Psychology & Psychiatry

Less work, more play

In the current global situation many people have been forced to rethink what we previously referred to as a work-life balance. There was much pressure from good mental health advocates for us to opt for more leisure time ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Drastic changes in social lives raise future mental health concerns

People's social lives aren't what they used to be. But exactly how they've changed and what it might mean for mental health is what psycho-linguistic researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are trying to figure out ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Found: Brain structure that controls our behavior

For our social life and our profession we must be able to deal with our environment and other people. Executive functions, meaning the basic intellectual abilities that control human thought and action, help us to do this. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Burnout a major and growing issue among U.S. cardiologists

More than one out of three heart doctors in the U.S. report feeling burned out, according to results of a new survey presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parents' social isolation linked to their children's health

Parents' social isolation was linked to self-reported poorer health not only for themselves but also for their adolescent children, finds a study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Medical economics

Gender gap persists in starting salary for physicians

The gender gap in starting salary for physicians persists, although it is unclear which factors account for this gap, according to a report published online Jan. 22 in Health Affairs.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to support children whose parent works away for long periods

It's not always possible for families to be together during the Christmas holidays if one parent is working away for several days. They could be on a tour of duty for the Australian Defence Force or in a fly-in, fly-out mining ...

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