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A recent study reports a surprising correlation between daily affective empathy and alcohol consumption. The study found that on days when people experienced higher levels of affective empathy (empathy based on shared emotional experiences) than usual, they tended to consume more alcohol.
A new study reveals that daily mindfulness meditation can help reduce individuals' tendency to avoid negative information. The practice of regular mindfulness meditation allows people to better process uncomfortable emotions, thus enabling them to handle negative information more objectively.
Researchers found lower sexual satisfaction in middle age may be a warning sign of future cognitive decline. The study examined associations between erectile function, sexual satisfaction, and cognition in hundreds of middle-aged men, discovering a correlation between declines in sexual satisfaction and future memory loss. This study tracks sexual satisfaction, sexual health, and cognition over time, revealing a novel potential risk factor for cognitive decline. While the causality remains uncertain, this relationship suggests that improving sexual satisfaction might positively affect memory function.Researchers found lower sexual satisfaction in middle age may be a warning sign of future cognitive decline. The study examined associations between erectile function, sexual satisfaction, and cognition in hundreds of middle-aged men, discovering a correlation between declines in sexual satisfaction and future memory loss.

These research articles involve depression, seasonal affective disorders, grief, pain, sadness, happiness and generally news regarding mental health research.