Source: Psych CentralIn a new report published in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest, a team of scientists delves into the complexities of diagnosing psychiatric disorders.
Source: Psych CentralTherapeutic mindfulness interventions have grown in popularity over the past two decades. But some of the field’s leading researchers are concerned that the evidence base for such practices is not yet robust enough.
Source: CNN - Top StoriesReferences to climate change and the Environmental Protection Agency's use of renewable energy have been removed from several of its web pages, according to an analysis by the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative.
Source: MSNBC - Health NewsAmerican children's mental health is worrying experts, with one in five kids suffering from a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder.
Source: CNN - Top StoriesAustria's top court has ruled that same-sex couples can get married from 2019, declaring a previous law discriminatory.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportPolice in Tanzania have arrested a woman after a video clip showing her kissing and embracing another woman at a party was widely shared online, a senior official said.
Source: Psych CentralA new study has found that people with disabilities — including emotional, physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities — were nearly 44 percent more likely to be arrested by age 28.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe NFL is committing $90 million over the next seven years to social justice causes in a three-segment plan that involves league players.
Source: Psych CentralEmerging research on dreams suggests repeated bad dreams may reflect psychological frustrations associated with failure to adapt to challenging situations. Netta Weinstein of the University of Cardiff, is the lead […].
Source: U.S. News and World ReportOver 400 women political leaders from around the world are meeting in Iceland for an annual summit aimed at promoting gender equality inside and outside of the political sphere.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportJoseph L. White, a psychologist, social activist, and teacher who helped pioneer the field of black psychology to counter what he saw as rampant ignorance and prejudice in the profession, has died.
Source: Science and Development NetworkPlan adopted at the 23rd UN Conference of the Parties on climate change emphasizes role in adaptation and mitigation, but existing cultural values are a worry.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportCanadian authorities are engaged in an unusual experiment in which a basic minimum income with no strings attached is being provided 4,000 people in three communities, to see whether it prompts any behavioral effects that can help alleviate poverty.
Source: BBC News - TechnologyThe social network is looking into how its targeting systems can be abused to exclude some ethnicities.
Source: BBC News - UK NewsA third of trusts in England are missing an 18 week target to see patients, with some waiting longer.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportMore stringent gun laws might spur a decline in domestic violence, new research suggests. Thirteen U.S. states and federal law prohibit people convicted of domestic violence from buying guns. But the study found that states that extended this ban to people convicted of any violent crime had 23 percent fewer domestic violence murders.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportMyanmar must guarantee "equal rights" for everyone in troubled Rakhine state as talks on repatriation of more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh gather steam, the new European Union ambassador to the country said on Thursday.
Source: BBC News - Top HeadlinesAs Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare for their nuptials, what do other inter-racial couples think?
Source: Medical News TodayA new systematic review reveals the potential of mindfulness techniques in aiding people to lose excess weight and avoid a rebound.