Watching a lot of TV makes you more susceptible to everyday myths

Psychology/Psychiatry - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:00
People who watch a lot of television are more likely to be susceptible to everyday myths - irrespective of their age, education or gender.
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Watching a lot of TV makes you more susceptible to everyday myths

Mental Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:00
People who watch a lot of television are more likely to be susceptible to everyday myths - irrespective of their age, education or gender.
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Job dissatisfaction has negative health effects by age 40

Psychology/Psychiatry - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 00:00
New research shows that job dissatisfaction early in careers impacts physical and mental health leading to depression, sleep problems, and excessive worry.
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Job dissatisfaction has negative health effects by age 40

Mental Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 00:00
New research shows that job dissatisfaction early in careers impacts physical and mental health leading to depression, sleep problems, and excessive worry.
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Divorce is seasonal, peaks following family vacations

Psychology/Psychiatry - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 00:00
Divorce is seasonal, a new study finds. Researchers note a peak in divorce following summer and winter vacations in the months of March and August.
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The height of politics: Taller people more likely to vote conservative

Psychology/Psychiatry - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 00:00
A study of data from the U.K. found that for every 1 inch taller a person is in height, they more likely they are to be politically conservative.
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Face changing technology showing sun damage and premature ageing is most effective at promoting sun safe behaviour, new study finds

Psychology/Psychiatry - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 00:00
In a new study published in the journal Cogent Psychology, researchers from the University of Surrey examined the way sun safe messages are conveyed to young women, and found that visual...
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Money on the mind: Breadwinning men have worse mental, physical health

Psychology/Psychiatry - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 00:00
Compared with men whose financial contributions match their partner's, those who are the primary breadwinners may have poorer physical and mental health.
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Money on the mind: Breadwinning men have worse mental, physical health

Mental Health - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 00:00
Compared with men whose financial contributions match their partner's, those who are the primary breadwinners may have poorer physical and mental health.
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Study links self-reported childhood abuse to death in women years later

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 06:00
A study of a large number of middle-aged adults suggests self-reported childhood abuse by women was associated with an increased long-term risk of death, according to an article published online by...
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What are the health risks of having a different "Facebook self?"

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 06:00
People may express their true self more easily on Facebook than in person, and the more one's "Facebook self" differs from their true self, the greater their stress level and the less socially...
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Study links self-reported childhood abuse to death in women years later

Mental Health - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 06:00
A study of a large number of middle-aged adults suggests self-reported childhood abuse by women was associated with an increased long-term risk of death, according to an article published online by...
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Chronic pain more common in partners of depressed individuals

Psychology/Psychiatry - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 08:00
Chronic pain and depression are both common and mysterious conditions. New research looks at the mix of environmental and genetic factors behind them.
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Pregnancy: Antipsychotic use does not increase the risk of birth defects

Mental Health - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 07:00
Exposure to antipsychotic drugs during the first trimester of pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk of congenital or cardiac malformations.
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Most adults know more than 42,000 words

Psychology/Psychiatry - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 05:00
How many words do we know? It turns out that even language experts and researchers have a tough time estimating this.
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Mindfulness combats depression for disadvantaged black women

Psychology/Psychiatry - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 00:00
Participants learn to handle daily stresses and gain more control through yoga, breathing, body scans.
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Brain study confirms gene mutation link to psychiatric disorders

Mental Health - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 00:00
Brain scans have revealed how a genetic mutation linked to major psychiatric disorders affects the structure, function and chemistry of the brain.
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Brain's empathy center identified

Psychology/Psychiatry - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 08:00
Empathy is a high level emotion that helps us navigate the complex social environment we live in. New research may have found its neural home.
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GPs' uncertainty at dealing with those bereaved by suicide revealed

Psychology/Psychiatry - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 05:00
Interviews carried out by The University of Manchester with GPs of parents whose children have died by suicide have revealed a lack of knowledge and confidence on how best to respond to and support...
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Pitt research provides new insights into how the mind influences the body

Psychology/Psychiatry - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 00:00
Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh have identified the neural networks that connect the cerebral cortex to the adrenal medulla, which is responsible for the body's rapid response in...
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