Psychology & Psychiatry

Stop and frisk linked with trauma and stress, sociology study finds

Young men stopped and questioned in New York City by police are reporting higher levels of trauma and stress associated with those experiences, particularly when they report that the encounters were intrusive, according to ...


MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing, study finds

A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.


Chronic illness puts pediatric trauma patients at higher risk

In a recent study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that pediatric trauma ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Childhood abuse raises drug users' suicide risk

For health professionals, the message from a new study in the American Journal of Public Health is clear: Asking patients about a history of childhood abuse can directly help assess their risk of attempting suicide. The evidence, ...

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