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Older refugees have high levels of depression even decades after immigration to Canada

University of Toronto

Most research on the mental health of refugees focuses on the first few years after resettlement in the host country, but little is known about their long-term mental health.

Channels: Mental Health, Poverty, Psychology and Psychiatry, Seniors, Immigration, Local - Canada, All Journal News,

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When Caregivers Need Care

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, Family and Parenting, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Home, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, All Journal News,

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Women with PCOS experience poor health and quality of life beyond reproductive years

Endocrine Society

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experience poor health and quality of life into their late forties, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Tick-tock! The countdown is on for back-to-school sleep routines

University of South Australia

With less that a week to go until the start of a new school year, parents are preparing themselves for the inevitable back-to-school rush. But amid the dash for backpacks, books and last-minute haircuts, children’s sleep routines must also be high on the agenda if parents want to start kids off on the right foot.

Channels: Back to School, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Mental Health, Sleep, Family and Parenting,

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Newswise: Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa

Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa

University of Washington

A University of Washington-led clinical trial involving more than 600 children in Kenya and Tanzania, in which community members were trained to deliver mental health treatment, showed improvement in participants’ trauma-related symptoms up to a year after receiving therapy.

Channels: Children's Health, Clinical Trials, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Trauma, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), African News, Healthcare, JAMA, All Journal News,

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Cyberbullying linked to increased depression and PTSD

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Cyberbullying had the impact of amplifying symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people who were inpatients at an adolescent psychiatric hospital, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

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Is it time to stop ringing the cancer bell?

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics finds that patients who celebrate the end of cancer treatment by ringing a bell report more distressful memories of treatment than those who finish without ringing a bell.

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