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Newswise: Study Suggests PTSD Associated with Cognitive Impairment Onset in 911 Responders

Article ID: 718668

Study Suggests PTSD Associated with Cognitive Impairment Onset in 911 Responders

Stony Brook University

A new study led by Stony Brook University that includes 1,800 WTC 911 responders reveals that PTSD is strongly associated with onset of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The study, published early online in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Disease Monitoring,

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9-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718673

Children of anxious mothers twice as likely to have hyperactivity in adolescence

European College of Neuropsychopharmacology

A large study has shown that children of mothers who are anxious during pregnancy and in the first few years of the child's life have twice the risk of having hyperactivity symptoms at age 16. This work is being presented for the first time at the ECNP Congress in Copenhagen.

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9-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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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.

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9-Sep-2019 11:55 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718511

Using a Wearable Device to Exercise More? Add Competition to Improve Results

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A clinical trial using a behaviorally designed gamification program found competition worked better than support or collaboration to increase daily step counts

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5-Sep-2019 11:20 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

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5-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Empathy for robots can have life-changing consequences for troops

Article ID: 718554

Empathy for robots can have life-changing consequences for troops

University of South Australia

It is increasingly common to use robots in war zones to examine and disarm hazards or recover objects with the understanding that the loss of a robot is a far more acceptable outcome than the death of a solider.

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6-Sep-2019 11:05 PM EDT
Newswise: In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

Article ID: 718590

In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

Washington University in St. Louis

Riots that resulted in anywhere from 10 to 1,000-plus deaths in their hometowns ultimately influenced lending decisions among hundreds of loan managers in India — and the effect endured for decades, reveals a new study involving a researcher from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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6-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 718570

Bad to the bone or just bad behavior?

Columbia University

Hannibal. Voldemort. Skeletor and Gargamel. It's hard to imagine any nefarious villain having redeeming qualities.

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6-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Suicide rates climbing, especially in rural America
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Article ID: 718361

Suicide rates climbing, especially in rural America

Ohio State University

Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. The study also highlights a cluster of factors, including lack of insurance and the prevalence of gun shops, that are associated with high suicide rates.

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3-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

Article ID: 718534

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

University of Georgia

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

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6-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT

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