Health

It's 2020: Time to teach teens 'safe' sexting

Preaching sexual abstinence to youth was popular for a number of decades, but research repeatedly found that such educational messages fell short in their intended goals. Simply telling youth not to have sex failed to delay ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotional rape victims seen as more believable

Distressed rape complainants are perceived to be more credible than those who control their emotions, a University of Queensland study has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How an online test might help identify mental illnesses

Outside prisons and jails, more than four million people in the United States are still monitored on probation and parole. Mental health disorders may affect about half a million of them—or perhaps more. No one is quite ...

Pediatrics

Nationwide study on teen 'sexting' has good news, bad news

The good news is that adolescent "sexting" is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines. The bad news is that it also has not decreased despite preventive efforts by educators and others. Most commonly, the ...

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