Drugs In Sport: Support Available, Australian Psychological Society

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The Australian Psychological Society (APS) will offer psychological assistance to sportspeople and sporting organisations to deal with drugs in sport as part of a new government initiative. As part of the Australian Government’s $20…

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Son of president shares his life story

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VALPARAISO — With pictures and anecdotes, television and film actor Steve Ford portrayed life in the White House during the turbulent 1970s, when his father, Gerald R. Ford, assumed the nation’s presidency after Richard M. Nixon resigned. His family stayed in their Alexandria, Va., home for the first week because the Nixons didn’t have time to pack before they left, and he decided to be a ranch …

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To Reduce HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Better Interventions Are Needed

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Although a cognitive-behavioral intervention to encourage men who have sex with men to reduce their substance use and sexual risk behavior (as both are linked) was partially successful, a similar reduction was achieved in comparison groups who did not receive the intervention suggesting that better methods for changing behaviors are needed. These are the findings of a paper by Gordon Mansergh …

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