PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire Home // News & Events // Psychology Newswire News & Events Contact APA Office of Public Affairs PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide August 15, 2016, Fox News Suicide is a leading cause of death for teens worldwide, and the odds of suicide attempts may be higher when adolescents abuse prescription drugs. Publications The Hastings Center Report is a bi-monthly journal that promotes incisive and balanced inquiry into the ethical issues in health, medicine, and the environment. It includes essays, commentary, original scholarly articles, and occasional Special Reports. Subscribe to The Hastings Center Report independent tests and reviews of vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements Defects Found in 32% of MultisNew Findings for Women's, Men's, Children's & Pets' Multis Fish Oil, Krill, Algal, Calamari, and Green-lipped Mussel Supplements Reviewed Best Fish Oil? Many Are High Quality, But Pitfalls Exist
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition 1. Past, Present, and Promise This introduction presents psychology as a science at the crossroads of many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence. With Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University and Dr. Emanuel Donchin of the University of Illinois. Updated.
Researching Medical Literature on the Internet Gloria Miccioli has been a law librarian for 23 years. Her specialty is research. She has worked as Government Documents/Reference Librarian at the Jacob Burns Law Library of the George Washington University Law School; as Senior Research Librarian for Williams & Connolly; and is currently International Librarian for Jones DayD.C. office, where she provides expert research services for the firm's overseas offices. The proliferation of medical websites is good news for the researcher with a small to non-existent medical collection. Legal researchers often have to consult medical sources, so it is fortunate that the Internet provides free access to a great deal of the medical literature, either in full text or citation/abstract format, and that it offers search capabilities good enough to fulfill most information needs. In addition, public demand for medical information on the World Wide Web continues to grow.
CIHR Institutes CIHR integrates research through a unique interdisciplinary structure made up of 13 "virtual" institutes. CIHR's Institutes are not buildings or research centres, but networks of researchers brought together to focus on important health problems. Unconstrained by bricks and mortar, the Institute's virtual structure encourages partnership and collaboration across sectors, disciplines and regions. Each Institute is dedicated to a specific area of focus, linking and supporting researchers pursuing common goals. Each Institute embraces a range of research from fundamental bio-medical and clinical research, to research on health systems, health services, the health of populations, societal and cultural dimensions of health and environmental influences on health. Each Institute is led by a Scientific Director, who is in turn aided by an Advisory Board.
24 Spot-On Illustrations That Combat Mental Health Stigma Thinkstock Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is most commonly associated with winter blues, and it afflicts about 5 percent of Americans. But for less than 1 percent of those people, this form of depression strikes in the summer. Warm weather depression arises when the body experiences a “delay adjusting to new seasons,” says Alfred Lewy, MD, professor of psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University, in Portland. Instead of waking and enjoying dawn, the body has a hard time adjusting, he says, which could be due to imbalances in brain chemistry and the hormone melatonin. More from Health.com:10 Tips for Dating With DepressionThe Most Depressing States in the U.S.Depressing Jobs: Career Fields With Hight Rates of Depression Thinkstock Smoking has long been linked with depression, though it’s a chicken-or-egg scenario: People who are depression-prone may be more likely to take up the habit. Thinkstock Depression is a side effect of many medications.
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Epilepsy Foundation What is an absence seizure? An absence seizure causes a short period of “blanking out” or staring into space. Like other kinds of seizures, they are caused by abnormal activity in a person’s brain. You may also hear people call absence seizures petit mal (“PUH-tee mahl”) seizures, although that name is not common anymore. Mental health disorders 9 symptoms of mental illness When there has been a significant change to someone's behaviour, or they are having a hard time managing their feelings, they may be among the one in five Australians dealing with a mental health issue. Learn how to recognise the 9 signs of mental illness.