Addiction

Researchers put a price tag on alcohol use

Alcohol use disorders are associated with high social welfare and health care costs—but what causes them? A new Finnish study looks at the magnitude and reasons behind the economic burden alcohol use disorders have on society.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research sheds light on how happy couples argue

In marriage, conflict is inevitable. Even the happiest couples argue. And research shows they tend to argue about the same topics as unhappy couples: children, money, in-laws, intimacy.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Couples weather bickering with a little help from their friends

Every couple has conflict, and new research finds that having good friends and family members to turn to alleviates the stress of everyday conflict between partners. In fact, according to the study led by The University of ...

Health

Does chronic pain affect a spouse's sleep?

Research suggests that a patient's chronic pain affects a spouse's emotional well-being and marital satisfaction. In a novel study of behavioral health outcomes published in the journal Pain, researchers examined the effects ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Happily married means a healthier ever after

(Medical Xpress)—New BYU research finds that people in happy marriages live less "in sickness" but enjoy more of life "in health."

Pediatrics

Marital problems in childhood affect teen adjustment

Marital discord is a significant social problem for children, sometimes leading to problems in health and well-being. A new longitudinal study finds that the impact of marital problems on children in their kindergarten years ...

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