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A Reintroduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

This article, the first in a series, will reintroduce you to psychiatric rehabilitation.… Read More

Youth Firesetting and Conduct Disorder: A Brief Review

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Firesetting is a complex behavior which can result in serious damage and loss of life.… Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Review of Minnesota Case Law

Posted April 23, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

ABSTRACT

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term used to describe a wide range of effects that can occur in individuals who have been exposed to alcohol prenatally.… Read More

5 Tips for Creating a Plant Based Diet for Athletes

Posted April 22, 2020 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor Angie Asche MS, RD, CSSD of Eleat Sports Nutrition.

The consumption of plant foods (i.e. vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds) has significant health benefits. Vegetarians and vegans, whose diets are primarily made up of plants, are shown to be at reduced risk of certain health conditions such as ischemic heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, certain types of cancer, and obesity.… Read More

Eating Disorders in Athletes: Why They’re More Common Than You Think

Posted February 6, 2020 | By csponline

Patrick Devenny was a NCAA Division I football player about to enter Pro Day, where he would undergo an in-depth body screening by NFL scouts. At a time when he should have been pleased with his career as a student-athlete and excited about the prospect of potentially playing in the NFL, he was overcome with anxiety.… Read More

A Sports Nutrition Playbook for Trainers

Posted February 3, 2020 | By csponline

Sports performance isn’t limited to athletic skill and fitness. As a trainer, you need to be aware of factors that influence your clients’ performance and overall health.

One commonly forgotten piece of the puzzle is sleep. Multiple studies have demonstrated that athletes don’t obtain the recommended amount of sleep and have issues with sleep quality, according to Current Sports Medicine Reports.… Read More

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): A Call on Mental Health Professionals and Allied Disciplines to Become Informed

Posted January 31, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

A Growing Concern

Concerns of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) have increased dramatically in recent years with the opioid addiction crisis in the United States.… Read More

Sexual Homicide Through a Cross-Cultural Lens

Posted January 31, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Though sexual homicide is a rare occurrence, it is a very relevant topic in the study of forensics because the media sensationalizes this criminogenic behavior, misleading the public’s belief about its frequency.… Read More

Suppressing Financial Exploitation of Older Adults: A Social Work Perspective

Posted January 31, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Abstract

Financial exploitation is a pervasive form of abuse or mistreatment of older adults.… Read More

Life After TBI: Substance Abuse

Posted January 31, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Substance use disorder (SUD) is linked to traumatic brain injury more often than people realize.… Read More

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