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Brief summaries of the latest news related to mental health and mental illness, as well as brief abstracts of the latest research in anxiety, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, and more.

What Do Happy People Talk About?
March 18, 2010 02:41 AM
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Bobby McFerrin may have been wrong when he sang, "Don't worry, be happy." A new study shows that people who tackle heavy topics in daily conversation actually report higher levels of happiness than those who keep it light.

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Depression Plus Diabetes A Recipe For Dementia
March 08, 2010 06:01 AM
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A new study shows that adults with diabetes and a history of major depression face more than double the risk of dementia as other diabetics.

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"We" The Key to Marital Harmony
February 15, 2010 02:10 AM
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How using words like "we" and "ours" may help ease conflicts and create a happier marriage.

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UK Researchers Link Excessive Internet Use to Depression
February 08, 2010 01:16 PM
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Is it time to sign off? A large-scale study confirms that using the Internet for excessive periods of time is linked to depressive symptoms.

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Why Some Kids Don't Fit In
February 03, 2010 08:58 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Researchers pinpoint key factors that may make social interaction difficult for children.

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The End of Social Television Viewing?
January 27, 2010 03:17 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Watching television together is quickly becoming a social activity of the past.

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How Do Cat and Dog Owners Differ?
January 20, 2010 11:16 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Psychology research shows real personality differences between people who own cats and dogs.

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The Connection Between Bedtime & Teen Mental Health
January 15, 2010 04:59 AM
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Teenagers' bedtimes have been found to be linked to rates of depression and thoughts of suicide. Find out what you can do to help your teen get an appropriate night's sleep.

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Happiest Couples Share Work Equally
January 04, 2010 06:50 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

New research shows that couples who split paid and unpaid work about equally report highest levels of happiness and life satisfaction.

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Autism Rates Rise to Almost 1 Percent
December 20, 2009 04:46 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

The CDC reports a 57 percent increase in the incidence of autism, bringing rates close to 1 percent.

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