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Firearms And Dementia: How Do You Convince a Loved One to Give Up Their Guns?

Families of people with dementia will often take away the car keys to keep their family member safe. They might remove knobs from stove burners or lock up medicine. But what's less talked about is the risk of guns in the home for those…
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What Does a Criminal Law Attorney Need to Know About Psychosis?

Courtesy of Godoy Medical Forensics   Psychosis is a condition that distorts attunement with reality. Throughout the years, there have been many criminal cases involving this rather complex illness. Due to its nature as a mental…
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Scientists Hunt for a Test to Diagnose Chronic Brain Injury in Living People - NPR

CTE has been part of the national lexicon in the U.S. since the 2015 movie Concussion dramatized the discovery of this degenerative brain disease among football players. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is found among people who've had head…
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New Processing Technique Helps Researchers Use Electronic Health Records to Study Biological Contributors to Mental Illnesses - National Institute of Mental Health

A new study has developed a natural language processing technique that identifies dimension phenotypes that may allow for the discovery of common genes relevant to psychopathology. Read more.