Psychology & Psychiatry

LGBT health improves when friends are just like them

Individuals in the LGBT community face stressors that have dire consequences on their health. Researchers from Michigan State University are the first to pinpoint social factors that can reduce these stressors and improve ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Team examines the link between cognition and hearing or vision loss

There is a long-established and widely recognized link between declines in sensory acuity—particularly hearing and vision—and cognition. Data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), involving tens of thousands ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is Instagram behavior motivated by a desire to belong?

Does a desire to belong and perceived social support drive a person's frequency of Instagram use? The relationship between these motivating factors as predictors of Instagram use are published in a new study in Cyberpsychology, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

CDC probes troubling rise in suicide among Utah teens

(HealthDay)—Between 2011 and 2015, the rate of suicide for Utah's teens—mostly boys—more than doubled and greatly outpaced the national average for these tragedies, a new report finds.

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