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
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.