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Article ID: 718514

Fix and prevent health disparities in children by supporting mom, and dad

Arizona State University (ASU)

According to the recent National Academies report on health disparities in children, one of the most important factors in preventing and addressing disparities is the well-being of the child’s primary caregiver. This finding is based on decades of developmental psychology research from Arizona State University scientists and others. When the primary caregiver is supported, the caregiver-child attachment can buffer against adversities like poverty, trauma and chronic stress.

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5-Sep-2019 12:20 PM EDT

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Article ID: 718519

Study shows exposure to multiple languages may make it easier to learn one

University of Washington

A new study from the University of Washington finds that, based on brain activity, people who live in communities where multiple languages are spoken can identify words in yet another language better than those who live in a monolingual environment.

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5-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Depression breakthrough

Article ID: 718420

Depression breakthrough

University of South Australia

Major depressive disorder – referred to colloquially as the ‘black dog’ – has been identified as a genetic cause for 20 distinct diseases, providing vital information to help detect and manage high rates of physical illnesses in people diagnosed with depression.

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4-Sep-2019 11:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718438

Inside Pediatrics Podcast: Talking to Teens, Tweens About Suicide and Depression

Children's of Alabama

Contrary to popular belief, talking about suicide doesn’t make teenagers more apt to attempt suicide. An open dialogue can help tweens and teens work through some of their toughest moments and see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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4-Sep-2019 6:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Shh…Your Devices May Be Listening to You

Article ID: 718487

Shh…Your Devices May Be Listening to You

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB computer science experts provide advice on how to protect your personal information from mobile devices and smart speakers.

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4-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718469

Beliefs About Uncommitted Sex May Put Marriages at Risk

Florida State University

In a study published today in the journal Psychological Science, researchers outline several factors that can contribute to a marriage’s long-term happiness or dissolution.

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4-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718468

Autism Study Stresses Importance of Communicating with All Infants

University of Texas at Dallas

A new study from a UT Dallas assistant professor affiliated with the Infant Brain Imaging Study network that included infants later diagnosed with autism suggests that all children benefit from exposure to rich speech environments from their caregivers.

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4-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Young Adults Exposed to Incarceration as Children Have Higher Odds of Future Depression, PTSD
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    4-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718363

Young Adults Exposed to Incarceration as Children Have Higher Odds of Future Depression, PTSD

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Young adults with childhood history of both parental incarceration and juvenile justice involvement were nearly three times more likely to have depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared to peers without any experience with the criminal justice system

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3-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718424

Study finds women at greater risk of depression, anxiety after hysterectomy

Mayo Clinic

Hysterectomy is associated with an increased risk of long-term mental health issues, especially depression and anxiety, according to a cohort study by Mayo Clinic researchers involving nearly 2,100 women.

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4-Sep-2019 9:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718461

Estudio descubre mayor riesgo femenino para depresión y ansiedad después de histerectomía

Mayo Clinic

La histerectomía se relaciona con mayor riesgo a largo plazo para problemas de la salud mental, especialmente depresión y ansiedad, dicen los investigadores de un estudio de cohorte de Mayo Clinic que abarcó a casi 2100 mujeres.

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4-Sep-2019 9:05 AM EDT

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