Here’s a summary of the latest Psych News from APA.org.
National Geographic launches a voice meditation app for the veteran community.
Posted: November 8, 2017, 4:22 pm
Nonprofit works to end the stigma of depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders in teens and young adults of color.
Posted: November 7, 2017, 4:23 pm
Study shows your happiness and satisfaction levels won't noticeably increase once your salary passes a certain point.
Posted: November 5, 2017, 4:24 pm
Parents are an important part of teaching positive attitudes and skills for healthy relationships.
Posted: November 3, 2017, 4:25 pm
Research shows that scans may be able to identify when people are having suicidal thoughts.
Posted: November 1, 2017, 4:26 pm
People who are thinking about killing themselves appear to have distinctive brain activity that can now be measured by a computer.
Posted: October 30, 2017, 6:59 pm
Researchers say that clarifying traits and patterns is the most realistic path toward curtailing behaviors that cause so much pain.
Posted: October 30, 2017, 6:58 pm
Experts say coordinated action between activists groups is needed to turn #MeToo into a lasting legacy.
Posted: October 30, 2017, 6:56 pm
Study shows people who smoke more weed are having more sex than those who smoke less or abstain.
Posted: October 27, 2017, 7:01 pm
People who let their mind wander score higher on creativity and intelligence tests, and their brains may have extra capacity to quickly process information.
Posted: October 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
Law enforcement agencies are challenged as they seek to curb the spread of fentanyl.
Posted: October 24, 2017, 7:02 pm
Large-scale worries are sabotaging our ability to cope, therapists say, and they have some tips for staying calm.
Posted: October 23, 2017, 7:04 pm
Platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer up memes designed to feel real, if only for an instant — long enough for our minds to make a false connection.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 7:05 pm
While a barrage of anti-LGBT bills in state legislatures made headlines in 2017, U.S. cities were quietly notching victories in the battle for equal rights.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:07 pm
Studies show that you don’t have to give birth to develop postpartum depression.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 7:09 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.