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Personal growth follows trauma for most soldiers

By Bill Hathaway - More than half of soldiers who experience trauma also report strong psychological benefits, such as stronger intimate relationships, ...

The myth of self control

Willpower is a wonderful thing. But when it comes to controlling how much we eat, research shows there’s so much more on ...

In utero exposure to extreme morning sickness may result in neurological deficit

UCLA study suggests nutritional deficiency early in pregnancy may play a role ... Full story

Marked men: anxiety, alienation and the aftermath of war

By Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Garton (first published in The Conversation) ... Full story

Mental health wounds of veteran defendants create tough choices in courts

A new University of Sydney study has detailed how courts are facing difficult choices about the criminal responsibility of veteran defendants, with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or serious mental health issues. ... Full story

Parent training effective for reducing behavior problems in autism spectrum disorder

By Holly Korschun | Woodruff Health Sciences Center- A multi-site study sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) finds young children with autism spectrum disorder and serious behavioral problems respond positively to a 24-week structured parent training. The benefits of parent training endured for up to six months post intervention. ... Full story

Most California Residents Facing Psychological Distress Do Not See the Public as Supportive and Report Discrimination

Most California residents facing psychological distress do not perceive the public as being supportive, with a large proportion reporting discrimination both in personal relationships and in public realms such as the workplace, according to a new RAND Corporation study. ... Full story

New Approaches to Identify and Treat Suicidal Adolescents Focus of JCAP Special Section

New Rochelle, NY — Suicide remains the second leading cause of death for adolescents in the United States. ... Full story

Independence equals success for women in the dating game

A new UQ study has revealed that independent women have more romantic success. ... Full story

Better Social Media Techniques Increase Fan Interest, Engagement

New study could provide valuable Twitter “best practices” for many businesses ... Full story

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