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Traumatic childhood can lead to higher levels of health service use throughout adult life

Traumatic childhood can lead to higher levels of health service use throughout adult life

Schizophrenia patients have impaired social episodic memory in all phases of illness

Schizophrenia patients have impaired social episodic memory in all phases of illness

ADHD medicines linked to lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents, adults

ADHD medicines linked to lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents, adults

Genetics plays major role in how infants visually explore social world, twin study reveals

Genetics plays major role in how infants visually explore social world, twin study reveals

Social and emotional learning programs continue to benefit children years later

Social and emotional learning programs continue to benefit children years later

Rural waivered physicians face significant barriers to providing treatment for opioid use disorder

Rural waivered physicians face significant barriers to providing treatment for opioid use disorder

New program gives free legal help to families for health-related issues

New program gives free legal help to families for health-related issues

Senate GOP bill aims to add psych beds; squeeze on Medicaid signals their undoing

Senate GOP bill aims to add psych beds; squeeze on Medicaid signals their undoing

Neuroscientists discover how prenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for drug addiction later in life

Neuroscientists discover how prenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for drug addiction later in life

Psychosocial factors play major role in well-being of older people, study says

Psychosocial factors play major role in well-being of older people, study says

Parents of ill children worry about return of ‘lifetime limits’ in GOP health bill

Parents of ill children worry about return of ‘lifetime limits’ in GOP health bill

Dmrta2 gene mutation can lead to abnormal brain development in unborn babies

Dmrta2 gene mutation can lead to abnormal brain development in unborn babies

Pre-existing illness delays bowel cancer diagnosis

Pre-existing illness delays bowel cancer diagnosis

People with chronic tic disorder have higher suicide risk than general population

People with chronic tic disorder have higher suicide risk than general population

New study shows link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences

New study shows link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences

Review looks at pets as therapy for human psychological distress

Review looks at pets as therapy for human psychological distress

Isolating veterans with PTSD can constrain healing and further stress the family

Isolating veterans with PTSD can constrain healing and further stress the family

Researchers identify link between childhood psychiatric disorders and later risk of addictions

Researchers identify link between childhood psychiatric disorders and later risk of addictions

UTA awards new grants for research projects that focus on cancer, drug testing, and health of youth

UTA awards new grants for research projects that focus on cancer, drug testing, and health of youth

Study finds psychosocial risk factors, unexplained bruising in fatal or near-fatal child abuse cases

Study finds psychosocial risk factors, unexplained bruising in fatal or near-fatal child abuse cases