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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…
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 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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Gun access higher among youth with violent, mental health history

May 8, 2017
Youth who screened positive for ADHD, conduct problems, violence and aggression were more likely to report increased access to firearms, according to…

In the Journals

Number of handgun acquisitions increases after mass shootings

May 2, 2017
Handgun purchasing significantly increased after two high-profile mass shootings in the United States; however, these surges were short-lived and…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2017 CNE Activity

May 1, 2017 Expires: 12/31/2019
Topics include integrating anxiety reduction in an auditory hallucinations course, mindfulness and quality of life among patients with schizophrenia…

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

Trump advocates for sexual assault prevention

April 27, 2017
President Donald J. Trump recently deemed April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, committing to fight and raise awareness…

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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…

In the Journals

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…

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…

In the Journals

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…

CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services April 2017 CNE Activity

April 1, 2017 Expires: 3/30/2019
Topics include benefits of being an healthy perfectionist, enhancing care models to capture psychological trauma, and consumers of mental health…

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

In the Journals

Bystander intervention program reduced sexual violence among high-school students

March 28, 2017
Sexual violence and other forms of interpersonal violence perpetration were drastically reduced among Kentucky high schools following the

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