Mental Health


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    May 26, 2022 | Rising Rates of People Experiencing Homelessness in Rural Areas Call for Increased WASH Access, Particularly Among Women

    New research led by Rollins investigators highlights the substantial barriers to accessing water, sanitation, and hygiene services among people experiencing homelessness in rural areas.

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    May 2, 2022 | Study: Use of School Mental Health Services Rose Just Before the Pandemic

    Emory University researchers have found that use of school of mental health services went up among key adolescent groups in the year before COVID-19 struck compared to previous years in the U.S.

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    March 28, 2022 | Commentary Offers Five Specific Suggestions for State Policymakers to Improve School Mental Health Services

    Rollins researchers, Janet R. Cummings and Adam S. Wilk recently authored a commentary in JAMA Pediatrics that offers state legislators strategies for improving child mental health programs and services in school settings.

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    March 14, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    February 24, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    December 16, 2021 | Rollins Recent Research Publications

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    November 19, 2021 | Study Shows Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s and Other Neurological Disorders

    The study is the first nationwide analysis of the links between key criteria air pollutants and neurodegeneration incidence in the United States Medicare population.

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    November 19, 2021 | Rollins Recent Research Publications

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    November 9, 2021 | Research Finds Link Between Mental Stress-Induced Myocardial Ischemia and Severe Cardiovascular Outcomes

    A recent study found mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia in patients with stable coronary heart disease to be significantly associated with an increased risk in cardiovascular events, including death, non-fatal heart attacks, and heart failure.

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    October 29, 2021 | New Research Offers Insight into the Link Between Heart Disease and PTSD

    Research study done on twin participants offers insight on why PTSD is linked to ischemic heart disease.

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    June 18, 2021 | Recent Research Publications

    Rollins faculty are prolific authors and collaborators on articles that advance research, provoke thought, and inspire action. This is an abbreviated list of recent publications.

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    May 12, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    April 21, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    March 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    February 4, 2021 | Emory Study Highlights Nurse Burnout in the United States

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    December 18, 2020 | Percentage of Mental Health Facilities Offering Crisis Services has Declined Across the Nation, Study Finds

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    October 22, 2020 | Study links long-term pollution exposure to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and additional neurological disorders

    This is the first nationwide analysis of the link between long-term PM2.5 exposures and neurodegenerative diseases in the U.S.

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    August 17, 2020 | Collaborative care model improves depressive symptoms and cardiovascular health for people with diabetes, JAMA study shows

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    June 18, 2020 | Recent Research Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    April 23, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    January 30, 2020 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    January 8, 2020 | A $1 increase in minimum wage linked to 3.5-6 percent fall in suicide rate

    Researchers estimated a 3.5-6 percent reduction in suicides for every dollar increase in the minimum wage among 18-64-year-olds with a high school education or less.

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    October 21, 2019 | Twins study shows what's good for the heart is good for the brain

    Study confirms better cardiovascular health is associated with better cognitive health in several domains.

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    September 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    June 6, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    May 30, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    April 24, 2019 | Despite increase in insurance coverage for depression, growth in spending remains modest

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    October 19, 2018 | Mental health efforts at Rollins

    October is Mental Health Awareness Month. These are a few of the ways Rollins is working to further mental health research and learning.

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    July 6, 2018 | Emory doctoral graduate named Outstanding Dissertation Award recipient

    Xu Ji wins Outstanding Dissertation Award

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    October 7, 2017 | Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all'

    Rollins biostatisticians Amita Manatunga, Limin Peng, and Ying Guo have been working together for more than a decade.

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    September 14, 2017 | Care2Hope project receives $1.16M grant from NIDA

    Research project received $1.16 million in funding over the next two years through a cooperative agreement with NIDA.

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    July 13, 2017 | Medicaid beneficiaries with depression incur increased ER visits and longer hospital stays when they lose and regain coverage

    Study shows negative impact breaks in Medicaid coverage can have on populations suffering from severe depression.

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    May 23, 2017 | Study finds minority children prescribed ADHD medication more likely to discontinue treatment

    Study finds higher rates of medication discontinuation and treatment disengagement among minority youth compared with white youth diagnosed with ADHD

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    May 11, 2017 | Finding mental disorders with math

    The Center for Biomedical Imaging Statistics drives research and ultimately clinical practice by developing specialized statistical techniques tailored for data collected through biomedical imaging studies.

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    March 21, 2017 | Higher rates of stress-related emotional factors in women linked to heart attacks, study suggests

    Women are more likely to develop abnormal blood flow to the heart during stress than men.

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    March 21, 2017 | heart-rate-biomarker

    Investigators found compelling link between a new heart rate variability biomarker (Dyx) and depression.

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    February 7, 2017 | Project UPLIFT: Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

    Project UPLIFT uses distance delivery to teach mindfulness skills.

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    June 28, 2016 | Task Force on HIV/AIDS announces new recommendations to end AIDS in Fulton County

    New recommendations for Task Force on HIV/AIDS reflect broad-based community input.

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    May 6, 2016 | Early architect of public health at Emory wins Scholar/Teacher Award

    Nancy Thompson wins the Scholar/Teacher Award.

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    April 6, 2016 | Catherine Koola: Laughing all the way

    A profile on student Catherine Koola, founder of Rock n' Rollins.