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Newswise: Epilepsy and caregiver stress: How one family counters stress by giving back

Article ID: 719345

Epilepsy and caregiver stress: How one family counters stress by giving back

International League Against Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects entire families, with impacts on caregivers' physical health, emotional functioning, social relationships, employment and finances. Caregivers and siblings are at risk for post-traumatic stress. Here's how one family works to channel their stress and frustration into helping others.

20-Sep-2019 9:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719276

Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

People who are accustomed to listening to Western music, which is based on a system of notes organized in octaves

19-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719262

Chicago Adults Identify the Top Health Problems for Youth in the City

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago adults identified stress, drug abuse, and depression as the top three big health problems for children and adolescents in the city, according to results from a new survey developed by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). Similar to last year, many of the top 10 concerns were related to mental health.

19-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 719144

‘Junk Food’ Diet May Predict Future Depression Symptoms in Teens

American Physiological Society (APS)

An innovative study finds that sodium and potassium levels—reflections of a person’s typical diet—may be predictors of future depression in teens. The first-of-its-kind study is published in Physiological Reports.

19-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719094

Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, Mayo Clinic expert says

Mayo Clinic

Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are underused, according to a review of current medical data on opioid addiction in the U.S. This review appears in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

17-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Don’t stay silent on suicide

Article ID: 719206

The Medical Minute: Don’t stay silent on suicide

Penn State Health

Suicide can be difficult to talk about due to the cultural stigma surrounding it and the devastating and lasting impact it has on people, families and communities. But it’s important to do so.

18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Three Faces of Teen Popularity: Being Feared, Being Loved, and Being Feared and Loved

Article ID: 719134

Three Faces of Teen Popularity: Being Feared, Being Loved, and Being Feared and Loved

Florida Atlantic University

In novel longitudinal study, researchers identified three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. These naughty and nice Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular and were above average on physical and relational aggression as well as prosocial behavior. Just like the “Mean Girls” in the iconic American teen comedy, they are aggressive when needed and then quickly “make nice” to smooth out any ruffled feathers.

18-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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