Study Suggests Weight Stigma Affects Children’s Friendships June 22, 2017 . No Comments
Children with a body mass index (BMI) that classifies them as overweight or obese have more unreturned friendships than children with a lower BMI, according to a study published in the ... Read More
Transgender Actors Can Train Doctors to Provide Quality Care June 21, 2017 . 1 Comment
Internal medicine resident physicians who interact with transgender actors during their medical training are then better able to provide quality care to transgender patients after their ... Read More
How Medical Boards May Negatively Impact Physician Mental Health June 20, 2017 . 2 Comments
A new study found state medical boards may treat doctors with mental health conditions differently than those with physical health conditions. The study, published in the journal Society ... Read More
Feelings of Loneliness May Contribute to Increased Self-Involvement June 19, 2017 . 4 Comments
Loneliness may increase self-centeredness, according to a study published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. The study, which spanned a decade, found self-centered ... Read More
Mental Health Aftereffects of Orlando Massacre, and Other News June 16, 2017 . 3 Comments
Monday marked a year since 49 people were shot and killed at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. For survivors and first responders, the aftereffects of the shooting continue. Florida ranks among ... Read More
Fear of Threats, Danger May Motivate Handgun Ownership June 15, 2017 . 2 Comments
Men who own handguns are more likely to view the world as a dangerous, uncertain place, according to a study published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. According ... Read More
Study: Antidepressant Exposure Does Not Change Newborn Behavior June 14, 2017 . 2 Comments
Use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not appear to change the behavior of newborns at 2-4 weeks old, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The study’s ... Read More
Study Explores How Students Are Likely to Respond to Racism June 13, 2017 . 2 Comments
Factors such as age and ethnicity may affect how students say they will respond to a hypothetical scenario involving racism at school, according to a study published in the Journal of Community ... Read More
Emotions Expressed by Dying People More Positive Than Expected June 12, 2017 . 2 Comments
Death may be a less frightening and more positive experience than many people anticipate, according to a study published in the journal Psychological Science. The study compared how people ... Read More
Overdose Epidemic Death Toll Continues to Rise, and Other News June 9, 2017 . 2 Comments
Opioid overdoses, which killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, are now the leading cause of death among people younger than 50. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports ... Read More
Chronic Pain May Increase Risk of Dementia in Seniors June 8, 2017 . 2 Comments
Seniors with chronic pain may experience more rapid age-related cognitive decline, increasing the likelihood of developing dementia, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. ... Read More
Psychological Pain Often Drives Physician-Assisted Suicide June 7, 2017 . 3 Comments
Psychological suffering due to lost autonomy, not physical pain, may be a more likely motivator for those who seek physician-assisted suicide, according to a study published in The New ... Read More
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