Psychology & Psychiatry

New 988 suicide hotline sees increase in calls for help

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched a new suicide hotline using just the numbers 988 in July, and now new data shows calls climbed 45% compared to the same time last year.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Studying the OCD cycle

Researchers at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology have developed a new model of obsessive-compulsive disorder based on principles of reinforcement learning. This model may lead to better treatment for obsessive-compulsive ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Low job control a risk factor for suicidal behavior

Men working in occupations featuring low demands and low control over their own work situation are at elevated risk for suicide attempts and suicide. In jobs with high demands and high control, the risk is lower. This is ...

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