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Quick hits for July 24: Interesting reads for counselors from around the Internet

Heather Rudow July 24, 2012

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  • Researchers confirm that depression and anxiety are worldwide problems.
  • As revisions to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) are about to begin, transgender advocates are working to ensure the new wording alters the mental illness perception on this population.
  • A combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and medication has been found to reduce symptoms of depression in cancer patients.
  • Children in foster care can learn resilience and feel increased hopefulness from a technique called Cognitively-Based Compassion Training.
  • Neglect early in life can change a child’s brain and behavior in the long run.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.

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