RPA News

17 Jun 2019

Prediction Models for Suicide Attempts and Deaths

A Systematic Review and Simulation Bradley E. Belsher, PhD1,2; Derek J. Smolenski, PhD, MPH1; Larry D. Pruitt, PhD1; et al Key Points Question  Have advances in statistical modeling improved the predictive validity of suicide prediction algorithms sufficiently to render their predictions actionable? Findings  In this systematic

1 May 2019

Different for Girls: Understanding Autism

Girls with autism are often misdiagnosed, but a new graphic novel aims to put them in the picture At secondary school, they become the “leftover girls”, drifting, alienated and often miserably lonely because the other

27 Mar 2019

Stress and Dream Sleep and the Brain…

Stress and dream sleep are linked to pathways of brain cell death and survival Study published by the University of Surrey, January 28, 2019 The research was supported by a Lilly Innovation Fellowship Award from

5 Feb 2019

Kids and Body Weight..

From: University of North Carolina Health Care and University of North Carolina Medical Center Persistent low body weight for young kids may place them at higher risk for anorexia nervosa later in adolescence The study,

15 Dec 2018

Remembering Nicholas DeMara, Ph.D.

We wanted to share some thoughts and reflections from those in our community about the recent passing of Nicholas DeMara, Ph.D.  He will be missed by all who knew him. "Nick was a stellar guy.