Tag Archives: Psychology

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

  Washington, United States – Meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy — not conventional treatments for back pain — seem to be effective in alleviating the common condition, researchers said. After 26 ...

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Health Risk of Loneliness Has Physiological Basis: Study

Health Risk of Loneliness Has Physiological Basis: Study

  Washington, United States – Loneliness can increase the risk of premature death by 14 percent in older adults, according to a study published that posits a physiological basis for the ...

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Teenage Goths at Higher Risk of Depression: Study

Teenage Goths at Higher Risk of Depression: Study

  Paris, France – Teenagers who identify as “goths”, a subculture known for its members’ black clothes and makeup, have a three times higher risk of depression than non-goth peers, researchers ...

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Creativity and Psychosis Share a Genetic Source: Study

Creativity and Psychosis Share a Genetic Source: Study

  Paris, France – Artistic creativity may share genetic roots with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a study published on Monday. The research, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, ...

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Couples Who Sext Have Better Sex: Study

Couples Who Sext Have Better Sex: Study

  Ottawa, Canada – Couples who send each other sexually suggestive or explicit images by phone, commonly known as “sexting,” have better sex, according to a study presented to a psychology ...

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US Psychology Group may Vote on Interrogations Ban

US Psychology Group may Vote on Interrogations Ban

  Washington, United States – America’s top psychology association next week could tighten its ethical guidelines, after an internal report concluded that it colluded with the Pentagon and the CIA on ...

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Mad, Sad or Bad: The Psychology of Murder-Suicide

Mad, Sad or Bad: The Psychology of Murder-Suicide

  Paris, France – Questions to University College London psychology professor Lorraine Sherr on the likely state of mind of the Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately downing a plane with 150 people ...

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Learning a Second Language After Age 10 Boosts Brain: Study

Learning a Second Language After Age 10 Boosts Brain: Study

  Miami, United States – Plenty of research has shown that learning a second language can boost brainpower, but a new study out Monday suggests that the effects extend to those who ...

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

  In the US, Many people choose to blame bad moods and symptoms of depression this time of year on the decreased amount of daylight. While many choose to put ...

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