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Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, Volume 65, April 2022, article 100989

Sex-specific immune, endocrine, vascular and transcriptional-mediated changes can affect neurovascular integrity and possibly contribute to the pathogenesis of mental disorders. Better understanding of how these adaptations can contribute to mental health status is essential.
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Neurobiology of Stress, Volume 18, May 2022, article 100447

The research demonstrates clear links between stress at distinct phases of the lifespan, changes in measures of brain microstructure, impairments in cognitive abilities and negative mental health outcomes.
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Neurobiology of Stress,  Volume 15, November 2021, article 100393

The review provides an overview of the findings of genome-wide association studies for PTSD, depression and ANX - a clear genetic overlap is observed between these three diagnostic categories.
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Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 214, October 2021, article 104181

The research suggests that even though Street View and remotely sensed measures capture different aspects of greenness, these differences across exposure metrics did not translate into an association with mental health outcomes.
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Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 214, Ocotber 2021, article 104185

The findings suggest that providing characteristics of ‘nature’, ‘refuge’, and ‘prospect’ in urban green spaces (UGSs) may provide restorative effects and mental benefits to teenagers.
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Journal of Creativity, Volume 32, Issue 2, August  2022, article 100027.

How creatives were able to adapt their skills to maintain good mental health during the COVID pandemic.

Journal of Creativity, Volume 31, December 2021, article 100008

The importance of developing play skills for good mental health in children
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American Journal of Medicine Open, Volume 8, December 2022, article 100015.

The variations in organizational features and processes linked to implementation activities across two clinics provided an opportunity to examine how and why different contextual factors help or hinder the implementation process. Findings from this study demonstrate that successful implementation of an integrated depression and diabetes care model is feasible in a low-resource setting, while the revised program theories provide an explanatory framework of coordinated care implementation processes that can inform future efforts to disseminate and scale this care model.
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American Journal of Medicine Open, 2022, article 100014

Prevalence of depression among patients with Type 2 diabetes attending family medicine clinics in Qatar is high. Therefore, utilizing a multidisciplinary health care plan for screening and management of depression in patients with diabetes in a primary health care setting is highly recommended.
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Journal of Responsible Technology, Volume 11, October 2022, article 100044

Authors discuss the ExTRAPPOLATE project, which applied the principles of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the development of an automated feedback system for psychological therapists, ‘AutoCICS’. Suggest that RRI has the potential to address earlier problems of machine learning applications when applied to healthcare.

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