Archive for March, 2010

Link Between Money and Happiness

March 24th, 2010
Link Between Money and Happiness  People often believe that if they had more money, they would be happy. A new study investigates why people in rich nations have not become any happier ...

Gender and Age Affect Stress Response

March 24th, 2010
Gender and Age Affect Stress ResponseA new Canadian study discovers age and gender play a significant role in how people respond to stress. Researchers studied 20-to-64-year-olds and published their finding in the journal Psychophysiology. "Our ...

Skip the Vitamins, Use Optimism to Lift Immune System

March 24th, 2010
Skip the Vitamins, Use Optimism to Lift Immune SystemA new study suggests a truly natural, toxin-free injection of good ole optimism may be our best bet for improving health. In one ...

TeleTherapy for PTSD Found Effective

March 24th, 2010
TeleTherapy for PTSD Found EffectiveDistance may no longer be a barrier for obtaining psychotherapy. In fact, having a little space may improve outcomes. These findings come from new research that suggest obtaining ...

System Still Misses Kids with Autistic Syndrome

March 23rd, 2010
System Still Misses Kids with Autistic SyndromeDespite a major increase in the incidence of autism over the last 20 years, some children with autistic traits are never clinically diagnosed. A new ...

Helicopter Moms Sacrifice Self for Kids

March 23rd, 2010
Helicopter Moms Sacrifice Self for KidsA new study suggests college-educated mothers in the United States are becoming preoccupied with preparing children for elite college admissions. According to University of California-San Diego economists Garey ...

Motherhood Decreases Risk of Suicide

March 23rd, 2010
Motherhood Decreases Risk of SuicideA new study finds that motherhood appears to protect against suicide, with increasing numbers of children associated with decreasing rates of death from suicide. The study is found in ...

Physician Prescription Patterns for Psychiatric Drugs

March 23rd, 2010
Physician Prescription Patterns for Psychiatric Drugs A new study reviews the behavior of physicians when making the decision to prescribe psychiatric drugs. Investigators, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ...

Sex Appeal Influences Young Men To Take Risks

March 22nd, 2010
Sex Appeal Influences Young Men To Take Risks A recent study finds that the presence of an attractive woman elevates testosterone levels and fosters physical risk-taking in young men. Thus, irrational behavior by men ...

Sensual Emotions May Be Culturally Specific

March 22nd, 2010
Sensual Emotions May Be Culturally Specific A provocative new review examines a British study that suggest six basic human emotions are universally recognized. However, other positive emotions, including sensual pleasure appear to ...
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