Latest Psych News


Here’s a summary of the latest Psych News from APA.org.

Studies show that the pursuit of happiness actually makes people unhappy.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 4:22 am
Binge drinking increases a person's risk of harms from alcohol, such as unintentional injuries, alcohol poisoning and violent behavior.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 4:19 am
Research shows that empathy and love are the most important first steps to addressing a child's mental health issues.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 4:22 am
Racing thoughts can be a sign of a mental health condition, but sometimes you just need a few reminders about how to fall asleep.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 4:17 am
The devices are marketed as a tool to help people focus, and help control things such as PTSD, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 4:19 am
Research supports that living amid the wealthy even when you are upper-middle class is bad for your mental health.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 4:15 am
The intense wanting likely comes from a combination of marketing and psychology.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 4:16 am
After the rescue of a teenager who attempted suicide on Facebook, new efforts are emerging to reach out to people in need.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 7:53 pm
The trend partly reflects the sheer size of the baby boom cohort, as well as its rising divorce rate.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 7:50 pm
Only about half of American adults get enough aerobic exercise.
Posted: May 7, 2017, 7:52 pm
A wellness coach can help you stretch your mind, then you can learn to coach yourself.
Posted: May 4, 2017, 7:59 pm
Questions are raised about whether limiting gun access to young people can prevent suicides and homicides.
Posted: May 4, 2017, 7:58 pm
The need for mental health services has shot up, for a variety of reasons.
Posted: May 4, 2017, 7:55 pm
One in six people suffer some kind of mental health problem, making it an issue for the entire workforce.
Posted: May 3, 2017, 8:00 pm
Survey shows bullying has been on a decade-long downswing.
Posted: May 1, 2017, 4:34 pm
Even after misinformation is retracted, many people continue to treat it as true.
Posted: May 1, 2017, 4:33 pm
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