About 10 Percent of Mothers Experienced Depression Two Years after Katrina, Study Shows

Posted On August 27, 2015
Categories Discovery

ATLANTA—About 10 percent of mothers experienced chronic, persistent depressive symptoms two years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,800 people, displacing hundreds of thousands and causing widespread damage estimated at more than $100 billion, according to a Georgia State University study.

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Consumer Demand, Investment Pickup Will Trump Market Turbulence, Economic Forecast Says

Posted On August 27, 2015
Categories Campus News

ATLANTA–With China’s economy stalled and the European economy limping, gross domestic product (GDP) growth in coming quarters is predicated on healthy domestic consumer demand and the return of investment spending despite recent stock market turmoil, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

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