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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of new articles published in Clinical Psychological Science are part of the forthcoming special series 8220 Dissecting Antisocial Behavior The Impact of Neural, Genetic, and Environmental Factors 8221 Polygenic Risk for Externalizing Psychopathology and Executive Dysfunction in Trauma-Exposed Veterans Naomi Sadeh, Erika J. Wolf, Mark W. Logue, Joanna Lusk, Jasmeet P. Hayes, Regina E. McGlinchey, William P. Milberg, Annjanette Stone, Steven A. Schi ...
Psychological Science - Fri. Mar 11
Pre-Marital Counseling
In order to get and sustain the relationship you want, you have to create the love you desire. And it helps to have a joint plan before the wedding about what to do when the relationship loses its luster. What are the most common problems couples face or at least bring to therapists these days I think therapists are dealing with more affairs these days. About half of my practice is helping couples work through the aftermath of an affair. I hear almost the ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Mar 10
What Do the Blind See When They Dream?
I m on the phone with Amelia, a forty-four-year-old insurance agent who has been blind from birth, and I m scraping the bottom of my mental thesaurus to find descriptive words that will have the same connotation for both of us. How do you . . . perceive things I ask. What do you mean I just see them. You see them Well, not visually, of course. Right. I need a more specific question. Could you describe the color red Red is hot, she says. Red is like fire. W ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Mar 10
Listen to Your Parents! (It’s Good for Them)
After rejecting their parents values wholeheartedly as teenagers , many young adults rediscover the joys of family bonds and once again see sense in their parents points of view. Who knows There may even be a social benefit to showing off a parent s smarts at least in abstentia . Sprinkling a conversation with Mom always said ... or Dad had a way with might help an inexperienced twenty-something sound like a regular fount of down-home wisdom . But as much ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Mar 10
Two-Thirds of Americans Report Daily Discrimination in Poll
Nearly seven in 10 Americans experience some form of discrimination, and that discrimination can contribute to higher stress levels and poorer health, researchers report. The online poll found 61 percent of more than 3,300 respondents reported daily discrimination, such as disrespectful treatment, receiving poorer service than others or being threatened or harassed. And nearly half of those surveyed said they had experienced major discrimination, such as u ...
Healthday - Thu. Mar 10
Hispanic women who identify as white are healthier than those who don't
Los Angeles, CA March 10, 2016 Hispanic women who identify as Black or another race have worse functional health than their counterparts who identify as White, according to new research. Out today, this research is part of a new special issue of Research on Aging ROA, a journal from SAGE Publishing focused on aging and health among Hispanic populations in the United States and in Latin America. Looking at data from 42,908 U.S. Hispanic women, ages 18-85, f ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 10
News coverage of Fukushima disaster found lacking
WASHINGTON, D.C. March 10, 2016 -- Five years after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, the disaster no longer dominates U.S. news headlines, although experts say it is a continuing disaster with broad implications. A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine-Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage following the disaster minimized health risks to the general population. Pascale analyzed more than 2,000 news ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 10
Physical activity encouraged more in boys than in girls
School and family influences on physical activity may be stronger in boys than in girls in Australia, according to a study published March 9, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Rohan Telford from the University of Canberra, Australia, and colleagues. Scientists have observed what appears to be a gender-based disparity in physical activity among youth, where girls are less active than boys. To better understand the mechanisms that underlie these ob ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 10
'Ultra-processed' foods make up more than half of all calories in US diet
Ultra-processed foods make up more than half of all calories consumed in the US diet, and contribute nearly 90 of all added sugar intake, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open . Ultra-processed foods are formulations of several ingredients. Besides salt, sugar, oils and fats, they include substances not generally used in cooking, such as flavourings, emulsifiers, and other additives designed to mimic the qualities of real foods . Ultra-pr ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 10
Drug overdoses in PA increased 14-fold in past 4 decades
PITTSBURGH, March 10, 2016 - Drug-overdose deaths in Pennsylvania increased 14-fold in the last 35 years, with rates climbing especially fast in relatively young white women, according to the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The analysis is the first to examine in detail accidental overdose deaths over time in Pennsylvania and suggests potential targets for public health intervention and law enforcement efforts. It is published in ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 10
Cesar Millan Crosses the Line Again
[Note The video clip of the Cesar 911 episode to which this posting refers appears to have been removed from public viewing on YouTube. A partial clip and commentary can be found here . ] On March 7, staff writer Christian Cotroneo reported for The Dodo , the website devoted to the love of animals on Cesar Millan s worst dog-training idea, ever, that is, a particularly demented plan to reform a pig-killing French bulldog by giving him a positive memory wit ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Mar 9
"Know Yourself?" 6 Specific Ways to Know Who You Are
To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom . This famous quote is often attributed to Socrates. But what exactly do you know when you know yourself This blog will reveal 6 elements of self-knowledge that can help you understand your own identity . As you live your daily life, you can look for clues to these important building blocks of Self. But first, why is it important to know yourself The Benefits of Self-Knowledge Maybe it s obvious, but here in a nut ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Mar 9
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