Exposure to social stress impairs a mother’s ability to care for her children and can negatively impact her daughter’s ability to provide maternal care for future offspring, a new study shows.
Researchers discover significantly greater hippocampal atrophy in “born again” Protestants, Catholics and those who undergo “life changing” religious experiences.
New research explores why we often believe people are staring at us, even when they aren’t.
Researchers have discovered a potential neuroimaging biomarker that could help personalize treatments for depression.
Researchers discovered that mothers’ directiveness in play varies based on the children’s ages and the mothers’ ethnicities. The more directive the mothers were during play, the less engaged children were with them and the more negative emotion the children displayed toward their mothers.
Low-income Pregnant Women in Rural Areas Experience High Levels of Stress: Mothers’ and Babies’ Health at Risk
A new study indicates low-income pregnant women in rural areas experience high levels of stress yet lack appropriate means to manage their emotional and physical well-being.
Reporting Potentially Violent Patients Is Not Going To Curb Gun Violence, Mental Health Professionals Say
In response to the new gun law passed in New York on January 15th, some mental health professionals are claiming that reporting patients with a tenancy toward violence is not going to help resolve gun violence issues.
Reappraisal is a widely-used cognitive strategy that can help people to regulate their reactions to emotionally charged events. Now, new research suggests that reappraisal may even be effective in changing people’s emotional responses in the context of one of the most intractable conflicts worldwide: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
McGill researchers have identified a small region in the genome that conclusively plays a role in the development of psychiatric disease and obesity.
A new study found that nearly half of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are reported to wander or “bolt,” and more than half of these children go missing.