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Suffolk County Mental Health Project identifies social factors behind mental illness

Alexandra Grace Gaspar October 4, 2018
What once began as an observational study on patients with schizophrenia in 1989, has now branched out into two decades worth of an in-depth look into psychiatric epidemiology, the study of what societal factors cause mental illness.
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Meeting of the Minds addresses effects and treatment of autism

Meeting of the Minds addresses effects and treatment of autism

Lei Takanashi October 31, 2015
The sixth annual Meeting of the Minds Symposium was held on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Wang Center to showcase ongoing achievements in neuroscience research.
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Under the Microscope: Project to help deliver therapy to astronauts

Under the Microscope: Project to help deliver therapy to astronauts

Kenneth Wengler October 22, 2015
If an astronaut on a near-Earth mission experiences stress, anxiety or fatigue, they can talk in real time with a therapist either by video or voice calling.
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ADEPT team looks to examine female adolescence

Sarah Kirkup December 1, 2013
While personality studies typically focus on adults, two psychologists from Stony Brook University are investigating the minds of adolescent girls from the ages of 13.5 to 15.5 to see how rapid hormone growth and brain activity changes the personalities of these girls.
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