Among military veterans identifying as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression, and nearly 50 percent had a hospitalization after a suicide attempt or suicidal thoughts.
Date Posted: April 2, 2016
Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) IssuesGO
Plans to extend the school day to increase achievement might not have the desired effect on all children, depending on the gender suggests the results of a study.
Categories: Academic Issues, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child DevelopmentGO
Parents who reported feeling distress when their child was angry, crying or fearful were more likely to engage in episodes of binge eating - and to limit the amounts or types of food they provided to their children, University of Illinois ...
Categories: Eating Disorders, ParentingGO
According to a new study, patients with AR appear to be at higher risk of mental disorders in the general Korean adult population and persistent or severe AR was correlated with poor mental health.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Mental Health in AsiaGO
Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.
Categories: Other, Relationships & MarriageGO
Some people frequently check and re-check their mobile phones. Once this impulse is triggered, it may be more a question of not being able to leave the device alone than actually hoping to gain some reward from it.
Categories: Addictions, Inattention, Impulsivity, & Hyperactivity (ADHD)GO
Among individuals already thinking about suicide, those who play action video games may be significantly more capable of attempting it than those who play other video game categories, according to a new study.
Categories: Addictions, Suicide PreventionGO
"Why do men die earlier than women?" wondered Diana Sanchez, associate professor of psychology, from Rutgers University in New Jersey. "Men can expect to die 5 years earlier than women, and physiological differences don't explain that difference."
Categories: Men's IssuesGO
Homeless youth with pets are less likely to engage in potentially harmful behavior, more likely to open up to veterinarians about their personal challenges and generally less depressed.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent IssuesGO
Many people believe a glass of wine with dinner will help them live longer and healthier -- but the scientific evidence is shaky at best, according to a new research analysis.
Categories: Addictions, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health PsychologyGO
Exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging.
Categories: Aging & Geriatric IssuesGO
For heavier individuals, the anticipation of rejection drives down self-esteem and ratchets up stress, say psychologists.
Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-EsteemGO
Overweight and obese adults who are losing weight with a high-protein diet are more likely to sleep better, according to new research.
Categories: Sleep DisordersGO
Core symptoms of anorexia nervosa, including the urge to restrict food intake and feeling fat, are reduced after just one session of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique, according new research.
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
The more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed, according to new research.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, DepressionGO
To believe in a supernatural god or universal spirit, people appear to suppress the brain network used for analytical thinking and engage the empathetic network. When thinking analytically about the physical world, people appear to do the opposite.
Categories: Other, Religious IssuesGO