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New research: More than every second female homicide is committed by the partner

Aarhus University

Out of the 536 women who were killed between 1992-2016 in Denmark, 300 were killed by their partner.

16-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Newswise: Warriors Research Institute Expanding Evidence-Based Telehealth to Texas Veterans and Their Families

Article ID: 718932

Warriors Research Institute Expanding Evidence-Based Telehealth to Texas Veterans and Their Families

Baylor Scott and White Health

Warriors Research Institute, a Baylor Scott & White Research Institute center, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance that will help expand evidence-based mental health treatment to Texas veterans and their families. The treatment is available at no cost to veterans and family members regardless of discharge status.

12-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718810

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names Six New Members to Scientific Council

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has named six new members to its Scientific Council, now comprised of 184 leading scientists from across disciplines in brain and behavior research. Members of the Foundation’s voluntary Scientific Council review grant applications and award grants to support scientists conducting innovative, cutting-edge research focused on improving care for those living with mental illness, as well as seeking preventive and diagnostic tools for the future.

12-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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.

12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Four reasons to focus on family health and fitness

Article ID: 718827

The Medical Minute: Four reasons to focus on family health and fitness

Penn State Health

Many people think about ways to stay physically fit as individuals. But what about creating a health and fitness plan for the entire family?

11-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718778

How Caring Text Messages Can Prevent Suicide

University of Washington School of Medicine

For Suicide Awareness Day, Amanda Kerbrat, a research scientist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is teaching health care providers how to implement a simple but powerful tool to prevent suicide: caring contacts. Caring contacts are messages of support to show someone you care about their well-being. This simple intervention builds on the work of Jerome Motto, a World War II soldier who became a psychiatrist and researcher. He used caring letters to conduct the first successful clinical trial to reduce suicide deaths.

10-Sep-2019 4:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 718655

More people turning to primary care doctors or emergency centers for depression and suicidal thoughts

Beaumont Health

Beaumont primary care and emergency medicine doctors say many patients see them for care that might surprise you: depression and suicidal thoughts. In fact, national data consistently shows spring and summer to be the most common seasons for suicide, not the gloomy winter months.

9-Sep-2019 11:55 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718521

For Better Adult Mental and Relational Health, Boost Positive Childhood Experiences

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Positive childhood experiences, such as supportive family interactions, caring relationships with friends, and connections in the community, are associated with reductions in chances of adult depression and poor mental health

5-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718632

How the Justice System Can Affect Physical, Mental Health

North Carolina State University

A new study finds that being convicted of a crime is associated with a decline in one’s physical health, even if the conviction doesn’t lead to jail time. The study also confirms previous work finding that being arrested is associated with adverse mental health outcomes.

9-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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