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Black and Hispanic children and youth rarely get help for mental health problems
Black children and young adults are about half as likely as their white counterparts to get mental health care despite having similar rates of mental health problems, according to a study published today [Friday, Aug. 12] in the International Journal of Health Services . Hispanic youth also get only half as much mental health care as whites. The study used data on children under 18 and young adults 18-34 from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey covering a ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Aug 13
Human brain clocks exposed: Effects of circadian clocks and sleep loss vary ac...
New study helps us to understand how the brain maintains performance during the day why many symptoms in psychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions wax and wane, and why we should avoid long drawn out negotiations into the night New findings show that the timing of brain imaging-assessed peak activity varies with brain region and that different brain regions are differentially affected by sleep loss and internal time of day i.e. circadian rhythms Researc ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Aug 13
The Psychology of Scientific Integrity: A Syllabus
This entry was inspired by this blog post by Sanjay Srinivasta . Sanjay has been at the forefront of improving psychological science, and his post was a faux syllabus for a course titled Everything is F d The Syllabus . Sanjay defines scientific practices as f d when they present ... hard conceptual challenges to which implementable, real-world solutions for working scientists are either not available or routinely ignored in practice. Week after week, Sanj ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Aug 13
Every Accusation Is an Autobiography
Linda Bill was the playful one of the pair. He had a job, but striving, worry, and stress were not his style. Hard-working, serious Michelle didn t think Bill was as responsible as she thought he should be. They argued a great deal about who would do which tasks around the house. Michelle and Bill s arguments never seemed to get resolved. Michelle complained that Bill was more of a child than an adult. In response to Michelle s criticisms and judgments, Bi ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Aug 13
Homophobia Isn't Repressed Homosexuality
In the wake of the Orlando shooting at the Pulse nightclub, there were quite a number of speculations floating around my social media that the shooter himself had been harboring homosexual urges that he had been trying to repress. Repression - being the odd thing that it apparently is - in this case involved his visiting gay nightclubs and using gay dating apps to communicate - and presumably have sex - with other gay men he might have even been doing all ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Aug 13
Cleveland Native Needed Just A Chance To Make An Impact
Harold Rasul recently returned to Hawk Hill -- the campus of St. Joseph s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- looking for a chance. During a muggy and humid weekend in the City of Brotherly Love, Rasul sought a chance for himself, his coaching staff and student-athletes from East Cleveland s Shaw High School . Traveling from Cuyahoga County, Ohio to have an experience that would strengthen his team for the upcoming school-year season, Rasul sought ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Aug 13
Here's Why More US Teens May Be Facing Depression
Across the U.S., there rsquo s been an uptick in the percentage of teens who are having episodes of depression, a new report finds.
Huffington Post - Sat. Aug 13
New Research From Psychological Science
Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science Childhood Adversity, Self-Esteem, and Diurnal Cortisol Profiles Across the Life Span Samuele Zilioli, Richard B. Slatcher, Peilian Chi, Xiaoming Li, Junfeng Zhao, and Guoxiang Zhao Research has shown an association between childhood adversity and dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal HPA axis, but the biological processes underlying this relationship are still not well understo ...
Psychological Science - Sat. Aug 13
Patients with TB and HIV should receive prompt coordinated treatment for both ...
Tuberculosis TB is a leading killer of people with HIV, and providing therapy for both illnesses simultaneously saves lives - according to new guidelines on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB developed jointly by the American Thoracic Society ATS , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and Infectious Diseases Society of America IDSA . Treatment of TB in the presence of HIV infection is one of several special situations addressed in the new guide ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 11
Risk of fans catching dengue fever during Olympics 'very low'
The risk of sports fans catching dengue fever during the Rio Olympics is very low, according to a new study involving mathematicians at the University of Strathclyde. Athletes and foreign visitors have expressed concern about catching the mosquito-borne disease this summer, as Brazil has the highest recorded number of dengue cases worldwide. But using mathematical modelling, academics have forecast the worst case scenario would be 23 tourists bringing home ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 11
Study sheds light on use and effectiveness of sexual assault hotlines
Since the 1970s, sexual assault hotlines have grown in popularity in North America as conduits for survivors, their loved ones and professionals to unite for immediate support. Today, there are more than 1,000 crisis hotline affiliates in the United States alone. Yet, despite their widespread use, much remains unknown or unclear about their service efficacy. For traumatic events in general, it is well known that telephone hotlines play an important role in ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 11
TSRI and NIH scientists show molecule in brain may drive cocaine addiction
LA JOLLA, CA - August 10, 2016 - A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute TSRI , funded by the National Institutes of Health s NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA , suggests that increased levels of a molecule in the brain, called hypocretin, may contribute to cocaine addiction. The research, published recently online ahead of print in the journal Biological Psychiatry ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 11
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