Researchers explore the "red flags" we commonly associate with those who become mass killers, and how possible it is to identify the signs of problematic behaviors before a person commits a crime with multiple victims.
Our worldview forms during childhood as a result of our socialization within a particular cultural context. Our views get reinforced over time by the social groups we keep, the media we consume, and even the way in which our brains are wired. Challenging our worldviews with facts can feel like an attack on our personal identities and can often result in hardening our positions. Researchers assess how we can open our minds and explore facts that may go against our personal worldviews.
The findings of an extensive meta-analysis study reveal vitamin D supplementation may help to alleviate symptoms of depression.
The biological changes that occur as a result of aging could be a mechanism behind why older adults with depression do not have a full resolution of symptoms following taking antidepressants.
A child's vaccination or needle fear can be reduced if the nurse spends additional time supporting children during the vaccination process.
Researchers found a significant link between olfaction and visual sensory processing, reporting specific smells influence the identification of facial emotions, and facial expressions influence the emotional response to smell.
Addiction may not always be a fixed personality or genetic trait, instead the result of our plastic brains learning the effect of drugs on our individual responses and the environmental setting in which the substance is used.
A simple saliva test that analyzes microbial distribution may accurately be used to diagnose PTSD in people, a new study reports.
It takes willpower to implement temptation-avoidance strategies, researchers report.
Mothers who suffer from personality disorders impact their teenage children's attachment styles, leaving them prone to insecure attachments, depression, and anxiety later in life.
Young teens who have tendencies toward impulsivity are more likely to develop behavioral conduct disorders, including ASPD and alcohol use disorder in older adolescence. Targeting impulsivity early may help to prevent the development of behavioral disorders later in adolescence.