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Association between parental time pressure and mental health problems among children

A doctor's thesis at Sahlgrenska Academy has found that children whose parents experience time pressure are more likely to have mental health ...

Stress shared by same-sex couples can have unique health impacts

Studies of stress and its effects on health have typically focused on the worries of an individual: money, love, health, work. But ...

Facebook shapes women’s body image – just not as you’d expect

OPINION: If you’re one of the world’s 1.3 billion regular Facebook users, you’ll know the feeling of being consumed by your news feed. ... Full story

New app monitors mental health through “selfie” videos, social media

Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed an innovative approach to turn any computer or smartphone with a camera into a personal mental health monitoring device. ... Full story

First-ever view of protein structure may lead to better anxiety drugs

When new medicines are invented, the drug may hit the intended target and nullify the symptoms, but nailing a bull’s eye – one that produces zero side effects – can be quite elusive. ... Full story

Study finds texting may be more suitable than apps in treatment of mental illness

CLEMSON — Texting may be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile applications. ... Full story

Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures

A study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, indicates that the gender identity of these children is deeply held and is not the result of confusion about gender identity or pretense. The study, led by psychological scientist Kristina Olson of the University of Washington, is one of the first to explore gender identity in transgender children using implicit measures that operate outside conscious awareness and are, therefore, less susceptible to modification than self-report measures. ... Full story

Study analyses internet, mobile and video game effects on young users

The study, based on surveys taken in the 2010/2011 academic year with 5,538 secondary school students from the Vallès Occidental region, finds links between school failure and an elevated use of computers at home. It also correlates an intensive use if ICTS with the consumption of toxic substances. ... Full story

Gender roles: Men and women are not so different after all

AMES, Iowa – Gender is a large part of our identity that is often defined by our psychological differences as men and women. Not surprisingly, those differences are reflected in many gender stereotypes – men rarely share their feelings, while women are more emotional – but an Iowa State University researcher says in reality men and women are more alike than we may think. ... Full story

Study: Former NFL Players Who Played Tackle Football Before Age 12 at Increased Risk of Memory and Thinking Problems Later

MINNEAPOLIS – Former National Football League (NFL) players who participated in tackle football before the age of 12 were more likely to have memory and thinking problems in adulthood, according to a new study published in the January 28, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ... Full story

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