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Stigma, Sexuality, and Schizophrenia

by Kathryn Lawson

Often popular fiction characters with mental illness are relegated to novels explicitly focused on that illness.  However, there are some fictional projects that feature or even focus on characters with … ...
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How Do We Assure the Children?

by Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW

If polled, most parents would say it was their primary job to protect their children from harm. “Look both ways before you cross the street.” “Don’t touch a hot stove.” “Don’t go off with a stranger.” These are common instructions...
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No Simple Answer to Impact of Smartphones on Teens

by Rick Nauert PhD

New research suggests the impact of cell phones is dependent upon many variables, including the vulnerability of the teen. Researchers attempted to answer the question of whether the next generation … ...
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Amino Acid May Be Implicated in Depression

by Traci Pedersen

A new Finnish study finds that people with major depressive disorder (MDD) may have reduced bioavailability of the amino acid arginine. In the body, arginine turns into nitric oxide (NO), … ...
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