19 social workers to be posted with prison dept in Maharashtra – The Indian Express


The Indian Express

19 social workers to be posted with prison dept in Maharashtra
The Indian Express
IN A first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, social workers will now be posted with the prison department of Maharashtra from March 1. Following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last year between the Maharashtra government and the Tata Trusts, …


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Schizophrenic mum detained indefinitely for stabbing baby daughter to death, dousing her in ACID and wrapping body … – The Sun


The Sun

Schizophrenic mum detained indefinitely for stabbing baby daughter to death, dousing her in ACID and wrapping body …
The Sun
The mum was charged with murder later that year, but was unfit to stand trial as she has paranoid schizophrenia. The 32-year-old admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility this week after being deemed fit to plead seven years on …
Mother who admitted killing daughter, 3, already allowed back into communityMetro

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Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression – Salon


Salon

Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression
Salon
Scientific American For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with people. She stayed home a lot. The days dragged on with a sense of “why bother?” for the 61-year-old from New Jersey who used to work at a Wall Street …


Source: mental health


Crowded hospital puts patients up in plush care home to save £1500 a week – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo

Crowded hospital puts patients up in plush care home to save £1500 a week
Liverpool Echo
An overcrowded hospital has put up patients in a luxury Heswall care home to reduce unprecedented pressures on the NHS. Arrowe Park Hospital patients staying at The Hazelwell can enjoy “five-star accommodation”, a piano bar, an impressive rooftop …


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Neanderthal genes behind schizophrenia: Study – Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Neanderthal genes behind schizophrenia: Study
Daily News & Analysis
Neanderthal DNA sequences still influence how genes are turned on or off in modern humans, contributing to traits such as height and susceptibility to schizophrenia, a new study has found. “Even 50,000 years after the last human-Neanderthal mating, we …
Neanderthal Genes Influence Height, Schizophrenia TodayLaboratory Equipment
Neanderthal Genes Could Increase Likelihood Of Schizophrenia, Other IllnessesThe Inquisitr
Neanderthal DNA influences our height, schizophrenia risk: StudyBusiness Standard
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​Social care at 'breaking point' despite council tax hikes in Staffordshire and South Derbyshire – Burton Mail


Burton Mail

Social care at ‘breaking point’ despite council tax hikes in Staffordshire and South Derbyshire
Burton Mail
Sharp increases in council tax in Burton and South Derbyshire will still not be enough to plug the rapidly-growing social care bill, an expert group has warned. From April, people in South Derbyshire are paying an extra 3.99 per cent, while Burton


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Children in UK mental health hospitals 'not improving', parents say – The Guardian


The Guardian

Children in UK mental health hospitals ‘not improving’, parents say
The Guardian
More than half of parents with children in mental health hospitals do not feel their condition has improved as a result of treatment, while nearly a quarter say it has actually deteriorated, according to a survey. The research was based on responses


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