Psychology & Psychiatry

October 30, 2022
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Video games could improve kids’ brains: study

Children play a video game called League of Legends in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; a large new US study published in JAMA Network Open indicates there […]
October 6, 2022
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Findings from one of the largest consultations on UK bereavement support published

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain New findings from one of the largest ever consultations on bereavement support in the U.K. have been published today by the UK […]
September 15, 2022
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Talk with your hands? You might think with them too

When asked about which word represented the larger object, participants answered faster when their hands were free (left) than when hands were restrained (right). Restraining hands […]
August 28, 2022
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‘Magic mushroom’ psychedelic may help heavy drinkers quit

by CARLA K. JOHNSON Mary Beth Orr poses for a photo in her home, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022 in Burien, Wash., south of Seattle. Orr used […]
July 29, 2022
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Psychological strain and eating habits in the pandemic

Credit: S. Spreidler / TUM  Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have investigated possible changes in adult dietary habits and body weight after more […]
June 17, 2022
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‘The suffering is enormous’: WHO urges mental health action

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organization on Friday called on all nations to invest more in mental health, saying “the suffering is enormous” and […]
April 12, 2022
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Two in five adults with ADHD are in excellent mental health

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new nationally representative study published online in the International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology found two in five adults (42%) with […]
March 4, 2022
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Showing different types of COVID-19 data can directly influence behavior during the pandemic

New COVID-19 cases per day in the U.S. (left panel) and cumulative cases (right panel) as displayed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as […]
February 17, 2022
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Study suggests increased risk of mental health disorders after COVID-19 infection

Image of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Credit: CDC A study published by The BMJ today finds that COVID-19 is associated […]
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