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This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by focusing on an emblematic delayed-onset pathology often seen after traumatic brain injury—Alzheimer’s disease—and explain its relationship with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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

The importance of developing play skills for good mental health in children
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.
Authors introduce a form of analysis that not only has a high accuracy in speech emotion recognition but is also accurate for depression recognition.
Elsevier,

Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, Volume 51, Issue 6, December 2021, Pages 1186-1192

Understanding which cognitive domains have the potential to change with management of depression and anxiety symptoms (or vice versa) provides important clinical information for patients with systematic lupus and their doctors.
Elsevier,

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

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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.
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.
Elsevier,

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.
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.
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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