Psychology and Mental Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/26/2001
Not in the Mood for Love?

Current stress may affect your sexual desire

10/25/2001
Caspar the Friendly…Mommy?

Young kids lose sight of who's behind that Halloween mask, caution experts

10/19/2001
Gut Reactions Are Risk Deciders

Logic, reason, education play roles in taking risks, but intuition counts, too

10/16/2001
TV Is a Wasp-Waist Land

Weight's a heavy on top prime time shows, new research finds

10/15/2001
Wives of Athletes Have to Play Ball

Wives of professional jocks find ways to cope, says researcher

10/13/2001
The Young and the Anxious

For today's kids, stress is an unwanted companion

10/12/2001
Can't Concentrate?

Anxiety following terror attacks may be to blame

10/12/2001
Welfare May Be 'Sick'-fare

Recipients feel sicker than other jobless people, says study

10/11/2001
A Voice That's a Little Bit You

Talking computer's more appealing when suited to user's personality, says study

10/10/2001
Water Cooler Humor Pays Off

It helps to laugh once in a while

10/1/2001
Regis Philbin: Messenger of the Gods?

Study comparing 'Millionaire' to myth puts author in hot seat

9/29/2001
You Bet Your Life

From casinos to instant lotteries, the games compulsive gamblers play can put a lot more than their money at risk

9/28/2001
Gruffer Duffer Makes Game Rougher

Getting teed off in golf doesn't help your game, study finds

9/27/2001
19 Million Americans Have Anxiety Disorders

But one-third don't seek treatment

9/26/2001
Understanding Altruism

When plain folks do heroic things

9/24/2001
Drowning in 'Stuff'

Lone elderly tend to hoard possessions, says new study

9/20/2001
Chronic Fatigue: Do Sweat It

Exercise, psychotherapy help, but verdict's out on other methods

9/19/2001
From Temper Tantrums to Time Served

Study links pre-school behavior and adult crime

9/17/2001
Does a Giggle a Day Keep Pain Away?

One more study says it just might

9/17/2001
Don't Spoil That Child

Giving kids too much is unhealthy for children and parents

9/14/2001
Helping Kids Get Through a Hospital Stay

Some tips to ease the stress

9/13/2001
Teens Need Reassurance, Too

Psychologists warn parents that small children aren't the only ones feeling vulnerable after terrorist attacks

9/12/2001
Anxiety Disorders on the Rise

But treatments are increasingly effective

9/11/2001
Explaining the Horror to Your Children

Experts say limit details of the disaster, but be honest

9/10/2001
Out of Work, Feeling Blue

Getting laid off is like grieving

9/10/2001
Failing to Plan Can Increase Stress

Plan, prioritize, believe

9/7/2001
If You Can't Join Them, Beat Them

Rejection leads to aggression, study shows

9/4/2001
Pushed Over the Edge by Mob Mentality

Seattle woman attempting suicide encouraged to jump

8/31/2001
Look Into My Eyes … Confidently

Hypnosis may not uncover accurate memories, says study

8/29/2001
The Sensitive Male

Men aren't 'emotional mummies,' psychologist says

8/28/2001
Batters 'Up'

Sports-playing kids have higher self esteem

8/27/2001
Occasional Spanking OK, Study Says

Conclusion likely to stir debate again

8/26/2001
The Psychology of Sickness

Researchers find physical-emotional link in diabetics' well-being

8/25/2001
Mourning Miscarriages

More women are formally grieving for the tiny souls lost

8/2/2001
Teens and Stress

Some tips to help you cope

7/24/2001
Baby Blues

Know the signs of postpartum depression

7/24/2001
The Wages of Rage Are Costly

If you frequently fly off the handle, you can land up with serious health problems

7/16/2001
As the Rumor Mill Turns

Women fear gossip more than men do, study shows

7/12/2001
Here's the Drill

Tips to overcome fear of the dentist

7/9/2001
Sweet Nothings Can Lose Something in Translation

Emotional words are best remembered through the left ear, and likely to be forgetten through the right, says study

7/7/2001
Stroke's 'Other' Victims

Depression rates are high among the caregivers

7/6/2001
Beautiful Dreamers

'Ugly club' spits in the eye of the beholders

7/6/2001
When a Husband Dies

Women must learn how to redefine themselves

7/6/2001
Blue Mood a Mystery?

Grouchiness linked to unmet, unconscious goals

7/2/2001
I, the Jury, Could Be Biased

Tendency to make facts fit sways decisions, study says

6/12/2001
The Funny Bone's Connected to the …

Studies show humor aids healing

6/4/2001
Guns Trigger Dangerous Play

Most boys handle firearms they find, study says

6/3/2001
A Not-So-Magnificent Obsession

Bizarre disorder makes sufferers crave limb amputations

5/25/2001
The World Can Seem a Dangerous Place

Perception of hostility strains hearts of low-income kids

5/25/2001
Unlocking a Mystery Ailment

Environmental intolerance genetically linked to panic disorder