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Being ‘Cool’ in Early Adolescence Can Lead to Adult Problems

June 16th, 2014
Many adolescents do everything they can to be similar to friends who are seen as cool. But new research suggests teens who tried to act cool in early adolescence were more likely than their peers who didn't act cool to experience a ...

Individual Moral Code Breaks Down in Group Setting

June 13th, 2014
Individual Moral Code Breaks Down in Group SettingIndividuals who belong to a group are more likely to compromise their moral standards and engage in behavior they would not typically do on their own, according to ...

Kids of Bipolar Parents May Display Risky Sexual Behavior

June 11th, 2014
Kids of Bipolar Parents May Display Risky Sexual BehaviorBipolar disorder (BD) is a serious psychological disorder known for its dramatic mood shifts that range from the lows of depression to the highs of mania. The ...

Relationship Problems Best Viewed from Afar

June 10th, 2014
Relationship Problems Best Viewed from Afar New research suggests an effective method to deal with relationship issues is to think about the situation as an outsider would. Relationships challenges such as the discovery of a ...

Beliefs of Entitlement May Accompany Sexism

June 6th, 2014
Beliefs of Entitlement May Accompany Sexism Emerging research suggests an attitude that one deserves special treatment appears to be linked to sexism -- even among women. Psychologists from Case Western Reserve University and San Diego State ...

Study Finds Underreporting of Child Maltreatment

June 5th, 2014
Study Finds Underreporting of Child MaltreatmentDisturbing new research suggests that by the time they reach age 18, about 12 percent of American children are maltreated: neglected, or abused physically, sexually, or emotionally. Researchers at Yale ...

Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Psychiatric Disorders

May 31st, 2014
Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Psychiatric DisordersThe sudden loss of a loved one can trigger a variety of psychiatric disorders in people with no history of mental illness, according to a new ...

Stress Got You Down? So’s Your Fertility

May 30th, 2014
Stress Got You Down? So's Your Fertility  New research suggests psychological stress is harmful to a man's sperm, impeding its ability to fertilize an egg. Investigators from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and ...

Repeated Sexual Assault Victims Face Greater Psychological Consequences

May 24th, 2014
Repeated Sexual Assault Victims Face Greater Psychological ConsequencesA new study shows that victims who experience repeated forms of sexual violence — including rape -- experience greater levels of psychological and behavioral consequences than previously ...

Maternal Depression More Likely at 4 Years Than 1st Year

May 22nd, 2014
Maternal Depression More Likely at 4 Years Than 1st YearA comprehensive Australian study finds that maternal depression is more common at four years following childbirth than at any other time in the first 12 ...
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