Friday Roundup – Smoking and Mental Health, Police Officer Training in Mental Illness, and Religion Protects Against Depression

This week’s roundup highlights the disparity in smoking cessation between people with and without mental illnesses, how the police are being trained to treat mentally ill individuals, and how religion and spirituality can protect the brain from depression.

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Friday Roundup – Addiction Stresses out the Brain, Untreated Schizophrenia and Risk of Violence, and Variations in Stimulant Use for ADHD

This week’s roundup highlights how the brain’s stress systems affect addiction, the risk of violence by prisoners with schizophrenia, and how the use of stimulants for the treatment of ADHD varies so widely.

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