Here’s a summary of the latest Psych News from APA.org.
Study finds that pregnant women with high levels of a DDT insecticide byproduct may be more likely to have a child with autism.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 3:44 pm
Opioids accounted for nearly 68 percent of the total deaths.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 3:42 pm
Research shows that a reduced amount of sleep can create social problems and increase feelings of loneliness.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 3:40 pm
People who exercised for extended periods of time suffered up to one day extra of poor mental health each month.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 3:40 pm
Adults who hold conversations with young children may be helping to strengthen connections between the language regions of the children’s brains.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 3:39 pm
When a teen's symptoms of depression improve as a result of treatment, it's more likely that their parent's mood lifts, too.
Posted: August 12, 2018, 3:38 pm
The same communication difficulties that isolate some people on the spectrum may also obscure signs concerning suicide.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 3:37 pm
Stressors faced by LGBTQ teens, such as stigma and isolation may make drugs appear as an attractive coping mechanism.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:35 pm
Critics say it’s unconstitutional to keep infants with their mothers behind bars.
Posted: August 4, 2018, 3:34 pm
Scientific studies show ketamine as promising in treating severe depression.
Posted: August 4, 2018, 3:23 pm
Babytalk is a topic that people disagree about, but new study comes out in favor of it.
Posted: August 3, 2018, 9:35 pm
Horticultural therapy supports recovery, resulting in shorter stays in mental health facilities and hospitals.
Posted: August 3, 2018, 9:34 pm
Downing up to six pints of beer or glasses of wine a week protects against dementia, a study suggests.
Posted: August 2, 2018, 9:41 pm
If you're going through a difficult time, help may only be a few Facebook clicks away.
Posted: August 2, 2018, 9:36 pm
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