AADT's Session Wrap-Up
> 10/8/2007 10:16:35 AM

Several important mental health stories broke last week, including more information on work and depression, care for veterans, and cigarette use. Several others stories made news across the web though, and you can check them out below.

Online CBT Could Benefit Those Reluctant to Get Professional Help - A meta-analysis published earlier this year found that cognitive behavioral therapy administered online could produce results in depression treatment, and now the Dutch government will look to implement an online system as part of their health care system.

Purging Habits Mark Eating Disorder Severity - A study appearing in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found that the number of purging behaviors is a better indicator of eating disorder severity than frequency of purging, although frequency may mark other psychological problems.

Nationals 1B Dmitri Young Awarded NL's Comeback Player of the Year - A year ago Dmitri Young was out of a job, fighting alcoholism, and dealing with a divorce, but last week marked a victory over his personal struggles and a victory over substance abuse when Young was recognized with the Comeback Player of the Year award.

Disabled People Smoke More - A new report from the CDC found that disabled Americans smoke at a rate nearly 50% higher than non-disabled individuals.

Lilly Adds Strong Warning Label to Zyprexa, a Schizophrenia Drug - There have been links between Zyprexa and dangerous weight gain, discussed previously here, and now Lilly has decided to add warning labels to address these potential side effects.

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