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“College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms”

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English: Brain structures involved in dealing with stress and fear. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This January 31, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about the effect college drinking can have on people with symptoms of PTSD

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“Healthy PA: Wrong proposal for people with disabilities (column)”

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This January 31, 2014 Letter to the editor on the York Daily Review website talks about the effect of the current Medicaid proposal.

 

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“Treatment Often Inadequate for Children With Anxiety Disorders, Study Finds”

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This January 29, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about findings that Anxiety in children is often under-treated.  It is felt that anxiety might be something that can predict future mental health issues that could carry on through adulthood.

 

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One of several versions of the painting “The Scream”. The National Gallery, Oslo, Norway. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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“Food Stamp Cuts, Cold Weather Put Extra Strain On Food Pantries”

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This January 28, 2014 NPR: The Salt article talks about the domino effect that occurs as temperatures drop causing heating bills to rise and for some a shortage of food because they have to shift money from their food budget to their heating budget leaving more people turning to food banks for help.

 

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Logo used during 1970s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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“The stigma of raising a mentally ill child”

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This January 26, 2014 CBS 60 Minutes report on the stigma faced by parents of mentally ill children.

 

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“Researchers document connection between concussions and depression in teens”

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This January 27, 2014 article found on the NewsWorks website talks about documented links between concussions and depression in teens.  They aren’t clear why this link is seen, but they do feel it happens a lot.

 

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“Craig Ferguson Speaks From The Heart “

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In this YouTube video uploaded on November 8, 2010, Craig Ferguson talks from his heart about his experiences as a recovering alcoholic.

“Defying stereotypes of OCD”

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This January 23, 2014 article on “The Phoenix” website talks about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and allows the reader to get a glimpse into what it was like for someone to befriend and eventually learn that the person they had befriended has OCD.  The message within the piece is one of compassion and understanding.

 

The OCD Project

The OCD Project (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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“What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder, BDD (DSM-5)?”

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This April 19, 2013 Healthy Place blog post talks a little about Body Dysmorphic Disorder including what it is and a little about how it’s treated.

 

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Mind’s Eye (Photo credit: marie b.)

 

 

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“New Diagnosis Rules Could Lead to Drop in Autism Numbers”

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

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This January 22, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about the effect that changes in the diagnostic criteria of Autism Spectrum Disorder could have on those with the diagnosis.

 

 

 

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