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Hearing loss tied with mental, physical, and social ailments in older people

Hearing loss is the world’s fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications. As over 90 percent of hearing loss is age-related, its burden is notably growing amid aging

Research associates independent travel with better mental health

New research from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin highlights the importance of older adults being able to travel independently—whether by driving themselves or taking public transport. The research, recently published in the journal Transportation

Study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines

A Rutgers University researcher contributed to the first study to seek input from people with common mental health issues on how their disorders are described in diagnostic guidelines. The study, which was conducted by researchers in the United Kingdom and

Addressing the unique mental health challenges of bisexual veterans

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research indicates that service members and veterans who identify as bisexual may be at higher risk for mental health issues including PTSD and depression than their gay, lesbian or heterosexual peers. Katie McNamara, a U.S.