AADT Session Wrap-Up
> 2/18/2008 8:27:46 AM

Will the PTSD Diagnosis Disappear? - Mind Hacks picks up on the debate that has been simmering over the diagnosis for PTSD and how necessary or unnecessary that diagnosis has become.

Utah Leads Nation in Depression Rates - In an analysis performed by Mental Health America and Thompson Health Utah was found to be the state most affected by mental health problems, while nearby South Dakota was found to be the least affected.

Feeling Stressed Out Linked to Cervical Cancer - HPV has long been known to be a cause of cervical cancer, but virtually every sexually active woman will contract HPV at some time. Now a new and preliminary study points to stress as the link that ties HPV to cervical cancer in a minority of women.

Being Overweight May Increase Cancer Risk - A longitudinal study by European researchers found that weight gain correlated with certain types of cancers, which has led to some discussion of whether obesity could overtake smoking as the leading cause of cancer worldwide.

Social Class May Affect Teens View of their Health - A new report in Pediatrics describes the surprising results from a study that explored the relationship between families' social status and the importance that parents and teens assign to mental health.

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