Humans are born good, according to a new study on empathy.
Hormonal imbalances in the placenta has been linked to anxiety, vulnerability and poor mental health in mice.
There really is nothing like a mother's love. A new study reveals that babies who spend nights away from their mothers had more insecure attachments compared to those who had fewer overnights or saw their fathers only during the day.
Japanese scientists found that sad music actually triggers positive emotions.
Having comfort foods like pizza and chocolate sundaes will cheer anyone up. However, a new study reveals that drawing out these tasty but unhealthy foods is enough to put us in a better mood.
College students who engage in casual sex may be at an increased risk for anxiety and depression.
Feeling happy or sad can change oral perceptions of fat for mildly depressed individuals, according to a new study.
Children living in households with depressed parents can easily detect their parents' sadness, according to a new study.
Mothers who have suffered childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences are more unwilling to talk to their children about the child's emotional experiences, according to a new study.
Feeling tense and restless? Pop a piece of chocolate to feel better, a new study suggests.
While it's no surprise that abused or neglected kids are more likely to end up being bullies or victims of bullying, a new study reveals that children with overprotective parents are also more likely to be victims of bullying.
Believing in a god may significantly improve the outcome of patients receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a new study.
Seeing happiness in ambiguous facial expressions can reduce aggressive behavior in healthy adults and young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency, according to a new study.
Treating yourself to a box of chocolates when your feeling down may seem like a good way to lift your spirits. However, researchers are urging people to think twice, after a new study revealed eating unhealthily could make bad moods even worse.
Researchers found that deep brain stimulation might be able to treat patients with severe and chronic anorexia nervosa. The surgical procedure might be able to help patients control their moods, anxiety, and urges to binge and purge.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.