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April 29, 2016

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April 29, 2016

Can Trajectory of Child Sexual Abuse Victims Be Changed?

Apr. 18, 2016 — Authors and investigators have announced the highly anticipated preliminary results of the clinical trials performed at the Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch, confirming that the four-week intervention ... read more

Anorexia-Like Condition in Mice Triggered by Combination of Genetic Risk, Stress, Dieting

Apr. 12, 2016 — A new mouse model has been described, featuring a combination of genetic and environmental risk factors that can trigger the compulsive restriction of food intake seen in patients with anorexia ... read more

Report Recommends Ways to Break Cycle of Domestic Violence

Apr. 7, 2016 — Victims of domestic violence are hindered from leaving their abusers by internal and external factors, including the response of the criminal justice system, fear, perceived control, and self-esteem, ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered remarkably detailed 3-D views of one of the most important transporters in the brain -- the serotonin transporter. Their study provides fresh insight into how citalopram ... read more

Travels With My Smart Phone

Apr. 6, 2016 — The more we rely on our smart phones being connected to the Internet, the greater the anxiety we feel if we lose that connection when traveling, according to new ... read more

For Parents of Autistic Children, More Social Support Means Better Health

Apr. 6, 2016 — About one in 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Their parents consistently report greater stress levels, caregiving burden and depression than parents of ... read more

Blueberries May Offer Benefits for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Apr. 5, 2016 — In a series of studies conducted in rats, researchers have found that eating blueberries could help to reduce the genetic and biochemical drivers behind depression and suicidal tendencies associated ... read more

Parkinson's Disease Meds Increase Risk of Compulsive Gambling, Shopping, Binge Eating

Apr. 5, 2016 — Drugs commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease are linked to impulse control disorders such as pathological gambling, compulsive buying, hypersexuality and binge eating in some patients, ... read more

Threat of Climate Change Found to Be Key Psychological and Emotional Stressor

Apr. 5, 2016 — Climate change is a significant threat to the health of Americans, creating unprecedented health problems in areas where they might not have previously occurred, according to a report released April ... read more

Gamblers Anonymous Associated With Progress, Could Benefit from More Combined Approach

Apr. 5, 2016 — People who attended Gamblers Anonymous gambled less often, showed increased readiness for change and enhanced coping skills, but appeared to fair better when Gamblers Anonymous was combined with ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — Using a sophisticated MRI technique, researchers have found abnormalities in the brain's white matter tracts in patients with insomnia, according to a new ... read more

Choir Singing Boosts Immune System Activity in Cancer Patients and Carers, Study Shows

Apr. 4, 2016 — Singing in a choir for just one hour boosts levels of immune proteins in people affected by cancer, reduces stress and improves mood, which in turn could have a positive impact on overall health, a ... read more

Transgender Veterans Have High Rates of Mental Health Problems

Apr. 1, 2016 — Among military veterans identifying as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression, and nearly 50 percent had a ... read more

For Young Adults, Sleep Problems Predict Later Pain Problems

Mar. 31, 2016 — For at least some groups of 'emerging adults,' sleep problems are a predictor of chronic pain and worsening pain severity over time, suggests a ... read more

FOMO: It's Your Life You're Missing out on

Mar. 30, 2016 — “You missed out.” Is there another sentence that could strike such anxiety in the hearts of young people? Known as FOMO in millennial-speak, fear of missing out is quickly taking a toll on ... read more

Psychotherapy for Depressed Rats Shows Genes Aren't Destiny

Mar. 29, 2016 — Genes are not destiny in determining whether a person will suffer from depression, reports a new study. Nurture can override nature. When rats genetically bred for depression received the equivalent ... read more

Children With Cushing Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk

Mar. 29, 2016 — Children with Cushing syndrome may be at higher risk for suicide as well as for depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions long after their disease has been successfully treated, ... read more

Mar. 24, 2016 — Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent of all brain disorders, and yet there's been little progress in drug treatments for anxiety in more than 50 years. Now, researchers suggest that studies ... read more

Depression After Heart Disease Diagnosis Tied to Heart Attack, Death

Mar. 23, 2016 — New research shows patients with a history of chest discomfort due to coronary artery disease -- a build up of plaque in the heart's arteries -- who are subsequently diagnosed with depression ... read more

PTSD May Affect Blood Vessel Health in Veterans

Mar. 23, 2016 — Post-traumatic stress disorder may decrease the ability of blood vessels to dilate, raising the risk of heart attack and stroke in veterans. Traditional risk factors such as high blood pressure, ... read more

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