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Nightmares are a re-experiencing symptom of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Nightmare features are associated with PTSD and CPTSD symptom-severity. Other variables may better predict CPTSD.
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European Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, Volume 7, September 2023

In this study, the relationship between levels of dissociation, several pre-placement factors and other background variables was explored to facilitate understanding of the high prevalence of dissociation in adolescents living in care.
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Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 21, September 2023

How people commute to work can have a significant effect on their mental health. This article shows that private car is worse than public or active transport in this respect. Policy measures can encourage people to use modes of transport that promote better mental health.
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The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, Volume 32, September 2023

This editorial highlights the urgent unmet need to develop and test more treatment options for mental disorders.
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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.

September 2023 marks the 12th anniversary of World Alzheimer’s Month, our international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. In 2022, over 111 countries took part in advocacy, fundraising and awareness raising events for World Alzheimer’s Month, with many working to raise general awareness and call for further support for those most affected in their communities. The month of activities shows a truly global, regional, national and local level response to promote dementia awareness and what we can do to help support those living with the disease, now and in the future.

This chapter advances UN SDG goal 7 and 13 by supporting clean, affordable energy for transition, focusing on affordability and impacts on energy transition and climate change.
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.

Human Rights Day 2024: A Pioneering Event to Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals

As we mark Human Rights Day 2024 on December 10, 2024, the importance of collective action in achieving a more equitable world has never been clearer. This Human Rights Day 2024 event aims to be a turning point, a place of exchange, inspiration, and, most importantly, action.

Event Overview

Date: December 10, 2024

International Day of the Girl Child 2024: Elevating Girls' Voices for Sustainable Development

The International Day of the Girl Child 2024, celebrated on October 11, offers an opportunity to recognize the challenges that girls face around the world while emphasizing the importance of their rights and empowerment. This year's event aims to deepen the awareness surrounding various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are crucial for empowering girls.

Agenda for October 11, 2024

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