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DBT Shown to Reduce Suicide Tries in High-Risk Women

DBT Shown to Reduce Suicide Tries in High-Risk Women

March 26th, 2015
New research discovered a variety of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) interventions helped to reduce suicide attempts and nonsuicidal self-injury acts in a group of high-risk women. As published online by JAMA Psychiatry, the randomized clinical trial was performed on women with borderline personality ...
Humans Seem Hard-Wired for Multiple Romantic Relationships

Humans Seem Hard-Wired for Multiple Romantic Relationships

March 26th, 2015
A new research review article suggests the human brain has been designed to rebound from past romantic relationships. That is, our psyche can handle falling in and out of love, over and over again. "Our review of the literature suggests we have a ...
MDs Urged to Disclose Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

MDs Urged to Disclose Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

March 25th, 2015
A new report by the Alzheimer's Association's discovered that only 45 percent of people with Alzheimer's disease or their caregivers say they were told the diagnosis by their doctor. Although physicians may be fearful of causing a patient distress, researchers found that more ...
Early Stress Management Can Aid Breast Cancer Patients Long-Term

Early Stress Management Can Aid Breast Cancer Patients Long-Term

March 24th, 2015
Breast cancer patients who are given the opportunity to learn stress management techniques early in treatment have been shown to maintain a more positive mood and have an improved quality of life many years down the road, according to a new study ...
Mobile Tablets Aid Perinatal Depression Assessments

Mobile Tablets Aid Perinatal Depression Assessments

March 20th, 2015
A new project levers the ubiquity of mobile technology to improve depression screening among pregnant and new mothers. Researchers from the University of Illinois believe the use of tablet computers will foster universal screening for perinatal depression at public health clinics. Investigators call ...
Low Vitamin D Linked with Depression in Young Women

Hostile Power Seekers May Have Increased Risk for Heart Disease

March 20th, 2015
Researchers from the University of Utah have determined that aggressive power-seekers may have a shortened life because of increased vulnerability to cardiovascular disease. The personality type, described by doing whatever it takes to climb the social ladder and gain power, is vividly represented ...
Social Media Provides Support for Medical Care

Social Media Provides Support for Medical Care

March 19th, 2015
A new study suggest people are turning to online social networks for support and advice prior to serious medical interventions. Despite the popularity of social networking sites like Facebook, scientists are only beginning to learn how they affect human interaction and influence human ...
Workplace Suicides On The Rise

Workplace Suicides On The Rise

March 18th, 2015
Suicide is the leading cause of death by injury in the U.S., with more than 36,000 deaths annually. Worldwide, death by suicide approaches an astounding one million deaths per year. Now, a new study analyzes the upward trend of suicides that take place in ...
New Software Tool Can Predict Individual Risk for PTSD

New Software Tool Can Predict Individual Risk for PTSD

March 17th, 2015
Investigators have created a software model that can accurately identify 800 different ways people are at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Researchers from New York University Langone Medical Center believe the new model will permit, for the first time, a personalized ...
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Brain Waves May Predict Who Gets Insomnia Under Stress

March 16th, 2015
Stress can trigger insomnia, but a new study reveals that some stressed-out people are more vulnerable to sleepless nights than others. This vulnerability can be detected through a person’s brain waves -- those who show lower levels of brain waves known as “sleep spindles” ...