Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience
Monday, August 09, 2010 By editor

Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members (Army STARRS) The Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members (Army STARRS) is the largest study of suicide and mental heal... more

Rough Up Your Diet
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 By editor

Rough Up Your Diet Fit More Fiber Into Your Day   Fiber—you know it's good for you. But if you're like many Americans, you don't get enough. In fact, most of us get less than half the re... more

Long life in the 21st Century
Monday, August 02, 2010 By editor

Over the last 100 years, life expectancy of humans has nearly doubled. Social scientists are looking at the effects of aging on the individual and society as a whole. To isten to this MP3 audio repor... more

Video: Study of the Mental Health of Children
Monday, July 26, 2010 By editor

Speaking of Science- Dr. Kathleen Merikangas: A Revealing Study into the Mental Health of America’s Children It’s been called one of the richest studies of its kind. The National Health a... more

Tips for Communicating with People with TBI & PTSD
Thursday, July 22, 2010 By editor

    Tips for Communicating with People with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Not everyone has experience communicating with people with disabil... more

Air Force Prevention Program Reduces Suicide
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 By editor

A U.S. Air Force suicide prevention program is associated with reduced suicide rates among Air Force personnel during times in which the program was rigorously implemented and monitored, accord... more

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Fact Sheet
Thursday, July 15, 2010 By editor

  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that some people develop after seeing or living through an event that caused or threatened serious harm or death. Symptoms include ... more

Video: Discussion on PTSD
Monday, July 12, 2010 By editor

In the past eight years, the United States has experienced a series of manmade and natural disasters. Large numbers of people in this country have been exposed to potentially traumatic events. This vi... more

Dispelling the Myths About PTSD
Thursday, July 08, 2010 By editor

Dispelling the Myths About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Other Psychological Health Issues Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop in response ... more

Infants Can Learn While Sleeping
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 By editor
Category: Parenting

  Infants Can Learn While Sleeping Snoozing newborns may have more going on than you think. Even when asleep, babies are capable of a simple form of learning, a new study shows. Since newbor... more

Can We Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?
Tuesday, July 06, 2010 By editor

Can We Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? Research Provides New Leads Will doing crossword puzzles prevent memory loss as we age? Does exercise delay or prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Will addin... more

TBI can Result from Senior Falls
Thursday, July 01, 2010 By editor

Traumatic Brain Injuries can Result from Senior Falls Nearly 8,000 Deaths and 56,000 Hospitalizations in 2005   Traumatic brain injuries due to falls caused nearly 8,000 deaths and 56,000 ho... more

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 By editor

What is a Concussion? A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occ... more

Depression Among TBI Survivors Can Be Significant
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 By editor
Category: Depression

The Hidden Damage of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)  Depression Among TBI Survivors Can Be A Significant Problem An estimated 1.4 million U.S. people sustain a TBI each year; of those, 50,000 die... more

Teens Misuse of Prescriptions Develop Disorders
Thursday, June 24, 2010 By editor

Dr. Li-Tzy Wu and colleagues at Duke University and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation found that 1 percent of the 36,992 respondents age 12 to 17 to the 2006-2007 National Survey on Dr... more

Young People & Suicide -- the College Scene
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 By editor
Category: Depression

College students share many of the risk factors and warning signs for suicide seen among the general population. Some facts about today's college students are worrisome: 30 percent of college f... more

Mental Disorders in Youth
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 By editor

About half of American children and teenagers who have certain mental disorders don’t receive professional services, according to a new study. Researchers interviewed over 3,000 children and ad... more

Early Treatment Decisions Crucial for Teens
Monday, June 21, 2010 By editor
Category: Depression

Early Treatment Decisions Crucial for Teens with Treatment-resistant Depression An early response to second-course treatment is associated with greater likelihood of remission among teens with hard-t... more

Life Changes After Cancer
Thursday, June 17, 2010 By editor

Many people who’ve survived cancer are living longer lives, thanks to better diagnostic tests and treatments. But life after cancer can bring its own challenges. “Many cancer survivors loo... more

Things Forgotten: Simple Lapse or Serious Problem?
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 By editor

Chances are you’ve walked into a room and forgotten why you went there. And misplaced your keys or eyeglasses at least a few times. Many people worry about these memory lapses. They fear they&rs... more

Strike a Chord for Health
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 By editor

Music Matters for Body and Mind Music can lift you up. It can bring tears to your eyes. It can help you relax or make you get up and dance. You probably hear it several times a day—on the radi... more

Fit Teens Succeed as Adults
Monday, June 14, 2010 By editor

Teens who are physically fit are more likely than other teens to achieve later success at college and work, a new study suggests. Teen fitness was also linked to a higher IQ. Scientists looked at ove... more

College Students and Alcohol Abuse: New Resources
Thursday, June 10, 2010 By editor
Category: Addiction

Research funded by the NIH's National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) found that over a recent seven-year stretch, alcohol-related deaths among U.S. college students, as well as heav... more

How Light Boosts Migraine Pain
Wednesday, June 09, 2010 By editor

Light can make migraine pain worse. A new study of blind patients may help explain why. The finding could eventually lead to better treatments. More than 1 in 10 people nationwide get recurring migra... more

Resting May Boost Memory
Tuesday, June 08, 2010 By editor

Your memories may grow stronger when you take a break to rest, a new study suggests. The finding could have important implications for how students study and how people can best learn new things. Lon... more

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