Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction News
21November

Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction NewsGlimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling...Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction News

By Family First Adolescent Services

Are We Finally Getting Serious About Our Deadly Drug Trends? Is there anyone left in our nation who can say they personally know no one touched by problem drug or alcohol use? Judging by a flurry of studies released in 2016, including the...

Are We Finally Getting Serious About Our Deadly Drug Trends? Is there anyone left in our nation who can say they personally know no one touched by problem drug or alcohol use? Judging by a flurry of studies released in 2016, including the first-ever report on alcohol, drugs, and...

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Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids: The Weeks Best Psychology Links
11November

Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids: The Weeks Best...Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids:...Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids: The Weeks Best...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Research Digest's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web Getting kids to sit still during brain scans is notoriously difficult — but now researchers have developed a MEG scanner that is essentially a...

Research Digest's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web Getting kids to sit still during brain scans is notoriously difficult — but now researchers have developed a MEG scanner that is essentially a modified bike helmet. The device could make...

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Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young Refugees Working Memory
11November

Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young Refugees...Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young...Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young Refugees...

By Family First Adolescent Services

The Effects of Poverty and Trauma on Cognitive Skills In a new study that examined the effects of poverty and trauma on young refugees’ cognitive skills, researchers found that only poverty appears to have lasting effects on working memory....

The Effects of Poverty and Trauma on Cognitive Skills In a new study that examined the effects of poverty and trauma on young refugees’ cognitive skills, researchers found that only poverty appears to have lasting effects on working memory. “Our results suggest that the...

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Cow Companions And A Consciousness Competition: Best Psychology Links
25October

Cow Companions And A Consciousness Competition: Best...Cow Companions And A Consciousness...Cow Companions And A Consciousness Competition: Best...

By Family First Adolescent Services

To read the original post on British Psychological Society's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web, click here. Researchers have painted a picture of how our happiness has fluctuated over the past two...

To read the original post on British Psychological Society's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web, click here. Researchers have painted a picture of how our happiness has fluctuated over the past two centuries, by analyzing the frequency of positive...

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Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms
22October

Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD SymptomsRest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD...Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms

By Family First Adolescent Services

The binding of an event memory with its context may be partially restored with rest, facilitating deliberate control of the memory New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of...

The binding of an event memory with its context may be partially restored with rest, facilitating deliberate control of the memory New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of involuntary “memory...

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What You Need to Know About the Newest Antidepressants
30September

What You Need to Know About the Newest AntidepressantsWhat You Need to Know About the Newest...What You Need to Know About the Newest Antidepressants

By Family First Adolescent Services

Three antidepressants were approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat depression In addition to therapy, medication can be an invaluable treatment for clinical depression. It may alleviate symptoms and literally save lives. Which is...

Three antidepressants were approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat depression In addition to therapy, medication can be an invaluable treatment for clinical depression. It may alleviate symptoms and literally save lives. Which is why having an array of medications to...

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Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policy
27September

Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policyHarvard-Michigan opioid summit explores...Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policy

By Ben Cecil

Pharma-to-doc marketing a vulnerability in opioid fight Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more...

Pharma-to-doc marketing a vulnerability in opioid fight Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more troubling, according to one expert....

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Vitamins for Depression
26September

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By Neal Hoontis

Vitamins, Supplements & Herbs for Depression In trying to cope with the debilitating symptoms of depression, people often turn to vitamins, supplements, herbs, or home remedies first. And it’s no wonder — such efforts to...

Vitamins, Supplements & Herbs for Depression In trying to cope with the debilitating symptoms of depression, people often turn to vitamins, supplements, herbs, or home remedies first. And it’s no wonder — such efforts to alleviate symptoms are often far less...

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