Psychology & Psychiatry

Four ways to stop thinking the worst will happen when you're stressed

Imagine you have an interview for a new job tomorrow. Some people might think about what kind of questions they will be asked so that they can prepare, or imagine the interview going well. For others, the thought of an interview ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cooking with 'dirty' fuels affects women's mental health

About 2.6 billion people—nearly half of the global population, most of them in Africa, Asia and central and south America—rely on biomass fuels, like wood and charcoal, or kerosene to cook meals, heat and light their ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Smacking children: What the research says

The question of whether it is ever acceptable to smack a child—hitting them with the flat inside of the hand with the aim of achieving compliance—is still highly controversial. In England, this controversy was recently ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic family stress leads to sleep problems for boys

Lockdowns and economic stress have contributed to the rise of child abuse and neglectful parenting behaviors during the pandemic, with an increase in family violence reported in multiple studies.

Health

How to remain youthful and resilient despite stress

A bit of stress can be good for your mental and physical wellbeing, but too much can lead to anxiety, depression and other health problems. It can also make you age faster. So learning to become more stress-resilient is important ...

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