Examining the Role of FOMO in Social Media and Self-Esteem October 27, 2016 . 2 Comments
New research has strengthened the belief that the fear of missing out (FOMO) is a legitimate phenomenon with threatening implications for psychological well-being. The rapid pace of modern ... Read More
Does Opioid Dependence Blunt Natural Parenting Instincts? October 25, 2016 . 3 Comments
The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, and some unsettling scenes have unfolded showing children caught in the middle of their parents’ addiction. In some cases, parents ... Read More
Study: Link Between Blood Pressure Meds and Depression October 24, 2016 . 3 Comments
According to a new study examining the link between blood pressure medications and depression risk, certain medication types may increase the risk of developing depression or other mood ... Read More
Depression Shown in Physical Brain Areas, and Other News October 21, 2016 . 5 Comments
An investigation by a team of international researchers suggests depression is closely associated with specific areas of the physical brain. These findings could eventually contribute to ... Read More
Kids with an Absent Parent May Drink and Smoke Earlier October 20, 2016 . 5 Comments
According to the results of a new study, children who experience the absence of a parent before age 7 are more likely to try smoking and drinking by the time they are 11 years old. Previous ... Read More
Childhood Peer Victimization: Studying Types and Outcomes October 19, 2016 . 4 Comments
A pair of recently published studies show how experiences of childhood peer victimization can vary by gender and type, but the long-term impact may be most visible in stress response. ... Read More
Importance of Nurturing for Children in Institutionalized Care October 18, 2016 . 3 Comments
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh say nurturing care can be a powerful tool in helping young children in institutionalized care avoid emotional and mental health issues later ... Read More
Could a Voluntary Do Not Sell List Prevent Firearm Suicides? October 17, 2016 . 3 Comments
The concept of a voluntary Do Not Sell list to temporarily restrict gun sales to individuals at risk for suicide has found support among survivors of suicide-by-firearm attempts, according ... Read More
Gene Therapy for Alzheimer’s Prevention, and Other News October 14, 2016 . 3 Comments
A new gene therapy may be effective at preventing the formation of Alzheimer’s, according to a recently released study. The innovation could represent an important hallmark in Alzheimer’s ... Read More
Study: Exposure Therapy May Work Better in the Morning October 13, 2016 . 3 Comments
The results of a small experiment suggest exposure therapy, which is often used to treat phobias, has the most impact when scheduled in the morning. By identifying the influence of natural ... Read More
Many Managers Place Company Interests Above Well-Being October 12, 2016 . 4 Comments
A large-scale study of employees in the United Kingdom found 77% have experienced mental health issues in their lifetime. Of those, 62% acknowledged their source of employment as a contributing ... Read More
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