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Newswise: 'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

Indiana University

Advances in technology have allowed us to interact with others across the globe, and a new study of adults who engage with "sex tech"—innovative technologies used to enhance sexuality—announced by the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University reveals that technology increasingly connects people at their most intimate moments.

Channels: Apps, Internet Trends, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships, Technology, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

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Women with PCOS experience poor health and quality of life beyond reproductive years

Endocrine Society

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experience poor health and quality of life into their late forties, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Channels: Mental Health, OBGYN, Psychology and Psychiatry, Women's Health, All Journal News,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome
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Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome

DePaul University

Most youth living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) have not been diagnosed, according to a new prevalence study from researchers at DePaul University and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, published by the journal Child & Youth Care Forum. Leonard A. Jason, a professor of psychology at DePaul University, led the seven-year study to screen more than 10,000 children and teenagers in the Chicago area.

Channels: Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa

Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa

University of Washington

A University of Washington-led clinical trial involving more than 600 children in Kenya and Tanzania, in which community members were trained to deliver mental health treatment, showed improvement in participants’ trauma-related symptoms up to a year after receiving therapy.

Channels: Children's Health, Clinical Trials, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Trauma, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), African News, Healthcare, JAMA, All Journal News,

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22-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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Cyberbullying linked to increased depression and PTSD

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Cyberbullying had the impact of amplifying symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people who were inpatients at an adolescent psychiatric hospital, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Channels: Bullying, Children's Health, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Social Media, All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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Is it time to stop ringing the cancer bell?

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics finds that patients who celebrate the end of cancer treatment by ringing a bell report more distressful memories of treatment than those who finish without ringing a bell.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Mental Health, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 10:35 AM EST
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Newswise: Enlarged amygdala involved in psychiatric challenges in young girls with autism

Enlarged amygdala involved in psychiatric challenges in young girls with autism

UC Davis MIND Institute

behavioral problems than similar age boys with ASD. These challenges are associated with a larger amygdala, a UC Davis Health study has found. The amygdala is a key part of the brain that helps regulate emotions and detects threats.

Channels: All Journal News, Autism, Children's Health, Mental Health, Neuro, Psychology and Psychiatry,

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21-Jan-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Link Found Between Maternal Depression and Atopic Dermatitis in Children

George Washington University

A recent study suggests that maternal depression in the postpartum period, and even beyond, is associated with the development of atopic dermatitis throughout childhood and adolescence.

Channels: Dermatology, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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