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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Effective for Veterans With PTSD

This research supports the use of mindfulness-based stress reduction as a treatment method for veterans with PTSD.

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Latent Structure of Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia Best Conceptualized by 5-Domain Model

Existing 2-dimensional models are likely not sufficient to capture the complexity of negative symptoms in schizophrenia.

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Shame Drives Suicidal Ideation Among Veterans With Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

The authors argue that these findings suggest that reducing shame among veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder may reduce the risk for suicide.

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Reducing Race-Based Inequalities Across Health Care

Data show that there is a significant difference in how black patients are treated compared with patients of other races.

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An Introduction to Deep Learning and Neural Networks and Their Utility in Health Care

The “deep learning” approach to artificial intelligence allows computers to perform diagnostic tasks with accuracy comparable to that of trained medical professionals.

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Institutional Rearing Associated With Psychopathology Risk in Children

Children reared in an institution are found to have increased vulnerability to psychopathology diagnoses between childhood and adolescence.

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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Screening: Recommendations and Controversies

Although the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the US Preventive Services Task Force recommend screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women, evidence for such screening in the perinatal setting is limited.

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Independent and Combined Tobacco and Alcohol Use Associated With Suicide Risk

Regardless of sex, current smokers with AUDIT scores ≥20 were at the highest risk for suicide in analyses, although men more frequently exhibited suicidal behaviors.

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Manic Episode Inpatient Admissions Appear to Peak During Summer

For manic episodes, admissions for men peaked in June, and in September for women.

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Designing the Therapeutic Space: Using Layout, Color, and Other Elements to Get Patients in the Right Frame of Mind

While there is no single way to design a conducive therapeutic room, mental health professionals can help ensure that clients have a comfortable therapeutic experience by keeping the area a welcoming, cozy, warm, and safe environment for emotionally vulnerable individuals.

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Risk Factors for PTSD in Surrogate Decision Makers of Critically Ill Patients

Acting in the capacity of a surrogate decision maker can lead to emotional distress and poor health-related quality of life.

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The Striking Effects of Diversity in Health Care: Improving Patient Outcomes

Two Stanford researchers sought to study the effects of diversity on health care among men of color.

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Nutrition Tips for Physicians: Staying Healthy During Busy Days

Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.

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Mental Health Problems in Adolescents With HIV: Overview & Expert Interview

Adolescents infected with HIV have a greater risk for psychiatric hospitalizations compared with those not infected with HIV.

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Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia

This research supports the legitimacy of digital cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment method for individuals with insomnia.

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Should Physicians Play a Role in Minimizing the Societal Cost of Medical Care?

Physicians are evenly divided on the importance of considering societal cost and resource allocation while providing individual patient care.