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Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens

Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens

Stress-related disorders increase risk of cardiovascular disease by 60%

Stress-related disorders increase risk of cardiovascular disease by 60%

Therapists twice as likely to misdiagnose mental illness in patients from socially disadvantaged groups

Therapists twice as likely to misdiagnose mental illness in patients from socially disadvantaged groups

UC Davis research highlights need for better guidance for primary care providers

UC Davis research highlights need for better guidance for primary care providers

Reclassification of PTSD diagnosis potentially excludes soldiers diagnosed under previous criteria

Reclassification of PTSD diagnosis potentially excludes soldiers diagnosed under previous criteria

Legislation proposed to help vets wrongly denied benefits

Legislation proposed to help vets wrongly denied benefits

Research roundup: 'Shared decision making' can reduce costs, improve care; Effects of mental health parity

Research roundup: 'Shared decision making' can reduce costs, improve care; Effects of mental health parity

Researchers investigate whether PTSD is a brain disorder

Researchers investigate whether PTSD is a brain disorder

New book on war trauma and its aftermath

New book on war trauma and its aftermath

WPD intervention might improve effects of stress management group therapy

WPD intervention might improve effects of stress management group therapy

Cause of abdominal pain in children with no apparent reason: Psychosomatic component

Cause of abdominal pain in children with no apparent reason: Psychosomatic component

Extended U.S. Army deployments increase depression, anxiety and sleep disorders for soldiers' wives

Extended U.S. Army deployments increase depression, anxiety and sleep disorders for soldiers' wives

Patients with depressive disorders or schizophrenia more likely to re-attempt suicide

Patients with depressive disorders or schizophrenia more likely to re-attempt suicide

Crystal meth abuse linked to underage sex, smoking and drinking

Crystal meth abuse linked to underage sex, smoking and drinking

Personality can hamper a physician’s assessment of depression

Personality can hamper a physician’s assessment of depression

Why certain people cannot express emotions

Why certain people cannot express emotions

Oncologists critical in managing psychiatric disorders in patients with advanced cancer

Oncologists critical in managing psychiatric disorders in patients with advanced cancer

Actor-patients' requests for medications boost prescribing for depression

Actor-patients' requests for medications boost prescribing for depression

The power of advertising means you may get medications you don't need

The power of advertising means you may get medications you don't need

Direct-to-consumer advertising may influence physicians' prescribing decisions

Direct-to-consumer advertising may influence physicians' prescribing decisions