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“This Philadelphia government agency means $4 billion to the city’s economy, study claims”

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This April 6, 2015 article on the Philadelphia Business Journal website talks about a study done by the Scattergood Foundation that shows that for every $1 spent on Behavioral Health in Philadelphia, $2.50 is generated that is put back into the city.  The article briefly explains how this happens.

“Depression Remains Important Risk Factor For Cardiovascular Disease”

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This March 7, 2015 MedicalResearch.com article talks about studies that seem to further point to depression as being a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is beginning to show signs that taking either a statin or an anti-depressant can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with varying degrees of depression.

“Annual report offers snapshot of U.S. college students’ mental health, needs”

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This February 5, 2015 article on the Penn State News site, talks about an annual report by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) that looked at about 240 different colleges and universities and after 6 years of research has noticed that while sexual assault is decreasing, there seems to be a trend showing that self-injury and suicidal thoughts are increasing among college students

Sound Mental Health campus on 17th Ave, Capito...

Sound Mental Health campus on 17th Ave, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Pitt joins medication study”

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This February 3, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Business Times website talks about a medication study being done in the Pittsburgh area involving

 

Pittsburgh Point Park from top of Duquesne Incline

Pittsburgh Point Park from top of Duquesne Incline (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

personalized medicine.

“‘Sensitive’ Gene Plus Early Stress May Lead to Mental Health Disorders”

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This January 8, 2015 PsychCentral.com article talks about the possibility of a gene contributing to whether kids develop mental health problems later in life.

Work of Adobe photo shop, but originally downl...

Work of Adobe photo shop, but originally downloaded from http://imh.org.rs/ – INFORMATOR_INSITUTA; need for article Institute of Mental Health (Belgrade) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Depression May Be Caused by Inflammation”

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This January 5, 2015 Nova Next article on the PBS website talks about ongoing research that seems to show that it is possible that treating depression with an anti-inflammatory medication in addition to standard medications, may be a better approach since it’s possible that depression may be caused by inflammation.

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“Aggressive People May Process Violence’s Impact Differently”

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This September 11, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about a recent study that seems to indicate that there are differences in the function of brains in aggressive men compared to the function of non-aggressive men  when t comes to how they respond to watching or not watching violence.

Part of a series of 2 differently colored meta...

Part of a series of 2 differently colored metaballs, and how they interact with each other. The series was created using Bryce, for illustrating the wikipedia article on metaballs. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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