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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Narayan Sastry

Sastry says new findings point out need for focus on mental health in natural disasters

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Hurricane Katrina survivors struggle with mental health years later, study says" - Medical Xpress. 01/25/2012.

Narayan Sastry comments on results from a new study of low-income mothers who survived Hurricane Katrina. He says the study approach was significant in its assessment of psychosocial outcomes at multiple points, while the findings indicate the need to develop responses to long-term psychological distress in survivors of natural disasters.

Researcher:

Narayan Sastry

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