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Article ID: 574996

Skills Training Can Improve Responses to Disclosures of Trauma

University of Oregon

New research from the University of Oregon concludes that even brief training can help people learn how to be more supportive when friends and family members disclose traumatic events and other experiences of mistreatment.

Released:
29-Mar-2011 12:15 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 574792

After Collective Trauma, Religiosity and/or Spirituality Found to Affect Health Outcomes

University at Buffalo

UB faculty expert, Michael Poulin, assistant professor of psychology, available to speak of new study findings published in the current issue of the Journal of Behavioral Medicine, that after a collective trauma—defined as a traumatic event that happens simultaneously to a large number of people (9/11, in this case)—religiosity and spirituality independently predict people’s health outcomes.

Released:
24-Mar-2011 12:55 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 574726

Psychologists Find the Meaning of Aggression

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota that was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Army.

Released:
23-Mar-2011 10:45 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 574640

Sometimes Itching, like Yawning, Can be Contagious

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Dermatologist Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been researching what’s known as “contagious itch.” Contagious itch is visually transmitted, said Yosipovitch, and anecdotal evidence suggests it occurs in daily life when we see other people itch and scratch.

Released:
22-Mar-2011 9:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 574604

Feeling Angry? Say A Prayer and the Wrath Fades Away

Ohio State University

Saying a prayer may help many people feel less angry and behave less aggressively after someone has left them fuming, new research suggests.

Released:
21-Mar-2011 11:20 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 574470

Home Videoconferencing as Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Drexel University

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that one in four Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder. Many professionals don’t know how to deliver highly effective, non-medication treatment and patients often don’t have access to high-quality treatment. Two Drexel University professors now have a solution to this urgent medical need.

Released:
16-Mar-2011 12:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 574369

Study Shows Why People Read Magazines Featuring Envy-Inspiring Models

Ohio State University

New research reveals why people read fitness and fashion magazines featuring photos of impossibly thin or muscular models -- models whose appearance highlight the readers’ own flaws.

Released:
14-Mar-2011 3:15 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 574334

Creativity is an Upside to ADHD

Dick Jones Communications

A new study finds adults with ADHD enjoy more creative achievement than those who don't have the disorder.

Released:
11-Mar-2011 2:35 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 574235

Office Pool Bets May Lead to March Madness - Research Shows Betting Induces Anxiety

Washington University in St. Louis

Planning to enter an office pool during this year’s NCAA March Madness tournament? Be careful. You might not enjoy the games very much if you bet, says a researcher at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Released:
9-Mar-2011 12:35 PM EST
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    9-Mar-2011 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 574162

In Adolescence, the Power to Resist Blooms in the Brain

University of Oregon

Just when children are faced with intensifying peer pressure to misbehave, regions of the brain are actually blossoming in a way that heighten the ability to resist risky behavior, report researchers at three West Coast institutions.

Released:
7-Mar-2011 5:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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