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Study: Women employees suffer more in workplaces with gender inequality

According to a recent study, female employees have a higher incidence of psychological distress than their male colleagues in workplaces where there are more men than women. The study monitored the psychological distress and well-being...

source: By Tim Stroud
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EAPA has become aware that some members have been contacted by a mailing list company purporting to be selling the attendee list from the 2014 World EAP Conference. According to the claims, which evidently come from a firm called Event Tech House, the list includes "all...

source: Employee Assistance Professionals Association

The medical community may be inadvertently creating a new generation of illegal, recreational drug users by prescribing anti-anxiety or sleep medications to teenagers, say University of Michigan researchers. Teens prescribed...

source: Medical Xpress

Evidence shows that substance use is increasing among Latinos who do not get treatment as often and don't follow through as much. With the Latino population expected to increase to over 30 percent of the US population by 2050, more effective treatment services need to be...

source: The Fix

Alcohol misuse among the retired population is a phenomenon that has been long recognized by scholars and practitioners. The retirement process is complex, and researchers posit that the pre-retirement workplace can either protect against — or contribute to —...

source: OUPblog

The World Health Organization has issued new guidelines to expand access to naloxone in an effort to reduce the number of deaths caused by overdoses of opioids, including morphine, heroin, tramadol, oxycodone and methadone. The...

source: The Pharmaceutical Journal

Alcoholism damages white matter throughout the brain and this damage can be detected with brain scans, researchers report. Heavy drinking may be especially damaging to white matter in the frontal areas of the brain, which can interfere with the impulse control needed to...

source: HealthDay News via WebMD


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