Hostile attitude when young linked to memory problems later in life

Young adults who display hostile attitudes and who find it hard to cope with stress may experience memory and thinking problems in later life, according to a study.

Mar 4

Categories: Anger Management

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Breast cancer patients may develop PTSD

According to a study led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers, a majority of patients diagnosed with breast cancer go on to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Mar 4

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

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Link between ADHD, vision impairment in children

A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently published in Optometry and Vision Science shows a relationship between ADHD and vision impairments in children.

Mar 2

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Autism test on the horizon as firm screens for signatures of disorder

A University of Wisconsin-Madison spin-off is screening blood samples in an effort to develop a biologically based method to diagnose autism.

Mar 2

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Study points to cannabis' effect on emotion processing

According to researchers, cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions like happiness, sadness and anger.

Mar 2

Categories: Drug Addiction, Emotional Abuse, Other

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How Men View Their Own Depression

Men who are depressed themselves often view their own problems very negatively, new research finds.

Mar 1

Categories: Depression, Men's Issues

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Right Approach to Stress May Protect Your Heart

People who deal with stress the right way have healthier hearts.

Mar 1

Categories: Stress Management

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Quick thinking and feeling healthy predict longer life

Findings from a longitudinal study of over 6,000 adults suggests that certain psychological factors may be stronger predictors of how long we'll live.

Mar 1

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, ...

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Sleep changes seen with fetal alcohol exposure partly explain ...

Slow-wave sleep - the deeper sleep during which the brain turns each day's events into permanent memories - is fragmented in adulthood in people exposed to high levels of alcohol in the womb.

Feb 29

Categories: Child Development, Depression, Learning Difficulties, Mood Swings / ...

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The Reason Parents Should Show Their True Feelings To Their Children

Some parents always try to hide their negative emotions and amplify their positive emotions.

Feb 29

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting

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Transgender children supported in their identities show positive ...

A new study, believed to be the first to look at the mental health of transgender children who have “socially transitioned,” finds that they had rates of depression and anxiety no higher than two control groups of children.

Feb 29

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & ...

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Do I like you? Opinion set in milliseconds

Humans assess each other within milliseconds, deciding whether someone is likeable or not.

Feb 27

Categories: Other

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All about what keeps passion alive in long-term relationships

A Chapman University psychologist and his interdisciplinary research team have just published a study examining the sexual satisfaction -- or dissatisfaction -- of heterosexual couples in long-term relationships, and what contributes to keeping ...

Feb 27

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage, ...

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Being overweight linked to poorer memory

Overweight young adults may have poorer episodic memory - the ability to recall past events - than their peers, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge, adding to increasing evidence of a link between memory and overeating.

Feb 27

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Attention bias modification treatment in depressed adolescents

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that adolescents with major depression who performed a computer-based task designed to shift attention from sad to neutral to positive ...

Feb 26

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression, Teenage Issues

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