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Elsevier,

Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 21, September 2023

Long-distance truckers suffer more than the average from depression. This paper identifies positive and negative factors associated with this and suggests remedial actions.
Elsevier,

eClinicalMedicine, Volume 63, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by showing that, among suicide decedents in NSW, Australia, most had little contact with healthcare in the year before death, suggesting that suicide prevention measures could be introduced in non-healthcare settings such as schools, universities, and workplaces. The authors also note that suicide prevention strategies should also target people with worsening physical health conditions, especially those prescribed opioids, and people with serious mental health conditions who have missed appointments or reduced appointment frequency with mental health professionals.
Elsevier,

Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 13, 1 September 2023

The data in this study highlights how important it is for future mental health policy and practice to incorporate support for those experiencing climate-related emotional distress and its mental health impacts.
Elsevier, Heliyon, Volume 9, August 2023
Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic, there were reductions in university students' physical activity, which further increased their mental distress, calling for technology-based physical activity interventions to address the challenges in delivering in-person interventions. This study aimed to develop a technology-based physical activity intervention and pilot test it. Methods: We developed a virtually-delivered team-based physical activity challenge using the Behavior Change Wheel and Co-creation Framework based on Self-determination Theory.
Elsevier, The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 10, August 2023
Background: Many patients are currently unable to access psychological treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and it is unclear which types of therapist-assisted internet-based treatments work best.
Elsevier, The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 37, August 2023
Background: Housing quality is a crucial determinant of mental health. While the construction of high-rise buildings is a popular policy strategy for accommodating population growth in cities, there is considerable debate about the health consequences of living in poorly designed apartments. Drawing on three Australian state government apartment design policies introduced to improve apartment design quality, this study aimed to identify the combination of design requirements that were optimally supportive of positive mental health.
Elsevier, The Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 4, August 2023
The demand for health care in older people involved in the criminal justice system is high. The prevalence of mental and physical health conditions for people living in prison is greater than in community populations. After systematically searching 21 databases, we found no targeted interventions to support depression or anxiety for this group of people.
Elsevier,

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 121, August 2023

This article advances SDG # 15 and SDG # 11 by examining the large number of animals killed on road and establish how best to assess the problem so as to improve mitigation.
Elsevier,

Heliyon, Volume 9, August 2023

The study was conducted with the aim of investigating population diversification and characterization morphologically which helps to fill the gap of molecular characterization on the population of donkey.
Elsevier,

Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 24, August 2023

As thousands of people arrive at the USA border requesting asylum, it is only fair that they are treated with the same dignity as any other person.

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