Tag: Research

Fuller, psychiatry, psychiatrist

Black History Month Profiles: Solomon Carter Fuller, Psychiatrist, Professor and Medical Researcher

During Black History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of Black innovators and history makers who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout February to learn about more important figures. Born: Aug. 11, 1872, Monrovia, Liberia Died: 1953, Framingham, Massachusetts  Known best for: Being the…

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Gun Violence Victims Face Increased Risk of Unemployment, PTSD, Substance Abuse: Study

A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that young people who had experienced gun violence had increased risks of post-traumatic stress disorder, unemployment and substance abuse. The study, published in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA Surgery, looked at 183 young adult patients with a median age…