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June 30, 2021
by Kimberly Lucey

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NFL Players Open Up About Mental Health Struggles

June 30, 2021 01:34 by Kimberly Lucey  [About the Author]

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Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard says he went into a dark blur after his death, the toll affecting him not just mentallly, but physically. He lost weight, and dealt with anxiety, depression, and panic attacks. A Kicking the Stigma virtual fundraiser this Spring raised $4.5 million to distribute to Indiana-based nonprofits that either provide mental health treatment services, or raise awareness about mental health. [More]

June 29, 2021
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Shows Cognitive Reappraisal Potentially Helpful In Substance Abuse Treatment

June 29, 2021 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in PNAS looked at attention bias modification in drug addiction and enhancing control of subsequent habits. “In substance use disorder, cues and contexts that remind an individual of the experience of substance use start to habitually grab attention and elicit a physiological response (arousal) that is thought to result in craving and culminate in compulsive substance use,” study author Muhammad A. Parvaz told us. [More]

June 26, 2021
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Women With Postpartum Psychosis Show Altered Brain Connectivity

June 26, 2021 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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Women at increased risk of postpartum psychosis show altered connectivity in networks of the brain responsible for planning, organisation and the completion of short and long-term tasks. Currently, there are no biological markers that identify who will develop postpartum psychosis. But researchers from King’s College London have identified altered connectivity in the brain networks of women with postpartum psychosis, which could pave the way for better identifying women at risk of the condition. [More]

June 18, 2021
by Tina Arnoldi

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Group Identity Can Influence Your Writing Style

June 18, 2021 07:49 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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A 2021 study in Behavior Research Methods reported that people change their writing style to impress their audience. Research suggested this is based on whatever group identity is influencing them at the moment. “We did not assess whether or not a person has an identity, but only the probability that a particular identity is salient in a specific situation. “ [More]

June 15, 2021
by Patricia Tomasi

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How Gender Differentiates The Impact Of Alcohol Use Disorder

June 15, 2021 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A recently published study looked at how brain responsivity to emotional faces differs in men and women with and without a history of alcohol use disorder (AUD). “We investigated brain activity in response to facial expressions,” study author Kayle S. Sawyer told us, “and how abnormalities in brain activity differed for men and women with a history of alcohol use disorder.” [More]