Group Recommends Delayed Start To High School, Middle School Classes.

USA Today (8/25, Healy) reports that according to a new policy statement issued today and published online in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy...

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Study Indicates Working From Home Reduces Stress.

The New York Times (8/24, BU4, Korkki, Subscription Publication) reports that a new study in The American Sociological Review “aimed to see whether the...

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Op-Ed: Life Experiences Important Factors In Depression, Suicide, Substance Abuse

In an opinion piece in the Indianapolis Star (8/22), Richard Gunderman, MD, chancellor’s professor at Indiana University, and Mark Mutz, an attorney and consultant,...

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Research Suggests Medicine Plus Therapy Improves Success In Depression Treatment

The Tennessean (8/23, Wilemon) reports that a new study in JAMA Psychiatry indicates that “people battling severe depression have greater odds of recovery if...

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Assisted Suicide In Switzerland Has Doubled In Recent Years.

NBC News (8/21, Fox) reports on its website that research published in the Journal of Medical Ethics indicates that “more than 600 people traveled...

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Combination Treatment May Help Severely Depressed Patients Recover.

TIME (8/21, Sifferlin) reports that according to results of a 452-patient study published online Aug. 20 in JAMA Psychiatry, “a combination of antidepressants and...

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“Smart Justice” Mental Health System Overhaul Considered Model Program.

The Kaiser Health News (8/20, Gold) reports that the City of San Antonio, TX and surrounding Bexar County “have completely overhauled their mental health...

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Columnist: Mental Illness Can Undermine Logic, Overwhelm Good Intentions.

In her column in the Los Angeles Times (8/16), Sandy Banks wrote, “Mental illness can undermine logic and overwhelm good intentions.” She asserted that...

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Neurodevelopmental, Mental Health Disabilities Increasing In Children

USA Today (8/18, Healy) reports that according to research published online Aug. 18 in the journal Pediatrics, “more parents – especially upper-income ones –...

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