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Low-income Facebook users less happy with relationships

People with low incomes who use Facebook are less satisfied with their intimate relationships compared to those with higher incomes, a Victoria ...

Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed?

The prevalence of school bullying has reduced in recent years and schools are responding positively to the problem, but a report from ...

Herbs that can boost your mood and memory

The herbs peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender have been proven to have an impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits displayed for older people, according to new research from Northumbria University. ... Full story

To save suicidal teens, listen to their voice

High-tech acoustic software can help clinicians identify young people at risk and step in before lives are lost ... Full story

New mental health tool expedites patient evaluation

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer - SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a new assessment tool to gauge the risk that someone with a mental illness will commit a crime. It could also speed up long-delayed competency evaluations for people awaiting trial. ... Full story

Selfish Behavior Lowers Levels of Happiness

New study by UC Riverside sociology professor finds that cheating to get ahead reduces happiness ... Full story

Young gay and bisexual men six times more likely to attempt suicide than older counterparts

Rainbow flagYoung gay and bisexual men are at significantly greater risk of poor mental health than older men in that group, according to new research published in the Journal of Public Health. ... Full story

Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'

Young children with mild attention problems can go unnoticed at primary school and fall behind their peers academically, according to new research published today. ... Full story

Breaking bad habits

A study of 18,000 UK residents has found that people who have just moved house are significantly less likely to travel to work by car, opting for a greener mode of transport instead. ... Full story

Culture, crowding and social influence all tied to aggressive driving behavior

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study of angry, competitive and aggressive driving suggests that these dangerous behaviors are becoming a worldwide phenomenon of almost epidemic proportions, and are a reflection of a person’s surrounding culture, both on the road and on a broader social level. ... Full story

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