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A new study from Penn Medicine researchers, including Michael B. Blank, PhD, associate professor in Psychiatry and co-director of the Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center, published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs found that the mentally ill are more likely to be tested for HIV, reports the Examiner.
A new study from the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, led by James Loughead, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry, and Caryn Lerman, PhD, a professor of Psychiatry, found that the brain’s self-control center may predict the chance of relapse after an attempt to quit smoking, reports FoxNews.com.