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News Archive for July 2007

The Unit's first podcasts in production

Jul 24, 2007

Robert Young has been asked to give two podcast interviews about his research on young people who self-harm.

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New insights into Glasgow's health

Jul 20, 2007

If Glasgow had the same socio-economic profile as the rest of Scotland, many, but not all of its excess health problems would disappear.

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Just under half of gay men in Edinburgh and Glasgow infected with HIV are unaware of their HIV positive status

Jul 20, 2007

A new survey by MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, found that 1 in 25 gay men surveyed in Edinburgh and Glasgow were HIV positive, yet 42% infected with HIV were unaware of their HIV positive status.

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Unemployed young people are more likely to self-harm

Jul 4, 2007

Young people who are out of work are more likely to self harm than those in work or full time education. Unemployment is a stronger predictor of self-harm among young people than parental social class or gender, according to a study published in the July issue of the British Journal of Psychiat

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