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Oct 13 2014

Scheduled System Maintenance on WiseEnterprise

A system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.

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Oct 10 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. Have You Been Screened for Depression Today?

2. Why Teen Girls Are at Heightened Risk of Depression

3. To Quit Smoking, Combine Behavioral Support and Medication

4. Men Work Together to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

5. Schools Key to Reaching the 1 in 10 Kids with Mental Health Problems

6. “Broad Consensus” That Violent Media Increase Child Aggression

7. Preschoolers with Low Empathy at Risk for Continued Problems

8. Family Violence a Form of “Intimate Terrorism,” Says Psychologist

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/

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Oct 08 2014

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

WHO: Global Health Observatory: Mental Health

While more than 800,000 people die from suicide globally each year, the median amount of the health budget allocated to mental health in 2011 was 2.8%. In Afghanistan, six out of every 100,000 men committed suicide. In the United States, that number was 19. These and other data can be gleaned from the age-standardized suicide rates interactive graph on the World Health Organization’s Global Health Observatory website dedicated to issues of Mental Health. Additionally, the page provides links to reports on Policy and financing of mental health, Human resources (in terms of the number of psychiatrists available per 100,000 people in a given country), and Mental health care delivery.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 20, Number 38, October 3, 2014]

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Oct 06 2014

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Directory of Open Access Journals

At the time of this writing, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) indexes and provides access to 1,720,260 articles in 9,986 journals from 134 countries. Dozens of fields are represented here, covering ten broad areas, including Medicine, Health Sciences, Biology and Life Science, Social Sciences, and Technology and Engineering. Think about starting with Latest News, where DOAJ lists updates and interesting tidbits. The heart of the site, of course, is its Search function, where readers can search by Title, Keywords, Subject, and other categories, as well as by Journal Language, Country of Publication, and Publisher. Anyone looking for access to high-quality, peer-reviewed, freely available research will appreciate this innovative site.

Happiness Research Institute

For a more earnest look at happiness, check out the web site of the Happiness Research Institute, an independent think tank based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The fascinating articles here make large scale surveys and empirical projects sensical and relevant to anyone with an interest in well-being- for themselves, their communities, and their nation. From the homepage, click New Report to read about why Denmark is named among the happiest countries on earth, year after year. The Projects section highlights recent undertakings by the institute, including projects on Sustainable Happiness and reports on Happiness and work. While not all reports are available here, a number of them are ready for your consumption and can be read online or downloaded as a PDF. The Research section of the site may also be of interest as it covers “easily digestible” information on happiness from around the globe.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 20, Number 37, September 26, 2014]

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Sep 25 2014

MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm.

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Sep 22 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. First Blood Test to Diagnose Depression in Adults

2. Size at Birth Affects Risk of Adolescent Mental Health Disorders

3. Black Graduates Leave College with More Debt

4. Could Brain Injuries Be Behind NFL Domestic Violence?

5. 1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Partner

6. Meditation Could Help Relieve Migraines

7. Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Eating Disorders

8. Sleeping 7-8 Hours a Night Linked to Taking Fewer Sick Days

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/

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Sep 22 2014

Access the latest Health & Social Care Research from Routledge

September’s theme: Sexual Health and Wellbeing

Free Access to over 40 articles on Sexual Health and Wellbeing.

Visit Health & Social Care Arena this month for free access to over 40 sexual heath-related articles, in honour of World Sexual Health Day and it’s theme of ‘Sexual health and Wellbeing’.

All Routledge Health & Social Care Open Access articles are now just one click away.

Over 180 Open Access papers have been published in Health and Social Care subject area.

Please click here to access Health and Social Care Open Access articles.

Looking Forward, Looking Back: 21 years of the JSA

The Journal of Sexual Aggression is celebrating 21 years of publication, with free online access to ground breaking articles (including the entirety of Volume 1, 1994) until the end of 2014.

Please click here to enjoy free access.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2998132.

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Sep 18 2014

Read peer-reviewed articles from SpringerPlus

Please read a selection of peer-reviewed articles, published in interdisciplinary, open access journal SpringerPlus. All articles are Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licensed and freely available online for everyone.

Please click here to read articles in specific subject.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4723137

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Sep 17 2014

Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenews

A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.

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Sep 08 2014

Temporary Suspension of China INFOBANK and Soshoo Online Database Service

China INFOBANK (中國資訊行) and Soshoo Online Database Service may be temporarily suspended owing to emergency problems of the network system in the Beijing Data centre. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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