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THINC-Integrated Tool Measures Cognition in Depression Disorder Screenings

THINC-Integrated Tool Measures Cognition in Depression Disorder Screenings

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The use of a recently developed computerized screening tool, THINC-it, provides both objective and subjective measures of cognitive function in adults with major depressive disorder.

Sleep Deprivation Not Schizotypy Validated as Model System of Psychosis

Sleep Deprivation Not Schizotypy Validated as Model System of Psychosis

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Researchers aimed to validate sleep deprivation and schizotypy as putative models of psychosis by replicating their effects on cognitive performance.

Sleep Problems Influence Peer Victimization Outcomes in Older Adolescent Girls

Sleep Problems Influence Peer Victimization Outcomes in Older Adolescent Girls

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Study demonstrated that the effects of peer victimization on depressive symptoms in adolescent girls were in part due to sleep problems.

Behavioral Health Screening Advocated for Teens With Epilepsy

Behavioral Health Screening Advocated for Teens With Epilepsy

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Teen patients with epilepsy experience high levels of depressive symptoms, with 13% requiring behavioral health interventions.

Vitamin D Deficiency May Contribute to Elevated Interleukin-6 in Psychosis

Vitamin D Deficiency May Contribute to Elevated Interleukin-6 in Psychosis

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The biomarkers of increased interleukin-6, IgA anti-lipopolysaccharide antibodies, and vitamin D deficiency "collectively may contribute to the inflammatory state in patients with psychosis."

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