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Mental Health News

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Pregnancy and childbirth: why mental health care for parents is important The importance of appropriate care and monitoring for parental mental health, as well as the impact of parental disorders on the child, is examined in a new series of articles.
Medical News Today | Nov 19, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police face vastly increased sudden cardiac death risk in stressful situations Researchers find that situations such as altercations, chases and restraining suspects led to a 30-70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death in American police officers.
Medical News Today | Nov 19, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The same behaviors that ruin credit may ruin health too A credit score doesn't just reduce a person's entire financial history down to a single number and somehow predict their credit-worthiness.
Medical News Today | Nov 19, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Risk of first-time cardiovascular disease may be increased by vital exhaustion Fatigue, increased irritability and feeling demoralized -- a combination known as vital exhaustion -- may raise the risk of first-time cardiovascular disease in otherwise healthy men and women...
Medical News Today | Nov 19, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most people would rather harm themselves than others for profit A UCL-led experiment on 80 pairs of adults found that people were willing to sacrifice on average twice as much money to spare a stranger pain than to spare themselves, despite the decision being...
Medical News Today | Nov 18, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People more likely to lie and cheat when disgusted whereas cleanliness promotes ethical behavior While feelings of disgust can increase behaviors like lying and cheating, cleanliness can help people return to ethical behavior, according to a recent study by marketing experts at Rice University...
Medical News Today | Nov 18, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Videos starring the Cookie Monster help preschoolers develop skills critical to school readiness Who would have thought a Sesame Street video starring the Cookie Monster, of all characters, could teach preschoolers self-control?
Medical News Today | Nov 18, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The bonding hormone oxytocin inhibits the fear center in the brain Frightening experiences do not quickly fade from memory. A team of researchers under the guidance of the University of Bonn Hospital has now been able to demonstrate in a study that the bonding...
Medical News Today | Nov 17, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How the brain manages stress suggests new model of depression Discovery of new molecular and behavioural connections may provide a foundation for the development of new treatments to combat some forms of depressionThe brain's ability to effectively deal...
Medical News Today | Nov 16, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The importance of brain reward pathway NIH study in rodents identifies a pathway that starts with glutamate and ends with activation of dopamine reward systemDetails of the role of glutamate, the brain's excitatory chemical, in a...
Medical News Today | Nov 16, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend