Death by suicide is one of the most common causes of death in the adolescent population, and it is potentially preventable. Religious Jewish teens are far less likely to attempt suicide than their secular Jewish peers, according to a new study published in the journal European Psychiatry. The ...
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New research suggests teens with strong executive attention skills – the ability to focus on task and ignore distractions – are more likely to avoid substance abuse issues after early drug experimentation.
Recent studies found that people who spend a lot of time on Facebook tend to be more frustrated, angry, and lonely — presumably because of all the happy updates from friends that make them feel inadequate. A new study suggests that when people are ...
Do you feel exhausted the second you walk into your office in the morning? Do you sometimes come home from work feeling completely and utterly emotionally drained? If it’s not the work itself or the job that’s bringing you down, it could be one ...
The findings for a new research suggest that for men, alcohol increases sensitivity to rewarding social behaviors like smiling. This may shed light on risk factors that contribute to problem drinking among men.
Recent media coverage of this behavior – sometimes known as “mean girl” bullying – has shown that relation aggression can lead to tragic and sometimes fatal outcomes. University of Missouri researchers have developed a multi-pronged ...
A new study has uncovered how exercise protects the brain from stress-related depression. Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have found that exercise causes important changes in skeletal muscles. These changes help to purge the blood of ...
If you are feeling a tightness in your chest, faster heartbeat, or shortened breath, you are likely feeling symptoms of anxiety and ...
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For older adults, being unable to identify scents is a strong predictor of death within five years, according to a study published October 1, 2014, in the journal PLOS ONE. Thirty-nine percent of study subjects who failed a simple smelling test died ...
A recent study in Psychological Science found that sleep deprivation is linked to false memories. Among the 193 people tested, those who got 5 or fewer hours of sleep for just one night were significantly more likely to say they'd seen a news video ...
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Perfectionism is a bigger risk factor in suicide than is often thought, according to new research. It involves being highly self-critical, constantly striving to meet the standards of others (typically parents or mentors) and being unsure about the ...
When we fight the pain: judge it, try to push it away, avoid it, ignore it, it actually triggers other painful emotions, resulting in more emotional pain.We also never learn healthy ways to cope. Sitting with our emotions simply means allowing them, ...
Researchers have discovered that self-compassion can protect girls and young women from unhealthy weight-control practices and eating disorders.
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Across a variety of experiments, psychologists have found that, in some circumstances, wrong answers on a pretest aren’t merely useless guesses. Rather, the attempts themselves change how we think about and store the information contained in the ...
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That feeling of disappointment is linked with a rather uncommon type of brain signaling, new research shows. It involves the finely tuned, simultaneous firing of two different neurotransmitters in the brain and it is the ratio of the two ...
Student retention is often done because the student’s grades aren’t equivalent to their peers, whether it be due to their development or academic level. It has been believed that hold a child back in their current grade will help them catch up ...
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