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    Chronic Pain May Change Our Brain and How We Handle Emotions, Study Says
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    The Western US Heat Crisis and Our Mental Health
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    Exercise and Meditation Helps Kids With ADHD in 10 Minutes, Study Says
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    First Three Months Critical for Sexual Assault Survivors With PTSD
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    Research Suggests Limiting Coffee for Brain Health
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    Empathetic Teens Come From More Secure Homes, Study Says
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    Why You Should Take Narcan Training Right Now
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    How the World's Lead Crisis Is Affecting Personality
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    How Using the Right Language Can Destigmatize Mental Illness
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    Comparing COVID-19 Vaccine to Well Known Shots May Increase Vaccine Trust, Study Says
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    Quality Recess Gives a Boost to Children's Mental Health, Study Says
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    Research Finds Reasons for Unemployment Among People With Disabilities
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    Mental And Physical Health Suffer When a Person Works After Hours
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    School Bullying Drops During COVID-19 Pandemic, Research Shows
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    Why Does Mental Health Take a Backseat to Physical Health?
    New Report Debunks Myth That “Smart” Technology Lowers Our Intelligence
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    Ask a Therapist: How Do I Stop Saying Hurtful Things I Don't Mean?
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    Two-Thirds of Couples Started Out as Friends, Study Finds
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    Yoga Is the Best Way to Feel Less Stress From Work, Research Shows
    two adaptive athletes shaking hands after a tennis match
    Understanding Disability Pride Month
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    Study Suggests Writing by Hand Is Best for Learning New Material
    A person walks in front of the Stonewall Inn decorated in Pride decor.
    What You Might Not Know about Queer History
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    Exploring the Varied Experience of Spirituality Within the LGBTQ+ Community
    drawing of child settling in for bed while listening to a mindfulness podcast
    Mindfulness Training Helps Kids Sleep Longer, Study Shows
    Teenager with long hair is smiling, while using a laptop.
    30-Year Study Shows Teens’ Use of Digital Tech Not Linked to Worse Mental Health
    A person with dark hair holds their chest, while laying on a gray couch, under a blanket.
    Chronic Physical Health Conditions Increase Depression Risk Later in Life, Study Shows
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    Media Plays a Part in Public’s Mistrust of Science
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    These Are The Techniques That Will Curb Impulse Shopping
    A Black person with short hair is seen with an electric guitar in a well-lit room.
    Taking Breaks Is Key to Learning, Research Shows
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    The Mental Health Challenges of Olympic Athletes During The Pandemic
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    People Living with HIV/AIDS Have High Risk of Suicide
    Older couple sitting on a wooden dock at a lake.
    High Sense of Personal Power Leads to Happier Relationships, Study Says
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    What’s the Deal with Britney Spears’ Conservatorship?
    Old woman staring blankly outside.
    Which Insomnia Symptoms Are the Most Predictive of Cognitive Decline?
    Teenager in striped shirt sits head down in school hallway.
    Depression in Youth is Associated with Poor Outcomes in Adulthood, 20-Year Study Finds
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    Social Media Doesn't Alleviate Boredom, Study Says
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    A Quarter of Adults Don’t Want Children—and They’re Just As Happy
    Woman on computer, video chatting with co-workers
    Ask a Therapist: How Do I Make Friends as an Adult?
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    People With Mental Illness Feel Physical Symptoms Differently, Here’s Why
    African American man and his young son read a book on the couch
    How Early Learning Can Impact the Brain Throughout Adulthood
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    Early Risers at Lower Risk of Developing Depression, Study Suggests
    Two middle-aged women smile while holding video game controllers.
    Video Games Could Hold Untapped Potential in Treatment of Mental Illness
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    Understanding Aphantasia and Why Some People Can Visualize Better Than Others
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    How the Pandemic Impacted Queer People
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    Commodification Undermines the Body Positivity Movement, Study Suggests
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    Earliest Memories Start at Age Two and a Half, Study Finds
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    Gen Z Is the Most Stressed Out Generation Right Now
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    Why You Should Tell Your Kids If You’re Seeing a Therapist
    A Black man rests his head on the back of his couch with a pink ice pack on his head.
    People of Color Up to 50% Less Likely to Be Diagnosed With Migraine
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    How to Safely Participate in Pride This Year
    Man lying in bed struggling to fall asleep
    Listening to Music Before Bed May Disrupt Sleep
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    How To Make Realistic Expectations For Summer
    A person sits on the floor against a wall with a backpack next to them.
    Youth Homelessness and Foster Care Create Barriers to College
    A mom talks with her teenage daughter on a sofa.
    Attentive Listening Helps Teens Share Their Challenges, Study Finds
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    Systemic Racism Contributes to Psychosis Risk, Study Finds
    A teen girl wearing a black and white t-shirt lies on her bed with her phone in her hand.
    Pandemic Significantly Affected Mental Health of Teen Girls
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    Laughing Gas May Provide Relief for Treatment-Resistant Depression, Trial Shows
    Two male stock brokers talking on phones and pointing at computer screens
    Men More Likely Than Women to Make 'Extreme' Choices, Study Suggests
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    The Gender Pay Gap May Be Internalized Before Entering the Job Market, Study Shows
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    The Mental Health Impact of Delays to Gender-Affirming Surgery