Psychiatric assessment
A psychiatric assessment, or psychological screening, is a process of gathering information about a person within a psychiatric (or mental health) service, with the purpose of making a diagnosis. The ...
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Mental Illness Documentary
When You Dub Narration From An Old Mental Illness Documentary Over Clips Of SJWs Being Idiots, It Works Perfectly
Spy agencies struggle to spot threats from lone, mentally ill attackers
The attacks have a common theme of being carried out by actors with an apparent history of mental illness - but few if any direct links to extremist groups
The Dopamine Connection Between Schizophrenia And Creativity
Schizophrenia symptoms generally first appear between ages 16 and 30, though men can have symptoms — such as hallucinations and delusions — before women do. Auditory hallucinations, in which sufferers...
Scientists Now Think Infections May Trigger Schizophrenia, Depression And Other Mental Illnesses
Depression has long been reduced to a "chemical imbalance" in the brain. Researchers at the University of Virginia recently identified a previously undiscovered network of vessels directly connecting ...
6 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore
Major depression is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. Here are six depression symptoms that mustn't be ignored. Everyone feels a little down in the dumps now and then. But...
Zelda Williams Shares Hopeful Message One Year After Robin Williams' Death
Zelda Williams, daughter of the late comedian and actor Robin Williams, shared a touching reflection on life without her father with her Instagram followers over the weekend. It's been just over a yea...
September Is Suicide Prevention Month
According to the latest data, around 100 people commit suicide every day. While that number may be surprising, it is important to remember that this is only the number of people who succeed; it is lik...
Deputy Shoots, Kills Armed White House Fence Jumper In Chester County Court Lobby
A sheriff deputy shot and killed an armed man who had previously scaled the wall of the White House at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday in an incident that left a sheriff's deputy injured. G...
Jared Fogle Is Reportedly Planning To Plead Guilty To Child Pornography Charges
Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is planning to plead guilty to child-pornography charges, FOX59 reports. Sources told FOX59 that Fogle will accept a plea deal. The US Attorney's office is planning...
Can Fish Oil Prevent Schizophrenia And Other Psychotic Disorders?
The use of fish oil has long been in the public eye and has been heralded by some as an essential component of our physical wellbeing, but can it also improve our mental health? Fish oil contains the ...
Psychopath Versus Sociopath - Here's How To Tell The Difference
Most of us, fortunately, will never meet a Hannibal Lecter, but psychopaths and sociopaths certainly do exist. And they hide among us. Sometimes as the most successful people in society because they’r...
Waiting For Pleasure
In a paper recently published in the European Journal of Neuroscience, they demonstrated that the hippocampus (associated with memory - see the rotating picture below) and the nucleus accumbens (assoc...
In Kids, Picky Eating May Be Warning Sign For Mental Health Problems
Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of d...
Panic Attack on Live Television
ABC anchor Dan Harris' on air panic attack and his lesson for you.
The Long Journey to Becoming '10% Happier'
Part 1: How an on-air panic attack led ABC's Dan Harris to dive into America's self-help subculture. Part 2: ABC's Dan Harris explains how meditation has hel...
Psychiatric history
A psychiatric history is the result of a medical process where a clinician working in the field of mental health (usually a psychiatrist) systematically records the content of an interview with a pati...
Mental status examination
The mental status examination or mental state examination, abbreviated MSE, is an important part of the clinical assessment process in psychiatric practice. It is a structured way of observing and des...
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Physical examination
A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up or medical) is the process by which a medical professional investigates the body of a patient ...
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Hess test
The Hess test or Rumpel-Leede test is a medical test used to assess capillary fragility. It is also called the Tourniquet test.To perform the test, pressure is applied to the forearm with a blood pres...
Rectal examination
A rectal examination, commonly called prostate exam, is an internal examination of the rectum performed by a physician or other healthcare professional.
The digital rectal examination (DRE; Latin&...
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Psychiatric interview
The psychiatric interview refers to the set of tools that a mental health worker (most times a psychiatrist or a psychologist but at times social workers or nurses) uses to complete a psychiatric asse...
Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale
The Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale was designed by Duke University psychiatrist William W.K. Zung MD (1929-1992) to assess the level of depression for patients diagnosed with depressive disorder. ...
Precordial examination
In medicine, the precordial exam, also cardiac exam, is performed as part of a physical examination, or when a patient presents with chest pain suggestive of a cardiovascular pathology. It would typic...
McMurray test
The McMurray test, also known as the McMurray circumduction test is used to evaluate individuals for tears in the meniscus of the knee. It is a rotation test for demonstrating torn cartilage of the k...
FieldTrip
FieldTrip is a MATLAB software toolbox for magnetoencephalography (MEG) and electroencephalography (EEG) analysis. It is developed at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour at the Ra...
Gonioscopy
Gonioscopy describes the use of a goniolens (also known as a gonioscope) in conjunction with a slit lamp or operating microscope to gain a view of the iridocorneal angle, or the anatomical angle forme...
Gonioscopy - Wikipedia
Psychotic disorder
Psychosis refers to an abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality". People with psychosis are des...
Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale
The Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS) was designed by William W. K. Zung M.D, (1929-1992) a professor of Psychiatry from Duke University, to quantify a patient's level of anxiety. The SAS is a 20-...