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06-Aug-2020


Challenging Dogma, Recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder Can Sometimes Include Heavy Drinking

Recovering from alcohol use disorder (AUD) can sometimes involve drinking reductions that do not come close to abstinence, according to recent research — challenging the dogma that recovery from AUD requires abstinence or infrequent drinking. In a ...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 06-Aug-2020 at 10:00 ET


Understanding Alcohol-Related Violence: What is its Place and Role in the Wider Context of Aggression?

Aggressive behavior often, but not always, occurs alongside alcohol and drug misuse. Indeed, alcohol and drugs contribute to at least 40% of violent acts. However, despite the importance of substance misuse to understanding aggression, the relationsh...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 06-Aug-2020 at 10:00 ET

Arts and Humanities

07-Aug-2020


Authors’ ‘Invisible’ Words Reveal Blueprint for Storytelling

The “invisible” words that shaped Dickens classics also lead audiences through Spielberg dramas. And according to new research, these small words can be found in a similar pattern across most storylines, no matter the length or format.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Science Advances

Embargo expired on 07-Aug-2020 at 15:00 ET

Social and Behavioral Sciences

07-Aug-2020


Study finds parents can help kids eat healthier by knowing their own sense of self-control

Young children naturally like sugar and salt in food and develop food preferences based on what their parents serve them, but new research suggests that how parents view self-regulation also is a contributing factor.

– University of Oregon

Journal of Public Policy & Marketing


Study: Most Americans don't have enough assets to withstand 3 months without income

A new study from Oregon State University found that 77% of low- to moderate-income American households fall below the asset poverty threshold, meaning that if their income were cut off they would not have the financial assets to maintain at least pov...

– Oregon State University

Social Policy & Administration

06-Aug-2020


Social work’s role in the health, well-being of LGBTQ people in China

As China’s government seeks solutions to social problems related to an evolving society, professional social work is increasingly entering new areas, including migrant and aging services, and is poised to take on a larger role in assisting lesbian,...

– Washington University in St. Louis

International Social Work

Pop Culture

06-Aug-2020


Digital buccaneers boost box office bang

Pirated movies circulated online after their theatrical release saw about 3% higher box office receipts because of the increase in word-of-mouth advertising.

– University of Georgia

Management Science

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UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty awarded grant by National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research

A team led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Ninez Ponce and Michael Rodriguez has received a $596,000 grant from the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research to address data gaps about gun use and improve firearms policies. ...

– UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

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