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A new study screened students at 19 universities across the world.
A report by the inspector general of HHS found that psychiatric treatment did not meet state guidelines for a large number of kids in foster care.
Despite claims that incivility is “red meat” for supporters, new evidence suggests it can be costly.
Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson’s missions to space influenced her perspective, relationships—and packing skills.
Trade-offs are everywhere, and most conditions and circumstances have some discernible upside. But my sense of those upsides has evolved.
People seem to view their own displays of vulnerability in a more negative light.
Self-esteem builds over the lifespan and peaks at age 60, according to a recent analysis.
A large study of veterans found that black subjects were much more likely than their white counterparts to have opioid therapy discontinued after a failed drug test.
A conversation with neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel.
Studies in top-tier outlets are not exempt from concerns about reproducibility.
A crowdfunded initiative aims to shed much-needed light on body-focused repetitive behaviors.
Representatives can implement policy to address the epidemic in their district.
A recent study indicates a promising, if equivocal, effect.
The Affordable Care Act required that plans in its exchanges cover mental health as well as medical care. Whether treatment truly improved—and what happens next—remains to be seen.
A study showing an link between midlife alcohol consumption and dementia should be interpreted cautiously, experts say.
Experts say inflammation related to diabetes could be one possible reason for the link.
A brief procedure increases connection to care in the wake of a suicide attempt.
Nearly 20 percent of teens in the U.S. report hurting themselves intentionally.
Researchers analyzed genetic data from nearly a million people and discovered genetic overlap between psychiatric illnesses.
Character is often revealed only by its absence. It is in the violation of norms or expectations that we find a person's true mettle.
Deaths have risen substantially and help explain trends in life expectancy.
A new analysis estimates the potential gain in IQ points.
A major organization representing psychologists is highlighting the psychological danger of family separation.
In a new meta-analysis, resistance training was found to be an effective means of reducing depression symptoms.
It can be daunting to talk about a loved one's thoughts of self-harm. Here are some guidelines for an open, empathic dialogue.
People are opting to visit psychiatrists for mental health care more than primary care physicians, but the choice may depend on where they live.
After highly publicized suicides, experts say, it’s important to consider guidelines that could help avoid putting vulnerable people at further risk.
Use care, understanding, and empathy, and you'll score. By Jonathan Robinson
Identifying as an expert has a dark side. Guest post by Jonah Sachs
A majority of the best-selling textbooks researchers examined were found to include fallacies or misinformation.
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