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Food addiction more common among women who experienced PTSD

September 18, 2014

Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder were more likely to experience food addiction, according to new research funded by the NIH.

Researchers studied 49,408 women selected from the Nurses’ Health Study II. Women were aged 25 to 42 years and represented 14 states when they joined the study in 1989.

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Family dinners could protect adolescents from cyberbullying

September 11, 2014
The effects of cyberbullying among children could be reduced by sharing regular family meals, according to recent study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.“One…

Teens experience both physical and emotional post concussion symptoms

September 5, 2014
Teens can experience emotional symptoms, as well as physical symptoms, after sustaining a concussion, according to researchers.Doctoral student Lisa Koehl and colleagues…
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Alcohol disorders among National Guardsmen linked to stress at home

July 31, 2014
National Guard members returning from deployment are more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder if faced with civilian life setbacks, regardless of traumatic…
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Psychotic Rampage Killers: Mania, Not Schizophrenia — Psychiatry’s Role in Prevention

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Psychiatric Conditions of Women in War

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Women in the military face military challenges: stress, trauma, sexual assault, suicide, and the looming threat of…
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Premature death, violent crimes increased among schizophrenics since 1970s

June 4, 2014
Increased rates of violent crime, suicide and premature mortality were found among patients with schizophrenia and related disorders, according to…
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More than 10% of US children maltreated by age 18 years

June 3, 2014
Confirmed cases of maltreatment are reported in one of eight American children before aged 18 years, according to recent study findings published in…
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Screening could predict violence risk among veterans

June 2, 2014
A five-item screening tool may help identify veterans are higher risk for violence, according to recent study data published in The American Journal
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New neurobiological approaches identified for suicide prevention

May 8, 2014
The researchers explored the stress–diathesis model in which suicidal behavior is a result of stressors (environmental) and a susceptibility to…
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Psychotic Rampage Killers

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If we have any hope of decreasing the incidence of mass murder, we will have to better understand mass murderers. Why would someone kill so many…
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Mental health problems mediate link between childhood trauma, aggression

May 5, 2014
NEW YORK — Data from a study conducted by Machteld Hoeve, MD, of the University of Amsterdam, and colleagues demonstrate that mental health…
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Mass Murder, Non-Treatment of Severe Mental Illness, and Available Firearms: The Perfect Storm

Psychiatric Annals, May 2014, Volume 44 Issue 5
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This issue: Justification for Breaking the Goldwater Rule: Mass Murderers’ Diagnoses

Psychiatric Annals, May 2014, Volume 44 Issue 5
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Psychotic Rampage Killers: Mania, Not Schizophrenia — Psychiatry’s Role in Prevention

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Rampage Murderers, Part I: Psychotic Versus Non-Psychotic and a Role for Psychiatry in Prevention

Psychiatric Annals, May 2014, Volume 44 Issue 5
Mass murders are horrific tragedies that gain intense media coverage; they do not seem rare any more. In the U.S., there have averaged 20 mass…
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