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Mental Health Studies | Anxiety and Depression in Adolescents

Mental Health | Anxiety, Depression, Neural Interruption More Likely in Adolescents Subjected to Corporal Punishment

While corporal punishment's negative health effects on child and adolescent health and behavior has been established for decades, a new study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging demonstrates that physical punishment disrupts brain activity and neurodevelopment.
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Social Isolation | Mental Health risk of Dementia

Mental Health | Social Isolation Linked With Higher Risk of Incident Dementia in US Older Adults

Mental Health | Social isolation appears common in community-dwelling older adults in the United States and is associated with an increased risk of developing dementia over 9 years, according to study results published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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Stimulant users report driving under the influence | Mental Health

Mental health | Stimulant Users Report High Rates of Driving Under the Influence

Mental Health matters | Almost half of US adults who have used methamphetamine within the past year and more than a one-fifth of past-year cocaine users have driven under the influence, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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