Cyberbullying victimization and adolescent depression: the mediating role of psychological security and the moderating role of growth mindset - Niu G, He J, Lin S, Sun X, Longobardi C.
The objective of this study was to examine the mechanisms (the mediating role of psychological security and the moderating role of growth mindset) underlying the association between cyberbullying victimization and depression among adolescents. A sample of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cyberbullying victimization and problematic Internet use among Chinese adolescents: longitudinal mediation through mindfulness and depression - Liu C, Liu Z, Yuan G.
Although previous research has demonstrated that the experience of cyberbullying victimization is associated with behavioral and psychological health problems, it is still unclear how cyberbullying victimization affects physical and mental health issues. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological care in low-resource settings for adolescents - Galagali PM, Brooks MJ.
Adolescents living in low-resource settings lack access to adequate psychological care. The barriers to mental health care in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) include high disease burden, low allocation of resources, lack of national mental health p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teen dating violence and suicide risk among bisexual adolescents - Smith AU, Reidy D, Norris AE.
PURPOSE: Suicide is a public health problem that disproportionately affects bisexual youth more than heterosexual, lesbian/gay, and other sexual minority youth. Teen dating violence (TDV) consists of physically, emotionally, and/or psychologically aggressi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pioneering former Yale psychologist Kenneth Keniston dies at 90
Keniston taught in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and later founded MIT ’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society. He died Feb. 14. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cancer x Coronavirus: The impact on young people
This report reveals that young people with cancer are feeling further isolated due to the COVID pandemic, and are having difficulties accessing emotional and psychological support. They are finding the isolation from friends and family, school or work hardest to manage. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For children with cleft lip and palate, no major psychological impact of repeated surgeries
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Children born with cleft lip and cleft palate (CLP) commonly undergo multiple surgical procedures between infancy and adolescence. By the time they are teens, patients with CLP with more total surgeries do not have increased psychosocial problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Marine training may take more mental than physical grit
(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) Keck Medicine of USC study identifies psychological measures that may predict who is more likely to complete - or quit - a demanding marine training course (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Confronting bias
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Source: ScienceNOW - June 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lai, C. K. Tags: Psychology books Source Type: news

How is COVID-19 affecting children and young people in BAME communities? RCPCH
Despite the fact that younger people are a low risk group for the virus itself, BAME children and young people, specifically, are experiencing the pandemic differently from their peers —as a consequence of the disproportionate social, economic, and psychological impacts on their communities. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The way Boris Johnson has eased lockdown sends all the wrong messages | Stephen Reicher
The reduction of the 2-metre rule in England tells people we ’re out of the woods, and they’ll behave accordinglyStephen Reicher is a member of SPI-B, the Sage subcommittee advising on behaviourAt the last daily press conference on Covid-19,Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England, pleaded with the public: “If people don’t take mitigation seriously, if people hear a distorted version of what’s been said – that says ‘this is all fine now, it’s gone away’ – and start behaving in ways that they normally would have before this virus happened, yes we will ge...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Stephen Reicher Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Psychology Infectious diseases World news UK news Chris Whitty Health Pubs Source Type: news

Cyberbullying Connected To PTSD Symptoms In Victims —And Bullies
Cyberbullying has garnered a lot of research attention in recent years, since it appears to share many of the psychological harms as regular bullying, which itself is linked to negative effects well into adulthood. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick business pharma Source Type: news

Humans navigate with stereo olfaction
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) A new study conducted by graduate student WU Yuli and his colleagues at the Institute of Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences indicates that humans have a stereo sense of smell that subconsciously guides navigation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Unexpected mental illnesses found in a spectrum of a rare genetic disorder
(University of California - Davis Health) UC Davis MIND Institute researchers found an unexpected spectrum of mental illnesses in patients with a rare gene mutation. These patients had a " double hit " condition that combined features and symptoms of fragile X syndrome and premutation disorder, in addition to a range of psychiatric symptoms. The findings revealed the need for clinicians to consider the complexities of the co-existing conditions of patients with both psychological and fragile X associated disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical psychologist Kim Smolderen on mental health and heart health
Smolderen discusses the connections between mental and physical health, the prevalence of anxiety in women, and the need for improved access to care. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

