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Religion and the Brain – Studies Seek 'Neurobiological Correlates' of Religion and Spirituality

Evidence suggests that religious and spiritual states and behaviors are related to certain structures and processes in the brain, concludes a research review in the September/October issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in...
17-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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VA Extends Collaborative Chronic Care Model for Veterans with Mental Health Conditions

A multi-year process has led to successful implementation of an innovative, evidence-based approach to improve care for veterans with mental health conditions in the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system
17-Sep-2019 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Few Trauma Centers Provide Assessment of Acute and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common among trauma patients and caregivers – but only a small percentage of US trauma centers offer recommended assessment and education regarding stress disorders, reports...
12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

No Long-Term Negative Effects of "Time-Out" in Children, Study Finds

Contrary to misleading reports in the media and online, the disciplinary strategy of "time-out" is not associated with increased behavior problems or other long-term negative effects in children, reports a study in the Journal of Developmental &...
12-Sep-2019 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychedelics in Psychiatry? Studies Show Benefits of Hallucinogenic Drugs for Mental Health Treatment

A growing body of evidence suggests that LSD, psilocybin, and other hallucinogenic drugs may have therapeutic benefits for patients with psychiatric disorders, according to a research review in the September issue of Journal of Psychiatric Practice....
12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Integrating Occupational Safety and Health with Workplace Wellness

A grant program is helping small- to medium-sized employers in Ohio integrate their occupational safety and health (OSH) efforts with workplace wellness programs, reports the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
10-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Crush Injury/Compartment Syndrome – An Emerging Complication of the Opioid Epidemic

Patients found unconscious after a prolonged period of time – typically due to opioid overdose – are at risk of developing a serious complication called compartment syndrome, reports a study in the September 4, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone...
9-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cannabis and Mental Health: Legalization Spurs Need for New Research

Now that cannabis has been legalized for recreational use in Canada, there's a growing need for research exploring the mental health implications of increased access to cannabis. That's the focus of the September Special Issue of the Canadian...
5-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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