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Spanking Linked to Increase in Children’s Behavior Problems
Children who have been spanked by their parents by age 5 show an increase in behavior problems at age 6 and age 8 relative to children who have never been spanked, according to new findings in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . The study , which uses a statistical technique to approximate random assignment, indicates that this increase in behavior problems cannot be attributed to various characteristics of the ...
Psychological Science - Sat. Dec 2
Focusing on Changing Norms Can Spur Eco-Friendly Behavior
Every day, we make choices that can have long-reaching impacts on the environment, but it can be difficult to change our behavior when the way we eat, travel, and even clean up after ourselves is so engrained in society. While reshaping our relationship with the Earth can seem an insurmountable task, the best way to encourage environmentally-friendly behavior may be to focus on the changes that are already happening, according to new research in Psychologi ...
Psychological Science - Sat. Dec 2
Trump's Co-Author: White House Now 'Deeply Concerned About His Mental Health'
Donald Trump s Art of the Deal co-author says at least two apparent White House staffers have made calls to someone he knows to express concern over the president s mental health. Tony Schwartz , who has become an ardent Trump critic, told MSNBC s Ari Melber that Trump is deeply mentally ill. He said I know that two different people from the White House or at least saying that they were from the White House and that turned out to be a White House number ha ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Dec 2
32 Gifts People With Anxiety Really Want For The Holidays
32 Gifts People With Anxiety Really Want for the Holidays was published on The Mighty . While a certain new gadget or that perfect getaway might come to mind when someone asks, What do you want for the holidays The Mighty asked a different question for people in their community who deal with anxiety disorders What do you really want for the holidays. Here s what they had to say 1. To be able to love myself as much as I love my fianc . And by love myself, I ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Dec 2
Seniors, leaving the house daily may help you live longer
We ve all been there confined to our homes for days, or even weeks, thanks to the dreaded flu or some other ailment. When you re finally able to go outside, there s no feeling quite like it. And for older adults, this seemingly simple pleasure could be life-saving.
Medical News Today - Sat. Dec 2
HPPD: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Hallucinogen-persisting perception disorder, or HPPD, causes a person to keep reliving the visual element of an experience caused by hallucinogenic drugs. But what do the flashbacks in HPPD feel like, what causes them, and how might they be treated
Medical News Today - Sat. Dec 2
Tardive dyskinesia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of certain medications that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. These movements are jerky, stiff, and cannot be controlled.
Medical News Today - Sat. Dec 2
Yes, smartphone addiction does harm your teen's mental health
To all parents who were ever concerned about their teenage son s or daughter s addiction to their smartphone you have serious grounds for worry, a new study suggests.
Medical News Today - Sat. Dec 2
Sunlight Is the Best Medicine
A warm welcome-back to Abigail Strubel, social worker, writer, mental health advocate, and chronotherapy aficionado. Here she delves into some surprising historical precursors of light therapy for both medical and psychological afflictions, which demonstrated positive effect long before the current era of definitive placebo -controlled clinical trials. Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale was rigorous not only about kindness and cleanliness she maintained ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Dec 2
One Size Rarely Fits All
Guest post by Brendan Cullen , a doctoral student in the UO SAN Lab .
Psychology Today - Sat. Dec 2
Yoga Poses Could Boost Self-Esteem More Than "Power Poses"
Researchers found that standing yoga poses like Mountain Pose Tadasana , Upward Salute Urdhva Hastasana , and Eagle Pose Garudasana improved self-esteem, energy, sense of power and control. Participants did both yoga poses and power poses for a few minutes and were asked to rate their sense of energy, control, and empowerment. This effect was not seen after high power poses like the superman pose, a standing pose with hands resting on the hips, or the hand ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Dec 2
Feeling Bad?
Did you ever wonder why we sometimes experience emotions and can t identify what caused us to experience them We re just going through our day and suddenly feel depressed, or anxious, but nothing significant happened. Usually, but not always, we feel emotions as a result of some experience, whether it is happening now or is a memory of a past experience. Feeling them is not something we have control over but interpreting them is. The thought process that t ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Dec 2
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