When Face Masks Hide Your Smile and Other Emotions.
Face coverings may be here for a while. How can we adapt to a world where facial expressions are invisible? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacey Fortin Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Emotions Masks Psychology and Psychologists Face Coronavirus Reopenings Source Type: news

Cancer x coronavirus: the impact on young people, Teenage Cancer Trust
This report reveals that young people with cancer are having difficulties accessing emotional and psychological support and are finding the isolation from friends and family, school or work hardest to manage. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School-aged Syrian refugees resettling in Canada: mitigating the effect of pre-migration trauma and post-migration discrimination on academic achievement and psychological well-being - Walker J, Zuberi D.
In addition to psychological trauma and discrimination, discourse on refugees in Canada contributes to the risk of poor psychological well-being and academic achievement for school-aged Syrian refugees. Canadian public schools are a readily available and e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Women as active agents: female perpetrators of sexual harassment and domestic abuse - Douglass MD, D'Aguanno S, Jones S.
Beginning with Darwin's theory of sexual selection, evolutionary psychology has been dominated by the view that females are the "choosy sex" and, through intrasexual competition, males the "aggressive sex." This view was supported by seminal works (e.g., B... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Who creates warrior women? An investigation of the warrior characteristics of fictional female heroes based on the sex of the author - Ingalls V.
Previous research has found that the sex of the author can influence the characteristics of their fictional hero and that these differences can be predicted using evolutionary psychology. According to sexual selection theory, males and females evolve diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Prenatal stress associated with infant gut microbes
(University of Turku) Mother's chronic prenatal psychological distress and elevated hair cortisol concentrations are associated with gut microbiota composition of the infant, according to a new publication from the FinnBrain research project of the University of Turku, Finland. The results help to better understand how prenatal stress can be connected to infant growth and development. The study has been published in the esteemed Psychoneuroendocrinology journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vets walking pets: Strolls with shelter dogs may reduce PTSD symptoms in military veterans
(Florida Atlantic University) About 6 to 8 million dogs end up in shelters in the U.S. each year. Researchers worked with two no-kill shelters on a study examining the effects of walking with a shelter dog on psychological and physiological stress indicators in military veterans. Results confirm the importance of the human-animal bond and provide evidence that walking with a shelter dog may affect psychological and physiological stress indicators in veterans - with particular potential benefits for those with an increase in PTSD symptom severity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bedtime media use linked to less sleep in children who struggle to self-regulate behavior
(Arizona State University) Researchers in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology followed 547 children for a week and measured their media use and sleep patterns. For children who generally struggle to self-regulate their behavior, screen time in the hour before bed was associated with less sleep. Media use in children who scored high on measures of effortful control was not related to less sleep. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why a big support bubble hug after the lockdown really is good for your health
Physical contact activates receptors in the skin that are connected to the brain, helping to create a psychological bond with others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Background and psychological impact of organised and ritual child sexual abuse: reports to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Germany - Schr öder J, Behrendt P, Nick S, Briken P.
OBJECTIVE: Organised child sexual abuse is characterised by commercial exploitation of children and adolescents by networking perpetrator groups. Ritual abuse is further characterised by ideological frameworks (e.g., cults). METHODS: Forty-one conf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exposure to domestic violence during adolescence: coping strategies and attachment styles as early moderators and their relationship to functioning during adulthood - Pang LHG, Thomas SJ.
The present study aimed to investigate the impact of exposure to domestic violence during adolescence on an individual's psychological health, ability to regulate emotions, and sense of satisfaction with life, during adulthood. Additionally, it aimed to in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

