AADT Session Wrap-Up
> 1/7/2008 9:16:44 AM

Ageing Makes the Imagination Whither - New research shows that cognitive deficits noticed in old age may affect our ability to imagine the future just as they harm our ability to recall the past.

Older Surgical Patients at Greater Risk for Developing Cognitive Problems - A study published in the journal Anesthesiology reports that cognitive problems were not uncommon after inpatient surgery, and that recovery from these post-surgical deficits was largely dependent on age.

Social-Skills Training Makes Dent in Later Criminal Behavior Rates - More than 20 years in the making, the Canadian study reported on here found that focused behavioral interventions with at risk youths could produce positive long-term results with respect to misbehavior and criminality.

Smoking Banned in the Cafes of France - It truly is a new day when France has passed a law against indoor smoking.

VA Urged to Increase Spending on Mental Health - In the aftermath of the tragedy at Virginia Tech, that the state needed to improve its mental healthcare system was clear; now that problem is being addressed.

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