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Research shows tiredness may be genetic

February 28, 2017

Tiredness is partially heritable and heterogenous, and phenotypically and genetically associated with affective, cognitive, personality and physiological disorders, according to recent findings.

“Although tiredness is largely causally heterogeneous, there may be a small but significant direct genetic contribution to tiredness proneness,” Vincent Deary, PhD, MSc, DipCBT, RMN, of Northumbria University, Newcastle, U.K., said in a press release.

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Transitioning to poverty negatively affects children’s mental health

February 27, 2017
Experiencing a new transition to poverty significantly increased risk for mental health problems among children in the U.K., according to recent findings. “Our…
In the Journals

Outdoor program improves social outcomes in autism

February 27, 2017
Recent findings indicated efficacy of an outdoor adventure program for autism symptoms among young children. “Outdoor adventure programs are designed to improve…

Top bipolar disorder research for psychiatrists

February 24, 2017
In the past year, 2.6% of U.S. adults reported bipolar disorder, according to the NIMH. Of these, 82.9% were severe cases.
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Hope and Mental Health in Young Adult College Students: An Integrative Review

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, February 2017, Volume 55 Issue 2
One in five young adults are diagnosed with a mental illness and many experience psychological distress during their…
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Injection Drug Dependence: January 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

People who engage in injection drug use suffer terrible consequences, including serious infections (eg, HIV and…
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