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Doctoral Student Says Nostalgia Could Bolster Health Communication

Monday, July 24, 2017

Syed Ali Hussain, doctoral student in the School of Journalism, is conducting research on understanding the role of nostalgia, the art of persuasion and social influence in the…

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Sexual Violence of College Women Targets Their Disabilities

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Amy Bonomi

College women with mental health or behavioral disabilities are experiencing sexual violence and intimate partner violence that involves intimidation, name-calling and humiliation that specifically targets their disability, according…

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National Mental Health Survey Finds Widespread Ignorance and Stigma

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Mark Skidmore

Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don’t know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don’t…

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Water Views Linked to Better Mental Health

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Amber Pearson

New research suggests that residents with a view of the water are less stressed. The study, co-authored by Michigan State University’s Amber L. Pearson, is the first to find…

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Workers Less Stressed by Consistently Bad Boss

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Brent Scott and Fadel Matta

Is your boss always a jerk? You still may be better off than those workers whose supervisor is courteous one moment and rude the next. New research by…

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New Model of Depression Could Lead to Better Treatments

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Andrea Wittenborn

A new scientific model that incorporates the myriad drivers of depression could lead to more precise treatment for an illness that affects 350 million worldwide. Developed by scientists…

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