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Rethinking the rebound: Unexpected effects of rejection It's portrayed in movies again and again - a character gets rejected by someone attractive and then falls willingly into the arms of someone perhaps less attractive.
Medical News Today | May 15, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wearing red can make you appear angry and dominant Red is a warning color in nature -- and can affect perceptions in human social groups, tooMen who wear red clothes send out a signal that they are angry and aggressive, in much the same way as if...
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Alcohol treatment programs prove effective in cutting reoffending, study shows Offenders enrolled in alcohol treatment programmes as part of their sentence are significantly less likely to be charged or reconvicted in the 12 months following their programme, a study led by...
Medical News Today | May 14, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study links long-term depression in later years to higher chance of stroke People over 50 years of age who showed depressive symptoms for 4 years were twice as likely to have a stroke in the subsequent 2 years than those who did not show depression.
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Healing plants inspire new compounds for psychiatric drugs Scientists look to healers in Nigeria to develop better therapies for mental disordersTreatments used by traditional healers in Nigeria have inspired scientists at Northwestern University to...
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School segregation still impacts African-Americans' minds decades later As the nation observes the May 17 anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that ended racial segregation in public schools, a new study has found that desegregated schooling is tied to better...
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The downside to being different: How sexual minority men cope with harassment, masculinity, and body image What does an ideal man or woman look like? How do they dress and behave? These are questions that every young person agonizes over.
Medical News Today | May 13, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A gap year does not weaken study success A gap year between high school and the start of university studies does not weaken young people's enthusiasm to study or their overall performance once the studies have commenced.
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Mass murder, mental illness, and men Mass murders in the United States are rare, but they receive a lot of media attention and are the focus of an ongoing controversy regarding the link between mass murder and mental illness among the...
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Researchers discover how cocaine, amphetamines disrupt the brain's normal functioning Research sheds light on how addictive drugs interfere with the dopamine transporter, expected to usher in long-sought advances in treatmentsIn a major advance in the field of neuropsychiatry...
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