Psychology & Psychiatry

Seeing yourself as Einstein may change the way you think

The perception of having Albert Einstein's body may help unlock previously inaccessible mental resources, finds a new study. Following a virtual reality "Einstein" experience, participants were less likely to unconsciously ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Big rise seen in U.S. kids, teens attempting suicide

(HealthDay)—In a troubling sign that anxiety and depression are taking hold of America's youth, new research shows a doubling since 2008 in the number of kids and teens who've been hospitalized for attempted suicide or ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Disaster plans and the mentally ill

Houston, Miami, San Juan—Category 5 hurricanes, the most destructive storm systems, have made a record-breaking 6 landfalls this year. This represents a quarter of the total category 5 hurricane landfalls that the Atlantic ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Progress on depression slow in China as stigmas persist

Kerry Yang speaks openly to foreigners about the bouts of depression that have haunted her for a decade—her emotional meltdowns in college, the bruises she inflicted upon her body as a coping mechanism, her initial unsuccessful ...

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