Psychology & Psychiatry

The interplay between relationships, stress, and sleep

A new Personal Relationships study documents how the quality of a person's romantic relationship and the life stress he or she experiences at two key points in early adulthood (at age 23 and 32) are related to sleep quality ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Postnatal depression has life-long impact on mother-child relations

Postnatal depression (PND) can impact the quality of relationships between mother and child into adult life, and have a negative influence on the quality of relationships between grandmothers and grandchildren, new research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A 48-hour sexual 'afterglow' helps to bond partners over time

Sex plays a central role in reproduction, and it can be pleasurable, but new findings suggest that it may serve an additional purpose: bonding partners together. A study of newlywed couples, published in Psychological Science, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers measure emotional flexibility in mother-daughter dyads

Queen's University researchers Tom Hollenstein and Jessica Lougheed have published new research on the emotional bonds between mothers and adolescent daughters. The study examined how well mother-daughter pairs were able ...

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