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[Comment] Climate-driven Atlantic hurricanes pose rising threats for psychopathology

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(19)30277-9/fulltext?rss=yes

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is underway, heralding the prospect that extreme storms will bring psychological trauma and loss to island-based and coastal populations. Human activities are modifying the … Read the rest

How an Innovative Therapy Technique Made Me Feel like a Superhero When I Was at My Worst

https://psychcentral.com/blog/how-an-innovative-therapy-technique-made-me-feel-like-a-superhero-when-i-was-at-my-worst/

“Take another deep breath, hold it, and let yourself feel like you’re drifting and floating.”

The voice overtook me as I felt my body slip into that weightless feeling Read the rest

Long-term follow-up of patients with myasthenia gravis treated with low-dose rituximab

http://jnnp.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/90/8/955?rss=1

Introduction

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a disease of the neuromuscular junction, usually caused by an autoimmune process associated with antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor (AChR) or muscle-specific kinase (MuSK). … Read the rest

Teen Perspectives on Schizophrenia

http://www.schizophrenia.com/sznews/archives/005826.html

Recently, we’ve come across a website called Teen Ink. It’s a website that, as implied by its name, focuses on writing and art created by teens. On it, we’ve … Read the rest

Chronic adolescent exposure to ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol decreases NMDA current and extrasynaptic plasmalemmal density of NMDA GluN1 subunits in the prelimbic cortex of adult male mice

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/npp/rss/current/~3/HTx5D6UHrkQ/s41386-019-0466-9

Neuropsychopharmacology, Published online: 19 July 2019; doi:10.1038/s41386-019-0466-9

Chronic adolescent exposure to ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol decreases NMDA current and extrasynaptic plasmalemmal density of NMDA GluN1 subunits in the prelimbic cortex of adult … Read the rest

George Calombaris: Good Weekend editor laments angelic cover picture of disgraced chef

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jul/20/george-calombaris-good-weekend-editor-laments-angelic-cover-picture-of-disgraced-chef

Magazine editor concedes timing wasn’t ideal, after news that chef’s company underpaid staff by three times more than estimated

An early print deadline has been blamed for the “not … Read the rest

Prevalence of comorbid personality disorder and alcohol use disorder

https://www.nationalelfservice.net/mental-health/personality-disorder/prevalence-comorbid-personality-disorder-alcohol-use-disorder/

People diagnosed with “personality disorders” are likely to also experience alcohol problems.

Dean Connolly summarises a recent systematic review that confirms the very high prevalence of comorbid personality disorders … Read the rest

Podcast: Anxiety and Paranoia – How to Deal

https://psychcentral.com/blog/podcast-anxiety-and-paranoia-how-to-deal/



Does anxiety keep you from living the best life possible? Do you feel that you are nervous all the time? Are you not sure the difference between anxiety, Read the rest

Patient with ALS with a novel TBK1 mutation, widespread brain involvement, behaviour changes and metabolic dysfunction

http://jnnp.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/90/8/952?rss=1

Introduction

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease defined by the presence of upper and lower motor neuron dysfunction. Clinical presentation and disease progression are variable between … Read the rest

What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325802.php

A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are … Read the rest