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Vets with PTSD who also struggle with substance abuse have increased risk of death

Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who are also battling drug or alcohol problems face a higher risk of death, according to new research from the University of Michigan Health System and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. The new study is the first to examine the association between drug or alcohol use disorders and

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Self-prescribing declining among young doctors

Rates of self-prescription and the use of prescription medications by medical interns have declined significantly over the last decade, according to a study co-authored by Depression Center member Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry. In contrast to the largest earlier study on this issue, which found the practice of self-prescription was widespread, Sen’s

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