Psychology & Psychiatry

Positive emotion skills combat burnout among health care workers

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated already rising rates of burnout among American health care workers. A new Northwestern University study found learning and practicing skills that increase positive emotion like gratitude, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

LSD use tied to increased distress in unemployed job-seekers

Lifetime LSD use is associated with a higher likelihood of severe psychological distress after losing one's job, according to a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Benjamin Korman, formerly of the University ...


AI model confirms vaccination is key to cutting COVID in prisons

A new study has found vaccination and prompt lockdown to be the most effective strategies to minimize COVID-19 spread in prisons. However, a combination of other measures is needed to contain the spread of the disease in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows phone use boosts mood of teenagers

A pair of pediatric psychologists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found evidence that use of smart phones may boost teenagers' mood slightly. Matt Minich and Megan Moreno published their results in the open-access ...

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