Latest Psych News


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

One in five people hospitalized for heart attack or chest pain develops major depression.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 7:00 pm
Happy people likely choose healthy behaviors—like exercising, eating well and getting adequate sleep—over unhealthy ones.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 6:55 pm
Theories about why include parenting demands and social media.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:08 pm
Students encouraged to photograph things before giving them away donated 35 percent more.
Posted: July 17, 2017, 7:10 pm
There is increasing evidence that a solid night's sleep may protect against dementia.
Posted: July 17, 2017, 7:09 pm
The stress of poverty and racism may substantially raise the risks of dementia for African Americans.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 7:11 pm
Support networks may help mothers develop closer relationships with their teens.
Posted: July 15, 2017, 7:12 pm
Not everyone can count on their employers' understanding and many people feel unable to be open at work about their mental health.
Posted: July 13, 2017, 7:13 pm
Studies confirm that a few daily cups of coffee can be part of a healthy lifestyle.
Posted: July 11, 2017, 3:50 am
The complexity of major depressive disorder is pushing scientists to find more innovative ways for treating depression.
Posted: July 11, 2017, 3:49 am
Research on PTSD in animals suggests they respond to trauma in similar ways that people do.
Posted: July 9, 2017, 3:52 am
Overweight or obese children are more likely to have "frenemies," studies suggest.
Posted: July 8, 2017, 3:53 am
Using music to learn a physical task develops an important part of the brain, according to a new study.
Posted: July 7, 2017, 3:54 am
Nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem.
Posted: July 4, 2017, 3:55 am
Pets as furry therapists is causing discomfort among some researchers, who say it has raced far ahead of scientific evidence.
Posted: July 3, 2017, 3:55 am
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