Linda Peckel

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A Slow Road Toward Personalized Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

A Slow Road Toward Personalized Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

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Successful management of both the manic and depressive states in bipolar disorder has been difficult to achieve, despite a broad range of pharmacologic treatments available.

Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

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Sexual harassment perpetuated by celebrities, prominent government officials, and others in positions of power is broadly affecting US culture.

Treatment of Torture Survivors in a Global Environment of Refugees Seeking Asylum

Treatment of Torture Survivors in a Global Environment of Refugees Seeking Asylum

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Although PTSD is a significant component of the ongoing trauma from torture, it is far from representative of the whole spectrum of physical, mental, and psychological distress that survivors experience.

Preventing Suicide in Prison Inmates

Preventing Suicide in Prison Inmates

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Suicide in prisons is multifactorial, with contributing factors that include medical and mental health issues as well as those involving family, lack of purposeful activity, and conditions of the specific prison environment, as well as the stress of adjusting to incarceration.

Code of Ethics and New Regulations for Human Clinical Research

Code of Ethics and New Regulations for Human Clinical Research

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There are new regulations and ethics that need to be followed when conducting human research.

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