In recognition of his advocacy work and legislative accomplishments on mental health issues, Congressman Paul Tonko was honored with the 2012 Outstanding Leadership Award
The director of a video calling for the arrest of fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony suffered from a brief psychosis when he was hospitalized last week in California, the filmmaker's wife said on Wednesday, the same day an anti-Kony resolution came before the U.S. Senate.
A personality profile marked by overly gregarious yet anxious behavior is rooted in abnormal development of a circuit hub buried deep in the front center of the brain, say scientists at the National Institutes of Health.
An unemployed and mentally ill South Carolina mother pleaded guilty on Friday to suffocating her two toddlers and then leaving their bodies in car seats in a vehicle she dumped in a river.
After people suppress compassionate feelings, they lose a bit of their commitment to morality.
Just 60 seconds of all-out physical exertion in a threatening situation can seriously damage the memories of those involved for many details of the incident
Half of all employees who say that they do not feel valued at work report...
Rhonda Jackson, Executive Director of Excelsior Multi-Cultural Institute, has been named a Cambridge Who's Who Executive of the Year in Education and Counseling Services. While inclusion in the Cambridge Who's Who Registry is an honor
With the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament set to begin, college basketball fans around the United States are in the throes of March Madness.
WASHINGTON-The methods psychologists and other health-care providers are using to treat immigrants to the United States need to be better tailored to deal with their specific cultures and needs, according to a task force report released by the
Feeling angry and annoyed with others is a daily part of life, but most people don't act on these impulses. What keeps us from punching line-cutters or murdering conniving co-workers? Self-control. A new review article in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, examines the psychological research and finds that it's possible to deplete self-control-or to strengthen it by practice.
When it comes to family squabbles over money -- particularly contentious ones involving inheritances -- you may find a new face at the mediation table with the lawyers, stock brokers and accountants: a psychologist.
“Broken-hearted” isn’t just a metaphor—social pain and physical pain have a lot in common...
Trying to make a big decision while you're also preparing for a scary presentation?
To date, there is no compelling evidence that any online dating matching algorithm actually works