Psychology & Psychiatry

Half of teens shy, but for a few it's more serious

Does your teen show normal nerves about the weekend party, or always stay home? Nearly half of teenagers say they're shy, perhaps a bit surprising in our say-anything society. But a government study finds a small fraction ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Shyness negatively affects marital quality

Los Angeles, CA (May 18, 2010) Shyness can influence the quality of an ongoing relationship - even one as important as marriage - according to a study in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (published by SAGE).

Psychology & Psychiatry

Non-fearful social withdrawal linked positively to creativity

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime.

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