Posts Tagged ‘Maia Szalavitz’

By On February 4th, 2013

Program Targets Characteristics That Cause Substance Abuse

The Adventure trial is a program put to use in England where teachers provided alcohol abuse interventions to children matching certain personality traits. The trial started with 13 and 14 year olds and continued with the same group for two years. As Maia Szalavitz of Time reports, the results were significant, to put it mildly.…


By On January 14th, 2013

Access To Mental Health Records Too Restrictive

New evidence suggests some hospitals are in need of a tweak to their patient’s confidentiality policy. Though it is entirely understandable that certain elements of mental health records, such as a therapist’s notes on the fears and fantasies of a patient, should be kept private, even from other doctors, a study showed that a patient…

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