Social dissatisfaction predicts vulnerability | EurekAlert!

image: Duke Han, PhD, director of neuropsychology in the Department of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC view more Credit: Photo credit: Ricardo Carrasco III Researchers who study elder abuse have long believed that when older adults face loneliness or relationship problems, they are more likely to fall victim to monetary scams and …

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More Evidence Dementia Not Linked to PPI Use in Older People

Controversy regarding the purported link between the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) and the risk for dementia continues. Adding to the “no link” column comes new evidence from a study presented May 23 at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2022, a conference held virtually and in San Diego, California. …

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Brescia University 2022 Spring Academic Dean’s List | Features

The following students from Brescia University were named to the 2022 Spring Academic Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Daviess County Lillian Mudd, Junior, Computer Science; Eileen Brandon, Senior, Biology; Teddy Hallam, Senior, Computer Science; Emily Storm, Senior, Accounting; Trang Le, Senior, English: Emphasis in Professional Writing, Theology; …

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Most Americans Want People to Mask Up While Traveling

A majority of Americans in May said travelers should still be required to wear a face mask on airplanes and other public transit. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said last week that people in high-risk communities should go back to wearing masks in indoor public spaces, including on public transportation. Support for …

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People who rebound with COVID-19 after Paxlovid may be highly contagious, new studies suggest

The CDC warning cited recent reports by researchers documenting some Paxlovid rebounds, including among patients who have been vaccinated and boosted. The CDC warning comes as two small but provocative new studies from different teams of researchers in Boston and New York suggest such relapses may not be that unusual. The scientists also found that, …

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A Paradigm Shift With New Windows to Mental Health

New Windows to Mental Health Source: Credit: Trifonov_Evgeniy AdobeStock Diagnosis is a critical step in clinical practice for mental health care providers. There are two main types of diagnostic systems: categorical and dimensional. Categorical approaches assume each condition is a separate and distinct category. Dimensional approaches, in contrast, view conditions along a dimension, continuum, or …

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More homeless people counted in Riverside County, but more are in shelters – Press Enterprise

The number of homeless people in Riverside County grew 15% from two years ago, but more are living in shelters and fewer are on the streets, an annual survey found. It’s the first time in six years that the county has seen a drop in the number of homeless people not living in shelters, a …

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4 Common Tactics of Psychological Manipulators

Psychological manipulation is a prevalent tool used by individuals with narcissistic tendencies. Its power lies in how easily it can go unnoticed while simultaneously being a devastating method of control. The key to overcoming this type of abuse begins with understanding how it manifests in daily relationships and interpersonal interactions. Recognizing common manipulation tactics Though …

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