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National Institute of Mental Health
Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: America’s Hidden Mental Health Crisis - Alisa Roth and Phil...
by National Institute of Mental Health on June 13, 2019 at 4:00 am
One of the most horrific—and least acknowledged—effects of mass incarceration is the epidemic of mental illness in our jails and prisons. On June 13, 2019, Alisa Roth, journalist and author of Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness, will explain how this happened—and how we can fix it. Phil Andrews is the […]
Scientific Meeting » Suicide Risk Algorithm Applications in Healthcare Settings
by National Institute of Mental Health on June 5, 2019 at 4:00 am
On June 5th and 6th, investigators will meet to identify and prioritize research needs in the application of predictive analytics using electronic health records in suicide prevention. […]
Scientific Meeting » Addressing the Mental Health Needs of People on the Autism Spectrum
by National Institute of Mental Health on May 21, 2019 at 4:00 am
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) Working Group will host a workshop to discuss mental health issues that affect people on the autism spectrum, including anxiety, depression, suicide, self-injurious and aggressive behavior, and mental health services. […]
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Social Psychology Network
More Than a Million Students Walk Out in Global Climate Strike
by BBC News - Top Headlines on May 25, 2019 at 11:10 am
Source: BBC News - Top HeadlinesFrom Australia to Europe, school children are skipping classes to call for action on climate change. […]
New Psychotherapy Approach Helps Abused Kids
by Psych Central on May 25, 2019 at 11:09 am
Source: Psych CentralA new developmentally adapted cognitive processing therapy specializing on the situations and needs of teens and young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 promises to improve care for... […]
Trump Administration Bans CDC from Saying "Diversity," "Transgender"
by Yahoo News - Science on May 25, 2019 at 11:08 am
Source: Yahoo News - ScienceThe Trump administration has banned seven words from the Centers for Disease Control's upcoming budget documents, the Washington Post reports. The words are "vulnerable," "entitlement," "diversity," "transgender," "fetus," […]
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Growing up high: Neurobiological consequences of adolescent cannabis use
on May 26, 2019 at 5:57 pm
About one in five Canadian adolescents uses cannabis. Neuroscientists have been researching the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain. Adolescence is associated with the maturation of cognitive functions, such as working memory, decision-making, impulsivity control and motivation, and the research presented suggests cannabis could have […]
Weekly pharmacy visits boost drug adherence and quality of life in heart failure patients
on May 26, 2019 at 5:57 pm
Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their tablets and be active in daily life, according to new results. […]
Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment
on May 24, 2019 at 3:35 pm
New research shows that cancer cells of glioblastomas -- conspicuously aggressive solid brain tumors -- manifest developmental plasticity and their phenotypic characteristics are less constrained than believed. […]