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Thursday 22nd January 2015

Poorer boys fare worse growing up in rich areas

Poorer boys fare worse growing up in rich areas
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Boys from low-income families living near better-off neighbours display more antisocial behaviour than those growing up in poor neighbourhoods says research from the IoPPN published today in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Date:
22 January 2015

Effect of genes on brain regions

Effect of genes on brain regions
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The effect of genes that influence how regions of the subcortical part of the brain develop have been studied with respect to behaviour and neuropsychiatric diseases by researchers at the IoPPN recently published in Nature.
Date:
22 January 2015
Wednesday 21st January 2015

Romantic partner present can make pain feel worse

Romantic partner present can make pain feel worse
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For people who avoid closeness in relationships the presence of their romantic partner when they are suffering physical pain increases that pain, according to new research from the IoPPN at King's, UCL and the University of Hertfordshire.
Date:
21 January 2015

Common mental disorders prevalent in UK military

Common mental disorders prevalent in UK military
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Symptoms of anxiety and depression appear to be twice as frequent in the UK military as in the general working population, according to research carried out at the King's Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR), King's College London and published today in Psychological Medicine.
Date:
21 January 2015
Tuesday 20th January 2015

Common genetic biological pathways for mental illnesses

Common genetic biological pathways for mental illnesses
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Genetic risk factors associated with psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression are shared across those disorders according to new research from the IoPPN published this week in Nature Neuroscience.
Date:
20 January 2015
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