Psychology & Psychiatry

Gun owners aren't happier, don't sleep better at night

Despite claims that owning a gun makes a person feel safer and sleep easier, gun owners don't actually sleep any better than non-gun owners, according to a new study by University of Arizona researcher Terrence Hill.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Integrating work at home

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been working from home since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and my company recently shared that we would be continuing to do so. In the beginning, it was difficult for me to juggle working remotely ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psst! Have you heard that gossip isn't all bad?

Gossip is often considered socially taboo and dismissed for its negative tone, but a Dartmouth study illustrates some of its merits. Gossip facilitates social connection and enables learning about the world indirectly through ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Older adults are happier when their space matches their personality

The old saying, "Home is where the heart is," has some new science to back it up. A study has found photos of a person's living space can accurately point at personality traits and the mood of the people who live there, especially ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Help for borderline personality disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is the most common personality disorder in Australia, affecting up to 5% of the population at some stage, and Flinders University researchers warn more needs to be done to meet this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acne negatively impacts emotional health of adult women

(HealthDay)—Women with acne have strong concerns about appearance and experience mental and emotional health consequences, according to a study published online July 28 in JAMA Dermatology.

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