New and diverse experiences linked to enhanced happiness
When people had more variability in their physical location—visiting more locations in a day and spending proportionately equitable time across these locations—they reported feeling more positive.
Is burnout just a form of depression?
A significant study finds there is substantial overlap between both workplace and personal factors that contribute to an increase in both depressive symptoms and burnout.
Lessons from the Spanish flu: Early restrictions lowered disease, mortality rates
Not everyone in 1918 and 1919 thought the strict measures were appropriate or effective at the time, but cities that adopted early, broad isolation and prevention measures had lower disease and mortality rates. However, the biggest danger in the current epidemic is loneliness brought on by enforced isolation.
Toxic personality but still successful professionally?
Toxic personality is a term used to describe people who behave greedily, immodestly and unfairly and take the truth very lightly (again, no DT jokes). Researchers have now found out why such people can still succeed in their careers. The trick that leads to the top is social skill. The results were published in the journal “Personality and Individual Differences”.
High rate of suicidal ideation in children
With 8% of US children aged 9-10 reporting suicidal ideation, greater effort is needed to protect children from early life adverse experiences.
Cybercrime: Internet erodes teenage impulse controls
Many teenagers are struggling to control their impulses on the internet, in a scramble for quick thrills and a sense of power online, potentially increasing their risks of becoming cyber criminals.
Women suffer more mistreatment, burnout, suicidal thoughts
Any occupation previously dominated by men usually has among the highest rates of abuse against women.
Men without work face a worrying well-being crisis
The number of prime-age males without work is increasing worldwide. This development goes hand in hand with an increase in ill-being driven by high levels of stress, desperation and anger.
The real why(s) of the suicide epidemic (Analysis)
There is a lot of confusion and misleading information out there about suicide. It is oversimplified and the circumstances surrounding the tragedy are confused with causes.
Negative memory storage creates depression
A potentially revolutionary way of treating at least some forms of depression.
Study casts doubt on evidence for 'gold standard' psychological treatments
Clinicians and patients are advised to continually evaluate progress in therapy and adjust therapeutic approaches based more on patient progress than research evidence of a given therapy’s effectiveness.
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