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GAD more common in high-income countries

March 28, 2017

Cross-sectional analysis of global data indicated DSM-5 generalized anxiety disorder was more common, particularly in high-income countries.

“Understanding of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) has lagged behind understanding of other anxiety disorders. Since its introduction in DSM-III, the GAD diagnosis has undergone frequent substantial revision, challenging efforts to accumulate a knowledge base for the disorder,” Ayelet Meron Ruscio, PhD, of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and colleagues wrote.

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Opioid prevention efforts among youth need improvement

March 28, 2017
Teenagers have a high probability of health care facility admission and serious medical outcomes relating to prescription opioids, with frequent exposure to the opioid…
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Bystander intervention program reduced sexual violence among high-school students

March 28, 2017
Sexual violence and other forms of interpersonal violence perpetration were drastically reduced among Kentucky high schools following the implementation of a modified
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ACP issues guidance to prevent, treat substance use disorders

March 27, 2017
Substance use disorders related to illicit and prescription drugs, including opioids, can be effectively prevented and treated through public and individual health…
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Alignment of Patient Health Numeracy with Asthma Care Instructions in the Patient Portal

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2017, Volume 1 Issue 1
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Trauma Across Cultures: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: March 2017

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