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Link between media, societal violence inconsistent

November 25, 2014

Correlations between movie, video game and societal violence are inconsistent over time, according to a recent meta-analysis.

Christopher J. Ferguson, PhD, chair of psychology at Stetson University, performed statistical analysis of bivariate correlations between movie violence and levels of graphic violence and societal homicide rates. Partial correlations were calculated with median household income, population density, real gross domestic product and youth population levels. Time series analysis was examined to investigate potential trends.

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Support group, education program offered strong positive impact for RA patients

November 25, 2014
A support group and education program for patients recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis was shown to help participants make informed choices about their disease…
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Crystal methamphetamine use linked with risk for psychosis

November 21, 2014
One-third of young patients receiving care at an Australian psychosis prevention and intervention center had used crystal methamphetamine within the previous 6 months…
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FDA approves opioid with abuse-deterrent properties

November 21, 2014
The FDA has approved an extended release hydrocodone bitartrate, an opioid analgesic to treat severe chronic pain.Hydrocodone bitartrate (Hysingla ER, Purdue Pharma) has…
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Multinational Experiences in Reducing and Preventing the Use of Restraint and Seclusion

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, November 2014, Volume 52 Issue 11
Restraint and seclusion (R/S) have been used in many countries and across service sectors for centuries. With the…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Oct 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include simulation in psychiatric nursing education.
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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