High standards could make or break a marriage

A new study suggests that having high standards could help or hinder a relationship, depending on how much indirect hostility there is between a couple.

Mar 21

Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

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PTSD in Patients With Heart Disease

Adults living with congenital heart disease may have a significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder than people in the general population.

Mar 21

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

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Significant link between nightmares, suicidal behavior

Sleep problems have been identified as a risk for suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts.

Mar 21

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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At Work: Play Dumb or Give the Cold Shoulder?

A new study shows that managers play down their competence to appear warmer to their subordinates while the subordinates hide their own warmth in an effort to appear more competent.

Mar 19

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Shared decision-making can improve health care for LGBTQ

LGBTQ patients who are also racial and ethnic minorities suffer significant health disparities, while facing more complicated challenges than white LGBTQ or racial and ethnic minority patients alone.

Mar 19

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Memories lost to Alzheimer's may be recoverable

The technique scientists used to retrieve memories in mice is unlikely to work in humans, though the proof-of-concept study shows memories may often still exist in the brains of patients.

Mar 19

Categories: Dementia

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Genetics of therapy for children's anxiety

A new study of children with anxiety disorders suggests that response to CBT is influenced by many genetic variants of small effect - rather than any individual gene.

Mar 18

Categories: Anxiety, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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1st Intimate Partner Violence simulation training in U.S.

Instances of assault, battery, rape, stalking and emotional abuse in relationships can be difficult for nurses to handle, but now there's the first training for it.

Mar 18

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Domestic Violence, Marital Counseling

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Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to impulsivity, emotional ...

Exposure to common air pollutants during pregnancy may predispose children to problems regulating their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors later on, according to a new study.

Mar 18

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Emotional Abuse, Inattention, ...

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Chemical may be new tool for depression therapy

A chemical discovered in the Bruce Hammock laboratory at the University of California, Davis, may be a new, innovative tool to control depression.

Mar 16

Categories: Depression

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Made a bad decision? Perhaps anxiety is to blame

Scientists have discovered a mechanism for how anxiety may disrupt decision making.

Mar 16

Categories: Anxiety

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Complex learning dismantles barriers in the brain

By learning a complex task over a long period, we all have the power to break down barriers in the brain that were thought to be fixed.

Mar 16

Categories: Academic Issues

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Parent's Depression: Link to Child's Asthma?

A new study is underway to determine whether treating a depressed caregiver will improve the child’s asthma.

Mar 15

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Parenting

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New intervention program reduces bullying in early childhood

A relatively short intervention program recently developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo can lead to significant reductions in some of these behaviors.

Mar 15

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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Healing the healers

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

Mar 15

Categories: Other, Workplace Issues

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