Psychology & Psychiatry

'Clingy' spouses face greater health risks after partner dies

"Clingy" spouses—whether spending every waking moment with their partners or constantly telephoning when they're not together—are at greater risk for heart problems and poor mental health after their spouses die, according ...

Health

Medical marijuana cards often sought by existing heavy users

Young adults who seek enrollment in state medical marijuana programs are often those who already use heavily rather than those with mental or physical issues that could be addressed by the drug. That's according to new results ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

As stigma ebbs, college students seek mental health help

More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere as campus clinics struggle to meet demand, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Abortion does not increase a woman's risk of attempting suicide

Policies based on the notion that undergoing an abortion causes or increases women's risk of suicide attempts are misinformed, according to the results of a 17-year-long observational study including more than half a million ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Diverging trends: Binge drinking and depression

Binge drinking among U.S. adolescents precipitously declined from 1991 to 2018, according to a new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Depressive symptoms among U.S. adolescents have sharply increased ...

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