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Article ID: 716274

Hit Your Head, Lose Your Sense of Smell

Universite de Montreal

People who suffer even a mild concussion can find it difficult to identify smells in the day that follows, and have anxiety problems a year later, a Canadian study finds.

Released:
23-Jul-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 716219

APA Calls on Amazon's Bezos to Resist Pressure to Resume Selling Conversion Therapy Books

American Psychological Association (APA)

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s CEO, should resist calls by some members of Congress to resume selling books that promote “conversion therapy” because there is insufficient scientific evidence that such practices are safe, especially for young people facing rejection by their parents, according to the American Psychological Association.

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23-Jul-2019 10:30 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: New International Study Will Explore Accessibility of Talk Therapy Treatment for New Mothers

Article ID: 716161

New International Study Will Explore Accessibility of Talk Therapy Treatment for New Mothers

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

This study, co-led by Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, director of the UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program, and Daisy Singla, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry at University of Toronto and clinician scientist at Sinai Health System, will investigate how to make talk therapy treatment – specifically behavioral activation – more accessible to all women.

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22-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 716043

Losing Medicaid Coverage Leads to Reduced Use of Healthcare among Adults with Mental Health Disorders

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For Medicaid enrollees with mental health disorders, losing Medicaid coverage leads to lasting reductions in overall healthcare use, and in outpatient mental health treatment specifically, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released:
19-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT
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    19-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 716060

Music Can Be a Viable Alternative to Medications in Reducing Anxiety Before Anesthesia Procedures

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to an anesthesia procedure, according to a Penn Medicine study published today in the journal Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine.

Released:
18-Jul-2019 3:30 PM EDT
Newswise: Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Article ID: 715995

Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research are excited to announce that Elissa Kozlov, PhD, has joined their faculty this past May. She joined the School of Public Health’s department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor, and is a resident faculty member at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.

Released:
18-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 715997

The “Chicago Parent Program” Proves as Effective in Reducing Children’s Behavior Problems as Nationally-Renowned “Parent-Child Interaction Therapy”

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing suggests that the Chicago Parent Program, a group-based parent management training (PMT) program developed by JHSON faculty Deborah Gross, is just as effective in decreasing child behavior problems as is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)—often considered the “gold standard” among PMT programs.

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18-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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