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Shorter Maternity Leave Linked To Postpartum Depression

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 18:15

Women who take a shorter maternity leave have a greater risk of postpartum depression.

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Students' Cell Phone Use May Increase Anxiety, Decrease GPA And Happiness

By | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 17:08

Frequent use of cell phones may increase anxiety, and decrease GPA and happiness.


Most Mental Health Problems In Teens Go Untreated

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 10:35

Teens with mental health problems are far more likely to go untreated if they have a mood disorder compared to a behavioral disorder.

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Poor Housing Quality Linked To Anxiety And Depression In Children

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 15:40

Children living in poor-quality housing are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression.


The Mental Strain Of Being Stalked

By | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 18:41

Stalking victims are up to three times more likely to develop psychological distress, a new survey has found.


Stop Overthinking Negative Experiences

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:03

Overthinking negative experiences and habitual self-blame are among the biggest predictors of mental illness.

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Penis Anxiety Doesn’t Discriminate: Even Well-Endowed Men Worry About Measuring Up

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 16:37

No matter the size, men experience 'penis anxiety' when they think about the perceived size of their penis.

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Charlotte Starling Won't Stop Pulling Hairs From Her Body

By | Fri, 09/27/2013 - 13:33

Charlotte Starling struggles with a plucking addiction as she endlessly pulls hairs off her body.


'Heavy Texting' Plagues College Freshmen, Leading To Sleep Problems

By | Fri, 09/27/2013 - 09:16

Texting may affect sleep quality and increase vulnerability to interpersonal stress among college freshmen, a new study suggests.


Afraid To Pee In Public? Paruresis, ‘Shy Bladder Syndrome,’ Paralyzes 21 Million Americans

By | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 17:21

Shy bladder syndrome, known formally as "paruresis," affects as many as 21 million Americans.


How Stress Makes The World Stink

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 23:38

Stress and anxiety make neutral odors smell bad by linking olfaction and emotion, a new study has found.


Racism May Lead To Depression And Anxiety In Kids

By | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 10:31

Kids who experience racism are more likely to develop depression and anxiety, a new study finds.


New Vending Machine Gives Free Beer For Standing Still For 3 Minutes [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 08/28/2013 - 18:35

Patrons of the vending machine who can stand still and relax for three minutes are rewarded with a free beer.


What Is Claustrophobia: Neuroscientists Define Relationship Between ‘Personal Space’ And Anxiety

By | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 17:01

Size of personal space is affected by anxiety, according to scientists at the University College London.

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Dogs Left Alone Display Self-Harm and Incontinence: What You Need To Know About Your Pet's Mental Health

By | Mon, 08/19/2013 - 18:40

Dogs with working owners exhibit intense psychological trauma during periods of solitude, a new documentary finds. Fortunately, therapeutic strategies are available.