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Hometownlife.comFrom pot to gerrymandering, Wayne County candidates offer viewsHometownlife.comPohutsky: As a scientist, I am able to bring an evidence-based approach to the legislature. Neither .... It is a mind-altering drug that would become readily available which would lead to our youth having access to it. Protecting our .... Hometown Life ...
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The Ethical Malpractice of SilencePsychology Today (blog)This knowledge is what we make use of in our day-to-day work as psychiatrists, when we must assess patients in crisis and decide whether or not they constitute enough of a danger to themselves or to the community that we are justified in admitting them ...
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Fighting the Demons (Mental Health Awareness)Youth Ki AwaazOf course, medical science has made remarkable progress in the last few decades, but with regards to Psychiatry, the progress is not enough as compared to other fields of medical science. The difference is that, ... Only about 1 in 10 people with ...and more »
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WIREDMy Father Says He's a 'Targeted Individual.' Maybe We All AreWIREDThe advertising model that drives online media and commerce means we pay for the web's valuable resources by opening up our minds to what virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier calls “siren servers”—cloud computing networks that dominate the internet ...
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What's the Best Way to Treat a First Bout of Depression?Psychology Today (blog)This finding confirmed preexisting notions among the psychiatric community, and also spread to the public. The belief was that 'now that we've done the real study and we've looked at more severe depression, we can see that we were too optimistic to ...
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Dearborn Press and GuideFinding refuge: Suicide prevention strategiesDearborn Press and GuideWhen a brick is knocked loose, then another in the mind of a potential suicide victim, his or her world begins to fall apart. Reconstructing the damage becomes ... The epidemic is so prevalent that recent studies show rates of death by suicide in the ...and more »
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Medical XpressA new model for how working memory gets you through the dayMedical XpressNow, in the 30th Anniversary edition of the journal Neuron, Miller and co-authors Mikael Lundqvist and Andre Bastos present a new model of working memory that explains how the brain holds information in mind (the "memory" part) and also executes ...How working memory gets you through the dayMIT...
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QuartzA “Friendship Bench” in Zimbabwe is changing the way we think—and talk—about depressionQuartzIn low-income countries such as Zimbabwe, over 90% of people don't have access to evidence-based talking therapies or modern antidepressants. Estimates vary, but even in ... Over a decade later, Erica's life and death sits at the front of Chibanda's ...
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What's the Best Way to Treat a First Bout of Depression?Psychology Today (blog)This finding confirmed preexisting notions among the psychiatric community, and also spread to the public. The belief was that 'now that we've done the real study and we've looked at more severe depression, we can see that we were too optimistic to ...
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How virtual reality is transforming autism studiesSpectrum“Having a perceptual experience — that's something we haven't been able to do without VR,” says Albert “Skip” Rizzo, research professor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and a pioneer of using VR in psychiatry. “You can watch a ...and more »

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