Archive for November, 2012

Severity of Autism Linked to Rigid Fearfulness

November 30th, 2012
Severity of Autism Linked to Rigid FearfulnessNew research shows that children with autism have a hard time letting go of old, outdated fears. Furthermore, this rigid fearfulness is linked ...

Biomarker May ID Teens at Risk for Depression, Anxiety

November 30th, 2012
Biomarker May ID Teens at Risk for Depression, AnxietyResearchers have found a cognitive biomarker that may identify teens at high risk for developing depression and anxiety. The ...

Body Language, Not Facial Expressions, Conveys Good or Bad Experience

November 30th, 2012
New research has found that body language, not someone's facial expression, provides better clues as to whether a person is undergoing a positive or negative experience. Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, New York University ...

Journaling May Worsen Pain of Failed Relationship

November 30th, 2012
Journaling May Worsen Pain of Failed RelationshipA new research study suggests that a common self-help practice for relationship recovery may do more harm than good. Journaling, the act of ...

Greater Odds of Domestic Violence for Two-Income Couples

November 30th, 2012
Greater Odds of Domestic Violence for Two-Income Couples Intimate partner violence is two times more likely to occur in two income households, compared to those where only one ...

Behavioral Problems, Not Depression, Linked to Poor Grades

November 30th, 2012
Behavioral Problems, Not Depression, Linked to Poor Grades A new sociological study finds that behavior problems, not depression, are linked to lower grades for depressed adolescents. Researchers believe ...

Order of Diagnoses May Impact Treatment

November 30th, 2012
Order of Diagnosis May Influence Provision of CareMental health issues are often more than a singular problem as individuals may be bothered by a cluster of symptoms that ...

Nerve Cell Alterations May Influence Mental Illness

November 29th, 2012
Nerve Cell Alterations May Influence Mental IllnessProvocative new research on mice provides a new theory on how aberrations in nerve cells may cause some forms of mental ...

Cannabis-Induced Psychosis May Be in the Genes

November 29th, 2012
Cannabis-Induced Psychosis May Be in the GenesIn a new study, scientists have identified a gene variant that is linked to an increased risk for mental impairment after marijuana ...

Moral Judgments Tend to Be Quicker and More Extreme

November 29th, 2012
Moral Judgments Tend to Be Quicker and More ExtremeMoral judgments are made more quickly and are more extreme than judgments based on practical considerations, according to new research that also found that moral judgments are more flexible. "Little ...