Teens around the world are lonelier than a decade ago
The reason may be tied to smartphone use, a new study finds. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Ways to develop endurance and achieve your goals
Developing your mental endurance can help you emotionally, physically, occupationally and more. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Grief-induced anxiety: Calming the fears that follow loss
Grieving people can begin feeling anxious about their own health or the safety of other loved ones. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

What regular swimming does for the body and mind
The benefits of a dip in the pool go well beyond the momentary boost of mood. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The future of work has arrived, and it ’s messy
Employees are happier with transformation of work; their bosses, not so much. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Digital age offers new promise for suicide screening, risk assessment and treatment
Digital efforts to reduce the risk of suicide have been growing with the goal of enhanced suicide prevention through identification of at-risk individuals and technology-based forms of intervention. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Tips for improving health and happiness by basking in nature
Health and happiness can be vastly improved by prioritizing nature-based solutions. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

New research reveals insights into America ’s nonbinary youth
One in four LGBTQ youth surveyed identify as nonbinary. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Our dreams are changing as we emerge from the pandemic
The content of dreams has changed since vaccinations began and states and local communities have begun to reopen. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The link between self-reliance and well-being
Individualism is about having the freedom to be who you are—not going it alone. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The pandemic did not affect mental health the way you think
The world’s psychological immune system turned out to be more robust than expected. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How to be an ally to the LGBTQ community all year
When Pride Month is over, there are ways to continue being an ally, no matter what month it is. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Writing can help us heal from trauma
Some have posited that narrating the story of a past negative event or an ongoing anxiety “frees up” cognitive resources. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Anxious as we transition out of the pandemic?
Coping with anxiety, tension or worry -- both our own and those of other people -- will take a combination of self-care and compassion. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

U.S. workers are among the most stressed in the world
Rates of daily stress, worry, sadness and anger have been trending upward for American workers since 2009. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Here & apos;s why your next work meeting should not be a Zoom call
Newer research that finds video meetings are actually less effective than voice-only calls for group discussions. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

1 in 4 couples sleep in separate bedrooms
The effects of sleeping separately can be extremely positive or negative for a relationship, or anything in between. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Teen suicide attempts spiked during COVID-19 lockdowns
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found more than girls 12-17 were particularly impacted. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Academics address how coronavirus changed dying and grief
Experts recommend teaching about death and healthy coping strategies in schools. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Why face-to-face gatherings still matter
Real-life familiarization stimulates the brain differently and yields stronger and faster connections. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How to free your mind from endless worry
Overthinking can happen at any time of day or night and can leave people frozen in indecision. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Depression isn & apos;t one-size-fits-all
Triggers like life events, changes in the season and other mental health issues can bring on different types of depression. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Babies and toddlers get depressed and anxious too. How to check in on their mental health.
A young child's emotional well-being can impact their health later in life. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Taking a mental health day is legit
Many students have been struggling with the difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Fat-shaming by doctors, family, classmates is a global health problem
The prevalence of weight stigma is especially significant because the causes of obesity are complex. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Can too much work increase your risk of death?
If you’re in a job that is negatively impacting your health, there are ways to improve your mental health. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - June 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

App may help identify children with autism spectrum disorder
The app could provide an efficient, low-cost option for early detection of autism spectrum disorder. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - May 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

First responders talk about the often-hidden pain and trauma of working in a pandemic
The work is twofold: caring for others and making sure they care for themselves. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - May 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia
Traditional Mediterranean foods may lower dementia risk by interfering with the buildup proteins into the plaques and tangles that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - May 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Questions to ask a new therapist to find out if you & apos;re a good match
Finding the right therapist can be one of the biggest mental blocks when it comes to seeking therapy. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - May 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Teen stress has been heightened by a year of pandemic
Surviving this time and coming out of it with a sense of resilience is a major accomplishment. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - May 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Covid-19 only exacerbated a longer pattern of health-care worker stress
Unless deeper problems are addressed, we will continue to see these essential workers suffer even after the pandemic recedes. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Gender-affirming surgeries linked to ‘significant reduction’ in odds of suicide risk, substance abuse
Study demonstrates an association between gender-affirming surgery and improved mental health outcomes. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The surprising power of nostalgia at work
Nostalgia is an important psychological resource that helps individuals cope with life’s stressors, build strong relationships, find and maintain meaning in life, and become more creative and inspired. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Adolescent brains are wired to want status and respect
Research shows social context and acceptance strongly influence teen behavior. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

‘Languishing’ is the latest COVID buzzword as people feel stuck
Languishing is “the void between depression and flourishing—the absence of well-being. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The pandemic of despair: How COVID changed our mental health
The coronavirus is inflicting emotional wounds around the world that may take decades to heal. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Brain study suggests autism develops differently in girls than boys
Findings of research conducted mainly with boys might not apply to girls, a new study suggests. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Your neighborhood may affect your brain health
Study finds evidence of more brain aging in people living in disadvantaged areas. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

What to do when friends and family aren & apos;t taking COVID-19 seriously
A therapist shares tips for coping if people around you don't agree on what's safe as the country slowly reopens. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Vaccine hesitancy could create COVID islands
Many Americans are still reluctant to get a vaccine—especially those living in rural areas, who tend to be politically conservative. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Counseling is not only for couples in crisis
Many couples are seeking to address difficult issues before conflict arises. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The new awkward question of our time – and how to ask it
People want and need to know if others are vaccinated against Covid-19, but aren’t sure how to ask. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How schools meet the needs of students crushed by stress, depression
Many districts are increasing funding for mental health services and offer professional development for educators wondering how to best respond to the crisis. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly
Studies show that surviving spouses can suffer from sleep issues, depression, anxiety, and overall poorer physical health. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Is COVID-19 the rock in David ’s slingshot that will bring down Goliath?
The Flemish Association of Clinical Psychologists explore how a global pandemic could turn out to be a big opportunity for psychology in Belgium. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

CDC says racism is a & apos;serious threat & apos; to public health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention singled out racism as having a “profound and negative impact on communities of color.” (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Challenges and innovations in Guatemala ’s psychology
Guatemalan psychologists have been implementing a number of innovations to benefit the mental health of the local population. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Group therapy can provide meaningful connection during COVID-19 loneliness
The importance of group therapy, and therapy in general, during this pandemic cannot go unspoken. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Covid-19 linked to depression and dementia
Studies suggest people diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop or have a relapse of certain conditions. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news