Posts Tagged ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’

By On August 8th, 2013

It Is Important to Identify Mental Distress Quickly After Trauma

In the aftermath of disaster, emergency mental health responses should focus on identification of individuals in need, triage, and appropriate interventions, according to a systematic literature review published in the Aug. 7 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association. The review examined 222 articles discussing mental health concerns after large-scale disasters such as the…


By On April 30th, 2013

Autism And Lyme Disease No Longer Believed To Be Linked

In 2008, a theory was proposed that individuals with autism spectrum disorder had about a 1 in 5 chance of also having Lyme disease. A recent study appearing in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association refutes that claim definitively finding no link between autism and Lyme disease. As Charlene Laino…

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