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Federal same-sex marriage ruling improved life satisfaction for individuals, s...
URBANA, Ill. - Until the U.S. Supreme Court s Obergefell v. Hodges decision in 2015 provided federal recognition of same-sex marriage in the United States, individual state laws varied. Some states were clear on whether or not they would recognize the marriages of same-sex couples, and others were in an uncertain flux, in some instances legalizing, then backpedaling on the decision days later. Some married couples thus faced uncertainty about whether their ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
Prevention, treatment efforts reduce HIV infection among transgender women
Programs to prevent HIV in transgender women are helping to lower the rate of new infection but better care and treatment of this vulnerable population is still needed, especially among those of lower income or people of color, according to a new Rutgers study. The study appears in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases . Despite the stability in HIV prevalence, infection is still highest among transwomen compared to any other group in the city - a patt ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
To Encourage Girls in Science, Talk Action, Not Identity
Girls persevere longer and are more engaged in science tasks when they are asked to 8220 do science, 8221 rather than 8220 be scientists, 8221 finds a new study in the journal Psychological Science. It 8217 s the latest of a slew of experiments identifying small differences in a teacher 8217 s language that may improve motivation in science particularly for students who feel threatened by stereotypes suggesting they are less likely to perform well in the s ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Mar 4
Long Work Weeks May Be Depressing, Especially for Women
Feeling trapped behind a desk, a counter or on the factory floor does no favors for the mind. Now, research helps confirm that women with jobs that demand long hours may be more prone to depression. Researchers found that compared with women who worked a standard 40-hour week, those who were on the clock 55 hours or more typically reported more depression symptoms. The same was true of women and men who usually worked weekends as well as weekdays. The find ...
Healthday - Mon. Mar 4
Green Space Good for Your Child's Mental Health
Living near a park, forest or other green space may protect your children s mental health later in life, a new Danish study suggests. Children who grow up in these natural surroundings have up to a 55 percent lower risk of developing a mental disorder as an adult, researchers found. Further, the protective effect grows stronger with more years spent living near nature, said lead researcher Kristine Engemann, a postdoctoral researcher at Aarhus University i ...
Healthday - Mon. Mar 4
Letter from the Editor: Making plans
Being based in England, you d think that the Medical News Today editorial team would be used to less-than-ideal weather conditions. But, we d be lying if we said that the glacial temperatures of New York City weren t a shock to the system.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar or ADHD: How to tell them apart
Bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are very different conditions, but they share some similar symptoms, such as hyperactive and impulsive behavior. A careful diagnosis is especially important because the treatments for each condition are different.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar depression: Treatment and symptoms
For some people, bipolar disorder can cause episodes of depression. People can manage bipolar-related depression using medications, therapies, and other treatments.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar and sex: What's the connection?
Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience intense shifts in moods, sometimes from a manic state to a depressed state, for example. These shifts can occur with changes in sexual desire, confidence, or sexual function.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Bipolar diagnosis: Criteria and testing
Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience episodes of mania or hypomania and depression. People who suspect that they have bipolar disorder should see a doctor, who will perform several tests and may refer them to a psychiatrist or psychologist for further assessment.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
Mania vs. hypomania: Differences, similarities, and treatments
Mania and hypomania are periods where a person feels elated, very active, and full of energy. Hypomania is a milder form of mania.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 4
“Why Am I Always Like This?”
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