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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.

Attractiveness, Trustworthiness Gauged in Milliseconds
August 23, 2006 04:11 AM
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A study by Princeton psychologists has found that judgments about attractiveness and character traits such as trustworthiness and competence are formed in just one-tenth of a second.

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Eleven Percent of Girls Report Self-Harm
August 23, 2006 03:40 AM
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In a survey of more than 6,000 15- and 16-year-old British students, researchers from the Universities of Bath and Oxford found that 11% of teenage girls and 3% of teenage boys had engaged in self-harm.

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Teens At Risk With Both Main and Casual Sex Partners
August 23, 2006 03:31 AM
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A study by researchers at the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center and Brown Medical School has showed that teens are more likely to use condoms with partners they perceive as "casual" than with a "main" or serious partner. However, the study also foun...

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Study Finds Nicotine Withdrawal Starts Within First Half-Hour
August 22, 2006 08:28 AM
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A study published in Psychopharmacology has shown that increased nicotine cravings in smokers begin with in thirty minutes after smoking the last cigarette. The study divided 50 pack-a-day smokers into two groups, the first of which was allowed to smoke at...

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Employers Take New Interest in Employee Mental Health
August 22, 2006 07:01 AM
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Many employers are increasing mental health services available to workers as new research reveals the costs of depression, anxiety, and other disorders--not to mention related litigation--can have on the bottom line: The number of firms with employee-assis...

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Soldiers Suppressed War Traumas, Government Ignored Emotional Damages in Post-WWII Finland
August 22, 2006 05:59 AM
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A project examining Finnish culture after World War II shows the government ignored the psychological impact of the war on soldiers as it focused on economic and political damages.

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Refining Parent's Approach To Discipline - Disciplining the "Callous-Unemotional" Child
August 21, 2006 07:45 AM
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A study of child-management training programs at the University of New South Wales, Australia suggests that children exhibiting a "callous-unemotional" temperament respond poorly to typical approaches to discipline such as time-out. Focusing on a group of b...

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Sunlight Gives Your Brain A Boost
August 21, 2006 07:35 AM
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Researchers at the Universities of Liege and Surrey have released findings associating exposure to daylight with increased cognitive function. In the study, Daytime Light Exposure Dynamically Enhances Brain Responses, subjects were exposed to bright white l...

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NIH Study on Autism Finds Entire Brain Affected
August 16, 2006 07:34 AM
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A recent study by the National Institutes of Health has indicated that neurological signs in autistic patients are not limited to the brain areas involved in social interaction, communication, and reasoning. Previously it has been held that problems in tho...

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Doctors Fail to Treat Nearly Two-Thirds of Depressed Pregnant Women
August 14, 2006 07:32 AM
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Research at the University of Michigan Depression Center recently published in General Hospital Psychiatry has found that the "majority of pregnant women who have full-blown major depression aren't getting any treatment for the condition, and neither are mo...

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