Tag: mental health

Image: PD 1. Adolescent boys have increased rates of depression, PTSD, and conduct disorder after moving out of poverty. 2. Adolescent girls have decreased rates of depression and conduct disorder after moving out of poverty. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)        Study Rundown: Observational findings indicate that high-poverty neighborhoods adversely affect the mental health...
Image: PD 1. In a large cohort of women, greater adherence in midlife to healthy dietary patterns was associated with approximately 40% greater odds of healthy aging. 2. Greater intakes of plant foods, whole grains, and fish or long-chain omega-3 poly unsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs); moderate intake of alcohol; and lower...
Image: PD  1. Manic-depressive disorder, depression, and alcohol-related problems are associated with increased risk of suicide in all branches of the military.  2. Contrary to previous assumptions, length and number of deployments are not shown to be directly associated with suicide in the military.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: Beginning in...
Image: PD  1. It is estimated that 11-38% of individuals experience stress-related or adjustment disorders after community disasters.   Study Rundown: It has been reported that up to 38% of distressed individuals presenting for evaluation after disaster have stress-related and adjustment disorders. While evidence-based treatments and interventions for individuals with distress after...