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Coping/Phobias

Autism theory 25 years in the making

Combination of socially valued traits and disabilities can lead to conditionCredit: Vanderbilt University Medical Center A unifying explanation of the cause of autism and the reason for its rising prevalence has eluded scientists for…

How can we help victims of torture?

Chronic pain may complicate mental health treatment Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects many people who are exposed to extreme situations, such as torture. Recent research suggests that chronic pain may make it more difficult…