& apos;You & apos;re so mature for your age & apos; isn & apos;t always a compliment
Mature behavior can be a side effect of a traumatic upbringing, and a child who lost a childhood. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How Black tech entrepreneurs are tackling health care & apos;s race gap
Black tech health startups across the United States want to change how people exercise, how they eat and also how they communicate with doctors. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

CBT: A way to reshape your negative thinking and reduce stress
Cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to ease depression, anxiety, obsessive thinking, eating and sleep disorders, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder and more. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

More veterans with PTSD will soon get help from service dogs
Research into PTSD and service animals resulted in the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Coping with seasonal affective disorder during another pandemic winter
As we approach another pandemic winter, seasonal affective disorder is once again being compounded by COVID-19 anxiety. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sleep training for adults prevents depression
Breaking bad habits in order to prepare your mind and body for a good night's sleep, may help prevent depression in older adults with insomnia. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Go ahead, put up the Christmas lights now! Science says it will make you happier
Here's your perfect excuse to break out the decorations ASAP! (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Do ‘love languages’ help improve your relationship?
Knowing your love languages doesn’t necessarily correlate with having a more satisfying relationship. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Broken heart syndrome on the rise for women over 50
The syndrome used to be “easy to miss and hard to recognize,” but there’s increasing awareness of it now. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

The best time to fall asleep
Researchers have discovered the ideal time to fall asleep to protect your heart and rest is between 10-11 p.m. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How journal writing can help you through loss and uncertainty
Studies have shown writing about emotions can not only help heal stress and trauma but also boost the immune system. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Scientists pinpoint personality traits that increase risk of Alzheimer ’s
Researchers looked at the Big Five personality types that are familiar among mental health experts in relation to developing Alzheimer's. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Why Dune & apos;s litany against fear is good psychological advice
Few themes in modern psychology and neuroscience over the last decade have been more prominent than this: that avoiding negative emotions tends to make them stronger. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Guilt, grief and anxiety as young people fear for climate & apos;s future
Overwhelmed, sad, guilty are some of the emotions young people say they feel when they think of climate change and their concerns world leaders will fail to tackle it. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How to become more patient with everyday annoyances
Everyday inconveniences can throw us for a loop, but we can learn to be more patient during these moments. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Pediatric groups declare national emergency over children & apos;s mental health
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and Children's Hospital Association urged lawmakers to act swiftly to address the crisis. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Foods and activities to fight SAD
Some of the basic tenets of eating right can make a big difference in how a person deals with the symptoms of SAD. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Dementia signs are in the blood, researchers say
Study shows certain levels of microRNAs could be harbingers of impending dementia. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Picky eating, social phobia often linked in college students
Picky eating may be associated with lower quality of life and situational distress. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How you feel about your place on the social ladder can affect your health
Studies have shown a correlation between a low subjective social status (SSS) and poorer health. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How horror movies can help mental health, according to science
Scary movies can have surprising benefits for anxiety and stress, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Can you be coached on how to be happy?
One trend fueled by the pandemic is the growing popularity of happiness coaches but what exactly do they do and does it work? (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Cyberbullying remains rampant on social media
Cyberbullying has been on the rise among adolescents due, in part, to increased access to electronic devices, the Internet, and at times lack of supervision of online activity. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

‘Race-norming’ kept former NFL players from dementia diagnoses
Race may have deprived former players of money from the NFL concussion settlement. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Assaults, suicides, abuse: The challenges of changing jail culture
One key to preventing abusive culture is to pay closer attention to staff members: Do they hate their jobs? Do they feel safe at work? (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Why are we addicted to pumpkin spice? Perception researchers stress the power of fall scents
This autumn flavor scent often triggers familiar, cozy memories which creates a national nostalgia and desire to reunite with the upcoming season. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Allowing psychologists to prescribe medication reduces suicide
APA endorses expanding prescription privileges to psychologists who undergo extensive additional training in pharmacology (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Camp for kids traumatized by natural disasters offers space for healing
Project:Camp helps children traumatized by wildfires and other natural disasters cope with displacement and other stresses. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 18, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

1 in 7 people ended friendships over COVID-19 vaccine stance
Many people polled were willing to drop a friend who refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Today, 9/16 (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Convincing your child to leave the screens behind to exercise is hard
It's important for parents to teach children the benefits of exercise from an early age. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

What experts on kids ’ social and emotional health are overlooking
Concern about students' emotional well-being has intensified, but many students have long suffered emotionally because of ineffective curricula and teaching methods. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Nearly half of young people worldwide say climate change anxiety is affecting their daily life
A global study has found young people are suffering “profound psychological distress” due to climate change and government inaction on the crisis. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

How housing that mixes young and old can improve the lives of both
Research has shown that older and younger adults need each other (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Middle-aged Americans in US are stressed and struggle with physical and mental health
Midlife was once considered a time to enjoy the fruits of one’s years of work and parenting and that is no longer true in the U.S. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Exercise reduces long-term risk of anxiety disorders in men and women, study finds
A physically active lifestyle was associated with a 62% lower risk of anxiety disorder diagnoses among men and women in a study with the largest population size to date. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Disabled people struggle to evacuate from wildfires
In Northern California, a region troubled by fire, many people with disabilities live in rural areas that lack the resources to support them during disasters. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Black opioid overdose deaths are increasing faster than Whites
The shift raises a number of pressing questions about what's driving the growing gap in addiction treatment and prevention. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

World Suicide Prevention Day: Here ’s how to help in 2021
Experts fear suicidal thoughts may escalate due to economic hardship and mental stress caused by COVID-19. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

World Suicide Prevention Day: Here & apos;s how to help in 2021
Experts fear suicidal thoughts may escalate due to economic hardship and mental stress caused by Covid-19. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Too much of free time could take a toll on your mental well-being
The sweet spot for extra free time is about three and a half hours per day. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Recovering from a lack of sleep takes longer than you might think
A chronic lack of sleep affects your ability to pay attention, solve problems and make decisions. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

When To Tell Kids About Bad News Events
Experts share their advice for determining when and how to talk to children about difficult news stories. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Military & apos;s domestic violence crisis compounded after 20 years of war
Sexual assault, sexual harassment and domestic violence continue to plague the military. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

People are turning to horse therapy to improve mental health during the pandemic
Horse therapy helps people build leadership and self-awareness skills through horse-human interactions. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Veterans grapple with new Afghanistan: & apos;Was my service worth it? & apos;
Groups that work with veterans say processing the withdrawal has been difficult for many who fought there over the past two decades. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Tips for coping with COVID anxiety this fall and winter
There are tools that people can use to help deal with continued outbreaks and restrictions. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Why more Black families are choosing to homeschool their children this fall
Nationwide, Black parents are reporting their challenging experiences with their kids in public, private and charter schools. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

For those with long COVID-19, & apos;Returning to normal & apos; is a massive battle
Mental strain and depression is common among COVID long-haulers. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Half of LGBTQ people behind on rent fear eviction in next two months
LGBTQ people of color and youth are especially at risk for eviction, which advocates say could affect their ability to find housing for years to come. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Staring into a webcam has affected the way people see themselves
People’s unhappiness and dissatisfaction about their appearance is exacerbated by looking at themselves on camera all day. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news