Ethnicity News

Parents Play Role in Teens’ Prescription Drug Abuse

May 13th, 2014
Parents Play Role in Teens' Prescription Drug AbuseInvestigators believe parental beliefs on drug use may help to explain racial/ethnic variations in prescription drug misuse among teens. "Our findings add support to growing evidence that parents ...

Integrating Mental Health with Ob/Gyn Visits Eases Women’s Depression

May 10th, 2014
Integrating Mental Health with Ob/Gyn Visits Eases Women’s DepressionWomen who received collaborative care for depression at two University of Washington Medicine obstetrics and gynecology clinics showed fewer symptoms after treatment than women receiving usual ...

Babies More Likely to Tolerate Unfairness When It Benefits a Group Member

April 20th, 2014
Babies More Likely to Tolerate Unfairness When It Benefits a Group MemberIn a new study, developed to test how race and fairness influence babies’ selection of a playmate, researchers found that 15-month-old babies mostly ...

Extroverted Behavior Reaps Happiness in Many Cultures

April 16th, 2014
Extroverted Behavior Reaps Happiness in Many Cultures A new study suggests that behavior can drive emotion -- at least in the case of displaying extroversion which is associated with being happy. So, happy is as ...

For Minorities, Pride in Owning Home May Be Mitigated by Neighborhood Ills

April 13th, 2014
For Minorities, Pride in Owning a Home May Be Mitigated By NeighborhoodOwning a home can evoke feelings of happiness and pride in people of every race, but it's especially meaningful for minorities, according to ...

Grandparents Can Contribute to Mom’s Baby Blues

April 6th, 2014
Grandparents Can Contribute to Mom’s Baby BluesA new study has found that new mothers who live in a multi-generational household suffer higher rates of depression during the baby’s first year of life. The Duke University study ...

Playing Video Game as Black Avatar May Up Aggression

March 24th, 2014
Playing Video Game as Black Avatar May Up Aggression A new study observed the action of white video game players as they played violent games as a black avatar. Researchers found the behavior disturbing, as white ...

Move From Poor Area Offers A New Mindset

March 22nd, 2014
Move From Poor Area Offers A New MindsetA well-structured voucher program can help residents from impoverished neighborhoods move to affluent areas and feel comfortable enough to stay, researchers found, despite evidence that people tend ...

Lifestyle Improvements May Prevent Depression

March 21st, 2014
Lifestyle Improvements May Prevent Depression New research suggests that for some, meeting with a nutritionist or dietary coach to learn about healthy eating is as effective for preventing major depression as meeting with a counselor ...

Some Infant Care Practices May Contribute to Later Obesity

March 18th, 2014
Some Infant Care Practices May Contribute to Later ObesityA new study reveals that many parents partake in infant feeding and activity behaviors that increase a child's risk for obesity later in life. University of North ...