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Why Are People Mean? Don't Take It Personally!

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The Secret of Happiness: Let It Find You (But Make the Effort)

Excellence vs. Perfection

Depression is Not Sadness

Conflict in the Workplace

Motivation: Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic

20 Steps to Better Self-Esteem

7 Rules and 8 Methods for Responding to Passive-aggressive People

Promoting Healthy Behavior Change

10 Common Errors in CBT

What to Do When Your Jealousy Threatens to Destroy Your Marriage

Rejection Sensitivity, Irrational Jealousy and Impact on Relationships

For Women Only: How to Have the Relationship of Your Dreams

What to Do When Your Partner's Jealousy Threatens to Destroy Your Relationship

Making Attributions for a Healthier Attitude

Happiness is An Attitude

Thinking Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Guide to How to Set Achieveable Goals

The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Anxiety Disorders

Co-Dependency: An Issue of Control

The Pillars of the Self-Concept: Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy

Catastrophe? Or Inconvenience?

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PsychNews Index

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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