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After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

The storm’s violent winds and screeching rains assaulted the island’s psyche for 72 hours, and public health officials say much of the population shows signs of post-traumatic stress.

Source: www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/us/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-mental-health.html?smid=tw-share

Study Identifies Risk And Protective Factors For Depressive Symptoms In African-American Men

 

Study Identifies Risk And Protective Factors For Depressive Symptoms In African-American Men

African-American men report an average of eight depressive symptoms in a month, with family support, mastery, self-esteem, chronic stressors and discrimination among the factors that are significant to their psychological health, according to a new study led by researchers at Georgia State University. Although African-Americans are less likely than whites to meet the criteria for […]

Source: www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/10/27/study-identifies-risk-protective-factors-depressive-symptoms-african-american-men/