Laurel Ranger

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Comorbid OCD Confers Greater Neurocognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

Comorbid OCD Confers Greater Neurocognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

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In considering patients with schizophrenia for cognitive remediation, comorbid OCD must be taken into account.

Smartphone Technology Allows Diagnosis of Autism in ResearchKit Feasibility Study

Smartphone Technology Allows Diagnosis of Autism in ResearchKit Feasibility Study

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Although these tools are only for research at the moment, they lay the foundation for what may become accessible, affordable, and scalable tools for the early identification of autism and other childhood developmental disorders in the future.

Promising Screening Tool for Impulsive Behaviors in Children: Short UPPS-P-C Scale

Promising Screening Tool for Impulsive Behaviors in Children: Short UPPS-P-C Scale

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These findings offer preliminary evidence of the validity of the short UPPS-P-C to screen for impulsivity traits in both typically developing children and in those with ADHD.

State Laws Permitting Denial of Services to Sexual Minorities Increase Mental Distress

State Laws Permitting Denial of Services to Sexual Minorities Increase Mental Distress

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Currently, 12 states have implemented laws allowing the denial of services to sexual minorities, including gays, lesbians, bisexuals, or those not sure of their sexual orientation

Recommended Risk Thresholds for Alcohol Consumption Should Be Lower Worldwide

Recommended Risk Thresholds for Alcohol Consumption Should Be Lower Worldwide

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Data support lowering limits for alcohol consumption compared with the limits in current guidelines.

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