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Men suffer from depression in smaller numbers than women do, but
their treatment needs differ due to responses to medication,
especially in older men. Additional medication may be necessary
to treat the sexual side effects.
Assertive community treatment is a team-based method of caring
for the mentally ill when they are released from institutions.
While more costly than traditional treatment, it is more
personalized and can produce better results.
People with certain mental conditions can experience seizures
that appear to be epilepsy but are actually psychogenic seizures.
Studies are finding ways to distinguish between the two types to
facilitate proper treatment.
Having more money does not make people happier, even though we
tend to believe it will. The tendency to overestimate the
importance of something's effect on one's level of happiness is
called the focusing illusion.
Two studies examine the correlation between depression in adults
and its prevalence in their children, and the effect of adults'
treatment on the children's mental health.
It was long believed that humans did not have the capacity to
recognize pheromones, but research finds evidence they can, which
may lead to better understanding of the biological basis of