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By On January 10th, 2019

Study suggests common blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may improve mental health

New research from Sweden is raising eyebrows as it suggests that commonly prescribed drugs for cholesterol, blood pressure, and diabetes may also improve overall mental health in individuals living with mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The discovery came from following more than 142,000 patients with serious mental illnesses. Over the course of the…

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By On December 18th, 2018

Treatment for mental health and addiction is on the rise thanks to key laws

Ten years after the passing of legislation requiring insurance companies to cover behavioral and mental health issues like they cover physical health conditions, a new study shows that overall treatment for mental illness and substance abuse issues have risen significantly. According to a new analysis of individual procedures or services covered by private insurance companies…

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By On March 14th, 2014

Are Supplements a Viable Part of Bipolar Depression Treatment?

It is highly common for patients to come to their mental health care providers with questions about incorporating nutritional supplements into their pharmacological regimen. There is widespread skepticism of psychotropics in the public opinion and many prefer natural products which seem more consistent with their values and beliefs about health. It doesn’t help that numerous…

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By On December 3rd, 2013

New Study Says More Kids Are Getting The Mental Health Treatment They Need

A new study shows that Americans are paying more attention to mental health problems in children, but adults aren’t improving as quickly. While this means many children are receiving mental health treatment that wouldn’t have in the past, the new findings could also fuel the concern about the possible over-medication of children in our society.…

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