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UA report: Few studies look at well-being of LGB youth of color
While research on lesbian, gay and bisexual youth has increased in recent years, these studies often fail to look at the experiences of young people of color, according to a new report in the Journal of Gay Lesbian Mental Health . This omission may lead to wide gaps in understanding the experience of sexual minority youth who also are part of a racial or ethnic minority, says University of Arizona researcher Russell Toomey, lead author of the report. Studi ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
Here's looking at you -- finding allies through facial cues
After being on the losing side of a fight, men seek out other allies with a look of rugged dominance about them to ensure a backup in case of future fights. Women in similar situations however, prefer to seek solace from allies whose faces suggest they can provide emotional support. There is an evolutionary root to the differences in how men and women seek out allies and it is driven by the need for social survival in the long run. This is according to UK ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
Patients diagnosed late with HIV infection are more likely to transmit HIV to ...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - An estimated 1.2 million people live with HIV in the United States, with nearly 13 percent being unaware of their infection. New research by Brandon Brown in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside and colleagues has found that patients diagnosed late in the course of HIV infection are more likely to transmit HIV to others since they are not on treatment to suppress the viral load and could be transmitting HIV ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
Ultimate sacrifice: Spider's post-sex cannibalism aids offspring
The male dark fishing spider is just dying to father some children - and this death wish probably evolved to benefit his offspring, according to new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Gonzaga University. In 2013, Steven Schwartz and his colleagues reported that the male dark fishing spider begins to curl up and die immediately after mating with a female, which then devours him. Now the researchers have published a study showing that the m ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
Depression: Discovery of new brain pathway could yield new treatments
Scientists have discovered a new brain pathway that could be targeted to ease depression, paving the way for new treatments for patients who do not benefit from current antidepressant medications.
Medical News Today - Fri. Oct 7
Just Say No
Just Say No was Nancy Reagan s famous solution to the epidemic of drug use in our country. She suggested it in a speech to the nation in September, 1986. The just in Just Say No implies that it s easy. But it s not it didn t work. Saying no isn t easy for people being offered drugs or young women being pushed to have sex when they don t want it. Saying no can be hard for people of all ages and circumstances. Why is it so hard to say no
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 7
5 Reasons We Worry, and 5 Ways to Worry Less
As we get older and look back on our lives, many of us will say, I wish I d worried less. We recognize that worry wasn t worth what it cost the tension, poor sleep , irritability, fatigue, problems concentrating, and general unhappiness that go along with excessive worry. After all, most of what we worry about never even happens.
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 7
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science Attentional Bias Dynamics and Posttraumatic Stress in Survivors of Violent Conflict and Atrocities New Directions in Clinical Psychological Science of Refugee Mental Health Kim Yuval, Ariel Zvielli, and Amit Bernstein Survivors of violent conflicts and forcibly displaced persons are at risk for experiencing posttraumatic stress PTS symptoms. The researchers investigated a promising ...
Psychological Science - Fri. Oct 7
What Comes First, Daughter Or Caregiver?
Mom Me 2013
Huffington Post - Fri. Oct 7
A Profile of Siddhartha Mukherjee
A Profile of Siddhartha Mukherjee Genes , Chance and Destiny
Psychology Today - Thu. Oct 6
A Force More Powerful Than Anti-Vaxxers? Economics!
We have a vaccine crisis in the this country. Not just the one caused by anti-vaxxers like Jenny McCarthy, scaring Americans away from life-saving childhood vaccines with pseudo-scientific claims about autism . Instead I m talking about a bigger crisis, one caused by a dangerously thin supply of vaccines. Wise parents who ignore the blatherings of people like McCarthy may soon arrive at their pediatricians offices prepared to vaccinate their children, only ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Oct 6
Freedom of Speech on Campus
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. George Washington, 1783
Psychology Today - Thu. Oct 6
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