Psychology & Psychiatry

Back-to-school tips may help ease sensory overload in kids

(HealthDay)—Transitioning from summer to a new school year is hard for any kid, but it is particularly difficult for children who have trouble processing new sensations, according to an expert on what is known as "sensory ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Loneliness, Poor Health Appear to be Linked

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two UA studies have found that hoarding friends doesn't necessarily diminish forlorn feelings and that loneliness is a matter of perception.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Who am I? Adolescents' replies depend on others (w/ Video)

Ask middle-school students if they are popular or make friends easily, they likely will depend on social comparisons with their peers for an answer. Such reliance on the perceived opinions of others, or reflected self-appraisals, ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Study compares traits of autism, schizophrenia

(Medical Xpress) -- A UT Dallas professor is studying the differences between the social impairments found in autism and schizophrenia to help develop better treatments for people with both disorders.

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