Psychology News and Research Briefs
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.
No Scientific Evidence for Learning Styles
Researchers find lacking scientific evidence for long-held theories about learning styles.
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Alcohol Abuse & Depression Greater Threat To Troops Than PTSD
Deployed UK and US troops experience anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse at far greater rates than PTSD.
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Child Abuse Victims At Risk For Arthritis
Victims of physical abuse in childhood show significantly higher rates of a common form of arthritis.
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Kids, Not Teachers, Challenge Gender Roles
Even trained teachers may have trouble implementing gender equality in the classroom, while children often challenge the boundaries of sex roles on their own.
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Are Antidepressants Targeting the Wrong Problem?
Researcher challenges two widely held beliefs about depression: That it is triggered by stress and that it arises from imbalances in neurotransmitters.
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The Truth About Domestic Violence: It's Not A Matter of Losing Control
Domestic violence researchers suggest that partner abuse is often calculated.
Depression and Anxiety Affect Many Preschoolers
Researchers say up to 15 percent of children under age five are affected by high levels of depression and anxiety.
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Workplace Suicides Increase 28 Percent
Occupational suicides increase by 28 percent last year, reports the Department of Labor.
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New Insight On Why Cohabiting Before Marriage May Increase Risk of Divorce
New study shows that "testing" the relationship by living together may point to problems.
Alzheimer's Risk: Ignorance Isn't Bliss
A new study shows that learning you have a genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease does not produce long-term depression or anxiety.
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