BHSU Psych Department
Joe Biden supports a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding.
The first same-sex weddings can take place England and Wales this Spring.
A new study from Stanford University finds that declining estrogen levels have no influence on women's mood.
A new study suggests that people rated as more attractive are more likely to get higher grades and to go to college.
Study shows violent movie characters often engage in risky behaviors which occur equally in PG-13 and R-rated movies.
Study suggests that characteristics outside of the strict genetic code may also be acquired from our parents through epigenetic inheritance.
Health experts say that many governments are unprepared for an epidemic of dementia set to more than triple by 2050.
A recent United Nations inquiry highlighted "unspeakable" and "widespread" atrocities in camps.
The idea that people can be obese and still be "healthy" is called into question by a new study.
For children with autism, a dose of oxytocin — the so-called "love hormone" — seems to fine-tune the activity in brain areas linked to social interactions.
Therapists say a numerical score can help couples talk about problems.
More than 100 special courts across the country provide treatment support for veterans.
Considering inflammation has helped neuroscientists cast a broader net when searching for causes of and possible treatments for mental illness, mood disorders and neurodevelopmental conditions.
New study shows it's never to late to start exercising to stay in good mental and physical health.
Educational psychologists show how visual impact can improve cognitive function.
A growing body of research hints that sex-based differences in autism diagnoses may be a failure to recognize the disorder in girls.
Twitter has become a platform for studying the abuse of pharmaceutical drugs among college students.
Study suggests oxytocin, a hormone from the pituitary gland, could explain why it is beneficial for males to stay in a romantic relationship.
Study shows men most often regret not having sex with more people while women regret having sex with the wrong partner.
Children and teenagers who spend lots of time in front of screens - especially TVs - tend to gain more weight as they age, according to a new study.
One of the smallest parts of the brain may be responsible for big decisions like buying a new house.
Researchers try to determine if better screening actually leads to better behavioral health care.
Experts weigh in on ways to make the most of the holidays despite caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's.
Research makes the correlation between art exposure and increased test scores.
The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues to climb, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Survey shows large cities are the most likely to have laws that benefit gays and lesbians, while smaller cities and those in the South are least likely to accommodate homosexuals.
The U.S. Senate passed legislation to extend for another five years a successful program to combat AIDS worldwide.
Researchers say a mild electrical stimulation to a specific brain area could be an effective treatment for some patients with eating disorders.
Research shows that physical contact activates chemicals in the brain's opioid system that may be critical for maintaining social bonds with others.
Teens with family members in the military appear more at risk for suicide if those relatives are deployed abroad multiple times.
Advocates say early treatment for serious mental illness makes sense.
New policy is designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender inmates.
The medical profession has issued guidelines for fighting the nation’s obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds.
The director of the Workplace Bullying Institute discusses what subtle forms of bullying can take place in the workplace.
When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report.
New research shows that singing show tunes may be able to help dementia patients regain some cognitive skills.
Researchers have found that it may be possible to diagnose Alzheimer's simply by screening for changes in two very important organs: the eyes.
Study shows that depression can make us physically older by speeding up the aging process in our cells.
Study shows physical exercise can ease depression, slow age-related memory loss and prevent Parkinson-like symptoms.
A new study reports that older adults who took lessons at a young age can process the sounds of speech faster than those who did not.
Transgender military veterans are campaigning for an opportunity to change their discharge paperwork to reflect their current legal name and gender.
A new study found that pregnant women who exercised regularly had newborns who showed higher levels of brain activity than pregnant women who did not exercise.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013