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Poor REM sleep may increase risk for dementia

August 23, 2017

Less time spent in rapid eye movement sleep was associated with increased risk for incident dementia, according to recent findings.

“Different stages of sleep may differentially affect key features of Alzheimer’s disease. Our findings implicate REM sleep mechanisms as predictors of dementia,” Matthew P. Pase, PhD, of Boston University School of Medicine, said in a press release.

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Lithium in drinking water linked to lower dementia rates

August 23, 2017
Long-term exposure to microlevels of lithium in drinking water may reduce dementia incidence, according to recent findings. “Animal studies have found that…
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How to identify suicide risk in schools

August 23, 2017
In a recent article in Psychiatric Annals, Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW, of Loyola University Chicago, outlined how to identify and respond to suicide risk in schools…
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Patients’ overdoses do little to curb their opioid use

August 23, 2017
Prescription opioid use remained high among Medicaid patients who received medical attention for an overdose, according to a research letter recently published in JAMA
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Treatment Implications of Altered Affect Regulation and Information Processing Following Child Maltreatment

Psychiatric Annals, May 2005, Volume 35 Issue 5
Children who experience abuse or neglect are at risk for developing any of a number of psychiatric disorders. These can…
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Psychiatric Implications of Neurological Disorders: May 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Descartes wrote about a realm of the soul beyond the brain. Spinoza rejected Descartes’ idea, stating, in effect, that…
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