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  • First Blood Test to Diagnose Depression in Adults
    Source: ScienceDailyThe first blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been developed, providing the first objective, scientific diagnosis for depression. The test also predicts who will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, offering the opportunity for more effective, individualized therapy. The test also showed the biological effects of the therapy, the first measurable, blood-based evidence of the therapy's success and showed who is vulnerable... more...

  • NFL Partners with National Domestic Violence Hotline
    Source: ABC News - Good Morning AmericaLeague has been hit with several high-profile cases over the past two weeks. more...

  • Treating Insomnia in Elderly Reduces Inflammation, Lowers Disease Risk
    Source: ScienceDailyInsomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and more. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease. It also found the best way to cure lack of sleep is through the use of a common psychotherapy treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy. more...

  • Size at Birth Affects Risk of Adolescent Mental Health Disorders
    Source: ScienceDailyCompelling support has been offered for the general evolutionary theory that birth weight and length can partially predict the likelihood of being diagnosed with mental health disorders such as autism and schizophrenia later in life. The study analyzed medical records of 1.75 million Danish births, and subsequent hospital diagnoses for up to 30 years, and adjusted for almost all other known risk factors. more...

  • America Shrugs Off NFL Scandals, Poll Reveals
    Source: MSNBC - Top NewsNearly 90 percent of Americans say the recent outcry about domestic violence in the NFL hasn’t changed how much professional football they watch. more...

  • Black Graduates Leave College with More Debt
    Source: U.S. News and World ReportHalf of recent black students had more than $25,000 in debt, compared with 35 percent of white students. more...

  • Antidepressants Rapidly Alter Brain Architecture, Study Finds
    Source: L.A. Times - ScienceA single dose of a popular class of psychiatric drug used to treat depression can alter the brain’s architecture within hours, even though most patients usually don’t report improvement for weeks, a new study suggests. more...

  • Stanford's Jennifer Eberhardt Wins MacArthur "Genius" Award
    Source: Social Psychology Network NewsThe MacArthur Foundation gave Stanford University's Jennifer Eberhardt a "genius" grant for her work on ways we associate words and images with race. more...

  • Could Brain Injuries Be Behind NFL Domestic Violence?
    Source: MSNBC - Health NewsWith a growing number of NFL players involved in domestic abuse grabbing headlines, some are starting to wonder about a concussion connection. more...

  • Biden Says "Shylocks" Was a Poor Choice of Words
    Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesVice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he used a poor choice of words when he referred to unscrupulous moneylenders as "Shylocks," and a prominent group that fights anti-Semitism called it a teachable moment about the harmful effects of stereotypes. more...

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Partner
    Source: Google News - HealthOne in five American men admits to using violence against his spouse or partner, a new survey shows. A nationally representative study from the University of Michigan revealed that such violence is more . more...

  • NFL Fallout: Domestic Violence Cases Lead Some Fans to #BoycottNFL
    Source: CNN - US NewsWith a slew of domestic violence cases permeating the NFL, some football fans are benching America's favorite fall pastime. more...

  • Meditation Could Help Relieve Migraines
    Source: Yahoo News - HealthSufferers of migraines could find more than just solace but actual relief in meditation, according to a small new study out of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. "Stress is a well-known trigger for headaches, and research supports the general benefits of mind-body interventions for migraines," outlined Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist and lead author of the study. The goal of the study... more...

  • Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Eating Disorders
    Source: MedicineNet.comSeveral autoimmune diseases have been linked to, and may even play a role in the development of, eating disorders, new research suggests. more...

  • U.S. Unveils Program to Counter Recruiting by Extremist Groups
    Source: CNN - Top StoriesU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced a Justice Department program to try to thwart recruitment by extremist groups such as ISIS, attempting to involve social and mental health workers as well as religious leaders and police to spot radicalization early. more...

  • Murderer in Non-Capital Punishment Belgium Granted Request to Die
    Source: Yahoo News - HealthA Belgian murderer and rapist serving a life sentence is to be allowed to have doctors end his life following a ground-breaking ruling under laws in Belgium permitting people to request euthanasia. Frank Van Den Bleeken had argued that he had no prospect of release since he could not overcome his violent sexual impulses and so he wanted to exercise his right to medically assisted suicide in order to end years of mental anguish. ... more...

  • Post-War Counseling Awaits Gaza Children Going Back to School
    Source: Reuters - World NewsSome 500,000 children returned on Sunday to school in the Gaza Strip, where many will be given psychological counseling before regular studies begin after a devastating 50-day war between Palestinian militants and Israel. more...

  • Sleeping 7-8 Hours a Night Linked to Taking Fewer Sick Days
    Source: Yahoo News - HealthThe researchers calculate that if insomnia, apnea and other kinds of sleep disturbances were eliminated, the total cost of worker sick days could be cut by 28 percent. “Previous studies have already shown associations between insomnia and sickness absence and there is some evidence regarding the association between sleep duration and sickness absence,” said lead author Tea Lallukka, a special researcher at the Finnish Institute of... more...

  • U.S. Senate Women: No Tolerance for Domestic Violence
    Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesSixteen female senators from both parties called on the National Football League Thursday to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence. more...

  • Gender Dysphoria Treatment to Delay Puberty Boosts Well-Being
    Source: CBS News - HealthwatchNew study looks at whether puberty suppression treatment is a good idea for teens with gender identity issues. more...

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