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December 8, 2019

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Three Faces of Teen Popularity: Being Feared, Being Loved, and Being Feared and Loved

In novel longitudinal study, researchers identified three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic ... read more

Parental Burnout Can Lead to Harmful Outcomes for Parent and Child

When the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic it can turn into parental burnout, an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting ... read more

Teens 'Mocked' by Their Parents Are at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

New evidence suggests that adolescent bullying and victimization may have origins in the home. Many bullies have parents who are hostile, punitive ... read more

Exercise: Psych Patients' New Natural Prescription

A new study advocates for exercise as a fundamental treatment and intervention method within inpatient psychiatric ... read more
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Narcissism Can Lower Stress Levels and Reduce Chances of Depression

People who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be 'mentally tough,' feel less stressed and are less vulnerable to depression, research has ... read more

Risk Assessment Tools Lead to Fewer Incarcerations Without Jeopardizing Public Safety

A sweeping study looking at an extensive collection of data -- involving more than a million offenders at 30 different Canadian and US research sites -- found that while fewer people were being ... read more

Brain Scans May Provide Clues to Suicide Risk

Researchers have identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behavior in individuals with mood disorders. The study provides a promising lead toward tools that can ... read more

Domestic Violence: Impact of Educational Sabotage

A new study focuses on an overlooked form of psychological abuse -- educational sabotage. Educational sabotage is a form of coercive control that directly affects a survivor's efforts to obtain ... read more

How People With Psychopathic Traits Control Their 'Dark Impulses'

How do people with psychopathic traits control their 'dark impulses?' A team of researchers are finding answers in levels of gray matter density in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex, a ... read more

Violent Video Games Blamed More Often for School Shootings by White Perpetrators

People are more likely to blame violent video games as a cause of school shootings by white perpetrators than by African-American perpetrators, possibly because of racial stereotypes that associate ... read more

High Social Support Associated With Less Violence Among Male Teens in Urban Neighborhoods

Researchers find that the presence of adult social support is linked to less violence among at-risk teen ... read more

Nearly 1/3 of Migrants Through Mexico to US Experience Significant Violence During Journey

Almost one-third of people migrating to the US via Mexico experience physical, psychological, and/or sexual violence along the way, according to a new ... read more

Peer Influence, Social Networks Might Be Leveraged to Aid Gun Violence Reduction Efforts

Reductions in violence might be increased if focused-deterrence programs can enhance network diffusion, according to ... read more

Trauma Begets Trauma: Bullying Associated With Increased Suicide Attempts Among 12-to-15-Year-Olds

A new study reports that bullying victimization may increase the risk of suicide attempts among young adolescents by approximately 3-times ... read more

Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members More Common Than Scams by Strangers

A new analysis of resource line calls identifies financial abuse of older adults by family members as more common than scams by ... read more

Students With a Greater Sense of School-Belonging Are Less Likely to Become Bullies

Researchers have found that students who feel a greater sense of belonging with their peers, family and school community are less likely to become ... read more

'Trash Talk' Really Can Put Players Off Their Game

A study of 200 adults conducted by a graduate student confirmed the ability of trash talk to negatively affect the game performance of a ... read more

Children With Autism More Likely to Be Bullied at Home and at School, Study Finds

A major new study has found children with autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their peers, meaning that when they return from school, they have no respite from ... read more

Accurately Describing Mental Health Disorders

A researcher collaborated with the World Health Organization on the first study to seek input from people with common mental health issues on how their disorders are described in diagnostic ... read more

Brain Injury Common in Domestic Violence

Domestic violence survivors commonly suffer repeated blows to the head and strangulation, trauma that has lasting effects that should be widely recognized by advocates, health care providers, law ... read more

Supervised Fun, Exercise Both Provide Psychosocial Benefit to Children With Obesity

A program with clear rules, routines and activities, attentive adults and a chance to interact with peers appears to work as well at improving the quality of life, mood and self-worth of a child who ... read more

Some Children Are More Likely to Suffer Depression Long After Being Bullied

Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental ... read more

Alcohol Causes Significant Harm to Those Other Than the Drinker

Each year, one in five US adults -- an estimated 53 million people -- experience harm because of someone else's drinking, according to new ... read more

Society Pays Heavy Price for Failure to Diagnose and Treat Conduct Disorder

A new study reviewed evidence from research conducted around the world and estimated the prevalence of conduct disorder to be around 3 percent in school-aged children and a leading cause of referral ... read more

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