Sociology: Overview


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(1/25/23) Research sheds light on opportunities and constraints in self-directed care during the pandemic

As the U.S. population ages, the number of people receiving long-term services and supports in their own home has grown, including the use of self-directed care.

(1/18/23) Body dissatisfaction found to be primary cause of eating disorders


Eating disorders are stereotypically associated with adolescents and young adults. Growing evidence, however, suggests that these conditions can occur at any time during a woman's lifespan, including at midlife.

(1/11/23) Most clergy embrace a medical understanding of depression’s etiology and treatment

A new Duke University study appears to ease concerns that clergy would steer congregants suffering from depression away from mental health providers and instead rely only on their faith.

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