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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 players.

“The majority of recent published research on retired professional athletes concerns football players with earlier literature focusing on boxing. In order to determine the generalization of findings in professional athletes, there is a need to extend this research to other contact sports,” Carrie Esopenko, PhD, of Baycrest Health Sciences, Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, and colleagues wrote.

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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 abuse, the abuser is…

SAMHSA publishes guidelines for successful prison-to-community transition

April 7, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently published guidelines for the successful transition of individuals with mental or substance use…
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Deliberate self-harm increases risk for violent crime

April 5, 2017
Individuals who deliberately self-harmed were more likely to commit violent crime, suggesting a link between the two. “Several psychiatric disorders have been…
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Case Discussion: 9/11, Trauma, and Personality

Psychiatric Annals, August 2011, Volume 41 Issue 8
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, an estimated 75,000 individuals participated in the rescue, recovery…
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Trauma Across Cultures: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: March 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

All too often unimaginable events happen without warning. Whereas most people will experience some form of distress…
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In the Journals

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…

SAMHSA publishes guidelines for successful prison-to-community transition

April 7, 2017
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently published guidelines for the successful transition of individuals with mental…

In the Journals

Deliberate self-harm increases risk for violent crime

April 5, 2017
Individuals who deliberately self-harmed were more likely to commit violent crime, suggesting a link between the two. “Several psychiatric…

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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

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Spousal suicide increases risk for mental disorders

March 22, 2017
Experiencing spousal suicide increased risk for mental and physical disorders, as well as social outcomes, such as more municipal support, according…

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Deprivation prior to adoption negatively affects later mental health

March 21, 2017
Adoptees exposed to institutions shortly after birth had increased risk for mental and neurodevelopmental impairment later in life, despite living in…

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AAP report provides guidance on managing child abuse

March 20, 2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics and other pediatric behavioral health organizations released a report that outlines guidance and recommendations…

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Trauma Across Cultures: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
Trauma, it would seem, is ubiquitous. Personal and social, man-made and natural, local and global, there seems to be nowhere in the world immune to…

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Understanding Suicide Bombing Through Suicide Research: The Case of Pakistan

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
In recent years, both suicide and suicide bombing (SB) have increased dramatically in Pakistan, a developing country in South Asia. Suicide had been…

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