ARE marriages today better or worse than they used to be? This vexing question is usually answered in one of two ways. According to the marital decline camp, marriage has weakened: Higher divorce rates reflect a lack of commitment and a decline of moral character that have harmed adults, children and society in general. But according to the ...
Date Posted: February 24, 2014
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
Chronic stress that produces inflammation and anxiety in mice appears to prime their immune systems for a prolonged fight, causing the animals to have an excessive reaction to a single acute stressor weeks later, new research suggests. After the ...
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...GO
Medication treatment and behavior therapy are both considered effective treatments for ADHD; the combination of these treatments is generally regarded as an ideal approach for many children. However, in the ...
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Cognitive Behavioral ...GO
Many studies have shown that people tend to exaggerate their own positive characteristics and abilities. A popular example is the finding that most drivers think they are a better-than-average driver. This suggests there are many sub-standard ...
Every year, my husband and I wonder what kind of birthday gift to give his dad, now 86 years old. We know very well what Mel would really enjoy: a weeklong visit with us and our children, with lots of time spent eating out in comfortable ...
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, HappinessGO
Everyone experiences periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict, so when you're feeling off it can be hard to know if it's time to see a professional about the problem. And apparently, those who would benefit from some therapeutic intervention ...
Australia's Medicare funding for conditions like anxiety, depression and substance abuse had put the country as world's leader in mental health. According to the Better Access, with authors led by Professor Harvey Whiteford of the University of ...
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SINGAPORE It is a question that has puzzled mental health experts in Asia for some time: Why are so many elderly Asians committing suicide? The past decade has seen astonishing spikes in the rate of Asians over 65 choosing to end their lives ...
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Some people recall a dream every morning, whereas others rarely recall one. A team led by Perrine Ruby, an Inserm Research Fellow at the Lyon Neuroscience Research Center (Inserm/CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon has studied the brain activity of ...
First it was Doodle Jump. Then Dots. And now - will it never end? - Flappy Bird. So many of the games that we download on our smartphones are a waste of time, but we can't seem to stop playing them. My current high score on the late, lamented ...
MALAYSIA is lacking in clinical psychologists to deal with the mental health problems of the people and maintain their psychological wellbeing. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said there were only ...
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Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from ...
Toxic chemicals may be triggering the recent increases in neurodevelopmental disabilities among children - such as autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia - according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) ...
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism spectrum ...GO
The option to abandon a project might just strengthen your resolve to complete it, according to a study published in Psychological Science. The study, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvanis and Georgia State University, is ...
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How does a man feel if another man opens a door for him? The researchers Megan McCarty and Janice Kelly conducted a field study to find out. Male research assistants waited near two university building entrances and looked out for men and women ...
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Journalist Scott Stossel was so anxious at his own wedding that he had to hold on to his new bride in order to steady himself at the altar. His clothes were by then soaked through by torrential sweat. At the birth of his first child, with his wife ...