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.
Can Summer Jobs Prevent Teen Suicide?
Holding a summer job has surprising benefits for teens at risk of suicide.
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Army Suicides Continue to Rise
A report shows Army suicides have risen for the fourth month in a row, continuing a rising trend.
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When Staying Together For The Kids Is A Bad Idea
Growing up in a two-parent household carries many benefits for children--except when parents frequently argue.
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Witnessing Family Violence As A Child May Lead to Depression, Alcoholism in Adulthood
Witness violence between parents before the age of 18 has been found to have great effects on adult mental health including increased risk of depression, alcoholism and spousal and child abuse.
Kindergarten Behavior Predicts High School Test Scores
Research finds that attention levels in kindergarten are strongly linked to high school achievement test scores.
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Renters Just As Happy As Homeowners
Research from the height of the housing boom shows that homeowners are neither happier nor more involved in their communities compared to renters.
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Facebook's Connection To Bad Grades
Students who use Facebook spend less time studying and have lower grades.
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ADHD Study Shows Behavior Modification As Effective As Pills
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may benefit as much from learning skills to cope with attention deficit as they do from taking ADHD drugs.
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Doodling Helps Memory
Why doodling can help you remember what you hear.
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Stress, Social Activity Affect Demential Risk
New research released by the American Academy of Neurologists shows that people who are not easily distressed, sociable and active face a notably lowered risk of dementia.
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