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Birth season linked to risk of later-life mood disorders

Our risk of developing mood disorders in adulthood may be influenced by the season during which we were born, according to new research.

Executive scandal hurts job prospects even for entry-level employees

There’s more bad news for job seekers with a scandal-hit company like Lehman Brothers or Countrywide Mortgage on their résumés.

Women more likely to develop anxiety and depression after heart attack

Patients with depression are nearly 6 times more likely to die within 6 months after a heart attack than those without depression. The increased risk of death in patients with depression persists up to 18 months after the heart attack. But despite the …

I have anxiety, why is my doctor prescribing an antipsychotic? New drug naming system unveiled

What’s in a name? Doctors have found that the name of the drug you are prescribed significantly influences how the patient sees the treatment. Now in a significant shift, the world’s major psychiatry organizations are proposing to completely change…

Brand loyalty: What happens when our favorite products are unavailable?

What would happen to all those millions of Snickers fans if their favorite chocolate bar was temporarily out of stock?

Feeling guilty or ashamed? Think about your emotions before you shop

Suppose you grabbed a few cookies before heading out to the grocery store and start to feel guilty or ashamed about breaking your diet.

Acknowledging appearance reduces bias when beauties apply for masculine jobs, says CU-led study

Past research shows physical beauty can be detrimental to women applying for masculine jobs.

Mentoring kids in poverty helps lower health risks

Emotional support may protect against the negative effects of increasing poverty by offering a measure of empowerment to cope with problems.

Researchers uncover molecular pathway possibly leading to better treatments for bipolar affective disorder

Researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and three other institutions have identified what may be the molecular pathway underlying bipolar I (manic depressive) disorder…

Reminding people of their religious belief system reduces hostility: York University research

Few topics can prove more divisive than religion, with some insisting it promotes compassion, selflessness and generosity, and others arguing that it leads to intolerance, isolation and even…