News tagged with psychiatric care

Untreated ADHD common in male convicts

( -- Men serving long prison sentences surprisingly often have a history of unrecognised and untreated ADHD, despite having had considerable problems since childhood. This according to a recent study published ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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When women deny their own pregnancies

Whether the French woman who killed eight of her newborns suffered from a syndrome known as pregnancy denial may determine if she faces major prison time or intensive psychiatric care.

dateAug 01, 2010 in Health
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New family care model aids at-risk families

Many families struggle on a day-to-day basis with insufficient in-home care or problematic out-of-home care for their emotionally or behaviorally troubled children and adolescents. Researchers have recently shown that an ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Social Sciences
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For psychiatric services, wait for the beep

Two-thirds of patients referred for psychiatric services following an emergency room visit are likely to reach only an answering machine when they call for help, compared to about 20 percent of patients calling medical clinics ...

dateFeb 25, 2009 in Other
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