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Mental health parity opens new business opportunities

Jun 27, 2014
New rules mean it will be easier for millions to get mental health treatment.
Posted In: mental health, health insurance

The value of negative thinking

May 26, 2014
Turns out anxiety actually has benefits in the business world.
Posted In: mental health

Is too much financial news affecting your health?

Jan 16, 2014
New research finds a strong link between daily stock returns and hospital admissions.
Posted In: stocks, financial news, hospitalizations, Health, mental health

Using virtual reality video games to treat PTSD

Dec 5, 2013
Virtual reality simulations are being used to treat soldiers with a kind of therapy that predates the technology.
Posted In: mental health, PTSD, video games, virtual reality

Video games and the autism spectrum

Dec 3, 2013
Video games can help people on and off the autism spectrum interact physically and socially.
Posted In: video games, mental health

No guns or race cars or strategy in this video game.

Dec 2, 2013
Kara Stone, an artist and video game designer, talks about her video game "Medication Meditation," which explores what it's like to have a mental illness by recreating the therapy process.
Posted In: mental health, video games

What Amanda Bynes' parents want for her

Aug 8, 2013
The 27-year-old actress has run through $1 million in recent months while acting increasingly erratically. Her parents are seeking a conservatorship to put them in charge of her finances.
Posted In: Amanda Bynes, conservatorship, legal, mental health

Sequester hits Native Americans' mental health services

Jul 18, 2013
The suicide rate for Native Americans is nearly four times the national average, but many tribes' mental health services have been compromised by the sequester.
Posted In: sequester, native americans, mental health

Avatar therapy aims to aid patients with schizophrenia

Jun 20, 2013
A psychiatrist in England is using digital avatars -- almost like characters in a video game -- to help people with schizophrenia put a face to the voices in their heads.
Posted In: Health, mental health, psychology, avatars

How much is the DSM-5 worth?

May 17, 2013
The diagnostic mental health bible comes out this weekend and as doctors' manuals go, it's high profile and big money.
Posted In: DSM, mental health

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