Psychology & Psychiatry

Tired of London? Maybe you're living in the wrong place

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life," observed the writer Samuel Johnson in the eighteenth century. In fact, research published today suggests such a man may be merely living in the wrong postcode. A study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Grit' adds little to prediction of academic achievement

Personality characteristics - especially conscientiousness - have previously been shown to have a significant but moderate influence on academic achievement. However, a new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology ...

Health

A little more education, a little longer life?

(HealthDay) -- It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young adults with schizophrenia have highest suicide risk

Adults with schizophrenia have an elevated risk of dying from suicide. Yet there's only limited understanding of when and why people with schizophrenia die of suicide—in part because research studies have looked at relatively ...

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