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Does Identity Confusion Make People More Zealous and Hostile Toward Other Groups?
Identity confusion causes people to become more hostile and aggressive toward those who do not share their beliefs.
Reflecting on Emotions Helps Patients in Therapy
Accepting and reflecting on emotions has a positive effect on people who are in therapy.
Negative Comments About Weight, from a Peer, Can Impact How a Young Woman Views Her Body
When it comes from a peer, a negative comment about a young woman's weight can make her feel unhappy with her body – even when the young woman is not overly concerned with her weight. This is the first study to demonstrate ...
Failure Influences How Men View Their Bodies
When men fail, they feel bad about their general appearance and physical ability – but when they fail to a woman, men see themselves as less muscular. Men view their masculinity through the amount of muscle they have. The ...
Media Images of Objectified Women Can Have a Harmful Effect on Men
Even mild images of objectified women can make men feel hostile and anxious.
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
People That Are Abused by Their Family Members Need Specialized Treatments to Cope with Their Trauma
People who have experienced abuse by a family member have a hard time confronting these experiences in the future. Effective therapy requires the patient to bring up their painful experiences and also recognize that it was ...
Bilinguialism Gives Children Cognitive Advantage
Bilingual children perform better than monolingual children in tasks that demand executive control. They are able to focus better on a task, in the presence of distractions.
Eating Disorders Are Experienced Differently According to Culture
Treatment and research must address difference in order to support racialized and ethnic women with eating disorders. For many, working on family relationships is essential. Family attitudes and actions impact the way many ...
Responsiveness Is an Important Quality of Mothers
Mothers who consistently respond to their children’s emotions, through mirroring, have smarter, more socially competent children.