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People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level? March 25, 2015

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids March 20, 2015

Anxieties over performance transmit easily from parent to child, study suggests

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain March 19, 2015

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

Can Fish Oil Help Boys With ADHD Pay Attention? March 19, 2015

Perhaps, but it won't take the place of medication, expert says

Joblessness Triples Odds for Depression in Young Adults March 19, 2015

But researchers don't know if unemployment contributes to depression or depression contributes to unemployment

Doctors' Racial Biases May Not Influence Patient Care, Survey Suggests March 18, 2015

But study doesn't look at real-life cases

Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients March 18, 2015

The drugs are use to treat delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression

How to Get a Man to Open His Wallet for Charity March 13, 2015

Remind him that needy causes may affect his personal interests, researchers suggest

Are Liberals Happier Than Conservatives? March 12, 2015

New study suggests that may be true, but it all depends on how you define and measure happiness, researchers say

Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking: Study March 12, 2015

Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills

Study Highlights Complexity of 'Hearing Voices' March 12, 2015

Many people 'hear' multiple characters, along with having bodily sensations

Speaking Skills Key to Getting Hired, Study Finds March 11, 2015

Pitch for job was more convincing when evaluators heard it than when they read it

Some Emotions May Spur Urge to Pick or Pull at Skin, Hair, Nails March 11, 2015

Study finds boredom, frustration, impatience fuel repetitive, body-focused behaviors in certain people

Stress, Depression a 'Perfect Storm' of Trouble for Heart Patients March 10, 2015

Study finds significant risk of heart attack or death in the short term

Overindulgent Parents May Breed Narcissistic Children March 09, 2015

Kids who were told they were better than others came to believe it, researchers report

Employees Often Angry Over After-Work Texts, Emails March 09, 2015

Researchers suggest companies develop guidelines for communicating outside office

Young, Rural Americans at Greater Risk of Suicide: Study March 09, 2015

Isolation, dearth of mental health services and wider access to guns cited by researchers

Could Smartphones Lower Intelligence? March 06, 2015

Study suggests that devices might promote lazy thinking and less brain use

A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart March 06, 2015

Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds March 05, 2015

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species March 05, 2015

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S. March 05, 2015

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs

Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout March 04, 2015

Low sense of accomplishment, emotional exhaustion cited in survey

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues March 03, 2015

Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests February 27, 2015

Doctor says finding illustrates power of placebo effect

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds February 25, 2015

But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study February 24, 2015

High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

Hungry in the Department Store? Your Spending May Rise February 20, 2015

Study finds ravenous people tend to purchase more nonfood items

Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Exposure to poverty, violence and poor health care may up the odds

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study February 16, 2015

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests February 13, 2015

It can be as important as an attractive photo, researchers say

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study February 11, 2015

Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years

Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds February 11, 2015

Disclosure of sexual orientation leads to better self-esteem, less depression, researchers say

Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks February 09, 2015

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study February 06, 2015

But half of those surveyed said they'd want to help their co-worker

Money Tops Americans' List of Stressors February 04, 2015

Women, parents and younger adults most troubled, survey finds

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia February 04, 2015

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma February 03, 2015

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Greek Fiscal Crisis Tied to Rise in Suicides February 03, 2015

The sustained increase was larger among women than among men, study found

Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims January 29, 2015

But researchers can't pinpoint why they outlived Republicans, Democrats over 30 years

Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect January 28, 2015

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study January 28, 2015

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults January 27, 2015

As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem? January 26, 2015

Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep January 26, 2015

When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

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