Mental Health

Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real, Study Shows
April 13, 2020



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By Dennis Thompson
FRIDAY, April 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's widely believed that marijuana is not addictive...
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U.S. Suicide Rate Climbed 35% in Two Decades
April 9, 2020



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By Steven Reinberg
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. suicide rate has jumped 35% in the past two...
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Therapy dogs may help lower emergency clinicians' stress
April 8, 2020
New research published in indicates that for physicians and nurses working evening shifts in the emergency department, interacting with a therapy dog for several minutes may help lower stress.
In the 122-participant study, emergency providers randomized to a five-minute interaction w...
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Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-Term Improvement
April 8, 2020



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APRIL 06, 2020 -- Patients who experience a rapid response to cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for posttrau...
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How stress remodels the brain
March 30, 2020
Stress restructures the brain by halting the production of crucial ion channel proteins, according to research in mice recently published in .
Stress harms the brain and body in profound ways. One way is by altering astrocytes, the brain's housekeepers tasked with mopping up neurotran...
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PTSD Can Take Heavy Toll on Hearts of Female Vets
March 27, 2020



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THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- PTSD can cause severe psychic distress, but it may also raise ...
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Meth Use, Addiction on the Rise Among Americans: CDC
March 27, 2020



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By Steven Reinberg
THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Methamphetamine use is soaring again, with nearly one million Americans hooked on it, according to federal health officials...
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Climate Change's Hotter Days Will Take Toll on Mental Health
March 26, 2020



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By Amy Norton
WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the days heat up, people tend to report more emotional distress, a new study finds, adding to concerns that global warming c...
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Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby's brain development and function
March 25, 2020
As the world prioritizes social distancing to stop or slow down the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University demonstrates that mother-infant touch and contact are essential for optimal neurodevelopmental regulation in early infancy. Kangaroo Care...
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Opioid Withdrawal Raises Health Risks for Injection Drug Users: Study
March 24, 2020



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MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Having opioid withdrawal symptoms increases the odds that injection drug users will share needles or have a non-fatal overdose, new research suggests.
For the s...
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