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VIDEO: Treatment strategies for intimate partner violence

May 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO — Approximately 20% of individuals who experience intimate partner violence within one year develop new onset mental health problems, according to Mayumi Okuda Benavides, MD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian.

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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their peers with lower…
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Cyberbullying increases risk for depression, anger, disassociation

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent mental health conditions may be exacerbated by cyberbullying, particularly among those who have experienced emotional abuse, according to…
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Study shows importance of screening for nonsuicidal self-injury

May 17, 2017
Physical or sexual abuse significantly increased risk for nonsuicidal self-injury among adolescents referred to a community or inpatient mental health setting, according…
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Psychotic Rampage Killers: Mania, Not Schizophrenia — Psychiatry’s Role in Prevention

Psychiatric Annals, May 2014, Volume 44 Issue 5
This issue of Psychiatric Annals addresses a crisis both in the U.S. and around the world — that is, rampage mass…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services December 2016 CNE Activity

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

Topics include respite for caregivers, electroconvulsive therapy, and mental health of the transgender population.
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American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Benefits of integrating psychiatric, intimate partner violence services

June 9, 2016
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VIDEO: Treatment strategies for intimate partner violence

May 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Approximately 20% of individuals who experience intimate partner violence within one year develop new onset mental health problems…

Meeting News

Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their…

Meeting News

Cyberbullying increases risk for depression, anger, disassociation

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent mental health conditions may be exacerbated by cyberbullying, particularly among those who have experienced emotional…

In the Journals

Study shows importance of screening for nonsuicidal self-injury

May 17, 2017
Physical or sexual abuse significantly increased risk for nonsuicidal self-injury among adolescents referred to a community or inpatient mental…

In the Journals

Clinicians should play role in preventing firearm injuries

May 12, 2017
Pediatricians should discuss unintentional and suicide-related firearm injury prevention in their practices using a pragmatic and nonjudgmental…

Meeting News

Gun access higher among youth with violent, mental health history

May 8, 2017
Youth who screened positive for ADHD, conduct problems, violence and aggression were more likely to report increased access to firearms, according to…

In the Journals

Number of handgun acquisitions increases after mass shootings

May 2, 2017
Handgun purchasing significantly increased after two high-profile mass shootings in the United States; however, these surges were short-lived and…

Trump advocates for sexual assault prevention

April 27, 2017
President Donald J. Trump recently deemed April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, committing to fight and raise awareness…

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Concussion increases risk for cognitive, psychiatric impairments in hockey players

April 21, 2017
Recent findings indicated small objective associations between exposure to concussion and cognitive impairment in retired professional hockey…

In the Journals

Study shows indirect link between child abuse, opioid addiction

April 19, 2017
Recent findings indicated that childhood maltreatment was associated with PTSD, which in turn was associated opioid abuse. “With emotional…

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