Here’s a summary of the latest Psych News from APA.org.
Schizophrenia does not mean you have a split personality or automatically become violent.
Posted: September 18, 2017, 12:29 am
Science says there are some perks to getting angry.
Posted: September 17, 2017, 12:32 am
Many youths go to the ER for some other reason and doctors discover they are also addicted to or dependent on opioids.
Posted: September 16, 2017, 12:31 am
Long after the floodwaters recede and the debris is cleared, the mental health impacts of disasters like hurricanes can linger.
Posted: September 16, 2017, 12:29 am
Conflict, terrorism and gun violence are claiming more lives around the world now than a decade ago.
Posted: September 15, 2017, 12:30 am
Many parents' insecurities about money keep them from talking to their kids.
Posted: September 14, 2017, 12:32 am
Specialists are exploring nondrug, noninvasive treatments, some of which have proved highly effective.
Posted: September 11, 2017, 4:14 pm
Researchers suggest response could be to dieting or deprivation in other areas of our lives.
Posted: September 8, 2017, 4:12 pm
Those with intense clown phobia can experience real feelings common to anyone experiencing panic or anxiety.
Posted: September 8, 2017, 4:11 pm
Insufficient sleep will exacerbate other issues associated with menopause including mood disturbance and weight gain.
Posted: September 7, 2017, 4:05 pm
Women are more likely to marry a less-educated man and bring more money to the relationship.
Posted: September 6, 2017, 4:10 pm
Doctor warns that children who play football, hockey and lacrosse could face a lifetime of health consequences.
Posted: September 5, 2017, 4:12 pm
Couples were more likely to be hostile when both partners were functioning on less than seven hours of sleep.
Posted: September 5, 2017, 3:29 am
Recognizing the power of smell, businesses are starting to add a special aroma to their brands.
Posted: September 4, 2017, 4:13 pm
A child's exposure to stressors during and immediately after the disaster is a key factor.
Posted: September 2, 2017, 3:27 am
Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years.