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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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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services November 2015 CNE Activity

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

Topics include self-rated mental health in pregnant women exposed to perinatal intimate partner violence, psychosocial…
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VIDEO: Health care coverage for military veterans lacks integration, requires improvement

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A Reexamination of Military Sexual Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, March 2017, Volume 47 Issue 3
Military sexual trauma (MST) is a term that has been formally defined by the United States Congress. However, policymakers, clinicians, and…

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Gun use in IPV has hidden mental health consequences

March 7, 2017
Recent findings indicated that individuals who experienced intimate partner violence involving a gun were less likely to be physically harmed but…


Trauma Across Cultures: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: March 2017

March 1, 2017 Expires: 4/1/2020
All too often unimaginable events happen without warning. Whereas most people will experience some form of distress, others will develop mental…

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

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Post-deployment screening, personalized advice ineffective in UK military

February 21, 2017
Postdeployment screening for PTSD, depression, anxiety and alcohol abuse based on tailored advice was not effective among military personnel in the…

AMA, ACP, other health associations laud court decision that allows physicians to discuss gun safety with patients

February 20, 2017
Multiple medical groups are commending a recent federal appeals court ruling that overturned a Florida state law that prohibited doctors from talking…

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Crisis intervention reduces suicide attempts in at-risk soldiers

February 8, 2017
A crisis response plan that included a patient-therapist discussion on personal warning signs for an emotional crisis, coping skills and social…

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Young men exposed to violence more likely to carry guns

January 31, 2017
Addressing the psychological harms that occur in young men who are repeatedly exposed to violence may be crucial in reducing gun carrying and gun…

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Study examines IPV survivor strategies among black women

January 25, 2017
Black women who experienced intimate partner violence reported three distinct types of survivor strategies: internal, interpersonal and external…

Columbia receives award to expand domestic violence services

January 23, 2017
The Chapman Perelman Foundation recently awarded $1 million to the department of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center to expand the…

US DoD grant will study virtual technology for TBI in veterans

January 19, 2017
The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Daniel Krawczyk, PhD, of the University of Texas at Dallas, to study a…

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