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Article ID: 709752

Breastfeeding Can Erase Effects of Prenatal Violence for Newborns

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame researchers found that breastfeeding through the first six weeks of life acts as a protective factor, effectively negating the risk of IPV the mother experienced during pregnancy on early infant difficult temperament.

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18-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 708911

Fast-Acting Psychedelic Can Improve Depression, Anxiety

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that use of the synthetic psychedelic 5-methocy-N,-N-dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) appears to be associated with unintended improvements in self-reported depression and anxiety when given in a ceremonial group setting. 5-MeO-DMT is a psychedelic that is found in the venom of Bufo Alvarius toads, in a variety of plants species, and can be produced synthetically.

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18-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 708637

Academy for Eating Disorders Announces 2019 Class of Fellows

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

Academy for Eating Disorders Announces 2019 Class of Fellows

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25-Feb-2019 3:55 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 709662

The Sweet Spot: Scientists Discover Taste Center of Human Brain

Cornell University

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and a new method of statistical analysis, researchers have discovered the taste center in the human brain by uncovering which parts of the brain distinguish different types of tastes.

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14-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 709663

Researchers re-think puberty, recommend changes to how it’s studied

Cornell University

The awkward and uncomfortable life stage of puberty is a crucial avenue for understanding human development over the course of a lifetime and researchers are now recommending changes to the study of puberty to better reflect the realities of today’s world.

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14-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    14-Mar-2019 1:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 709607

New study on Serious Illness Care Program underscores significant benefit of more, better, and earlier conversations between clinicians and patients

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

A new study shows that an innovative communication program developed by Ariadne Labs and tested at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute resulted in more, earlier and better conversations between patients and their oncology clinicians, and led to significant reductions in emotional suffering for patients with advanced cancer.

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13-Mar-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709641

Simple Directions From Parents Can Guide Children’s Discovery

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Whether it’s probing a child’s understanding of a topic through questions or engaging in hands-on activities alongside them, parents can guide their children to learn in new ways through simple directions, according to a study by psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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14-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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    14-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709335

Mental Health Issues Increased Significantly in Young Adults Over Last Decade

American Psychological Association (APA)

The percentage of young Americans experiencing certain types of mental health disorders has risen significantly over the past decade, with no corresponding increase in older adults, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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8-Mar-2019 11:40 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709604

Literature Review and Meta-Analysis Analyzes How DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria For Autism May Affect Diagnosis Rate

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

A five-year follow-up systematic review and meta-analysis of 33 studies—conducted to determine changes in the frequency of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis since the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5)—was published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

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14-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT

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