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This page includes "hot-off-the-press" counseling article titles and their short descriptions.  It also includes a link to several of the latest mental health news headlines and links to the latest topics to have appeared in the CounsellingResource discussion forum. The feed is updated regularly, every 15 minutes. News and Features provides news, features and other resources in the fields of counselling, psychotherapy, general mental health and psychology. en-GB Copyright 2004, Mulhauser Consulting Ltd. News and Features Feed 144 35 Sat, 18 Feb 2006 03:12:01 GMT Newsdesk:

Strokes In Children Need To Be Recognized Quickly Author: NewsEditor

Subject: Strokes In Children Need To Be Recognized Quickly
Posted: Sat 18 Feb 2006 1:05 am (GMT 1)
Topic Replies: 0

Although usually thought of as afflicting only elderly patients, strokes may occur as early as infancy. But a seemingly healthy 13-year-old, who suddenly found himself unable to move the left side of his body to get into a car, was fortunate that his family acted quickly.

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Newsdesk: Acupressure Relieves Low Back Pain Author: NewsEditor
Subject: Acupressure Relieves Low Back Pain
Posted: Sat 18 Feb 2006 1:05 am (GMT 1)
Topic Replies: 0

Acupressure (applying pressure with the thumbs or fingertips to the same points on the body stimulated in acupuncture) seems to be more effective in reducing low back pain than physical therapy, finds a study published online by the British Medical Journal.

News Editor,
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Newsdesk: Gender Practices Inhibit Men From Being Better Dads Author: NewsEditor
Subject: Gender Practices Inhibit Men From Being Better Dads
Posted: Sat 18 Feb 2006 1:05 am (GMT 1)
Topic Replies: 0

A study published in the current issue of Family Process provides an in-depth look at fathering in families with young children and finds that the most involved fathers live outside traditional gendered roles.

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Newsdesk: Depression treatment approved despite objections Author: NewsEditor
Subject: Depression treatment approved despite objections
Posted: Fri 17 Feb 2006 11:05 pm (GMT 1)
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United Press International February 17, 2006 WASHINGTON, Feb 17, 2006 (UPI via COMTEX) -- A U.S. Senate Finance Committee report says a federal official approved a device to treat persistent depression against the advice of an advisory committee.

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Blog: Pleasure-Blocker Accomplia Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Drug A 2-year longitudinal study shows that men and women taking the experimental weight-loss drug rimonabant lost weight and kept it off. However, specialists warn that medication use should be minimized when lifestyle changes can achieve the same purpose. Blog: Mixed Messages on ADHD Drugs Side Effects Last week, an FDA advisory committee voted to recommend adding 'black box' safety warnings to ADHD drugs. This week, the director of the FDA's division of psychiatry products says it would be unusual for the agency to issue a 'black box' warning based on such thin evidence. A second FDA committee, which focuses on pediatrics, will consider the drugs' safety next month. Blog: Are You Dating a Loser? Is it always your fault? Have you experienced the mean and sweet cycle? Are you walking on eggshells? Does your partner pass the waitress test? These are among the topics touched on by clinical psychologist Dr Joseph M Carver, PhD, in a guest contribution on dating 'losers'. Dr Carver will be available to answer relationship questions or comments you'd like to post at the end of this article. Blog: Black Box Warnings for Ritalin and Other ADHD Drugs It's official: an FDA science advisory committee has voted to recommend the most serious type of 'black box' warning labels for Ritalin and other stimulants used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Forum: Just For Fun - Your Cartoon Personality Existenz, Fri 17-Feb-06 (17 Replies) Forum: Training to be a counsellor Existenz, Fri 17-Feb-06 (1 Reply)


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