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mental health

Nutrition and mental health
Processed meats linked with manic episodes
Published Aug 15, 2018
In analysis of people with and without psychiatric disorders, nitrates found in jerky, hot dogs, salami, and other meats found to contribute to mania
Q+A
The impact of family separation
Published Aug 15, 2018
Paul Spiegel says that for children, being separated from their parents is a trauma that can have 'very negative effects' / Newsweek
Mental health
Report outlines recommendations to improve student mental health
Published Aug 15, 2018
Task force recommends greater awareness, support, access to resources, and training
Neurology
Rare genetic variation may be linked to schizophrenia
Published Aug 15, 2018
Scientists successfully reverse anti-social behavior in mice by targeting 'thunder' protein
Opioid Crisis
Missed opportunities for opioid treatment
Published Aug 15, 2018
Most people referred for opioid treatment by criminal justice system don't receive optimal care, Bloomberg School researchers find
Mental exercise
Training for your brain
Published Aug 15, 2018 Video
Hopkins researchers identify specific exercise that boosts memory, attention
Mental Health
Genetically altered mice display traits of bipolar disorder
Published Aug 15, 2018
Study may improve understanding of how genes linked to bipolar risk change neural circuits in the brain / Hopkins Medicine
Suicide prevention
Why '13 Reasons Why' alarms experts
Published Aug 15, 2018
Release of Netflix show in March prompted spike in suicide-related web searches, fears of suicide contagion
Mood disorders
The psychologist and the mad poet
Published Summer 2017
Hopkins psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison explores the life and mental illness of poet Robert Lowell / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Same-sex marriage legalization linked to fewer teen suicide attempts
Published Aug 15, 2018
Allowing same-sex marriage at state level reduced suicide attempts by 134,000 per year, BSPH researchers estimate / School of Public Health