Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, and Other News May 27, 2016 . 4 Comments
The United States Senate unanimously passed a bill Monday that would give sexual assault survivors some basic rights. The bill, known as the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act, will ... Read More
Workaholism May Co-Occur with Mental Health Conditions May 26, 2016 . 4 Comments
Workaholics are likely to experience symptoms of mental health diagnoses such as attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsion (OCD), according to ... Read More
Smoking During Pregnancy May Be Linked to Schizophrenia May 25, 2016 . 3 Comments
Smoking during pregnancy increases the likelihood that the fetus will develop schizophrenia later in adulthood, according to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Previous ... Read More
Study: Misleading Coverage of PTSD by The New York Times May 24, 2016 . 4 Comments
Coverage of posttraumatic stress (PTSD) in The New York Times may not accurately depict the diagnosis, according to a Drexel University study published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. The ... Read More
Why Your Social Media Friends Have More Friends Than You May 23, 2016 . 6 Comments
On most social media platforms, your online connections are probably more popular than you are. Users’ friends also tend to post more, have more influence, and receive more feedback on ... Read More
High Poisoning Rates Among Teenage Girls, and Other News May 20, 2016 . 7 Comments
Teenagers are poisoning themselves at increasing rates, with teenage girls significantly more likely than teenage boys to self-poison, according to new research published in the journal ... Read More
Race May Affect Rates of Mental Health Diagnosis, Treatment May 19, 2016 . 6 Comments
Race may be a significant factor in whether a person is diagnosed with a mental health condition. It may also influence which condition is diagnosed and whether the person receives treatment, ... Read More
People with Obesity, Anorexia Respond Differently to Taste May 18, 2016 . 6 Comments
People with obesity or anorexia nervosa may respond differently to taste, according to a study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. Eating issues pose a serious public ... Read More
Yoga Superior to Brain Training to Combat Dementia May 17, 2016 . 5 Comments
Both yoga and brain training games can reduce symptoms of pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive decline, but yoga may be more effective at improving spatial reasoning, according to a small study ... Read More
Study: Father’s Age, Lifestyle Can Cause Birth Defects May 16, 2016 . 5 Comments
Women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant often hear warnings about how their age and lifestyle might affect their children. According to new research published in the American ... Read More
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