Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotions: how humans regulate them and why some people can't

Consider the following scenario: You are nearing the end of a busy day at work, when a comment from your boss diminishes what's left of your dwindling patience. You turn, red-faced, towards the source of your indignation. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parent-child interactive intervention cuts depression

(HealthDay)—An intervention targeting depression in very young children can be effective in community settings, according to a study published online June 20 in The American Journal of Psychiatry.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Infants of mind-minded parents better at regulating emotions

Most parents want their children to learn to regulate their emotions and, for example, not immediately give up after a disappointment or become hysterical when they don't get their way. New research by a team of child development ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research to identify what makes conversations supportive

People going through hard times often find assistance by talking about their problems with others, and the support people receive has documented health benefits. However, the quality of support can vary and what happens during ...

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