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Top research in PTSD among Vietnam War veterans

September 22, 2017

PBS is currently airing a ten-part documentary on the Vietnam War, titled “The Vietnam War,” produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

It has been speculated that the documentary may trigger traumatic memories for some Vietnam War veterans and cause an increase in individuals seeking treatment for PTSD.

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VIDEO: Addressing the unmet needs of adult ADHD

September 22, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Alexandra Khachatryan, MPH, associate director of global health economics & outcomes research at Shire, discusses the importance
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Smoking increases risk for frailty in elderly patients

September 22, 2017
Compared with nonsmokers, smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty, according to 4-year data recently published in Age and Ageing. “Smoking is the…

Graham-Cassidy proposal: What you need to know

September 21, 2017
The latest Republican legislation attempting to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act drafted by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy…
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Structured Approaches to Violence Risk Assessment: A Critical Review

Psychiatric Annals, September 2017, Volume 47 Issue 9
This article critically reviews the theory, methodology, and empirical evidence pertaining to the various approaches…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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VIDEO: How can we protect our brains?

September 18, 2017
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