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“Can video games fight ADHD?”

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This May 29, 2015 article on the cbcradio website talks about video games and ADHD and explains how some games can help improve symptoms  while others bypass ADHD symptoms.

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“ADHD Med Helps Women with Cognitive Challenges of Menopause”

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This article on Psych Central was last reviewed on June 12, 2015 and discusses a recent study that could offer hope to women in menopause who experience executive function based cognitive issues, not attributed to any other condition, could benefit from medication used to treat ADHD to improve their ability to act effectively with regards to executive function.  The symptoms seen are very similar to those experienced by people with ADHD.

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the lit...

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the literature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“White men more likely to utilize mental health services than black, Hispanic men”

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This June 11, 2015 article from the Healio Psychiatric Annals talks about the differences between several racial groups among men between the ages 18 to 44 and their willingness to seek mental health care.

“Latest treatment for mental illness: Better sleep”

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This May 31, 2015 article on the Philly.com website talks about research that points to better sleep as a potentially good treatment for mental illness.

“Bullying adversely affects children in later life more than being maltreated, according to new research from the University of Warwick.”

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This University of Warwick article dated April 28, 2015, and found on the Science Daily website talks about a study involving data on just over 1,000 kids that looked at the effects of maltreatment by adults and/or peers and what kinds of mental health issues these kids had when they reached age 18.

“Blocking the Paths to Suicide”

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This March 9, 2015 article found on the New York Times website talks about simple yet effective ways proven to prevent or reduce the risk of suicide.

“Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition”

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This March 10, 2015 Science Daily article talks about ongoing research that could be showing that treating the mental health issues of low-income people may help decrease obesity rates among this population.  The study paid close attention to low-income African-Americans in 2 separate Pittsburgh neighborhoods to see if there was any patterns to be uncovered.

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