Psychology & Psychiatry

Stressed, anxious? Ask the brain

Our actions are driven by "internal states" such as anxiety, stress or thirst—which will strongly affect and motivate our behaviors. Not much is known about how such states are represented by complex brain-wide circuits, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Conflicts with teachers are risk factor for school shootings

As part of the TARGET project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, researchers at Freie Universität Berlin conducted a systematic literature search of all the available studies dealing with school ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stepdads must steer through tricky waters

(HealthDay)—Although the role of father is often clear-cut, stepdads must navigate the fine line between parent and friend with the children of their wives.

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Ethical oversight needed for social network health research

Participant-led research, such as studies conducted via social networks, are increasingly common and have several advantages over more standard research but there are some concerns about their ethical oversight, according ...

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