Emotional Health INFO CENTER
Healthcare professionals have held onto superstitions about the full moon increasing the risk of psychological problems in emergency rooms. Psychologists in Canada found the truth!
It's challenging enough to raise headstrong toddlers. But toddlers and older kids whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy? Their behavior can be especially difficult.
Stress may be a part of life, but it can get too intense and interfere with daily life and sleep. It can also contribute to medical conditions – but your doctor may not talk about it.
Does it seem like life would be easier if you were rich? Like all rich people are happier? What if it was the other way around? What if being happy is what made you rich? Of course, nothing is that simple.
Need another reason to refill your morning cup of joe? How about reading words faster and more accurately? A recent study found that a small amount of caffeine may enhance your ability to process words with positive connotations.
At the end of someone’s life, it may seem easier to try to focus on the good. But if unresolved issues are present, forgiveness can bring everyone some peace.
What's a good way to help reduce the risk your child will drown? Swim lessons. What's a surprising activity that's linked to better development across many skills? Swim lessons.
Meditation has been gaining popularity in the US recently. But many are still unsure if its benefits can be proven. Now brain scans have shown an impact from meditation training.
The transition into adulthood is a time of social and sexual experimentation. Safe practices lower risk of disease, pregnancy and emotional pain. A recent study surveyed young women about their sex habits every month for their first year of college.
College is supposed to be a safe place to learn, but it can also be a place to learn bad habits. Using alcohol to cope with bad feelings during college can carry over into adult life. A recent study’s findings showed a 17 percent increase in bad alcohol-related behavior.