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    A young girl lies on her hospital bed next to an orange teddy bear.
    Wait Times at ERs Grow for Kids Who Need Mental Healthcare
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    Study Reveals Racial and Demographic Disparities in Clinical Trials
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    How Hypnosis Can Alter the Way Our Brains Process Information
    A woman sits on her bed, holding a credit card and a phone, while looking at a computer and shopping online.
    How a Year at Home Turned Us All Into Online Shoppers
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    A UCLA Study Measures The Toll that Discrimination Takes on Black Men
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    Measuring racism's psychological impact on Asian Americans
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    How Are Most Children With Autism Doing? Really Well, Study Confirms
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    How Exactly do Brains Understand Sentences? A.I. Mapping Can Help Explain
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    Childhood Trauma Could Predict Performance-Enhancing Substance Use
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    Stress Reduction May Alleviate Seasonal Allergies, Study Finds
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    4 Ways Doctors Showed Mental Strength This Year Amid Burnout
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    Prolonged Focus on Negative Moments May Impact Mental Health
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    Here’s What Happens in Your Brain When You Lose Yourself in a Good Story
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    Here’s the Verdict on TikTok’s Most Popular Anxiety Hacks
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    Reflecting on Your Own Capabilities May Boost Resilience, Study Finds
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    New Research Explains Why Scent Triggers Such Powerful Memories
    Pro-Trump protesters gather outside the Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021.
    The Link Between Psychopathy, Narcissism, and Racism
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    Legislation Nationwide Seeks To Ban Trans Girls From Playing on Girl's Teams
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    Laughter Therapy May Increase Life Satisfaction, Study Finds
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    Moral Outrage, Acting on Beliefs Appeal to Women in Search of Partner, Study Shows
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    Speed of Facial Expression Linked to Perception of Emotion
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    Women May Have Faster Cognitive Decline in Old Age
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    90% of Women Report Using a Filter on Their Photos
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    Spreading BS Could Make You More Likely to Believe It, Study Shows
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    Placebo Effect May Explain Benefits of Psychedelic Microdosing
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    Substance Use, Mental Problems on the Rise for Those with Obesity
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    Amid Ongoing Mental Health Crisis, Therapists Struggle to Meet Demand
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    Low-Income Black Women With Hypertension Show Signs of Depression, Study Shows
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    CBT Can Help With Depression—and Your Job Search
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    Housing Uncertainty Leads to Difficulty Sleeping, Study Shows
    Man staying up late working
    Irregular Sleep Schedules May Be as Bad as Too Little Sleep
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    Bullies May Face Higher Risk of Substance Use in Adulthood
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    Overcoming the Stigma That Unfairly Links Violence and Mental Illness
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    Psychedelic-Based Therapy Blends Traditional and Alternative Treatments for Depression
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    A New Approach to Combat High Recidivism Rates Amongst Black Men
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    How Your Brain May Trick You Into Conforming With Peers Against Your Beliefs
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    Can Tai Chi Help Older Adults Sleep Better?
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    Time Management May Ease Work-Related Anxiety, Overall Wellbeing
    Young Man Using Smartphone At Home With Plants
    Can a Smartphone App Change Your Personality?
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    Street Trees Near Your Home May Reduce Risk of Depression
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    New Study Explores How Trauma-Focused Psychotherapy Works
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    For Gift Giving, Research Shows It's the Thought That Counts
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    How Social Pressure to 'Be a Man' Can Influence Aggressive Behavior
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    Guided or Not, Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Help With Depression
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    New Test Could Accurately Predict Depression, Bipolar Disorder
    A woman lies on a pillow with her eyes closed and hand on her head.
    Lack of Sleep May Lead to Concussion Symptoms, Study Suggests
    Woman sitting on couch, smiling at TV with remote in hand
    Humor Promotes Spread and Retention of News, Study Finds
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    How Well You Age Might Be Linked to Late Life Expectations
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    Mindfulness Works, But Not for Everyone
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    Attractiveness Affects How Sexual Harassment Claims Are Received
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    10 Celebrities Who Have Opened Up About Depression
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    Higher Sensitivity to Pleasurable Effects of Alcohol Can Predict Alcohol Use Disorder
    A happy woman hands a smiling cashier a few dollars at a coffee shop.
    Happiness Doesn’t Top Out at $75,000, Study Says
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    The Mental Health Impact of President Biden's Landmark LGBTQ Rights Executive Order
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    Seniors May Lack Access To Critical Online Therapy
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    Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Justice System Contact
    A happy couple hands their passport to an airport worker.
    Frequent Travel Can Make for Happier Life, Study Shows
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    Dating Apps Don't Inhibit Love, Study Finds
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    How Rap Music is Lifting the Stigma of Mental Illness
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    Dry January: The Benefits of a Month Without Alcohol