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The following are links to national news articles that are based on psychological research.

  • Aging and Lifespan Issues
  • Anger and Conflict
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Emotions
  • Fitness and Health
  • Mental Abilities and Memory
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Methods
  • Physical Health
  • Sleep Disturbance
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Media and Internet
  • Stress and Coping
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Control and Body Image
  • Work and Productivity

    Aging and Lifespan Issues

  • Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk
  • How people cope with difficult life events fuels development of wisdom, study finds
  • Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults
  • Depression + Health Issues = Problem Drinking in Older Adults
  • Consistently enjoying life could make you live longer
  • Frequent sauna use may reduce dementia risk in men
  • Anger and Conflict

  • What to Do When a Colleague Excludes You
  • Anxiety

  • For Anxiety Disorders, CBT May Restore Brain’s Structural Balance
  • These techniques can help you cope with your social anxiety at work events
  • Poor sleep in anxiety, depression may make it harder to see positive
  • Study: Combined neurofeedback and HRV training can improve anxiety, depression symptoms
  • Combining opioids with anti-anxiety medicines linked to greater risk of overdose
  • A Tiny Spot In Mouse Brains May Explain How Breathing Calms The Mind
  • ADHD and Anxiety: What's the Connection?
  • NIH: Anxiety Disorders and Treatments
  • OCD Therapy: What You Need to Know
  • Nature Visits Linked to Less Anxiety & Depression
  • Childhood Issues

  • Online parent training helps young kids with ADHD
  • For poor, black teenagers, depression symptoms are different, Rutgers study says
  • The Risk Of Teen Depression And Suicide Is Linked To Smartphone Use, Study Says
  • Encouraging risk-taking in children may reduce the prevalence of childhood anxiety
  • The New Way To Prevent Anxiety in Kids
  • Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT
  • Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
  • ADHD and Anxiety: What's the Connection?
  • Schools should start later to prevent accidents, depression, scientists say
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Third-Person Self-Talk Can Support Emotional Control
  • Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder
  • Depression

  • People with depression use language differently – here's how to spot it
  • Hormone Therapy May Aid Menopausal Depression
  • Probiotic use linked to improved symptoms of depression
  • Orange light as a potential mental health treatment
  • For poor, black teenagers, depression symptoms are different, Rutgers study says
  • Antidepressants May Not Work for Those with Depression Plus Chronic Illness
  • Depression treatment needs overhaul
  • Smartphone apps reduce depression
  • Depression in heart attack survivors is common, often untreated
  • A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel
  • Poor sleep in anxiety, depression may make it harder to see positive
  • UVA researchers use probiotic bacteria in yogurt to reverse depression symptoms
  • Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression
  • Study: Combined neurofeedback and HRV training can improve anxiety, depression symptoms
  • Two Studies Explore How Video Games Can Treat Depression
  • Depression + Health Issues = Problem Drinking in Older Adults
  • Nature Visits Linked to Less Anxiety & Depression
  • Depression Can Stalk Families Through Generations
  • Alcohol and rapid antidepressants have same effects on the brain
  • New Clues to Depression Spotted in the Genome
  • Emotions

  • Suicide often leaves mental, physical woes in surviving spouse
  • Fitness and Health

  • Study shows benefits of exercise can outweigh health effects of severe obesity: Fat but Fit? You can't judge a person's fitness by weight alone
  • Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk
  • Unmotivated to exercise? Dopamine could be to blame
  • Happiness and Well-being

  • True happiness isn't about being happy all the time
  • How much people earn is associated with how they experience happiness
  • Mental Abilities and Memory

  • Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults
  • How Sleeping Memories Come Back to Life
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Methods

  • A Tiny Spot In Mouse Brains May Explain How Breathing Calms The Mind
  • How Meditation Helps You Handle Stress Better
  • Parenting

  • Online parent training helps young kids with ADHD
  • Performance, Success and Goal Attainment

  • You can take a break from practice—but not for too long, study shows
  • Physical Health

  • Depression in heart attack survivors is common, often untreated
  • Policies and Issues in Mental Health

  • Stigma of Mental Illness Linked to Mix of Beliefs About Causes
  • Oversimplifying beliefs about causes of mental illness may hinder social acceptance
  • Sleep Disturbance

  • New insights into why sleep is good for our memory
  • Poor sleep in anxiety, depression may make it harder to see positive
  • Hour-long naps may boost mental ability for older adults
  • The Truth About People Who Brag They Don’t Need Much Sleep
  • Social Anxiety

  • 'I'm Not Rude, I Have Social Anxiety.'
  • These techniques can help you cope with your social anxiety at work events
  • Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder
  • Social Media and the Internet

  • What can Facebook learn about you from just one click? (Psychological targeting)
  • Smartphone apps reduce depression
  • A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel
  • Stress and Coping

  • How Meditation Helps You Handle Stress Better
  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Estrogen Levels Influence Susceptibility to PTSD
  • Role of gut microbiome in posttraumatic stress disorder: More than a gut feeling
  • Estrogen Levels Influence Susceptibility to PTSD
  • Electrical forehead patch could treat chronic PTSD
  • Sleep may help reduce PTSD symptoms
  • Weight Control and Body Image

  • Study shows benefits of exercise can outweigh health effects of severe obesity: Fat but Fit? You can't judge a person's fitness by weight alone
  • Work and Productivity

  • What to Do When a Colleague Excludes You


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