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Deployment stress affects men, women differently

June 26, 2017

Recent findings indicated associations between deployment stressors and functioning in work and family following military service, with depression playing an important role in female veterans but not males.

“Our study illustrates the complex interplay between specific military exposures, mental health, and subsequent post-deployment well-being between the genders,” Brian Smith, PhD, of Boston University School of Medicine and the National Center for PTSD, said in a press release.

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Adverse childhood events likely to be passed in generations, are root of many chronic conditions

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA —  Screening for adverse childhood events, such as child abuse or household dysfunction, in adults within a primary care setting may identify who…
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Comorbid ADHD, conduct disorder explains link between autism, violence

June 21, 2017
Autism was associated with an increased risk for violent crime; however, the association was significantly attenuated by comorbid ADHD or conduct disorder, according to…
In the Journals

Analysis shows suicide risk assessment methods lacking for veterans

June 15, 2017
Findings from a systematic review indicated risk assessment methods were sensitive to predictors of suicide and suicide attempts in veterans, but false positives were…
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Mass Murder and the Violent Paranoid Spectrum

Psychiatric Annals, May 2014, Volume 44 Issue 5
Mass murderers who capture media attention often appear to be suffering from psychosis. However, no research has…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services March 2017 CNE Activity

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

Topics include a telehealth program to improve emotional health in individuals with multiple sclerosis, psychotropic…
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VIDEO: Benefits of integrating psychiatric, intimate partner violence services

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In the Journals

Deployment stress affects men, women differently

June 26, 2017
Recent findings indicated associations between deployment stressors and functioning in work and family following military service, with depression…

Meeting News

Adverse childhood events likely to be passed in generations, are root of many chronic conditions

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA —  Screening for adverse childhood events, such as child abuse or household dysfunction, in adults within a primary care…

In the Journals

Comorbid ADHD, conduct disorder explains link between autism, violence

June 21, 2017
Autism was associated with an increased risk for violent crime; however, the association was significantly attenuated by comorbid ADHD or conduct…

In the Journals

Analysis shows suicide risk assessment methods lacking for veterans

June 15, 2017
Findings from a systematic review indicated risk assessment methods were sensitive to predictors of suicide and suicide attempts in veterans, but…

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Homicides of Mental Health Workers by Patients: Review of Cases and Safety Recommendations

Psychiatric Annals, June 2017, Volume 47 Issue 6
A systematic search for accounts describing homicides of mental health workers between 1981 and 2014 was conducted. Demographic characteristics of…

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VIDEO: Treatment strategies for intimate partner violence

May 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Approximately 20% of individuals who experience intimate partner violence within one year develop new onset mental health problems…

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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their…

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Cyberbullying increases risk for depression, anger, disassociation

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent mental health conditions may be exacerbated by cyberbullying, particularly among those who have experienced emotional…

In the Journals

Study shows importance of screening for nonsuicidal self-injury

May 17, 2017
Physical or sexual abuse significantly increased risk for nonsuicidal self-injury among adolescents referred to a community or inpatient mental…

In the Journals

Clinicians should play role in preventing firearm injuries

May 12, 2017
Pediatricians should discuss unintentional and suicide-related firearm injury prevention in their practices using a pragmatic and nonjudgmental…

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