PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire
May 23, 2013, CNN
Addiction, overeating and other behaviors are all affected by stress levels.
- Making mentally ill defendants ready for trial
May 19, 2013, Associated Press
KERRVILLE, Texas - The judge ascended the bench. He looked down at cafeteria-style tables marked "Prosecuting Attorney" and "Defense Attorney." To his left, two men sat in a box marked "Jury." The witness stand was marked "Witness."
- 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.
Other News Stories
PTSD explored on CBS Radio News
May 23, 2013, CBS News
A special radio hour will be broadcast during the Memorial Day weekend to explore the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on the nation's veterans.
Mentally disabled couple's legal battle ends with new home
May 23, 2013, ABC News
A newlywed mentally disabled couple's dream of living together is coming true now that New York State has provided them with a home of their own.
Female breadwinners and love in a new economy
May 22, 2013, U.S. News & World Report
Couples who agree on a nontraditional parenting arrangement may be surprised by their response once they're in the situation.
Arizona law on abortions struck down as restrictive
May 22, 2013, The New York Times
A federal appellate panel struck down Arizona’s abortion law, saying it was unconstitutional “under a long line of invariant Supreme Court precedents."
What makes a risk-taker?
May 22, 2013, The Wall Street Journal
New research shows that often-cautious people become daredevils in the right context.
'Emotional paramedics' there in times of trauma
May 22, 2013, Chicago Tribune
Trained volunteers serve as 'emotional paramedics' to help strangers when crisis strikes.