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Brief summaries of the latest news related to mental health and mental illness, as well as brief abstracts of the latest research in anxiety, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, and more.

The Psychological Impact Of Gulf Coast Oil Spill
June 18, 2010 03:24 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

If you're worried about the BP oil spill, you're not alone. But for individuals living in the effected areas the outlook is even bleaker as fears extend from environmental damage to the destruction of home and livelihood.

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Male Voice Reveals Physical Prowress
June 16, 2010 09:24 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Study finds humans can easily estimate physical strength and health from the sound of a man's voice.

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Following Injury, Anxiety Puts Children At Risk
June 08, 2010 05:54 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

A new study shows that one in five families who experience a serious childhood injury will return to the ER within three months. Find out why--and what you can do to prevent this from happening to your family.

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The 5 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life
June 03, 2010 03:28 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Research finds just five minutes of outdoor activity to be the optimal dosage for improving mood and self-esteem.

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Therapy: Is There An App For That?
May 26, 2010 04:37 AM
Posted by Paula Sejut-Dvorak

New mobile technologies provide tools for mood-tracking and more. But can they really replace mental health professionals?

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Do Pesticides Cause ADHD?
May 21, 2010 12:43 AM
Posted by Paula Sejut-Dvorak

A new study links pesticide exposure to ADHD in children. Could an all organic diet be the answer?

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Newborns Learn While Asleep
May 19, 2010 02:12 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Sleeping babies are doing more than giving their parents a much-needed rest--they are learning at an incredible rate.

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Chocolate Linked to Depression
April 28, 2010 08:32 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

For most of us, chocolate equals happiness, but new research suggests that the mental health outlook for people who frequently indulge is not so bright.

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Gay Population More Likely to Experience Violence, PTSD
April 16, 2010 05:48 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Gay and lesbian adults face a greater risk of post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of increased exposure to violence in early life.

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Smile -- You'll Live Longer
March 26, 2010 04:51 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Smiling can elevate your mood, make you more attractive to others and even boost your immune system. But can it also make you live longer?

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