Archive for October, 2013

Kids With Brain Injuries More Likely to Suffer From Depression

October 27th, 2013
Kids With Brain Injuries More Likely to Suffer From Depression Children who have had a brain injury are nearly twice as likely to suffer from depression, according to new research. Using data from the 2007 ...

Study Finds No Link Found Between Depression, Cancer Risk

October 26th, 2013
Study Finds No Link Found Between Depression, Cancer RiskIn a new French study, researchers looked for a link between depression and a risk for cancer, and found none. "We have found nothing, and usually it ...

New Insights Into Genetics of OCD, Tourette Syndrome

October 26th, 2013
New Insights Into Genetics of OCD, Tourette SyndromeAn international research group has provided the first direct evidence that both obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette syndrome (TS) are highly heritable. Their report, published in the journal PLOS ...

Internet Therapy May Ease Postpartum Depression

October 26th, 2013
Internet Therapy May Ease Postpartum Depression  New research reveals that postpartum depression can be treated effectively using online therapy. Researchers at the University of Exeter in England teamed with online forum Netmums in two ...

Why Can Some Delay Gratification, While Others Give In?

October 26th, 2013
Why Can Some Delay Gratification, While Others Give In?How can some people resist immediate pleasures and pursue long-term goals, while others easily succumb, unable to delay gratification? A new study led by researchers at the ...

Genes May Contribute to Preschool Behavior Problems

October 25th, 2013
Genes May Contribute to Preschool Behavior Problems Researchers have wondered why some children display behavioral problems in preschool and child care centers while others do not. Even more perplexing is the observation that the ...

Using Emotional Intelligence to Manipulate Others

October 25th, 2013
Using Emotional Intelligence to Manipulate OthersImproving emotional intelligence has been viewed as a positive way to manage emotions, relieve stress, enhance communication and reduce conflict. New research, however, suggests that emotionally intelligent people have the ...

Mom’s Mood Disorder Ups Risks of Kids’ Emotional Problems

October 25th, 2013
Mom's Mood Disorder Ups Risks of Kids' Emotional Problems A new Norwegian study suggests a mother’s anxiety and depression could increase the risk of emotional problems in children as early as 18 months of ...

Are Women Better at Multitasking?

October 25th, 2013
Are Women Better at Multitasking?New research offers mild support to the theory that women are better at multitasking than men -- at least in some kinds of specific conditions. To test the hypothesis, researchers designed ...

Can Washing Your Hands Enhance Optimism?

October 25th, 2013
Can Washing Your Hands Enhance Optimism? A new German research study discovered that a simple physical cleansing act -- such as washing one’s hands -- can help us better deal with failure. Dr. Kai Kaspar ...