High prevalence of unintentional injuries and socio-psychological correlates among school-going adolescents in Timor-Leste - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
OBJECTIVES The study aimed to report on the prevalence and socio-psychological correlates of non-fatal injury among school-going adolescents in Timor-Leste. METHODS Cross-sectional data from the 2015 Timor-Leste "Global School-based Health Survey (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Injury severity and psychological distress sustained in the aftermath of the attacks of 11 September 2001 predict somatic symptoms in World Trade Center Health Registry enrollees sixteen years later - Alper HE, Gargano LM, Cone JE, Brackbill RM.
The World Trade Center attacks of 11 September 2001 (9/11) have been associated with the subsequent development of chronic diseases. Few studies have investigated the burden of somatic symptoms on attack victims, or the association of such symptoms with ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pain and evil: from local nociception to misery following social harm - D'Ippolito M, Purgato A, Buzzi MG.
Experiencing pain, especially when chronic, is an excruciating condition that should be regarded as a syndrome, if not a disease. People suffering from chronic pain tend to develop psychological discomfort mostly due to lack of acceptance, disbelief, blame... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of firearms legislation on suicide and homicide in Canada from 1981 to 2016 - Langmann C.
Canada implemented a series of laws regulating firearms including background and psychological screening, licensing, and training in the years 1991, 1994, and 2001. The effects of this legislation on suicide and homicide rates were examined over the years ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Life psychology and significance quest: a complementary approach to violent extremism and counter-radicalisation - Kruglanski AW, Bertelsen P.
We compare two recent psychological theories of violent extremism that share substantial commonalities: (1) The life psychology model that underwrites the mentoring tool in the Aarhus/Danish model of countering violent extremism and (2) significance quest ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Measuring the psychological drivers of participation in collective action to address violence against women in Mumbai, India - Gram L, Kanougiya S, Daruwalla N, Osrin D.
Background: A growing number of global health interventions involve community members in activism to prevent violence against women (VAW), but the psychological drivers of participation are presently ill-understood. We developed a new scale for meas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A psychological intervention for suicide applied to non-affective psychosis: the CARMS (Cognitive AppRoaches to coMbatting Suicidality) randomised controlled trial protocol - Gooding PA, Pratt D, Awenat Y, Drake R, Elliott R, Emsley R, Huggett C, Jones S, Kapur N, Lobban F, Peters S, Haddock G.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a leading cause of death globally. Suicide deaths are elevated in those experiencing severe mental health problems, including schizophrenia. Psychological talking therapies are a potentially effective means of alleviating suicidal th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Psychological characteristics of martial sports Indonesian athletes based on categories art and fight - Dongoran MF, Muhammad Fadlih A, Riyanto P.
OBJECTIVE: This research was motivated by the importance of knowing the psychological characteristics of martial sports athletes and knowing the difference of psychological characteristics between category art and fight. METHOD: The population in this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

A case report of suicide attempt caused by acute and transient psychotic disorder during the CoViD-19 outbreak - Zhang K, Shi Y, Liu H, Hashimoto K.
We reported a case of suicide attempt caused by acute and transient psychotic disorder during the COVID-19 outbreak, which broke out in December 2019 in Wuhan. An epidemic of infectious diseases brought great psychological pressure to the public. During th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Relationship of mental stress of middle school students and campus safety atmosphere with psychosocial safety behaviors - Yang J, Yan W.
BACKGROUND: Incidents of violence, such as school bullying, are mainly caused by excessive mental stress of students, which will also lead to all kinds of psychologically unsafe behaviors. The emotion regulation ability of students and the safety atmospher... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors among nurses in Canada - Stelnicki AM, Jamshidi L, Angehrn A, Nicholas Carleton R.
BACKGROUND: Nurses are regularly exposed to potentially psychologically traumatic events, experience high rates of burnout, and may be at an elevated risk of death by suicide. Few studies have assessed for suicidal behaviors among Canadian nurses, and fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

