AADT's Session Wrap-Up
> 10/22/2007 9:45:20 AM

New research and information advanced several ongoing stories last week. PTSD treatment, opium in Afghanistan, and bullying and victimization each grabbed headlines. With all the excitement some other stories slipped by that also made waves. Make sure you catch up with the Session Wrap-Up below:

Stress: Brain Yields Clues About Why Some Succumb While Others Prevail - An NIMH backed team of researchers have made dramatic progress in understanding the mechanisms that help us either adapt to stress or be overwhelmed by it, which may pave the way for more effective treatments.

A Day in the Life of U.S. Teens: Thousands do Drugs - Another government backed report identified the amount of drugs used by U.S. teens on a daily basis. While the numbers look scary, the report does note that drug use has been down overall during the last half decade.

Lessening Light Could Be Making You SAD - It’s getting to be the time of year when news outlets begin to write about seasonal affective disorder: look for this article to be the first of many.

’Clear Smoking Link’ to Cot Death - British investigators have found that an extraordinarily high percentage of sudden infant death cases have a correlation to maternal smoking during pregnancy. Their report appears in the forthcoming edition of Early Human Development.

Gossip More Powerful than Truth, Researchers Say - German researchers found that gossip plays an integral role in human interaction, and has power even in the face of contradictory information.

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