Psychiatry

Focus on Social Play Can Be A Boon to Kindergarteners, Teachers

Focus on Social Play Can Be A Boon to Kindergarteners, Teachers

1 day ago   |   Psych Central

Kindergarten classrooms that emphasize play, hands-on learning, and helping one another lead to better academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation, according to a...
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Anxiety, Depression May Mean More Opioids, Risk of Dying for Many Breast Cancer Patients

Anxiety, Depression May Mean More Opioids, Risk of Dying for Many Breast Cancer Patients

2 days ago   |   Psych Central

Older breast cancer patients who also struggle with anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions are more likely to use opioids and are at greater risk of death...
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Integrating Spirituality into Mental Health Care

Integrating Spirituality into Mental Health Care

2 days ago   |   Psych Central

Mental health care patients who come to McLean Hospital in Massachusetts are given the option of participating in SPIRIT (Spiritual Psychotherapy for Inpatient, Residential &...
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Dysfunctional Eating May Be Rooted in Early Life Experiences

Dysfunctional Eating May Be Rooted in Early Life Experiences

2 days ago   |   Psych Central

Dysfunctional eating habits in overweight and obese adults may be deeply rooted in one's personality traits due to early life experiences, according to a new study published in...
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Childhood Trauma Linked to Early Motherhood, Poor Health in Middle Age

Childhood Trauma Linked to Early Motherhood, Poor Health in Middle Age

4 days ago   |   Psych Central

A new study of more than 3,000 women helps explain, at least in part, why women with a history of childhood trauma are at greater risk of poor health in midlife. The research...
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Positive Childhood Experiences May Impact Long-Term Health More Than the Bad Ones

Positive Childhood Experiences May Impact Long-Term Health More Than the Bad Ones

5 days ago   |   Psych Central

When it comes to our long-term health, a new study reveals the importance of having positive childhood experiences, especially for those who have experienced significant...
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Adult Support Tied to Less Violence Among Teen Boys in Urban Areas

Adult Support Tied to Less Violence Among Teen Boys in Urban Areas

7 days ago   |   Psych Central

Among teen boys in poor urban neighborhoods, the presence of adult social support is linked to far fewer cases of sexual violence, youth violence and bullying, according to a...
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Political Extremism Tied to Low Levels of Cognitive Flexibility

Political Extremism Tied to Low Levels of Cognitive Flexibility

9 days ago   |   Psych Central

People who identify more strongly with a political group or ideology tend to share an underlying psychological trait: mental rigidity, or low levels of cognitive flexibility...
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Trans adults who try professional help to change gender identity are twice likely to commit suicide, new study finds

11 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Attempts by health professionals or religious advisers to change a person's gender identity can have some tragic and lifelong consequences, a new study published Wednesday in...
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Transgender 'conversion therapy' associated with 'severe psychological distress'

11 days ago   |   NBC News

A study in JAMA Psychiatry is one of the first to highlight the psychological impact of efforts to change a trans person's gender identity.
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'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards

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Oil is plunging after a report that Saudi Arabia is set to fully restore...

Oil is plunging after a report that Saudi Arabia is set to fully restore production by next week

Oil dropped more than 2.6% at about 12:30 on Monday in London after Reuters reported that production will be back to normal by next week. The September 14 attack on two Saudi... Read more ...

Thomas Cook leaves thousands stranded after financial collapse

Thomas Cook leaves thousands stranded after financial collapse

LONDON - British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad. The... Read more ...

Busted! Syrian refugees try to sneak past airport guards by masquerading as...

Busted! Syrian refugees try to sneak past airport guards by masquerading as Ukrainian volleyball team

Greek police have caught a group of migrants from Syria attempting to fool migration control by posing as a volleyball team from Ukraine. Ten Syrian refugees were arrested at... Read more ...

At least 7 students dead after school collapses in Kenya's capital

At least 7 students dead after school collapses in Kenya's capital

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Syria's FM Muallem discusses constitutional committee with UN envoy Pedersen...

Syria's FM Muallem discusses constitutional committee with UN envoy Pedersen in Damascus

Syria's foreign minister has discussed the formation of a constitutional committee and its work with UN special envoy Geir Pedersen. Walid Muallem's meeting with Pedersen on... Read more ...

Boris Johnson says Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and...

Boris Johnson says Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and says UK would consider joining a US-led military effort

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Iran was responsible for the September 14 attack on a Saudi oil facility and said his government would consider joining a US-led military... Read more ...

Billy Porter earns historic Emmy win

Billy Porter earns historic Emmy win

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UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero is free to leave - Iranian govt spokesperson

UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero is free to leave - Iranian govt spokesperson

An Iranian official has confirmed that all legal steps to facilitate the release of the UK-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero have been completed and the vessel is free to... Read more ...

UK airline & tour operator Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaving 600,000...

UK airline & tour operator Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaving 600,000 travelers in limbo

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has announced that Thomas Cook Group, a major tour operator and airline, has ceased trading with immediate effect, with all flights and... Read more ...