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Can Trump resist the power of behavioral science’s dark side?

Can Trump resist the power of behavioral science’s dark side?

Jon M Jachimowicz, Columbia University Can Trump resist the power of behavioral science’s dark side? More than two dozen governments, including the U.S., now have a team…

After decades of research, why is AIDS still rampant?

After decades of research, why is AIDS still rampant?

Maureen Miller, Columbia University Medical Center Today is World AIDS Day. More than three decades after the virus was first discovered, 5,753 people will become HIV infected today. About…

Explainer: what is exposure therapy and how can it treat social anxiety?

Explainer: what is exposure therapy and how can it treat social anxiety?

Michelle H Lim, Swinburne University of Technology Most of us experience a level of social anxiety at some point in our lives. We worry about what people think of us…

Surgeon General Murthy Wants America To Face Up To Addiction

Surgeon General Murthy Wants America To Face Up To Addiction

By NPR Staff In 1964, the U.S. surgeon general released a report on the health impacts of smoking, and it shaped the public and government’s attitudes toward tobacco…

How to find a good app for mental health

How to find a good app for mental health

David Bakker, Monash University and Nikki Rickard, Monash University Search for “stress”, “depression”, “anxiety”, or “mental health” in the app store on your mobile device and you are confronted with…

New findings: anxiety is linked to death from cancer in men

New findings: anxiety is linked to death from cancer in men

Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge About one in 14 people around the world are affected by anxiety disorders at any given time. Those who suffer from these conditions experience impairment…

Four times as many men as women are diagnosed with cannabis psychosis

Four times as many men as women are diagnosed with cannabis psychosis

Ian Hamilton, University of York and Paul Galdas, University of York The journey from first using cannabis through to developing mental health problems is very different for men and women…

Fighting another war: How many military personnel and veterans will have PTSD in 2025?

Fighting another war: How many military personnel and veterans will have PTSD in 2025?

Mohammad S. Jalali, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious public health challenge. It is estimated that about eight million people in the U.S. (2…

Large Danish Study Links Contraceptive Use To Risk Of Depression

Large Danish Study Links Contraceptive Use To Risk Of Depression

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Aside from pesky side effects like nausea and headaches, hormonal contraceptives are generally considered quite safe and effective. But researchers Wednesday identified a heightened risk of…

Are our smartphones afflicting us all with symptoms of ADHD?

Are our smartphones afflicting us all with symptoms of ADHD?

Kostadin Kushlev, University of Virginia When was the last time you opened your laptop midconversation or brought your desktop computer to the dinner table? Ridiculous, right? But if you are…

Mental Health Stigma

Mental Health Stigma

By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/David_Mcevoy/7343]David Mcevoy Despite the increase in publicity surrounding mental health and mental health issues, there is still a lack of understanding about mental…