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Study: Black Tea Eases Stress
A study by University College London researchers published in Psychopharmacology shows that tea-drinkers are able to de-stress more quickly than people drinking a tea substitute and carry less of the stress hormone cortisol in their bloodstreams. Seventy-f...
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Early Alcohol Abuse Leads to More Severe Dependency
A study funded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism published in Pediatrics shows that individuals who become alcohol-dependent at younger ages experience stronger symptoms of dependency. Researchers interviewed more than 4500 people who h...
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One Third Of Child Drinkers Get Booze From Parents
Seventeen percent of children have tried alcohol before they finished grade school, shows a study published in this month's Preventative Medicine. By the end of junior high, that number jumps to 41 percent, the longitudinal survey of 3,709 racially diverse ...
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PsychBriefs: August 3 - 10, 2007
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Women Less Likely to Choose Manly Men for Long Haul When looking for long-term commitment, women view men with more femini...
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Study Shows Troops Turn to Alcohol After Returning from Combat
A new investigation on alcohol misuse by military personnel before and after deployment shows young soldiers and reservists are particularly vulnerable to developing problems with alcohol after returning home from combat.
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