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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.

No Scientific Evidence for Learning Styles
December 16, 2009 02:49 PM
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Researchers find lacking scientific evidence for long-held theories about learning styles.

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Alcohol Abuse & Depression Greater Threat To Troops Than PTSD
November 30, 2009 09:59 PM
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Deployed UK and US troops experience anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse at far greater rates than PTSD.

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Child Abuse Victims At Risk For Arthritis
November 10, 2009 07:10 PM
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Victims of physical abuse in childhood show significantly higher rates of a common form of arthritis.

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Kids, Not Teachers, Challenge Gender Roles
November 03, 2009 04:45 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Even trained teachers may have trouble implementing gender equality in the classroom, while children often challenge the boundaries of sex roles on their own.

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Are Antidepressants Targeting the Wrong Problem?
October 29, 2009 08:45 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Researcher challenges two widely held beliefs about depression: That it is triggered by stress and that it arises from imbalances in neurotransmitters.

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The Truth About Domestic Violence: It's Not A Matter of Losing Control
October 18, 2009 08:20 PM
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Domestic violence researchers suggest that partner abuse is often calculated.

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Depression and Anxiety Affect Many Preschoolers
September 03, 2009 02:30 AM
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Researchers say up to 15 percent of children under age five are affected by high levels of depression and anxiety.

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Workplace Suicides Increase 28 Percent
August 24, 2009 08:57 PM
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Occupational suicides increase by 28 percent last year, reports the Department of Labor.

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New Insight On Why Cohabiting Before Marriage May Increase Risk of Divorce
July 27, 2009 04:22 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

New study shows that "testing" the relationship by living together may point to problems.

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Alzheimer's Risk: Ignorance Isn't Bliss
July 17, 2009 04:12 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

A new study shows that learning you have a genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease does not produce long-term depression or anxiety.

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