Contrary to what many psychological scientists think, people do not all have the same set of biologically "basic" emotions, and those emotions are not automatically expressed on the faces of those around us, according to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (10) | 11 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For most of history, people have assumed that facial expressions are generally universal; a smile by someone of any cultural group generally is an expression of happiness or pleasure, for ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the U.K.'s University of Portsmouth have conducted a study with the aim of attempting to discern if the attractiveness of a person's face is impacted by facial expression. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a severely debilitating illness characterized by sadness and an inability to cope. Not only does it affect a person's ability to concentrate and make decisions, it also alters their ability ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 08, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Retail therapy is often lamented as wasteful and irresponsible, but new research from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business indicates that it can help alleviate certain negative emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | 2.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Girls may be sugar and spice, but "everything nice" takes a back seat when friends let them down.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 22, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Children of depressed parents pick up on their parents' sadness—whether mom or dad realizes their mood or not.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A University of Toronto study shows that when formerly depressed people experience mild states of sadness, their brain's response can predict if they will become depressed again.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Constant bitterness can make a person ill, according to Concordia University researchers who have examined the relationship between failure, bitterness and quality of life.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Even people who show a clear treatment response with antidepressant medications continue to experience symptoms like insomnia, sadness and decreased concentration, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Depression is increasingly recognized as an illness that strikes repeatedly over the lifespan, creating cycles of relapse and recovery. This sobering knowledge has prompted researchers to search for markers of relapse risk ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 22, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 350 million people suffer from depression globally, the World Health Organization said, ahead of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research has uncovered several factors which could explain why children with asthma are at an increased risk of being bullied.
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