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Loneliness, Depression Bad for Mind, Body and Soul
A set of studies published in this month's issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry suggest that social isolation and depression are bad for both mental and physical health. More than 800 senior citizens were evaluated for loneliness on a five point sca...
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Less Than 1/3 of American Mental Health Disorders Treated
A survey of Americans' psychiatric needs shows that while almost 30 percent of the population suffers from mental health disorders, less than one-third of those affected receive treatment for them. The study, which involved comprehensive interviews of 816 ...
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Breast Augmentation Linked to Tripled Risk of Suicide
Women who undergo cosmetic breast augmentation are three times more likely to commit suicide or die alcohol or substance dependence related deaths, shows a new study of Swedish women. The study, published in the August, 2007 issue of Annals of Plastic Surg...
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9/11 Continues to Impact America's Mental Health
Fear of terrorism following the September 11th attacks continues to impact the mental health of American citizens on a micro-level, shows a new study focusing not on New Yorkers, but rather, Midwesterners.
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No Relationship Between Abortion and Mental Health Risks
A new study from Denmark has found that women who terminate a pregnancy face no increased mental health risk, although women who give birth do.
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