Psychology & Psychiatry

Couples who cohabit before engagement are more likely to struggle

University of Denver (DU) researchers find that couples who live together before they are engaged have a higher chance of getting divorced than those who wait until they are married to live together, or at least wait until ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Counselling doesn't work in the long term

Person-centred counselling is one of the most popular treatments for mental health problems. Often just shortened to "counselling", the approach focuses on how patients view themselves in the here and now, rather than how ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Virtual presence akin to physical for kids

(PhysOrg.com) -- Video communication tools such as Skype may help maintain family relationships with young children when physical presence is not possible, according to new research at Swinburne University.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Behavior problems in school linked to 2 types of families

Contrary to Leo Tolstoy's famous observation that "happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," a new psychology study confirms that unhappy families, in fact, are unhappy in two distinct ...

Health

Worries about paying bills can cause people to pack on pounds

Stressing out can cause people to gain weight, according to a study appearing in the July 15 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. This new study is believed to be one of the first of its kind to look at the relationship ...

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