Loneliness ages you faster. But hormones can help! A recent study shows that oxytocin prevents cellular aging in lonely prairie voles.
Does giving a placebo require lying to a patient? This study concludes…no! Placebos still work even when the patient knows, at least for emotional distress.
Our understanding of trauma’s effects on mental health continues to increase. #trauma #rumination #mentalhealthawareness
Poor social support is a risk factor for PTSD, but it is unknown if poor social support is also a risk factor for Complex PTSD. This study found that those with CPTSD are less likely than PTSD to describe themselves as having a strong social support system.
In a study conducted by Taiwanese scientists with female college students, they showed that internet addiction has a negative impact on sleep quality.