» New Guidelines for Treating Transgender People
10/21/17 - from: World of Psychology
The Endocrine Society has recently updated their recommendations for caring for transgender individuals. Previous guidelines recommended that hormone treatments not begin before sixteen years of age, but the Society notes there are now c...

» New Assessment Model Links Emotions to Mental Health
10/21/17 - from: Psych Central News
Psychologists often turn to a variety of methods to analyze how people express and manage their emotions. Now in a new study, researchers at The City College of New York […]

» Psychology Around the Net: October 21, 2017
10/21/17 - from: World of Psychology
Happy Saturday, sweet readers! It’s a gorgeous day here in my neck of the woods, and trust me when I say we’ll be taking full advantage of it! After all, the days are getting shorter and soon there won’t be as many warm...

» Gluten, Depression, and Anxiety: The Gut-Brain Link
10/20/17 - from: World of Psychology
You only need to spend 10 minutes in a supermarket these days before noticing that half of the items seem to be marketed as “gluten-free.” Even raisins and nectarines are labeled that way, as if they ever contained gluten in the first pl...

» Smartphones Compromise Teens’ Sleep
10/20/17 - from: Psych Central News
Emerging research suggests that young people are sleeping less than ever before with the sleep void potentially damaging their physical and mental health. Ironically, but perhaps not surprisingly, San Diego […]

» Same Rate of Prevention Services for People With and Without Mental Health Conditions
10/20/17 - from: Psych Central News
New research finds that people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder receive preventive health screenings at rates similar to or higher than people without mental illnesses. The finding stems from a […]

» Plants May Help Maintain Mental Health of Astronauts
10/20/17 - from: Psych Central News
Research has shown that gardening or even just the presence of plants has a positive psychological effect on people, making them happier and more social. Now, in a new review […]

» The Psych Central Show Podcast is a WEGO Health Award Winner
10/19/17 - from: World of Psychology
We are honored to be the winner of the 2017 WEGO Health Award in the Best in Show: Podcast category for our outstanding weekly podcast, The Psych Central Show, hosted by Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales. We are humbled by this achievemen...

» Does Your Patient Have Binge Eating Disorder?
10/19/17 - from: Psych Central Professional
Have you ever had a patient say to you “I am addicted to sugar” or “I am a food addict” or “I am an emotional eater”? If so, this comment should be an area to explore in therapy. It could mean nothing, or it could […]

» Boss’ Support Critical to Employee Mental Health
10/19/17 - from: Psych Central News
A new survey finds nearly half of American workers express concern about the changing nature of work. Although most workers report that they have the skills they need to perform […]

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