Depression


Survey shows depression, anxiety high in graduate students

March 7, 2018
 

Graduate students are more than six times as likely to experience depression and anxiety as compared to the general population.

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New York Times: Those with multiple tours of war struggle at home

May 31, 2016
 

The number of veterans with multiple tours of combat duty is the largest in modern American history. New evidence suggests that these veterans are not like most others when it comes to adjusting to civilian life.

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U.S. News & World Report: Predeployment riskiest time for military suicide attempts

May 26, 2016
 

Suicide attempts in the military aren’t necessarily combat-driven. At the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Army soldiers most likely to try to kill themselves were never deployed, new research shows.

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New Clarity building to house HSC child and adolescent psychiatry division

April 19, 2016
 

Clarity Child Guidance Center, the region’s only nonprofit provider of mental health care exclusively for children, has added an outpatient therapy facility and also created a new home for the Health Science Center’s Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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Cyberbullying

KSAT 12: Family expresses hopes for cyberbullying law

January 25, 2016
 

In one of their first public appearances since the death of their son David, members of the Molak family attended Thursday evening’s cyberbullying workshop, offering their support for new legislation that would be tougher than existing laws. See the video clip at KSAT 12

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Team IDs brain circuit involved in party drug’s antidepressant effect

January 4, 2016
 

At its best, the drug ketamine relieves depression within two  hours and its beneficial effect on patients may last a week. Read the full story at Medical Xpress

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