Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression, anxiety hit minorities hardest during pandemic

Americans' rates of depression and anxiety spiked during the first year of the pandemic, but the increases were much more pronounced among Black, Hispanic and Asian people than among white people, new research shows.

Medical research

New research advances understanding of DNA repair

A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has made a discovery that alters our understanding of how the body's DNA repair process works and may lead to new chemotherapy treatments for cancer and other disorders.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hope for children at risk of relapse in depression

Ph.D. candidate Ida Sund Morken and her colleagues at NTNU's Department of Psychology have investigated the extent to which depression in childhood increases the risk of developing new depression later, as well as looked ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study finds dynamic pregnancy intentions among participants

Deciding when to start or grow a family is deeply personal and complex. When someone begins using a contraceptive, it may seem obvious they are not planning to get pregnant anytime soon. But a study recently published in ...


Dynamic stability of brain activity is altered when pondering

People tend to keep thinking about the distress itself and the possible causes and consequences when they encounter life distress. This psychological process is termed as "rumination" in literature. It is a common symptom ...

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