Tag: Emotional health

Obese 7-Year-Old Children At Increased Risk Of Depression

Researchers reveal that obesity and emotional problems develop hand-in-hand in children as young as 7 years old. Both conditions are shown to increase throughout childhood and adolescence.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2019

Getting A Divorce Can Potentially Be Harmful For A Person's Health

A new study shows that people who were divorced or separated are more likely to suffer from health problems. Participants who were divorced and did not remarry are at a higher risk of dying at an early age.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 31, 2018

Facebook Denies Targeting Emotionally Insecure And Vulnerable Kids, But Admits To The Research

A recent report sparked serious questions regarding Facebook's ethics, revealing research to target emotionally vulnerable users. Facebook now admits to the research, but says it never targeted users based on their emotional state.

Internet May 2, 2017

Instagram Rolls Out New Self-Harm Prevention Tool That Allows Users To Help Friends In Need

Instagram began rolling out a new tool that allows users to report friends who may be in need of help, which could help save lives.

Apps/Software October 18, 2016

Living With Partner Found Good For Women's Emotional Health, With Or Without Wedding Ring

Living together can bring the same emotional benefits as being married, a study suggests. The findings suggest changes in U.S. attitudes, researchers say.

Society December 8, 2015

What Makes Us Happy? Scientists Use MRI To Find Where Happiness Happens In Our Brain

The reasons behind happiness have been long a subject of interest among psychologists. But a research team from Kyoto University sheds light on how people become happy from a neurological standpoint.

Life November 22, 2015

Your Music Listening Habits Could Give Clues About Your Mental Health

The way people listen to music may provide clues on their mental health. Researchers found that music listening styles may have an impact on well-being and thus should be contemplated.

Life October 24, 2015

Phone Calls Are Not Enough: Study Reveals Why You Should Visit Your Family And Friends Thrice A Week

There is no substitute for human interaction. Study found face-to-face interaction has a vitamin-like effect that fights depression.

Life October 7, 2015

Americans Are Feeling Less Stress: What's Changed?

The Stress in America survey reveals Americans are less stressed than in previous years. But, who is still the most stressed, and why?

Life February 4, 2015

Wonder why there are Tears of Joy? Yale Psychologist Explains

Researchers are beginning to understand why some people shed 'happy tears' and why it's important for emotional well-being.

Internet Culture November 14, 2014

Shocking: Breast feeding benefits overhyped, new study claims

A new study claims that breast-feeding may not have been the main or only factor in affecting a child's physical, mental, and emotional health. The findings of this new study are important for future health policies.

Life March 3, 2014

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