Psychology & Psychiatry

The nearer the friends, the stronger the regional identity

A new job, an academic career or a romantic relationship—there are many reasons for young people to move. But this does not necessarily lead to happiness. Satisfaction increases when people can identify with the region ...

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'Tis the season for youth to curb binge-drinking

With the holidays around the corner, we're all a little more likely to indulge, especially when it comes to alcohol. While a few extra drinks might be brushed off as holiday cheer, they can actually signal a problem in young ...

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Sensory technology provides daily dietary guidance

An innovative new way of providing personal behavioural guidance to children and young adults could play a crucial role in tackling the ongoing obesity epidemic. The EU SPLENDID project, which is being coordinated by the ...

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Changing social circumstances influence smoking

Reducing people's deprivation through wider social policy should help reduce smoking rates significantly according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington.

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