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Article ID: 718740

High Social Support Associated with Less Violence Among Male Teens in Urban Neighborhoods

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Children's Hospital researchers find that the presence of adult social support is linked to less violence among at-risk teen boys.

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10-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: First frailty map highlights service need

Article ID: 718937

First frailty map highlights service need

University of Adelaide

An online interactive map, which shows for the first time where Australia’s frail and pre-frail people live today and in the future, will help plan services for healthy ageing.

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12-Sep-2019 9:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718926

How are we doing? Affordable tool measures parents’ perceptions of their child’s school

University at Buffalo

A team led by a University at Buffalo social work researcher has developed a new tool for measuring parents’ perceptions of how they engage with their children’s education. The tool also offers school administrators a quick, economical and efficient alternative to the often expensive and cumbersome measures currently available.

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12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718922

Few Trauma Centers Provide Assessment of Acute and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common among trauma patients and caregivers – but only a small percentage of US trauma centers offer recommended assessment and education regarding stress disorders, reports a survey study in the September/October Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718895

“Time-outs” not associated with long-term negative effects in children

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers find no differences in emotional and behavioral health between kids whose parents used time-outs and those who didn't.

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12-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Tracking coordinated disinformation campaigns online made easier with new BotSlayer tool

Article ID: 718881

Tracking coordinated disinformation campaigns online made easier with new BotSlayer tool

Indiana University

Indiana University's Observatory on Social Media has launched a new tool, BotSlayer, that instantly detects coordinated attempts to manipulate public opinion using social media.

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12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Are Children Interested in Politics? University of Kentucky Researcher Provides Insight in New Study

Article ID: 718872

Are Children Interested in Politics? University of Kentucky Researcher Provides Insight in New Study

University of Kentucky

With the 2020 U.S. presidential election fast approaching, should the youngest members of society be engaged in the political discussion? Findings of a new collaborative study — conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky, University of Kansas, University of Texas at Austin, Whitman College and University of Texas at Tyler — aim to answer that question by providing insight into children's reactions to the 2016 presidential election.

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12-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 718870

No Long-Term Negative Effects of "Time-Out" in Children, Study Finds

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Contrary to misleading reports in the media and online, the disciplinary strategy of "time-out" is not associated with increased behavior problems or other long-term negative effects in children, reports a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

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12-Sep-2019 8:25 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718874

Distractions distort what’s real, study suggests

Ohio State University

A new study suggests that distractions – those pesky interruptions that pull us away from our goals – might change our perception of what’s real, making us believe we saw something different from what we actually saw.

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12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718873

Psychedelics in Psychiatry? Studies Show Benefits of Hallucinogenic Drugs for Mental Health Treatment

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A growing body of evidence suggests that LSD, psilocybin, and other hallucinogenic drugs may have therapeutic benefits for patients with psychiatric disorders, according to a research review in the September issue of Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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