Psychology & Psychiatry

Botox influences the control of emotions in the brain

The bacterial toxin botulinum toxin (BTX)—colloquially known as Botox—is probably known to most people as a remedy for wrinkles. But botulinum toxin can do even more: if it is injected into the forehead, for example, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online art viewing can improve well-being

Viewing art while visiting galleries and museums can have powerful effects on an individual's mood, stress and well-being. But does the same hold true for viewing art in digital space? A new study by psychologists led by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Excessive sports training may have negative effects on mood state

To build fitness, athletes must apply stress to the body, and then through recovery, the body adapts and is able to accommodate greater stress in the next round of training. Controlling the adequate amounts of stress and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing expands mass testing as lockdown fears grow

Beijing on Tuesday launched mass coronavirus testing for nearly all its 21 million residents, as fears grew that the Chinese capital may be placed under a strict lockdown like Shanghai.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health care for detainees failing worldwide

A substantial majority of prisoners around the world experience psychological problems, yet authorities do little to address this issue. A new volume(verwijst naar een andere website) edited by Piet Hein van Kempen and Maartje ...

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