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2021 Slate

Dear Colleagues:   The APS Council is very pleased to present the following slate of individuals for the 2021 APS…

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The European Training Network ETUDE (Encompassing Training in fUnctional Disorders across Europe): A new research and training program of the EURONET-SOMA network is recruiting 15 Early Stage Researchers

The EURONET-SOMA network has launched the European Training Network ”Encompassing Training in fUnctional Disorders across Europe (ETUDE)“. ETUDE is funded…

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Parents With Alcohol Problems: Do Their Sons Face Higher Diabetes Risk?

      Contact: Soili Lehto, MD, PhD For Release: Immediately   Growing up with a parent who has alcohol…

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Supportive Ties Seem to Buffer the Physical Toll on Children Under Stress

Contact: Samuele Zilioli, PhD For Release: Immediately   Although abundant support from families, teachers or friends may minimize the harmful…

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Optimism: It Could Do A Heart Good

Contact: Julia Boehm, PhD For Release: Immediately Optimism in early middle age may be good for the heart:  Adults who…

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Pandemic Quarantine in UK May Be Taking Grim Toll on Mental Health

Contact: Christoph Pieh, MD For Release: Immediately Symptoms of mental disorders such as anxiety and depression skyrocketed in the United…

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COVID-19 Takes Huge Mental Health Toll on Frontline Medical Workers, Early Study Finds

Contact: Runsen Chen, MBMS For Release: Immediately Anecdotes abound on how frontline healthcare professionals treating COVID-19 patients have endured a…

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Drug Misuse: Could Purpose In Life Help To Prevent It?

Contact: Eric Kim, PhD For Release: Immediately People who find abundant purpose in their lives are much less likely than…

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Three Personal Qualities Appear To Influence How Long We Live

Contact: Ilkka Piiroinen, MSc For Release: Immediately No matter what their life presents, people who enjoy a strong sense of…

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The Happiness Edge: More Cheer, Less Gloom Over Time Linked To Better Health

Contact: Emily Willroth, PhD For Release: Immediately It’s well-documented that happier people tend to live healthier, longer lives than more…

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Childhood Adversity: Sex Differences in Puberty Effects for Puerto Rican Youth

Contact: Shakira Suglia, ScD, MS For Release: Immediately Childhood adversity, including experiences of abuse and neglect, bear a strong link…

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Loving Parents May Erase Higher Cold Virus Risk That Comes With Growing Up Poor

Contact: Sheldon Cohen, PhD For Release: Immediately Growing up with parents with few assets, a low income and little education…

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