- Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder that can occur in both children and adults. Research suggests that there may be a link between a dopamine imbalance in t [...]
- How This Honolulu Bike Exchange Supports Community Mental Health
Every day at 3:30 p.m., young men in a neighborhood near downtown Honolulu participate in a culture circle at the Kalihi Valley Instructional Bike Exchange (KVIBE), where they learn how...
- Using These Words Can Indicate Depression (M)
The words were linked to conditions like depression and anxiety. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's eboo [...]
- The Facial Sign Of Vitamin B12 Deficiency
The symptom is not normally painful, but can be irritating. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, a [...]
- Best of Our Blogs: June 18, 2019
We survived Father’s Day. But are you still recovering? I am a little too. One of the things I learned this weekend is why we people please and give in...
- Preliminary Evidence That Lonely People Lose The Reflex To Mimic Other People’s Smiles, Potentially Sustaining Their Isolation
By Emma Young. Does loneliness lead to a problem with smile mimicry or is it the other way around?
- What to know about overdosing on antidepressants
Antidepressants can help treat a wide range of mental health conditions. It is possible to take too many, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and tremor. Learn more about overdosing on antidepre [...]
- What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD
Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and typically refers to a mild form of autism. In th [...]
- What to know about epinephrine and norepinephrine
Epinephrine and norepinephrine are chemical messengers that play an important role in the body’s fight or flight response. Although these two chemicals are similar, they act on different parts o [...]
- Cyberbullying: The Psychological Effects on Teens
Cyberbullying is the repeated and willful use of digital technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person. Cyberbullies use cell phones, computers and tablets. They use email, text m [...]
- What Phone Snooping Does To A Relationship (M)
The effect of snooping around your partner's phone. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all [...]
- The Common Drink That Doubles Weight Loss
Providing the body with enough of this mineral may reduce the desire for food. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBl [...]
- Podcast: Is Kanye West Helping People with Bipolar Disorder?
Kanye West’s interview about living with bipolar disorder has recently made the media rounds. Mr. West speaks about not liking medication, about mania being a creative outlet, and the career...
- Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being?
Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit.
- Psychologists Show It’s Possible To Fix Misleading Press Releases – Without Harming Their News Value
By Jesse Singal. This research was based on health press releases – it would be interesting to test the same approach for psychology news.