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People Who Commute through Natural Environments Daily Report Better Mental Health

According to a new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) --a centre supported by the "la Caixa" Foundation--, people who...

Neuroscientists Get at the Roots of Pessimism

Many patients with neuropsychiatric disorders such as anxiety or depression experience negative moods that lead them to focus on the possible downside of a...

Why Mental Health Counseling is Something We Should Support

Despite the growing awareness of mental health and mental health treatment options, counseling is one of those professions where there are still misconceptions and...

The Connection Between Food and Mood

Most probably, you know a little bit about the connection between food and mood, especially if you have noticed that while you are tired...

The Best Therapist to See When You’re Under Stress

Having a little stress in your life can be a good thing. It gives you a reason to accomplish your goals or solve a...

Gender Inequality in Willingness to Punish: Who Is More Cruel

A new research measures gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and...

Longevity Secrets for Super Aging

Will you dance at your great-grandchild’s wedding? Some people are not only dancing, but cooking, driving, and volunteering at an age when they’re supposed to...

Divorce, Death and Men’s Brain Aging

Conflict, a death in the family, financial hardship and serious medical crises are all associated with accelerated physical aging. In a new study, researchers...

Does She Need Help? How to Spot a Mental Disorder

How do you know if someone you love is suffering from depression? Is there an easy way to determine if someone is just sad...

Women Who Exercise Regularly Less Likely to Develop Dementia

You may spend a lot of time working out, but there's a fitness reward you might not expect: better memory in your senior years. New...

Here is Why Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Imagine a 65-year-old woman who sees her physician frequently for a variety of aches and pains. She might complain of back pain on one...

Air Pollution Linked to Mental Health

There is little debate over the link between air pollution and the human respiratory system: Research shows that dirty air can impair breathing and...

Self Esteem Depends on Other People’s Judgments

Self esteem is often shaped by what other people think of us, according to a new study published in the scientific journal eLife. Researchers from...

Sleep More To Fear Less

Higher quality sleep patterns are associated with reduced activity in brain regions involved in fear learning, according to a study of young adults published...

Smartphone Apps Help Reducing Depression

New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for...

A Cure for People Who Worry Too Much

Chronic worriers, take note: Simply writing about your feelings may help you perform an upcoming stressful task more efficiently. People who worry too much burn...

High School Popularity May Lead to Anxiety in Later Life

Were you the cool kid in high school? High school popularity may take a toll on your mental health later on in life, according...

Practicing Yoga Reduces Depression Symptoms

People who suffer from depression may want to look to yoga as a complement to traditional therapies as the practice appears to lessen symptoms...