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Huffington Post - Thu. Aug 11
Sexual Trauma, Rape, PTSD, and Suicide, Part 2
Last week, I shared Part 1 of my interview with Katie Webb, L.C.S.W., Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator for the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Katie received her Master s Degree in Social Work from New York University. Prior to joining the Palo Alto VA, she served as Assistant Director at a community non-profit agency in New York City, working with survivors of interpersonal violence who have disabilities. Her clinical interests include the treatment of ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 10
Case workers need more holistic approach to identifying chronic child neglect
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A new study by researchers at the University at Buffalo suggests that Child Protective Services CPS caseworkers may need to use a more all-encompassing approach to improve how they respond to cases of chronic neglect. Neglect accounts for more than 70 percent of cases reported nationally to CPS, according to Annette Semanchin Jones, an assistant professor in the UB School of Social Work. While the typical CPS response often focuses on a sin ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
Breastfeeding twice as likely after home births than hospital births
Dublin, Ireland, August 10th 2016 A new study by academics in Trinity College Dublin has found that there is a strong positive relationship between planned birth at home and breast feeding breastfeeding was twice as likely after planned home births compared to hospital births. The research involved the largest population cohorts comprehensively examined to date for an association between breast feeding outcomes and place of birth in low risk pregnancies. T ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
Hospitalization risks for patients with diabetes and solid-organ malignancy
Future Science Group FSG today announced the publication of a new article in Future Science OA examining the effects of diabetes on hospitalization risk, chances of multiple admissions, and length of hospitalization stay, for patients suffering from solid-organ malignancies such as breast, colorectal, lung and pancreas, among others. Presence of diabetes mellitis is understood to be associated with an increased risk of onset of, and mortality owing to, sol ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
New map details threat of Zika across Europe, US
LAWRENCE -- With Zika sparking anxiety at the Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, and now being transmitted in Florida through contact with mosquitoes, accurately mapping the distribution of the virus is increasingly urgent. Accounting for a host of often-overlooked drivers of transmission, a team of University of Kansas researchers has mapped Zika risk around the world with unprecedented resolution while considering more factors than previous models. The mapp ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
Obesity on the rise in adults with a history of cancer
August 9, 2016 -- A study at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health showed that obesity was more prevalent in patients with a history of cancer than in the general population, and survivors of colorectal and breast cancers were particularly affected. The study is among the first to compare rates of obesity among U.S. cancer survivors and adults without a history of cancer. Findings are published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . R ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
Prevalence of traumatic dental injuries in patients attending University of Al...
Planning strategies on the prevention or treatment of debilitating diseases are based on studying the Prevalence and consequences of such disease s . Dental trauma is considered one of the most debilitating diseases due to the major consequences that it leads to. Specifically, these consequences are the loss of teeth or parts of teeth, especially when the involved traumatized teeth might be lostwith little hope of restoration. Although there are promising ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
Plenty of light during daytime reduces the effect of blue light screens on nig...
The use of smartphones and tablet computers during evening hours has previously been associated with sleep disturbances in humans. A new study from Uppsala University now shows that daytime light exposure may be a promising means to combat sleep disturbances associated with evening use of electronic devices. The findings are published in the scientific journal Sleep Medicine . The use of blue light emitting devices during evening hours has been shown to in ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 10
Can Hand Washing Prevent Mental Illness?
It was Jordan s teacher first who first noticed an abrupt change in the 10 year-old s behavior. In class, Jordan asked to wash his hands several times a day, when before, he had never made the request. A short time later he refused to eat or drink at the school, claiming the food and water there were poisoned. At home, Jordan s mother also noticed increased hand washing and unusual anxiety about getting his homework done before class. When questioned, Jord ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 10
How to Raise Your Kids with High—and Healthy—Self-Esteem
My last post was on what you, as an adult, can do to optimize your self-esteem. This complementary post is about what you, as a parent, can do to ensure that your children grow up with a more positive self-image than you yourself may have when you were young. Parental Self-Esteem Sad to say, unless you ve managed to rectify your own self-esteem deficiencies, it s unrealistic to expect that you ll be able to assist your kids in thinking all that favorably a ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 10
The Logic Underlying Trump's Outrageous Comments
At a campaign stop yesterday, Donald Trump once again unleashed incendiary rhetoric . Speaking on the issue of the Second Amendment and potential Supreme Court vacancies, he warned gun control opponents, If [Hillary Clinton] gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks... Although the Second Amendment people maybe there is, I don t know. The comments provoked renewed uproar, with many interpreting them as essentially a call to violence. Dan Gross, th ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 10
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