Psychology & Psychiatry

The power of validation in helping people stay positive

Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as "I understand why you feel that way" can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests.

Medical economics

Trainee doctors spend a quarter of their time on admin

New UK-based research establishes an association between the daily mood of trainee doctors and their intention to quit and suggests changes to health workplace settings that could help to improve mood and staff retention.

Health

'Loss of pleasure' in teen sleep study

Sleep patterns around the world have been disrupted as screen time increases and sleep routines change with COVID-19 self-isolation requirements.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bad sleep habits can depress teens

Nagging negative thoughts—and striving for perfection—keep teenagers awake at night, raising their chance of becoming depressed and anxious, a new study shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women deflated by #Fitspiration images

Researchers have found that the #Fitspiration philosophy is flawed, making many women feel worse about themselves and their bodies rather than inspiring them to exercise.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research confirms lingering mood benefit of psychedelics

People who had recently used psychedelics such as psilocybin report a sustained improvement in mood and feeling closer to others after the high has worn off, shows a new Yale study published the week of Jan. 20 in the journal ...

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