Keeping Up With The Joneses Leads to Worse Psychological and Physical Health for White People

Before the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, research suggested that premature deaths among white Americans were rising. Even before the era of COVID-19, these findings were surprising, according to researchers. … Read More

Taking Time to Enjoy the Pleasures of Life Brings Happiness

New research suggests acts of hedonism such as relaxing on the couch or enjoying a delicious meal contribute to a happy life as much as self-control. Investigators from the University … Read More

Sleep Problems in Childhood May Lead to Academic, Psychological Issues

Developing healthy sleep habits for a child is often challenging for parents. Now, new research suggests children’s sleep issues, at any age and at any level, are associated with diminished … Read More

Texting May Work As Add-On to Therapy for Severe Mental Illness

A new randomized clinical trial has discovered a text-messaging-based intervention can be an effective method to augment therapy services for individuals with severe mental illness. The finding is meaningful as … Read More

CBT Helps Kids Concerned About Food Allergies

For some children with food allergies, the fear of what could happen if they eat something they are allergic to can ruin their day and impact overall life happiness. Researchers … Read More

Teen’s Attraction to Sad Faces May Portend Depression

Emerging research suggests teenagers who tend to pay more attention to sad faces are more likely to develop depression, especially when stress management skills are less than optimal. Investigators from … Read More