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Female lawyers more likely to report stress, risky drinking than male lawyers

Work-related factors impact the high rates of stress, risky drinking, and attrition in lawyers differently depending on gender, according to a study published May 12, 2021 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Justin Anker ...

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ED visits for pediatric mental health issues up during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The proportion of emergency department visits for pediatric mental health (MH) conditions increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online April 30 in JAMA Network Open.

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New findings link brain's immune system to psychosis

New research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests a link between psychosis and a genetic change that affects the brain's immune system. The study published in Molecular Psychiatry may impact the development of modern ...

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Online CBT effective for social anxiety disorder in young people

Social anxiety disorder can cause considerable suffering in children and adolescents and, for many with the disorder, access to effective treatment is limited. Researchers at Center for Psychiatry Research at Karolinska Institutet ...

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Kids place moral value on money

Children who learn that a dollar is 'dirty' are apprehensive to take it, preferring instead to accept a dollar that does not have a negative moral history, a new study shows.

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A safe space: Medical researchers use virtual reality to reach youth

For years, Dr. Asher Marks, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and director of the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, has urged his young patients to attend ...

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What does your voice say about you?

Everyone has at some point been charmed by the sound of a person's voice: but can we believe our ears? What can a voice really reveal about our character? Now an international research team led by the University of Göttingen ...

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Nature draws out a happy place for children

Young children in deprived areas see nature and outdoor spaces as being associated with 'happy places,' according to a new study published in the journal Child Indicators Research.

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Online CBT effective against OCD symptoms in the young

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents is associated with impaired education and worse general health later in life. Access to specialist treatment is often limited. According to a study from Center ...