Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness programs can boost children's mental health

Mindfulness programs can improve the mental health of school-age children and help them to feel more optimistic, according to new research from the University of Derby and Derbyshire Educational Psychology Service.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers find new measure to predict stress resilience

Researchers at the University of Zurich show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain activity can predict resilience against post-traumatic stress

Why does one person develop post-traumatic symptoms after a stressful event while another does not? Police officers with higher activity in the anterior frontal brain area appear to respond more resiliently to a traumatic ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How self-regulation can help young people overcome setbacks

Failing an exam at school, getting rejected for a job or being screamed at by your teacher or superior are only a few examples of situations that may cause despair, disappointment or a sense of failure. Unfortunately, such ...

HIV & AIDS

Research deciphers HIV attack plan

(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Los Alamos National Laboratory and University of Pennsylvania scientists defines previously unknown properties of transmitted HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS. The viruses that successfully ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Resilience and stress management program aids health care workers

The Promoting Resilience in Stress Management (PRISM) program for health care workers and staff is feasible, acceptable, and associated with improved outcomes, according to a study published online July 1 in JAMA Network ...

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