Loneliness, insomnia linked to work with AI systems
“Humans are social animals, and isolating work with AI systems may have damaging spillover effects into employees’ personal lives.”
What your likes, posts really say about you
A new model for understanding how our use of social media is associated with a complex web of social desires and emotional concerns.
The effect of Instagram, TikTok on psychological well-being
A flow state is achieved when people are so engrossed in an activity that little else seems to matter and will often continue the activity despite its negative consequences.
Are you chasing your dreams or running from your fears?
Personal awareness of what drives us to achieve the things that matter is a critical step in protecting mental health.
Having strong social connections can improve your health
Having strong bonds with both close social circles and extended groups is associated with better mental health and wellbeing.
Study finds mass school (and other) shootings are not caused by mental illness
"Mass school shootings are different from other forms of mass murder, and that they should be looked at as a distinct phenomenon."
Theory that depressed people are just more realistic is just plain wrong
"Depressive realism” is a theory that has held sway in science and popular culture for more than 40 years, however the evidence isn't there to support it.
Smartphones promise satisfaction and meaning, deliver only more searching
"Smartphone attachment could be causing a breakdown in social values because of the unstructured and limitless options they provide for seeking meaning and purpose and inadvertently exacerbate feelings of despair while simultaneously promising to resolve them.”
Don't listen to Prozac
The whole theory on which modern antidepressants are based is simply wrong.
Major study shows which supplements work for depression, anxiety and ADHD, and which don't
The new clinical guidelines are a significant piece of work that assists clinicians in an evidence-informed approach to the growing interest and use of supplements for major psychiatric disorders.
Having assets may protect people from persistent depression during COVID
1 in 5 adults experienced persistent depression, both at the start of the pandemic and one year later, but those who had access to more physical, social, or financial assets—particularly higher incomes and more savings—were less likely to experience sustained depressive symptoms.
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