Psychology

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Many insured Americans go out of network for mental health services, a new study suggests, despite the higher costs to them and [more…]

To ease dementia agitation, drugs may not be best option

To ease dementia agitation, drugs may not be best option

Published 14/10/2019

(Reuters Health) - Symptoms of aggression and agitation in dementia patients may respond better to non-drug therapies such as massage, touch therapy and outdoor activities, [more…]

Suicide attempts rising among black teens

Suicide attempts rising among black teens

Published 14/10/2019

(Reuters Health) - Suicide attempts are rising among black teens in the U.S. even as they fall among youth from other racial and ethnic groups, [more…]

Scientists identify ancient baby bottles – and some are cute

Scientists identify ancient baby bottles – and some are cute

Published 26/09/2019

Ceramic vessels, sometimes fashioned in whimsical animal forms, were used thousands of years ago as baby bottles to feed infants animal milk, according to scientists, [more…]

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

Published 13/09/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their [more…]

Teens with illnesses want role in decision-making

Teens with illnesses want role in decision-making

Published 10/09/2019

(Reuters Health) - Teens with chronic illnesses would like to have a say in decisions such as switching to a new medicine, but they often [more…]

‘Fat suit’ may uncover medical student biases against obesity

‘Fat suit’ may uncover medical student biases against obesity

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters Health) - Obesity simulation suits, worn by actors who play fake patients during training exercises, may help teach medical students about their own anti-fat [more…]

More than 1 in 10 U.S. elderly are binge drinkers

More than 1 in 10 U.S. elderly are binge drinkers

Published 02/08/2019

(Reuters Health) - - Binge drinking, often associated with young adults, isn’t as rare as some might think among older Americans, a recent U.S. study [more…]

Kids with autism at increased risk of bullying by siblings and…

Kids with autism at increased risk of bullying by siblings and…

Published 26/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Children with autism are more likely than kids without the disorder to be bullied by siblings and peers in early adolescence, and [more…]

Men may be able to help partner’s menopausal transition

Men may be able to help partner’s menopausal transition

Published 04/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Overall, men know the transition through menopause can bring difficult symptoms for their wife or partner and that there may be ways [more…]