Research Highlights

New Tools Needed to Detect Depression in African American Mothers, says Rutgers University‒Camden Nursing Researcher

New Tools Needed to Detect Depression in African American Mothers, says Rutgers University‒Camden Nursing Researcher

Rahshida Atkins says screening methods that take context and culture into consideration could be more effective in uncovering clinical depression.

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Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Ph.D. student Michelle Lyttle Storrod, a recognized authority on gang violence and prevention in her native Great Britain, is currently focusing her dissertation research on the impact and influence of social media platforms and mobile devices on street gangs and other forms of extremism.

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Women Leaders Better than Men at Cultivating Diversity

Women Leaders Better than Men at Cultivating Diversity

Women executives are much more effective at increasing organizational diversity than their male counterparts, according to Rutgers University–Camden researcher Anuja Gupta.

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Cannabis Use in Adolescence Predicts Higher Risk of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Behavior in Adulthood, Says Psychology Researcher

Cannabis Use in Adolescence Predicts Higher Risk of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Behavior in Adulthood, Says Psychology Researcher

By Tom McLaughlin The trend toward legalizing marijuana does not eliminate the potential for harmful side effects brought on by cannabis usage, especially for adolescents, warns a Rutgers University–Camden researcher. “It’s possible to take a position that is pro-legalization while acknowledging the risks, just as it is valid to be anti-legalization because of those risks,” […]

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Providing Free Cancer Screening Isn’t Enough to Protect Low-Income and Uninsured Women From Cancer

Providing Free Cancer Screening Isn’t Enough to Protect Low-Income and Uninsured Women From Cancer

Nursing professor Bonnie Jerome-D’Emilia’s research revals the type and quality of care that low-income breast cancer patients receive.

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