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Preterm babies are less likely to form romantic relationships in adulthood
A study of up to 4.4m adult participants has shown that those who were born pre-term under 37 weeks gestation are less likely to form romantic relationships, have sexual relations or experience parenthood than those who were born full term Research from the University of Warwick suggests it s partly due to pre-term birth being associated with being more often withdrawn and shy, socially excluded a ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 15
A solution to psychology’s reproducibility problem just failed its first test
Behavior change is difficult just ask any psychologist. A new study shows behavior change among psychologists is no different. Efforts to improve the robustness of research by asking psychologists to state their methods and goals ahead of time, a process called preregistration, have stumbled at the first hurdle. Preregistration is not as easy as it may seem, says Aline Claesen, a psychologist at t ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Jul 15
To Appear More Intimidating, Just Tilt Your Head Down, Study Suggests
Facial expression can convey a staggering amount of information not just what kind of mood a person is in or real-time emotional reactions, but also more complex concepts like dominance and subservience. But a new study out in the journal Psychological Science shows that there s a way to communicate dominance that doesn t involve moving the facial muscles at all just tilt your head downward slight ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Jul 15
The Science Of Smiles, Real And Fake
The notion that you can smile your way to happiness is an enduring one. Back in the 1800s, Charles Darwin was among the first to come up with what modern scientists further developed into the 8220 facial feedback hypothesis. 8221 That 8217 s the idea that smiling can make you happier and frowning can make you sadder or angrier that changing your facial expression can intensify or even transform yo ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Jul 15
How Working Out in Anger Can Put You at Risk
Research points to a very long list of benefits from exercise, from improving your overall health to easing stress and enhancing mental well-being. But a landmark study in the journal Circulation highlights a negative, yet specific, concern. While health factors like obesity and diabetes are known heart attack triggers, data from 12,500 people in 52 countries pointed to two other risk factors to b ...
Healthday - Mon. Jul 15
Vets With PTSD Face Higher Odds for Early Death From Multiple Causes
U.S. veterans with PTSD are twice as likely as the general population to die from suicide, accidents and viral hepatitis, a new study finds. Veterans with PTSD also have a higher risk of death from diabetes and liver disease, according to the study published June 24 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine . Our findings suggest that treatment-seeking veterans with PTSD, including young vete ...
Healthday - Mon. Jul 15
Parent Who Listens Can Help Kids Thrive Despite Trauma
Heartfelt talks between parent and child are essential to help kids overcome tough times and do their best at school, a new study says. Traumatic events in a kid s life can cause the child to neglect school work and increase the odds that they ll wind up repeating a grade, researchers found. But having even one parent lend a kind and caring ear appears to help kids work past the toxic stress cause ...
Healthday - Mon. Jul 15
Why do I feel like everyone hates me?
Social interactions can sometimes be a challenge for people. Some people may even find that any social interaction can leave them feeling as though others hate or dislike them, even when this is not the case.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Can't get out of bed: 10 tips for mental health
There are many psychological reasons why a person may not feel as though they have the energy or motivation to get out of bed in the morning. However, there are some simple tricks that people can try to get going once they wake up.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'?
A study that analyzed key contents of a classic mental health handbook has questioned whether psychiatric diagnosis to identify distinct conditions has any scientific value.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
EMDR therapy: Benefits, effectiveness, and side effects
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a technique that some psychotherapists use to treat people experiencing psychological distress.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
Amitriptyline: Uses, side effects, warnings, and interactions
Amitriptyline is an antidepressant drug that doctors prescribe to treat depression. It also has off-label uses for other mental and physical health conditions.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
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