s or dementia Capgras syndrome, or imposter syndrome, is a complex psychological condition characterized by an irrational belief about another person’s identity. A person with the syndrome believes that a person they know has been replaced by an imposter […]

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Better Work Conditions Bringing Better Mental Health to Resident Doctors: Study

Latest Mental Health News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) Medical training may be taking less of a mental health toll on young doctors than it used to, but depression remains common, a new study suggests. Medical residency — the training that new doctors undergo at hospitals or […]