Study: Women With PTSD More Likely To Have Food Addiction

Reuters (9/18, Seaman) reports a new study published in JAMA has found that women exhibiting symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely...

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Study: Decade-Long Intervention Program Helps Violence Prone Children

The Los Angeles Times (9/17, Mohan) reports a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry has found that “violence prone children who went...

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Report Estimates 44 Million People Worldwide Are Living With Dementia

CNN (9/17, Tinker) reports that Alzheimer’s Disease International has issued its sixth annual World Alzheimer’s Report in which it reveals that “an estimated 44...

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Experts Examine Impact Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

In the TIME (9/12) “Ideas” column, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, director of the UCLA Global Center for Children and Families, and Mark Tomlinson, a psychology...

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Schizophrenia Appears To Be A Group Of Eight Distinct Disorders

USA Today (9/15, Szabo) reports that according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health and published online Sept. 15 in the American...

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Small Study: Brains May Work On Tasks While Asleep

The Today Show Online (9/12, Carroll) reports research suggests that, as we sleep our brains are “organizing and storing away memories of events,” as...

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Small Study: Brain Differences May Affect Vulnerability To Food Cues

HealthDay (9/12, Dallas) reports a new study suggests brain chemistry may make “obese people…more vulnerable to environmental food cues than thin people.” The brain...

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Sept. 11 Survivors Increasingly Seeking Help

The AP (9/11) reports on New Yorkers who are increasingly seeking treatment for the long-term psychological problems that arose after 9/11, most of whom...

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CDC: Rising Suicide Rate Among Middle-Aged Men Indicates Need For More Prevention Efforts

On its website, NPR (9/10) reports in its “Health” blog that middle-aged men are the group “emerging” as the group most likely to commit...

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