Monthly Archives: October 2012

In-Person and Electronic Interventions for Improving Adherence in Schizophrenia

Research published in October Schizophrenia Bulletin by Velligan and colleagues, evaluated adherence to oral medications in 142 patients diagnosed with schizophrenia living in the community. Three methods of assessment were used: 1) an in-person, weekly home visit; 2) an electronic … Continue reading

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Major Depressive Disorder and Discrimination

Research published in Lancet this week, assessed the nature and severity of experienced and anticipated discrimination reported by adults with major depressive disorder worldwide. In a cross-sectional survey, people with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder were interviewed in 39 … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Disorder Needs Life-Long Treatment

According to a study published in today’s Archives of General Psychiatry, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) does not disappear as children grow older. Prospective studies of childhood ADHD have not previously extended beyond early adulthood. Researchers followed 271 patients for … Continue reading

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Trend Toward Stroke Becoming More Common in Young People

Research published this month in Neurology, shows that stroke may be affecting people at a younger age. Researchers looked at occurrences of strokes in people between the ages 20 and 54 in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area during three separate, … Continue reading

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Chair Summit 2012

This week near Orlando Florida, a very special and unique conference begins. Chair Summit: The Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development. The 5th Annual Chair Summit offers in-depth and interactive learning opportunities, all led by renowned experts in the neurosciences. … Continue reading

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