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Mental Health Conferences, Events, and Education

Mental Health Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

Primary Care Conference & Pharmacology Update
10/13/2014 - 10/16/2014

The NPA's 30 Annual Conference
10/22/2014 - 10/26/2014
The Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State

Annual Mountain Central Conference
11/07/2014 - 11/09/2014
Texas Occupational Therapy Association

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Scientists Discover “Dimmer Switch” for Mood Disorders

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a control mechanism for an area of the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience as “disappointment.” The discovery of what may e... Continue Reading

Brain Imaging Research Pinpoints Neurobiological Basis For Key Symptoms Associated With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Like Listlessness And Emotional Detachment In Trauma Victims

In a novel brain-imaging study among trauma victims, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have linked an opioid receptor in the brain -- associated with emotions -- to a narrow cluster of trauma symptoms, including sadness, emotional detachment ... Continue Reading

New Dartmouth Smartphone App Reveals Users' Mental Health, Performance, Behavior

Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have built the first smartphone app that automatically reveals students' mental health, academic performance and behavioral trends. In other words, your smartphone knows your state of mind -- even if you don... Continue Reading

ANF Launches e-Tools, Interactive Website To Aid Nurses With PTSD Care

The American Nurses Foundation, the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, announced the launch of an interactive, web-based post-traumatic stress disorder toolkit to help civilian registered nurses better assess and tre... Continue Reading

First Blood Test To Diagnose Depression In Adults

The first blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been developed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists, a breakthrough approach that provides the first objective, scientific diagnosis for depression. The test identifies depression by mea... Continue Reading

Neuroimaging Technique Identifies Concussion-Related Brain Disease In Living Brain

An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular ... Continue Reading

Slow To Mature, Quick To Distract: ADHD Brain Study Finds Slower Development Of Key Connections

A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and those without. Kids and teens with ADHD, a new study finds, lag behind others... Continue Reading

Imaging Identifies Asymptomatic People At Risk For Stroke

Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online in the journal Radiology. The study looked at people with asymptomatic carot... Continue Reading

Can I Drink While Pregnant? Brain Imaging Expert Weighs In

During the month of August, two publications delved into the decades-old debate questioning exactly how drastically a mother’s activities while pregnant affect her child in the future—specifically in terms of alcohol consumption. We asked Elizabeth S... Continue Reading

Schizophrenia Not A Single Disease But Multiple Genetically Distinct Disorders

New research shows that schizophrenia isn’t a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms. The finding could be a first step toward improved diagnosis and treatment for the debilitating psychi... Continue Reading

Drugs For Depression Linked With Failure Of Dental Implants

A team from McGill University has discovered that people who take the most common antidepressants (such as Celexa, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Zoloft, the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRIs) are twice as likely to have dental implants f... Continue Reading

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Ovulation Induction Clinical Coordinator
Reproductive Health Specialists
Pittsburgh, PA

Home Health Nurse
Floyd Valley Hospital/Avera Health

Best PCS Home Care
West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Stuart, Port St Lucie and Vero Beach, Florida

Speech & Language Pathologist
Autism Spectrum Therapies

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Associate Degree Nursing Instructor Emergency Medical Services Instructor Vocational Nursing Instructor
Laredo Community College

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