Latest Psych News


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
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