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.
Researchers linked the brain chemical, hypocretin to happiness, finding similar effects to dopamine.
The researchers looked at two longitudinal studies that analyzed the well-being and other factors of thousands of people over the course of 30 years.
Scientists found a gene that appears to make women happy. The gene seems to work only for women and the research may explain why women are happier than men, more often.
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.