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U.S. Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Endure Mental Distress

By | September 18, 2017

A new study is the first to show the link between psychological distress and paid sick leave among U.S. workers and illuminates the effects of exacerbated stress on Americans without paid sick leave.

College for Design and Social Inquiry Names New Dean

By | July 13, 2017

esley Hawkins, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of the College for Design and Social Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University, following a national search.

Sexism is Alive and Well, But this Time Men are the Target

By | July 10, 2017

A new study debunks a long-standing theory that sexual assault isn't as emotionally traumatizing for men as it is for women and that it doesn't result in similar emotional impacts, especially depression.

FAU's School of Social Work Celebrates 1000th Graduate

By | July 6, 2017

FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work recently celebrated Shanekia Calbert as its 1,000th graduate of the Master of Social Work program.

Copaiba: Silver Bullet or Snake Oil?

By | June 6, 2017

Researchers caution that randomized trials are needed to discern whether treatment with the essential oil copaiba is effective or that it turns out to be "yet another beautiful hypothesis slain by ugly facts."

U.S. Workers without Paid Sick Leave Forgo Preventive Care

By | March 1, 2017

A new study is the first to use data after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to get to the root of what factors are contributing to the low rates of preventive health care use in this country.

National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

By | February 21, 2017

One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."

Study Shows Public View of Police and Body-worn Cameras

By | January 26, 2017

There is limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggesting that the public supports the use of body-worn cameras in policing. A new study reveals general public perceptions with some unexpected results.

Chair Yoga Effective Way to Treat Osteoarthritis

By | January 11, 2017

The first study to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life.

 
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