Researchers found people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder are comfortable using a social media website like YouTube to provide and receive naturally occurring peer support.
Date Posted: October 21, 2014GO
A new study has found that eating breakfast, especially foods rich in protein, increases the levels of a brain chemical associated with feelings of reward, which can help reduce food cravings and overeating later in the day.
It’s well-known that when we’re in a good mood, our style of walking tends to reflect how we feel: we bounce along, shoulders back, swinging our arms in style. Sometimes, just from our gait, it’s more obvious to other people how we feel than ...
Toddlers who don’t feel guilty after bad behavior or who are less affectionate or less responsive to affection may be at risk for greater behavior problems by the time they enter first grade, according to a new study by the University of Michigan ...
Contrary to the common view of empathy as an emotion solely eliciting compassion and warmth, empathy can unexpectedly motivate aggression. The result comes from a new study which found that when feeling empathy towards someone in distress, people ...
A new study shows a positive sibling relationship helps boys, as well as girls. The finding is a surprise to family scholars because boys typically report that they benefit less than girls from peer relationships.
While patients with Alzheimer’s might not remember when their loved ones visit, it has a profound effect on how they feel, a new study finds.
A new study suggests that there is a natural spectrum of attention function in the general population, with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at one extreme. If this opinion is accurate the concept has broad implications for ...
Researchers discovered having children early in life and a troubled romantic relationship are the two most frequently cited reasons when low-income mothers are asked about why they find themselves in poverty. It suggests that policymakers and health ...
Each day, an estimated 160,000 school kids stay home from school out of fear of bullying. But technology in the form of smart phones and social media has made bullying a 24/7 threat that can occur anywhere — even in safety of a child's home. That ...
While computers outperform humans in most mathematical tasks and can do complex calculations that people never could, there's one area where machines haven't quite achieved humanlike smarts: emotional intelligence. But now, a new computer program ...
Most people are guilty of emotional spending at one time or another. Whether you partake in retail therapy while you're sad, angry, or happy, you are bound to end up with some unneeded items and an empty wallet. So why do we spend to feel better?
New research suggests the better a parent understands the daily experiences of their teen, the better the mental health of the teen. Moreover, having a parent who “gets” a teen’s daily life may influence the way a teen’s body responds to ...
One of the most robust findings in social psychology is the beauty-is-good stereotype: physically attractive people are perceived and treated more positively than physically unattractive people. But here’s the thing: I have definitely met ...
A single application of a common anesthetic procedure could be the answer to alleviating anxiety, depression and psychological pain in those suffering from chronic, extreme post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO