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The prevention of depressive symptoms in rural school children: a randomized controlled trial.
A controlled trial was conducted to evaluate a prevention program aimed at reducing depressive and anxious symptoms in rural school children. Seventh-grade children with elevated depression wereExpand
Making things up
Far from being flights of fancy, hallucinations reveal the true nature of our reality, finds Helen Thomson
The Prevention of Depressive Symptoms in Rural School Children: A Follow-up Study
This study investigated the long-term effects of the Penn Prevention Program in preventing depressive and anxious symptoms in Australian rural school children with elevated levels of depressiveExpand
Extracting information from hospital records: what patients think about consent
TLDR
Most hospital patients have no preference or prefer not to be asked permission for doctors to use information from their records, and the most popular method for asking permission was signing a form while in hospital, rather than by specific requests later. Expand
Non-emergency attenders at a district general hospital accident and emergency department.
TLDR
Self-referred patients were no more likely to use the A&E department inappropriately than those who were referred and reasons for bypassing the GP were not explained. Expand
When seeing is feeling
How could watching a horror film physically hurt someone? Welcome to the weird world of hyperempathy
Get your move on
An exoskeleton is helping people without the use of their legs to walk again – using thought alone
How flashing lights and pink noise might banish Alzheimer’s, improve memory and more
  • H. Thomson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 28 February 2018
TLDR
Neuroscientists are getting excited about non-invasive procedures to tune the brain’s natural oscillations, as part of efforts to understand how the brain tunes itself. Expand
Improving physical health for people taking antipsychotic medication in the Community Learning Disabilities Service
TLDR
The QI team tested ideas to increase rates of antipsychotic reviews by following up monitoring of all universal measures recommended by NICE 2014, collected at 2-weekly intervals. Expand
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