Mental Health News

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Shirley Amy
Many Psychiatric Disorders Due To Common Genes

Psychiatric disorders affect more than 25 percent of the population in a given year Some very interesting news just in: according to recent research conducted by international investigators, the Psychiatric

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Shirley Amy
Stress in Early Life May Extend Lifespan

Experiencing stress at this early point in life may make you better able to fight stress you might encounter later in life. Researchers at the University of Michigan have published

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Maria Morioka, BSN, RN
Obesity Changes Brains in Adolescents

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are 13.7 million children and adolescents who fit the criteria of obesity in the United States. Among 2-11-year-olds, over 30% are