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New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers’ Territorial Behavior

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Researchers have uncovered territorial reactions when consumers feel psychological ownership of products that don’t technically belong to them, and marketers should take care not to offend such customers.

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New Study Led by Public Health Researcher Finds ‘Suicides by Drugs’ Profoundly Undercounted in the United States

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in the United States increased by 34 percent between 2000 and 2016. While that rate seems high, a team of researchers led by a West Virginia University faculty member believes it is seriously underestimated.

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Young Adults Report Differing Sexual Effects From Alcohol, Marijuana, and Ecstasy

Alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy each have very different sexual effects, from attraction and desire to sensitivity to sexual dysfunction, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers College of Nursing.

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Pancreatic Cancer May Be Accelerated by Stress, Finds Study

A new study shows how stress accelerates pancreatic cancer development. Beta-blockers, which block stress hormones, may increase survival for patients with the disease.

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Here’s How Stress May Be Making You Sick

A Michigan State University researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.

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Epilepsy, Epilepsia, Health, Medicine, Mental Health, Depression, bipolar, Seizures, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers, Genetics, genes, New Jersey, NJ, Mood Disorders, Brain, Neurological, Neurons, Nerve Cells, dysthymic disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Hippocrates, melancholy

Epileptic Seizures and Depression May Share a Common Genetic Cause, Study Suggests

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From the time of Hippocrates, physicians have suspected a link between epilepsy and depression. Now, for the first time, scientists at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Columbia University have found evidence that seizures and mood disorders such as depression may share the same genetic cause in some people with epilepsy, which may lead to better screening and treatment to improve patients’ quality of life.

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Linking Success in Certain Fields to Intellectual Talent Undermines Women’s Interest in Them

Due to the cultural stereotypes that portray ‘brilliance’ as a male trait, messages that tie success in a particular field, job opportunity, or college major to this trait undermine women’s interest in it.

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Oversimplifying Beliefs About Causes of Mental Illness May Hinder Social Acceptance

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Belief that mental illness is biological has increased among both health experts and the public in recent years. But campaigns to treat it as a disease and remove stigma may be lacking because other factors, such as bad character and upbringing, still are viewed as playing a role, a Baylor University study has found.

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Veterans with PTSD Pay More Attention to Surprises

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The results suggest that people with PTSD don't necessarily have a disrupted response to unexpected outcomes, rather they pay more attention to these surprises.

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Drug Abuse, Gratitude, Rehabiliation, dispositional gratitude

NUS Study: Gratitude Helps Drug Abusers Better Cope with Stress and Challenges

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Two psychologists from the National University of Singapore found that drug abusers who have more grateful dispositions have less severe drug use.







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