Latest Psych News


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

Sexism, harassment and violence against women are widespread in European parliaments, according to a study published Tuesday.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 3:34 pm
Professionals agree that pain and mental health are deeply intertwined and need to be treated together.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:37 pm
A new study shows the words people use in their Facebook posts may indicate whether they have depression.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:36 pm
Support from family and community appear to shield Latinos from rising suicide rates, researchers say.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:35 pm
Online socializing may weaken the tie between pain and depression for older people.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 3:38 pm
Harassment on the platform can be uniquely cruel, and for many it feels like there’s no escape.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 3:38 pm
Children's cognition can be affected by plane noise.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 3:40 pm
Anxiety in children often presents as a constellation of negative behaviors.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 3:40 pm
Women can experience lingering health problems years after workplace sexual harassment or sexual assault, a new study finds.
Posted: October 6, 2018, 3:42 pm
Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem, but most don’t think they’ll be the ones targeted.
Posted: October 4, 2018, 3:42 pm
Boys put on nail polish and play with gender-neutral dolls, while girls are taught to be more courageous and self-confident.
Posted: October 4, 2018, 3:17 pm
Study shows that an experience of sexual assault is associated with anxiety, depression and poor sleep.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 3:20 pm
Canadian study suggests teenagers using cannabis are causing long-lasting damage to their developing brains.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 3:18 pm
The FDA is calling teen vaping an 'epidemic' and is considering a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 3:16 pm
Study shows hugging helps people feel better after some kind of negative event during their day.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 3:14 pm
The goal is to block the earliest steps of plaque formation in healthy people who show no dementia symptoms but are at risk.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 3:15 pm
Between the ages of 8 and 14, girls’ confidence levels fall by 30 percent.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:18 pm
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