No Big Increase Seen in Loneliness During U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has not led to an overall increase in loneliness among Americans, according to a study published online June 22 in American Psychologist. Martina Luchetti, Ph.D., from Florida... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Research indicates attempts to repress sexuality, gender identity, are still widespread in Canada
The practice of conversion therapy — trying to change a person's sexual orientation, gender identity or expression through counselling, medication or prayer — is still widespread in Canada despite a growing movement to make it illegal, according to recent research published in the Canadian Journal of Psychology. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Alleviant Health Looking to Hire as It Expands
Unlike traditional mental health clinics, Alleviant uses a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed professional counselors working together to improve a patient’s health. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 22, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Smile! Could the pandemic lead to happier times?
What lessons can we learn from Laurie Santos, the Yale professor whose ‘happiness’ course became a global hit? And could the current health crisis lead to a wellbeing revolution?In January 2018, a Yale University professor named Laurie Santos launched a course, Psychology and the Good Life, which quickly became the most popular class in the institution ’s 319-year-history. After 13 years at Yale, in 2016, the 44-year-old had taken charge of one of the university’s residential colleges and had become alarmed by widespread mental illness and stress. She wanted to explain the paradox of why so many stu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Josh Jacobs Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Psychological distress in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic: preliminary development of an assessment scale - Feng LS, Dong ZJ, Yan RY, Wu XQ, Zhang L, Ma J, Zeng Y.
This study aims to develop a scale of COVID-19 related psychological distress in healthy public (CORPD) to assess the severity of psychologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicide rates - Sher L.
Multiple lines of evidence indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic has profound psychological and social effects. The psychological sequelae of the pandemic will probably persist for months and years to come. Studies indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic is asso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Adolescents' emotion regulation strategies questionnaire: initial validation and prospective associations with nonsuicidal self-injury and other mental health problems in adolescence and young adulthood in a Swedish youth cohort - Zhou Y, Daukantait é D, Lundh LG, Wångby-Lundh M, Ryde A.
Although there is extensive research indicating the vital role of functional emotion regulation (ER) in healthy psychological development, such research has neglected examination of adolescents. One potential reason for this neglect is the lack of valid ER... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The urgency of law and health in the formation of the medical rehabilitation and education center of crime victims - Azisa N, Karim S, Sofyan AM, Sampurno S, Halim H, Haeranah, Lahae K, Napang M, Latif B.
OBJECTIVE: Important to conduct a scientific study of for empirical reality of the crime victims, that used as benchmark in achieving objectives of criminal law for the protection of: victims' rights both physical and psychological, justice for crime perpe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Influence of physical activity during outbreak on psychological states in adults in the Covid-19 pandemic: a study protocol - Camacho-Cardenosa A, Camacho-Cardenosa M, Merellano-Navarro E, Trap é A, Brazo-Sayavera J.
This coronavirus pandemic has placed unprecedented restrictions on people's physical activity and routines. Prolonged home stays may lead to fear, panic, anxiety, and depression states, which in turn, can drive to a reduction of active lifestyles. Hence, d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Unsafe bicyclist overtaking behavior in a simulated driving task: the role of implicit and explicit attitudes - Goddard T, McDonald AD, Alambeigi H, Kim AJ, Anderson BA.
There is extensive literature into the mechanisms of injury in traffic crashes involving vulnerable road users (VRUs), but little research into the social or psychological factors in causation in these crash types. Attitudes and emotional associations can ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Can survey measures predict key performance indicators of safety? Confirmatory and exploratory analyses of the association between self-report and safety outcomes in the maritime industry - Hjellvik LR, S ætrevik B.
Safety management may be improved if managers implement measures based on reliable empirical knowledge about how psychological factors cause or prevent accidents. While such factors are often investigated with self-report measures, few studies in the marit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Personal risk and protective factors involved in aggressive behavior - G ómez-Leal R, Megías-Robles A, Gutiérrez-Cobo MJ, Cabello R, Fernandez-Berrocal P.
The study of aggression plays a prominent role in psychology and public health, because of the important adverse consequences of such behavior for victims, aggressors, and society in general. The General Aggression Model (GAM) provides a general conceptual... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Psychological distress among adults from the urban and rural areas affected by the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - C énat JM, McIntee SE, Guerrier M, Derivois D, Rousseau C, Dalexis RD, Bukaka J, Makila-Balayulu O.
PURPOSE: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is associated with high anxiety and multiple bereavement that can induce severe psychological distress (SPD) in individuals living in affected communities. Using data from the EVD and Mental Health project (EboMH), this s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news