Tag Archives: Mental Health
HealthDay reports, “Marijuana causes disruptions in concentration and memory similar to those that occur in people with schizophrenia, according to a new study” published in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Medscape reported that “diet quality can have a significant effect on mental health outcomes and may potentially have a role in preventing and treating such common illnesses as depression and anxiety,” according to research published in the journal PLoS One.
The CNN “The Chart” blog reports that “a deficiency in vitamin B12 is associated with memory and thinking problems, as well as brain shrinkage,” according to a study published in the journal Neurology.
The CNN “The Chart” blog reported that infants “exposed to their parents’ marital discord may be more likely to experience sleep issues during toddlerhood,” according to a study published in the journal Child Development.
Many people believe that people with “locked-in syndrome,” a form of nearly complete paralysis, would want to die, commit suicide, or be euthanized. It turns out those beliefs are false. According to a recent study, more than half of patients with … Continue reading
This headline is not a new one, but another study reminds us that smoking marijuana has been linked with an increased risk of mental illness. Now researchers are saying that when pot smokers do become mentally ill, the disease starts … Continue reading
Here’s the fourth of an eight-part devotional for men based upon my chapter on health in Coach Joe Gibbs best-selling book, Gameplan for Life. The devotional was featured by the Men of Integrity ministry of Christianity Today. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading
Here’s the first of an eight-part devotional for men. It’s based upon a chapter on physical health that I wrote for Coach Joe Gibbs’ best-selling book, Gameplan for Life. The devotional series was featured by the Men of Integrity ministry of … Continue reading
New research is documenting some of the risks I’ve told you about in previous blogs for kids who utilize screen time (TV, computers, video games) more than 2 hours a day. Specifically, children who watch television or use computers for … Continue reading
In many previous blogs I’ve reminded you of the dangers of television exposure to your children and teens. Now, here’s a warning for us adults: a new study has found that watching more than 4 hours of TV a day … Continue reading
The AP reports that “fish oil pills may be able to save some young people with signs of mental illness from descending into schizophrenia,” according to a study published in the February issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. For the … Continue reading
LifeNews.com is reporting on a new study from researchers at a university in New Zealand which found that 85 percent of women who had abortions report negative mental health issues as a result. The report is the latest from professor … Continue reading
Reuters is reporting today that “No high-quality study done to date can document that having an abortion causes psychological distress, or a “post-abortion syndrome,” and “efforts to show it does occur appear to be politically motivated.” They base this upon … Continue reading
The results of a new study from a Johns Hopkins University research team claiming that there is no link between abortions and mental health problems for women should come as no surprise. The authors of the study, which the mainstream … Continue reading
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have looked at more than a dozen studies on abortion and mental health issues and they claim there is no link. However the review failed to include three new studies all showing abortion leads to … Continue reading
The leading researcher responsible for a new study showing abortion has serious mental health complications for women says the American Psychological Association needs to reverse its own misleading conclusion that abortion doesn’t cause women mental health problems. More Information:
The New York Times reports, “More than one-third of all Americans will soon receive better insurance coverage for mental-health treatments because of a new law that, for the first time, requires equal coverage of mental and physical illnesses.” More information: