Psychology & Psychiatry

Worry less for better health

Do you worry a lot? Besides the anxiety it's causing you emotionally, it can threaten your health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Biomarker reveals PTSD sufferers at risk of suicide

The risk of suicide among individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is much higher than the general population, but identifying those individuals at greatest risk has been difficult. However, a team at Yale has ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys

Girls are more often bullied than boys and are more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide, according to research led by a Rutgers University-Camden nursing scholar.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Three ways to improve focus and concentration

(HealthDay)—Do you get distracted easily or find that it's getting harder to stay focused on a task at hand or retain new information? These issues can happen to anyone, though they may seem to be more troublesome with ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety traits are visible in the brain

Questionnaires or concentration tasks can be used to screen for anxiety, but so too can EEG recordings – at least indirectly. The frequent mind wandering of anxious people can also be seen on MRI scans. These are just some ...

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