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Article ID: 720967

Lower Rates of Patient Safety Events on Psychiatric Units at VA Hospitals

American Heart Association (AHA)

Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general hospitals, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 720948

Researchers Receive $2.96M to Help Reduce Mental Health Stigma among Health Care Providers

George Washington University

A research collaborative including the George Washington University, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal, Duke University, and King’s College London will investigate the efficacy of the RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers toward individuals with mental illness.

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Article ID: 720922

'Disruptive Innovation' in Mental Health Care – Harvard Review of Psychiatry Announces New Essay Series

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A return to core scientific values – balancing scientific discoveries with a focus on improving patient outcomes – may help to usher in a new era of transformational change in psychiatry research. That's the message of the first in new series of essays in the September/October issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 720896

Statement of APA President Marking World Poverty Day

American Psychological Association (APA)

Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, marking World Poverty Day: “World Poverty Day represents an opportunity for us to examine our biases, move beyond our individual selves and identify the systemic, underlying mechanisms driving income insecurity. Psychological science can help address the structural barriers and cognitive processes that perpetuate poverty and generate solutions."

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Medical Minute: Providers help women cope with pain of infant loss

Penn State Health

For women who suffer the devastation of an infant loss during pregnancy, emotions can run the gamut. They may feel guilty, angry or even relieved. No matter the feeling, expressing those emotions plays a big role in adapting to life after such a tragic event.

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Newswise: Cultivating Joy through Mindfulness: An Antidote to Opioid Misuse, the Disease of Despair
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Cultivating Joy through Mindfulness: An Antidote to Opioid Misuse, the Disease of Despair

University of Utah

New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.

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Young Adults Not Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

Iowa State University

A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder – in some cases, multiple substance use disorders – and not seeking help, according to a study led by an Iowa State University researcher. The results show two in every five young adults reported a past-year SUD.

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