PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire
May 17, 2013, CNN
Part of the allure of buying a ticket is that everyone else is doing it and you don't want to feel left out.
- Obama planning mental health conference in June
May 15, 2013, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is planning a mental health conference next month in response to gun violence.
- NYC mayoral candidate reveals bulimia struggles
May 14, 2013, Associated Press
NEW YORK - New York City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says she struggled in the past with bulimia and alcoholism.
- Senators discuss changing background check bill
May 08, 2013, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers backing gun control say they are discussing how to revise the defeated Senate background check bill in order to win votes they need to resuscitate the measure.
Other News Stories
Staying in touch with college kids can improve their health
May 17, 2013, Psych Central
A new study suggests college kids eat healthier and exercise more on the days when they talk with a parent.
President demands reform of military sex assult handling
May 17, 2013, CBS News
President Obama, along with military leaders and members of Congress, are calling for prioritized and comprehensive reform of the handling of sex assault cases across U.S. military branches.
Up to 1 in 5 children suffer from a mental disorder
May 17, 2013, Fox News
Up to 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from a mental disorder, and the number of kids diagnosed with one has been rising for more than a decade, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Study: Happiness comes easier with upbeat music
May 16, 2013, The Atlantic
Research subjects were better able to will themselves into positive moods while listening to rousing symphonies.
Depression tied to stroke risk in middle-aged women
May 16, 2013, WebMD
Women in their 40s and 50s who suffer from depression are almost twice as likely to have a stroke as women who aren't depressed.
Brain stimulation promises 'long-lasting' math boost
May 16, 2013, BBC News
Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths skills up to six months later.