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1 HOUR AGO - Reuters

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Care for depression, anxiety helps war-exposed children long-term

(Reuters Health) - Treating depression and anxiety in youngsters affected by war may have lasting benefits for their mental health and ability to function in society, new findings suggest.

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5 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Gaza's Children 'Emotionally Shattered' One Year After War, Charity Says

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The majority of children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year's conflict are showing signs of severe emotional distress and trauma, including frequent bed wetting and nightmares, a global children's charity said on Monday. A ceasefire last August ended 50 days of fighting between Gaza militants and Israel, ...

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JUL 05, 2015 - Washington Times

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Mental health calls jump 35 percent for Aberdeen police

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - An annual report from the Aberdeen Police Department shows officers responded to 35 percent more mental health calls in 2014 compared to the previous year. The Aberdeen American News (http://bit.ly/1gcgcKZ ) reports the department responded to 278 mental health calls last year, up from 206 calls ...

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JUL 04, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Fordham, Education Department Sued Over Student's Mental Health Records

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A graduate student has sued Fordham University, seeking $5 million in damages and saying the college violated her civil rights by demanding her entire record of mental health treatment as a condition for returning. The federal lawsuit by Emily Pierce also names the U.S. Education Department's Office of Civil Rights, saying the agency has been investigating ...

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JUL 04, 2015 - Huffington Post

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How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It

City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression. But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park. A Stanford University study published this week in the ...

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