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mental health

Same-sex marriage legalization linked to fewer teen suicide attempts
Published March 22, 2017
Allowing same-sex marriage at state level reduced suicide attempts by 134,000 per year, BSPH researchers estimate / School of Public Health
Mental health
Gamers get a boost from strong friendships
Published March 22, 2017
Study: In teens, strong friendships may mitigate depression associated with excessive gaming / The Bloomberg School of Public Health
Medicine
Treating those ICU blues
Published Winter 2016
Johns Hopkins researchers found that a third of patients experience symptoms of depression after a stay in the ICU. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health
Suicide prevention strategies
Published March 22, 2017
Prevention efforts lead to 40% drop in suicides among White Mountain Apache tribe / School of Public Health
Mental Health
Teen depression rises
Published March 22, 2017
Problematic cell phone use, including cyberbullying, may play a role, researchers speculate / Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mental health
A faster antidepressant?
Published March 22, 2017
Neuroscientists may have zeroed in on a compound that works like ketamine, but is safer and non-addictive / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Mental health
Unraveling bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
Published March 22, 2017
Johns Hopkins to co-lead effort to develop new ways of studying, screening drugs for major psychiatric illnesses
Mental health
Post-ICU blues
Published March 22, 2017
One in three former intensive care unit patients show symptoms of depression, study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Mental illness
Infections, antibiotic use linked to manic episodes
Published March 22, 2017
Research suggests changes in microbiome could play role in ebb, flow of psychiatric symptoms / Hopkins Medicine
Mental health
Hopkins psychiatry launches online resources
Published March 22, 2017
AskHopkinsPsychiatry.org, mADAP teen depression app aim to help educate the public