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While smoking rates have fallen dramatically, from 56 percent in men and 42 percent in women in the early 1960s to 21 percent in both sexes today, they have hardly changed among people with mental disorders and remain at over 40 percent.
This approach is taken so that the adolescents can overcome their substance abuse problem and begin to deal with their mental disorder (Grohol, 2010).
BEIRUT: A new, landmark mental health program will train a quarter of doctors and nurses at primary health care centers around Lebanon in treating mental disorders by September next year, the national director of mental health said.
Researchers assessed the relationship between stock price movements and mental disorders using data on daily hospitalisations for mental disorders in Taiwan over 4,000 days between 1998 and 2009.
However, physicians were significantly more likely to identify PTSD as a postevent mental disorder than nonphysician providers (Fisher's exact, P < = 0.
Bearing that in mind, consider that the current manual contains some 370 mental disorders, including such things as Sibling Rivalry Disorder, Mathematics Disorder, Caffeine Related Disorder and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- the latest term for PMS.
DENMARK -- Studies that investigate postpartum mental disorders often focus primarily on depression or psychoses and generally do not cover broader mental disorders.
20% of children in a home without a working parent suffer from mental disorder.
Different sociodemographic variables played a role in service seeking within each province, suggesting different attitudes toward common mental disorders and toward care seeking among the provinces.
Thus, mental disorders are really the chronic diseases of the young.
Their agenda is far more ambitious than that, as illustrated by their attachment to the calculatedly ambiguous term mental disorder, which the American Psychiatric Association continues to use even while complaining that it "unfortunately implies a distinction between 'mental' disorders and 'physical' disorders that is a reductionistic anachronism of mind/body dualism.
The prospects seem doubtful, since the psychiatric research described treats the mental disorder as a transcultural and even transhistorical phenomenon (31).