Psychology & Psychiatry

Thanking and apologizing: Talk that isn't cheap

We place a high value on teaching children to say "thank you" and "I'm sorry." As adults, these simple words are central to many social interactions. Uttering the words is easy, so why do people often hold back? And why does ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Head off the blues when your teen heads to college

(HealthDay)—As excited as you are that your teen's going to college, it's normal to have mixed emotions, such as anxiety, sadness and possibly depression. It's even normal to feel envious that his or her life is just beginning ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cyberbullying linked with depression, emotional abuse

Cyberbullying may exacerbate mental health conditions among adolescents, particularly teens who have experienced previous emotional abuse, according to new research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Computer to give advice on mental health

It will be open 24 hours a day, and will never close down for festivals or take a holiday. The machine will provide sensible and personal advice for young people who contact its chat service. This is the aim of Professor ...

Health

How is the quality of care in a commercial virtual visit?

Quality of care varied among commercial virtual visit companies where patients used websites to request consultations with physicians they have never met via videoconference, telephone or web chat, according to a new study ...

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