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Article ID: 709187

The Academy for Eating Disorders Releases Position Statement on “The Fast Track Trial”

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) recently issued a position statement on considering the risk of eating disorders and associated problems when evaluating the risks of human research participation.

Released:
6-Mar-2019 10:30 AM EST
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Article ID: 709165

Study finds a lack of adequate hydration among the elderly

UCLA School of Nursing

Drinking enough water is a concern for everyone, but the elderly are particularly prone to underhydration and dehydration. A new UCLA School of Nursing study shows that these conditions are likely to be under-recognized, bringing on health problems ranging from urinary tract infections to frequent falls.

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6-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST

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Article ID: 708772

Introverts Perform Nearly As Well in Social Settings As Extroverts Do, According to Study by Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Researcher

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

A new study by Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researcher Erik Helzer found Introverts’ expectations of social interactions are more pessimistic than what they ultimately experience.

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5-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709130

Integrated therapy treating obesity and depression is effective

University of Illinois at Chicago

An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine physician care, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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5-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 709137

Fake faces: University of Washington's 'Calling BS' duo opens new website asking 'Which face is real?'

University of Washington

Whichfaceisreal.com is the new website from Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom of the University of Washington, the duo who drew wide attention for their innovative Information School class, "Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data."

Released:
5-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709052

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Receives Behavioral Health Home Certification from The Joint Commission

Hackensack Meridian Health

Behavioral Health program at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center goes above and beyond standard accreditation to care for those with behavioral health conditions as well as chronic medical conditions.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708548

A New Approach to an Old Question: How Do We Actually Cooperate?

American Physical Society (APS)

Princeton researchers are exploring how cooperation arises in human societies, where people tend to cluster into various group types -- political, religious, familial, professional, etc. -- which they will describe at the 2019 APS March Meeting. Within such groups, people can cooperate or “defect” and receive payoffs based on those exchanges. Cooperation, they observed, is most favored when allowing for the existence of “loners” -- people who are temporarily not members of any group.

Released:
22-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709025

Study Finds Atypical Communications in Autism May Aid Diagnosis, Treatment Targets

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University autism researchers investigating atypical communications characteristics of children being treated for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) found that these youths experience a wider range of communication difficulties compared to youth with other psychiatric conditions.

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4-Mar-2019 11:30 AM EST

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